Gorkon, son of Toq, of the House of Makok was the Chancellor of the Klingon High Council. In this capacity, he notably pursued declared war between the Klingon Empire and the United Federation of Planets after both joined the Axis of Empires and the Alliance of Nations, respectively, starting the War on the Beta Quadrant. One of the most visionary politicians in Klingon history, Gorkon was the chancellor whose peace initiative eventually led to the signing of the Khitomer Accords and to the lasting Federation-Klingon alliance.He is also one of the founders of the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance
Early career Edit
Gorkon was a Klingon Defense Force officer, eventually ascending to be commanding officer of the IKS Chech'Iw in the 2250s, upon which he obtained the rank of general. As commander of the Chech'Iw, Gorkon would have several run-ins with the USS Dauntless under the command of Captain Diego Reyes. In 2268 conflict with the Chech'Iw' cost the Dauntless eighteen crew members, including its first officer, Rajiv Mehta.