member of the Peacekeeper Pleisar Regiment, Aeryn Sun was bred for
military service. She knew nothing other than life aboard a warship
and the duty of dominating lesser species - which include pretty much
everyone other than her fellow Sebaceans. However, there were signs
that Aeryn Sun was different - special. As a little girl, Aeryn was
visited by her battle-hardened mother and told her life was the result
of two Peacekeeper's love - not just a genetic birthing to fill the
ranks. Then, about 3 cycles ago, another Peacekeeper told Aeryn she
was special - that she could be more than just another PK pilot. She
hid behind the PK mindset and ignored clues of her uniqueness - until
the fateful day she encountered an escaping Leviathan.
life took an unexpected turn when she was inadvertently pulled into
starburst with Moya and its escaping crew of prisoners. Ever the
loyal soldier, she refused to assist the prisoners and managed,
with the help of the strange human, to escape Moya and contact her
PK superior - Captain Crais. When John was handcuffed and wrongly
charged with murder by Crais, Aeryn ignored everything she had been
taught as a Peacekeeper and came to John's defense. Her reward for
speaking up for the shackled human was the destruction of her career
as a Peacekeeper and imprisonment.
the opportunity to escape with the prisoners, Aeryn Sun grudgingly
turned her back on the Peacekeepers and started a new life as a
all the characters on Farscape, Aeryn Sun is the most interesting.
Instinctively combative, she has had to change to the realities
of her new life - trusting other species; learning ways other than
violence to solve problems; and allowing herself moments of vulnerability.
Aeryn Sun is more than just a romantic interest for John. She is
a complex and powerful character--not in search of a way back home--in
search of her true identity. One fact is certain - Aeryn Sun is
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Sun is played by Australian actress Claudia Black. Born on October
11, in the early 1970's in Sydney, Australia.
veteran of Australian television and theater, Claudia has starred
on various television shows, including Good Guys Bad Guys and City
Life. Claudia has also appeared on Water Rats, Xena, Hercules and
Beastmaster, among others. Claudia isn't limited to the small screen,
with starring rolls on Pitch Black and Queen of the Damned.
private person, relatively little is known of Claudia's life off
the Farscape set. It is known Claudia grew up traveling, spending
much of her time in Europe. At the conventions, Claudia has displayed
a witty sense of humor and seems comfortable surrounded by throngs
of adoring fans.