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'''Simon Tarses''' was a quarter-[[Romulan]] [[Enlisted officer|enlisted]] crewman first class, serving as a medical technician aboard the ''[[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)|Enterprise-D]]'' under [[Doctor]] [[Beverly Crusher]].
 
'''Simon Tarses''' was a quarter-[[Romulan]] [[Enlisted officer|enlisted]] crewman first class, serving as a medical technician aboard the ''[[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)|Enterprise-D]]'' under [[Doctor]] [[Beverly Crusher]].
   
In [[2367]], an explosion in the ''Enterprise'' [[warp core]] leads investigators to discover a [[Klingon]] ([[J'Ddan]]) on board the ship involved in smuggling secrets to the [[Romulans]]. J'Ddan admitted to his espionage, and hinted that there were co-conspirators on board the ''Enterprise'' as well. Simon Tarses, who occassionally administered a medicinal [[hypospray]] to the Klingon traitor, was extensively questioned by a [[Starfleet]] board of inquiry, which uncovered that Tarses was a quarter-[[Romulan]] (not a quarter-[[Vulcan]], as he had falsely claimed on his Starfleet entrance application). His falsehood threatened to end his Starfleet career. Tarses was originally from the [[Martian colonies]].
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In [[2367]], an explosion in the ''Enterprise'' [[warp core]] leads investigators to discover a [[Klingon]] ([[J'Ddan]]) on board the ship involved in smuggling secrets to the [[Romulans]]. J'Ddan admitted to his espionage, and hinted that there were co-conspirators on board the ''Enterprise'' as well. Simon Tarses, who occassionally administered a medicinal [[hypospray]] to the Klingon traitor, was extensively questioned by a [[Starfleet]] board of inquiry, which uncovered that Tarses was a quarter-[[Romulan]] (not a quarter-[[Vulcan]], as he had falsely claimed on his Starfleet entrance application). His falsehood threatened to end his Starfleet career. Tarses was originally from the [[Martian colonies]]. ([[TNG]]: [[The Drumhead]])
 
Episode: [[Star Trek: The Next Generation|TNG]]: [[TNG Season 4|4]]: ''[[The Drumhead]]'' (1991-04-29)
 
 
   
 
''Note: By TNG: ''The Drumhead'', it was established in dialogue that Simon Tarses was an enlisted crewman who had not gone to the Academy; therefore, he wore a blank collar. This lack of rank insignia for crewmen and noncoms was used throughout [[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine|DS9]] and [[Star Trek: Voyager|VGR]], although chief petty officers were assigned different insignia.''
 
''Note: By TNG: ''The Drumhead'', it was established in dialogue that Simon Tarses was an enlisted crewman who had not gone to the Academy; therefore, he wore a blank collar. This lack of rank insignia for crewmen and noncoms was used throughout [[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine|DS9]] and [[Star Trek: Voyager|VGR]], although chief petty officers were assigned different insignia.''

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Simon Tarses was a quarter-Romulan enlisted crewman first class, serving as a medical technician aboard the Enterprise-D under Doctor Beverly Crusher.

In 2367, an explosion in the Enterprise warp core leads investigators to discover a Klingon (J'Ddan) on board the ship involved in smuggling secrets to the Romulans. J'Ddan admitted to his espionage, and hinted that there were co-conspirators on board the Enterprise as well. Simon Tarses, who occassionally administered a medicinal hypospray to the Klingon traitor, was extensively questioned by a Starfleet board of inquiry, which uncovered that Tarses was a quarter-Romulan (not a quarter-Vulcan, as he had falsely claimed on his Starfleet entrance application). His falsehood threatened to end his Starfleet career. Tarses was originally from the Martian colonies. (TNG: The Drumhead)

Note: By TNG: The Drumhead, it was established in dialogue that Simon Tarses was an enlisted crewman who had not gone to the Academy; therefore, he wore a blank collar. This lack of rank insignia for crewmen and noncoms was used throughout DS9 and VGR, although chief petty officers were assigned different insignia.

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