Karl Lotjonen

CEO of "Five Rings Shipping"


Karl Lotjonen is a self-made man. He has built his shipping company, “Five Rings Shipping” from nothing, an interface trade company that specializes in rare luxury and other expensive goods from the Davion Outback. He owns numerous other businesses in both Joshua’s Station, and on the surface of System – Taurus, itself. He is said to have a legendary series of contacts, from his earlier travels across the local region.

Lotjonen is a Veteran NPC Corporate Executive.


_Karl Lotjonen_ was born on Josua’s Station in 2963. Exceptionally bright and curious, young Karl had no trouble gaining entrance to the Taurian Naval Academy in 2980 and subsequently graduated with honors. During his years in the Navy, he became a decorated pilot and eventually retired in 3001, with the rank of Commodore.

He spent the next few years travelling extensively, engaging in numerous pursuits, and generally dropping off the grid for months at a time. It is said he accumulated his extensive network of contacts during these travels, and spent some time as a LosTech prospector, in addition to information broker and mercenary Aero pilot.

Lotjonen dislikes wasting time. He is given to decisions of impulse, but his instincts have proven extremely capable. He is known to be very vocal of the direction the Taurian Navy is taking of late, and speaks loudly about its failures in both the AeroSpace’s pilots and AeroFighter development. He is said to be working wiht various memebrs of the naval command to make fundemaental changes to the training programs and deployment of assets.

Karl Lotjonen

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