A young female changeling who has joined the crew
What time period is this set in?
If it's within a few decades of the Dominon War, the chances of someone from a civilization that killed Stafleet personnel by the thousands being given a postion in Starfleet is zero. Or will it be established that she turned her back on her species?
The drop is the whole, and the whole is the drop.
I didn't say she was a star fleet cadet, but someone they met along the way