Qrad was a male Klingon bekk serving as a gunnery officer aboard the IKS SIm'yoH in the Year of Kahless 781 (2155). Although a QuchHa', he impressed his captain, Ya'Vang, by taking over the duties of first officer following the death of the assigned officer, Ra'wI' Qeq. Qrad died during an encounter with a Romulan vessel. (ENT novel: Kobayashi Maru)
- The authors' acknowledgements for Kobayashi Maru indicate that this character is named for Keith R.A. DeCandido, a.k.a. "KRAD".