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* ShutUpHannibal: In the fourth game, when Tolwyn accuses him of having defected to fight for the Border Worlds, he says, "I fight as I always have, on the side of peace and honor." Later in the same sequence, if you choose to tell the Assembly about Seether and the Genetic Enhancement program, Tolwyn will rant about how superior Seether is to Blair, only for Blair to cut him off with, "He is dead," resulting in Tolwyn being rather shaken for a moment.
* TookALevelInJerkass: In ''Wing Commander I'', he came off as a NiceGuy in the relatively little dialogue he had, but in ''Wing Commander II'', he's significantly ruder and more abrasive. He has little patience for Stingray or Tolwyn, and even argues with Angel sometimes.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:He hangs himself the night before he is to be executed]].




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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: In the fourth game, he's willing to listen to Blair's testimony against Tolwyn, despite the latter's insistence on dismissing him as a traitor.




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* GratuitousJapanese: [[spoiler:During her HeroicSacrifice, she says "I will be waiting for you in Heaven" in Japanese.]]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:She rams her fighter into Heaven's Gate, destroying the station at the cost of her own life]].
* UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics: In the first game, she refers to Maverick as "Maverick-san" or "Blair-san," and Halcyon as "Colonel-sama."
* JapanesePoliteness: She's one of the friendliest and most approachable squadmates




This list is alphabetical, but it's appropriate that Blair be its first entry, as he is the PlayerCharacter for most of the franchise's entries and one of its most central figures overall. Heroic, earnest and [[HelloInsertNameHere originally nameless]], he was portrayed by Freddie Prinze Jr. in TheMovie, and by Creator/MarkHamill in the later games and the animated series.

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This list is alphabetical, but it's appropriate that Blair be its first entry, as he is the PlayerCharacter for most of the franchise's entries and one of its most central figures overall. Heroic, earnest and [[HelloInsertNameHere originally nameless]], he was portrayed by Freddie Prinze Jr. Creator/FreddiePrinzeJr in TheMovie, and by Creator/MarkHamill in the later games and the animated series.



One of the first wingmen you fly with in ''Wing Commander I''. He's Blair's rival from the Academy, scoring second in their graduating class, and is also something of a {{Foil}}, the [[RedOniBlueOni Red Oni]] to our Bluehair. Played by Tom Wilson in the later games and animated show, and Matthew Lillard in the movie.

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One of the first wingmen you fly with in ''Wing Commander I''. He's Blair's rival from the Academy, scoring second in their graduating class, and is also something of a {{Foil}}, the [[RedOniBlueOni Red Oni]] to our Bluehair. Played by Tom Wilson in the later games and animated show, and Matthew Lillard Creator/MatthewLillard in the movie.



* FanNickname: "Frosty," since he's the offspring of Iceman.

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!!Introduced in Wing Commander 1 and its expansions:


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!!Introduced in Wing Commander 2 and its expansions:

!!Introduced in Wing Commander 3:

!!Introduced in Wing Commander 4:

!!Introduced in Prophecy and Secret Ops:

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* TheAce: Pretty much everyone considers Iceman to be ''the'' pilot on board Tiger's Claw. His actual performance in the game reflects that, when ArtificialStupidity doesn't get in the way.
* CanadaEh: He is stated to be from British Columbia, but does not display any stereotypically Canadian attributes.


!Sam "Shotglass" Walker

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!Sam "Shotglass" Walker!Peter Halcyon
Colonel Halcyon is the highest ranking officer seen aboard the Tiger's Claw in the first game and its expansions. It is unclear whether he is actually the captain of the carrier. He hands out assigns pilots to flight groups, gives mission briefings and oversees ceremonies for promotions and medals.




!James "Paladin" Taggart
Played by Creator/JohnRhysDavies in the third and fourth games.

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\n!James "Paladin" Taggart\nPlayed * ReasonableAuthorityFigure: If Halcyon gives you a dressing down, you know you've ''really'' fucked up. The first time you abort a mission by Creator/JohnRhysDavies in the third ejecting and fourth games.survive, he gives you in his office a stern but polite talk about how while pilots are their most valuable resource, ships should not be wasted needlessly.

