- This page details Saru in the primary universe; for the Saru in the mirror universe see Saru (mirror).
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- "Your world has food chains. Mine does not. Our species map is binary; we are either predator or prey. My people were hunted, bred, farmed... we are your livestock of old. We were biologically determined for one purpose, and one purpose alone – to sense the coming of death. I sense it coming now."
- —Saru to Michael Burnham, 2256[src]
Saru was a male Kelpien Starfleet officer who lived in the 23rd century. In the 2250s decade, he served as a lieutenant commander and chief science officer aboard the USS Shenzhou, under Captain Philippa Georgiou in 2256. (DSC episodes: "The Vulcan Hello", "Battle at the Binary Stars")
BiographyEditBattle of the Binary Stars, Saru was promoted to first officer aboard the USS Discovery under Captain Gabriel Lorca. (DSC episode: "Context Is For Kings")
|USS Shenzhou (NCC-1227) personnel|
|Burnham • Connor • Detmer • Fan • Gant • García • Georgiou • Januzzi • Johar • Nambue • Narwani • Oliveira • Saru • Spyropoulos • ch’Theloh • Troke • Weeton|
|United Earth, Earth Starfleet||Discovery (NX-class)||Carpenter • Curtis • Brent • Mayweather • Tallarico|
|Federation, Starfleet||USS Discovery (Crossfield-class)||Airiam • Burnham • Chiefowitz • Collins • Detmer • Kowski • Landry • Lorca • Magnus • Owosekun • Richter • Saru • Stamets • Tilly|
|USS Discovery (Nebula-class)||Dayrit • Grazna • Portikos|