Tilts head sideways to the right when listening intently.
CD (short for Chythar Daniel)
English (Federation Standard)
Gaelic. Much like his Japanese, he doesn't admit he knows it.
Japanese. He'll never admit openly to knowing Japanese, but he writes in it occasionally.
Non Terran Languages
Favorite Room: His quarters
Chewing on pencils
Religion/Spiritual Devotion: None
Hobbies & Passtimes:
Taking walks on the holodeck with Devlin
Chainmail: Making this calms him. Doesn't matter what project, but when he's engaged in one, he calms down.
Reading: Has a few favorite books, including Dante's Inferno, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Illiad and Odessey Unabridged, and The Laws of Acquisition.
Jokes: He will either laugh or tell it with a straight face, depending on his audience.
Socializing: He's a social person, once you can get past the scruffy rogue look.
Isolation: Much more fun to socialize.
Transfers: Lots of reasons for hating transfers.
Covert missions: It was only recently discovered that he actually hates going undercover, because he doesn't feel he has a knack for it.
Temporal Incursions: Mention temporal mechanics and he will be unhappy.
Personality Quirks, Notes & Trivia
When hyperfocused tends to talk fast and in another language. Chythar handles stress differently than most linguists. He creates a cipher that he distributes to his friends -- and depending on what language the letter is written in determines what point in his stress level he's at. One would have to know him well enough to comprehend this cryptic tactic first. Subconsciously, he may not realize he's writing in a 'panic' language' until told by the person who received his letter.
CD tries to focus on literature during his time off, and occasionally makes obscure literary references to things like Dante's Inferno when he's stressed. Sometimes will lapse into another language while making one of said references.
Refuses to carry a phaser. "Medical personnel are noncombatants aboard a starship and as such are accorded special protection under the Articles of War. They may not in any way bear arms against an enemy. When involved in combat operations, all medical personnel must wear a brassard or a shoulder patch on the leftmost appendage with identifying insignia (typically a red cross) to mark them as such. While detached for away team duty, medical personnel may carry such weapons as are determined necessary for self-defense against non-sentient habitants of the specified planet; however, they may not use deadly force against any sentient being, except in cases of direct, extreme threat to life or limb." -- Ethical Bylaws and Protections for Medical Officers
Only gets angry when he's stressed; if someone consistently asks "How's it coming?" when he's working on a project, he may lapse into another language as a coping method.
Has his own set of rules.
Rule 1: Never leave your quarters for a party without your communicator.
Rule 10: Always tell the truth, no matter how painful it is.
Rule 12: Preferred nicknames get better reactions.
Rule 14: When real family is gone, adopt a new one.