Harlan Band is this dude from earth from Los Angeles (I think). His father was killed by an Andromedan, and that's why he's had such a grudge against Andromedans and Radu. But by second season, he realizes, it's not Radu's fault, and they become friends. Harlan's dad was a STARDOG and died fighting the Spung- Andromedan war. His step-dad is Admiral Cody, a guy who thinks Harlan doesn't have what it takes to become a STARDOG. Harlan is awesome in martial arts. This kid is one of those guys who do NOT need an ego-boost. He's great at piloting the ship, and he knows it. He USED to have a thing for Catalina (I think he still does, deep inside) but he turned to Suzee RIGHT after Cat left. I thought it was neat how he was the most broken up when Cat "died". But then he comes onto Suzee, and I couldn't believe him. That's my opinion, anyway.