!Sam "Shotglass" Walker




!Mariko "Spirit" Tanaka

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\n!Mariko "Spirit" Tanaka* TheBartender: Shotglass mans the bar in the break room, and is actually quite good at it. He has plenty of advice to give to a novice pilot about different wingmen and combat situations.
* PostInjuryDeskJob: A variation, bartending seems to be all he does nowadays. Shotglass is a former pilot who suffered an unspecified injury which grounded him permanently.

!James "Paladin" Taggart
Played by Creator/JohnRhysDavies in the third and fourth games.




!Michael "Iceman" Casey

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\n!Michael "Iceman" Casey* CoolOldGuy: In the first game he's the oldest pilot in active duty, a friendly fellow and a skilled pilot.
* GuileHero: In the second game he's officially retired to run a cargo hauler near the front lines, but is in reality working for military intelligence. This continues in the third game (minus the retirement coverup), and in the fourth game he has entered politics.

!Mariko "Spirit" Tanaka



* ConsummateProfessional: The only times we see or hear about Iceman losing his temper is when someone unnecessarily endangers a mission.
* SociopathicSoldier: Type 4. Iceman was a mediocre combat pilot until his family fell victim to a Kilrathi raid. After that it seems he made it his life goal to kill as many Kilrathi as possible before he dies. Even Maniac finds his dedication scary.
* TheStoic: Iceman always appears calm and collected, even in the middle of battle.

!Ian "Hunter" St. John

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* ConsummateProfessional: The only times we see or hear about Iceman losing his temper is when someone unnecessarily endangers a mission.
* SociopathicSoldier: Type 4. Iceman was a mediocre combat pilot until his family fell victim to a Kilrathi raid. After that it seems he made it his life goal to kill as many Kilrathi as possible before he dies. Even Maniac finds his dedication scary.
* TheStoic: Iceman always appears calm and collected, even in the middle of battle.

!Ian "Hunter" St. John

!Chen "Bossman" Kien



* AwesomeAussie

!Etienne "Doomsday" Montclair
A pilot of Maori descent, he carries traditional Maori tattoos on his face. He constantly gives dour and pessimistic opinions of things, yet is regardless a capable and loyal pilot.

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* AwesomeAussie

!Etienne "Doomsday" Montclair
A pilot of Maori descent, he carries traditional Maori tattoos on his face. He constantly gives dour and pessimistic opinions of things, yet is regardless a capable and loyal pilot.

!Joseph "Knight" Kumalo



* TheEeyore: Doomsday is, fitting for his name, probably the single most depressing person to talk to in any of the games. However, it seems he doesn't let this attitude get in the way of his piloting.

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!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.

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* TheEeyore: Doomsday is, fitting for his name, probably the single most depressing person to talk to in any of the games. However, it seems he doesn't let this attitude get in the way of his piloting.

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[[folder: Expanded Universe]]
!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.

!Michael "Iceman" Casey



* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected to his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.

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* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs:
ConsummateProfessional: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the only times we see or hear about Iceman losing his temper is when someone unnecessarily endangers a mission.
* SociopathicSoldier: Type 4. Iceman was a mediocre combat pilot until his family fell victim to a
Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch
raid. After that it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have
seems he made it his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected life goal to kill as many Kilrathi as possible before he dies. Even Maniac finds his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced
dedication scary.
* TheStoic: Iceman always appears calm and collected, even
in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.middle of battle.

!Ian "Hunter" St. John



* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she and Bear.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.

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* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing AwesomeAussie: Born in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she
Brisbane, and Bear.
a skilled pilot.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair CigarChomper: Always biting down on one while off duty.

!Etienne "Doomsday" Montclair
A pilot of Maori descent, he carries traditional facial tattoos of his people. He constantly gives dour
and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon
pessimistic opinions of things, yet is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into
regardless a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.
loyal pilot.



* NerdGlasses: In the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 his character card]] shows him wearing a pair of these.

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* NerdGlasses: In TheEeyore: Doomsday is, fitting for his name, probably the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 single most depressing person to talk to in any of the games. However, it seems he doesn't let this attitude get in the way of his character card]] shows him wearing a pair of these.piloting.


