She first appeared in Q & A, and the character was my creation.
Not to quibble, Keith, but Kadohata (and Leybenzon for that matter) appears in Captain's Glory
from late 2006, a full year prior to Q&A
. Technically, Kadohata made it into print there first, but there's nothing... unique
about her there; it's really just the name of someone in Picard's crew. I've wondered if that something Margaret did, dropping the names in at the galley stage, just so that Captain's Glory
could be consistent with the post-Nemesis