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Old April 22 2009, 05:25 PM   #8
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Re: The Ultimate HOSHI SATO appreciation thread.

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From information in Observer effect there was a potential Hell of a backstory for Hoshi.

A Gambler, Black belt, good with one of the older style Phaser pistols.

All things that a female gambler would need. Especially is she sat in on a game where there was a sore loser who would look for an easy taget and pick a female. Hoshi would need to be able to defend herself.

Actuallly, she sounded like she could have been a sort of buccaneer.

I like the image of a slightly dangerous, Gambling Hoshi. Rather than the timid Hoshi we got in the series.
I had a HUGE issue with the "I had a black belt" revelation. Nothing in her behavior over nearly 4 seasons ever suggested she knew how to take care of herself.
I do agree if that backstory had been there from day one, that would have been so very cool. And what a great match she'd have been for Malcolm (yup, I'm a Reed/Sato 'shipper!)
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