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!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.
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* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected to his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.
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* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she and Bear.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.
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* NerdGlasses: In the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 his character card]] shows him wearing a pair of these.
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[[folder: Expanded Universe]]
!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.

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[[folder: Expanded Universe]]
!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.
Supporting Characters]]
!Sam "Shotglass" Walker



* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected to his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.

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* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character
!James "Paladin" Taggart
Played by Creator/JohnRhysDavies
in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected to his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.
third and fourth games.



* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she and Bear.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.

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* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she and Bear.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.

!Mariko "Spirit" Tanaka



* NerdGlasses: In the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 his character card]] shows him wearing a pair of these.

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!Michael "Iceman" Casey
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* NerdGlasses: In ConsummateProfessional: The only times we see or hear about Iceman losing his temper is when someone unnecessarily endangers a mission.
* SociopathicSoldier: Type 4. Iceman was a mediocre combat pilot until his family fell victim to a Kilrathi raid. After that it seems he made it his life goal to kill as many Kilrathi as possible before he dies. Even Maniac finds his dedication scary.
* TheStoic: Iceman always appears calm and collected, even in
the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 middle of battle.

!Ian "Hunter" St. John
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* AwesomeAussie

!Etienne "Doomsday" Montclair
A pilot of Maori descent, he carries traditional Maori tattoos on
his character card]] shows him wearing a pair face. He constantly gives dour and pessimistic opinions of these.things, yet is regardless a capable and loyal pilot.
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* TheEeyore: Doomsday is, fitting for his name, probably the single most depressing person to talk to in any of the games. However, it seems he doesn't let this attitude get in the way of his piloting.


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[[folder: Expanded Universe]]
!Jason "Bear" Bondarevski
Originally appearing in an ExpansionPack to ''Wing Commander II'', Bondarevski was adopted by author William Forstchen as the main character of his ExpandedUniverse novels. Bear, like Blair, eventually reaches flag rank and helps to strike a number of devastating blows against the Kilrathi war machine.
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* AscendedExtra: He went from a character in a minor subplot in ''Wing Commander II'' to becoming a major character in the novels.
* ArtificialLimbs: The ''Wing Commander IV'' {{novelization}} states he lost an arm during the conclusion of the Kilrathi War, which was replaced with a cybernetic substitute. As noted below, later he's offered an UnusualUserInterface, but declines.
* RunningGag: His name. Many attempt to say it, most botch it badly.
* UnusualUserInterface: In the novel ''False Colors'', he's offered the chance to have his cybernetic replacement arm (mentioned above) wired so he's directly connected to his fighter's controls. He declines the offer.

!Janet "Sparks" [=McCullough=]
Introduced in the second game in the same role Rachel was later given in ''Wing Commander III'', she eventually transferred to the ExpandedUniverse novelizations along with Bondarevski.
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* AscendedExtra: After only a brief showing in the games, she becomes significant character in the non-{{novelization}} novels.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Her name is mentioned in dialog, but much of the time she was addressed by her nickname.
* OfficialCouple: she and Bear.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Blair and Angel.
* WrenchWench: Her job aboard the carriers she serves upon is to maintain the spacecraft launching from their decks.

!Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn
The nephew of the famous admiral, Tolwyn is a novel-only character (though they flirted with the idea of including him in one of the games). He starts out pretty much a SpoiledBrat, but after a bit of BreakTheHaughty (and surviving one of the toughest missions in the war) he matures into a capable and outstanding pilot.

* AcePilot: One of the better pilots in the stories he participates in, maturing into an all-around excellent servicemember.
* GloryHound: He starts out as this in ''End Run'', until it's pointed out that his seeking to kill a fighter, in ''End Run'', left a wounded bomber open to an ambush, killing one of the bomber's crew members in the process.

!Simon "[=McGoo=]" [=LeDuke=]

A character from the collectible card game.
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* NerdGlasses: In the Wing Commander CollectibleCardGame, [[http://ccg.jetlag.us/main.php?g2_itemId=2602&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 his character card]] shows him wearing a pair of these.
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* EnsignNewbie: How he starts in Prophecy.

