Character: Patrick “Paddy” Murphy
Rank: Warrant Officer
Affiliation: Earth Unified Fleet (Stranger) Rescue Runner Five of Ten, 2nd Squadron
Assignment: Free Lunch of the Clara Barton
1st Appearance: Q Runner
Description: Tall, thin, with thin red hair.
Hobbies: loves talking about boxing, baseball
Background: Immigrant to Brooklyn when he was five, wanted to be a fightfighter but was turned down due to flat feet, was a shopkeeper, taken from 1929, loves to talk boxing w/Clark, younger brother became Golden Gloves in 1930. In charge of all medical decisions on Free Lunch. Decides level of treatments of each patient based on resources of Auto-docs. Wears Brooklyn Dodgers hat whenever he can. Plays catch with whoever will. “old man” of the crew at twenty-five
Writing Origin: An amalgamation of all the fine Physician Assistants I knew in the Army.
Item: The Table
First Mention: Q Runner
First Appearance: Q Runner
Description: The Table is a human sized body scanning device for exact sizing of fitted Environmental Suits. First demonstration when Paddy from the Free Lunch is injured and treated, in the process his suit is destroyed and a new one needs to be made.