Lt. Commander Grog is the only one of his kind (see
Grog) to attend the Smallonaut Space
Academy and was a star graduate of the Technical Corps. Grog
comes from a Pod of Fine Mechanics, and befor enrolling at the
SSA he served as a Technical Ensign aboard several of
the orbiting garden colonies of his home planet.
Lt. Grog is considered uniquely qualified
for space travel due to a rare glandular disorder called Upsomental
Dislocation Syndrome (UDS), or Floater's Disease. In the
native ooze of his home world his inability to determine up from
down could be a deadly handicap, but in space his condition offers
welcome relief from the uncomfortable nausea most Grog
experience in zero-G environments.
Grog's first assignment as Second in
Command of the 2XL+ has been marred by misfortune and
he holds the unofficial record for most consecutive hours in