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* FanNickname: "Frosty," since he's the offspring of Iceman.
* EnsignNewbie: How he starts in Prophecy.''Prophecy.''
* PassingTheTorch: Introduced as the protagonist of ''Prophecy'', which was a "Next Generation" type of continuation of the series now that Blair had been doing his thing so long that he was now a flag officer. Several characters from previous games serve as the experienced veterans in comparison to Casey and his EnsignNewbie wingmen.

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* WorkingWithTheEx: Downplayed example in ''Wing Commander Prophecy.'' Rachel is a crew chief aboard TCS ''Midway'', the ship Blair is commanding. They don't have much interaction that the player gets to see.


** ''Wing Commander IV'' even begins the first flight mission with him offering a chance to duel with simulated weapons, with Maniac even saying "I know you've always wanted to take a shot at me." If you take him up on it you'll get a short dogfight before being interrupted by real hostiles.

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** ''Wing Commander IV'' even begins the first flight mission with him offering a chance to duel with simulated weapons, with Maniac even saying "I know you've always wanted to take a shot at me." If you take him up on it you'll get a short dogfight before being interrupted by real hostiles.



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** ''Wing Commander IV'' even begins the first flight mission with him offering a chance to duel with simulated weapons, with Maniac even saying "I know you've always wanted to take a shot at me." If you take him up on it you'll get a short dogfight before being interrupted by real hostiles.


* IAmVeryBritish: In the movie.

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* IAmVeryBritish: In the movie. In the movie her background is also changed from French to Irish, this is expanded in the follow-on novel, ''Pilgrim Stars.''


* LeeroyJenkins: He's uncontrollable in combat, and will charge a fully defended cruiser with all flack guns firing with ten bandits on his six and won't stop until they, or he, are dead. The only time he obeys any orders other than "break and attack" is in the final mission set of ''Wing Commander III''.

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* LeeroyJenkins: He's uncontrollable in combat, and will charge a fully defended cruiser with all flack guns firing with ten bandits on his six and won't stop until they, or he, are dead. The only time he obeys any orders other than "break and attack" is in the final mission set of ''Wing Commander III''. One of the game manuals suggests the best tactic when using him as a wingman is to use him like a ''hand grenade''. Set him loose on the bad guys, then sweep in after to clean up the mess.


* SecondLove: Angel is his first but [[spoiler: after her death]], he can take up with Angel or Rachel in ''Wing Commander 3.'' He, canonically, chooses to hook up with Rachel and they get married in the novels [[spoiler: but she leaves him before the events of ''Wing Commander 4'']]

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* SecondLove: Angel is his first but [[spoiler: after her death]], he can take up with Angel Flint or Rachel in ''Wing Commander 3.'' He, canonically, chooses to hook up with Rachel and they get married in the novels [[spoiler: but she leaves him before the events of ''Wing Commander 4'']]


This list is alphabetical, but it's appropriate that Blair be its first entry, as he is the PlayerCharacter for most of the franchise's entries and one of its most central figures overall. Heroic, earnest and [[HelloInsertNameHere originally nameless]], he was portrayed by Freddie Prinze Jr. in TheMovie, and by MarkHamill in the later games and the animated series.

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This list is alphabetical, but it's appropriate that Blair be its first entry, as he is the PlayerCharacter for most of the franchise's entries and one of its most central figures overall. Heroic, earnest and [[HelloInsertNameHere originally nameless]], he was portrayed by Freddie Prinze Jr. in TheMovie, and by MarkHamill Creator/MarkHamill in the later games and the animated series.


* MajorlyAwesome: Mostly subverted. Maniac holds the rank of Major, but his {{Manchild}} tendencies and erratic flying have prevented him from advancing any further. Still, he ''is'' almost as good as his ego.

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* MajorlyAwesome: Mostly subverted. Maniac holds the rank of Major, but his {{Manchild}} tendencies towards immature behavior and erratic flying have prevented him from advancing any further. Still, he ''is'' almost as good as his ego.

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