Portrait of a Character – Leland Loomis
The character is, of course, canon, and comes from the Carpenter Street episode.
As in canon, Loomis (who had no first name in canon) is played by Leland Orser.
This image is actually from the film Se7en, but I think it’s perfect.
Weaselly, immoral, slobby, and snappish, Leland is always on the make. In canon, he willingly brings victims to people who it’s later determined are Xindi Reptilians hellbent on committing genocide on the human race.
I follow him after the episode, into the maximum security mental hospital that is sure to be his next residence.
Leland’s only known (sort of) relationship is with Phyllis in the asylum. But, really, there’s nothing there.
Of course, his theme song is KISS’s Detroit Rock City.
There are no impediments to Leland existing in the Mirror. Maybe he’d be kinder.
Maybe he’d even have a family. The possibilities are pretty open although I have no idea where I’d put him. His story, Detroit Rock City, is the earliest full story in the In Between Days series. He even predates Rita Spinelli and Donald Janeway, and Lily Sloane and Zefram Cochrane, so I’m not so sure who he’d be interacting with, except for the first Dr. Morgan (maybe). Bringing the Mirror Universe further into the past isn’t on my current radar unless I really feel compelled to write something new.
“I’m not faking it. And Christ on a cracker, man, I am not nutso! It’s real!”
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