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Coplann
Coplann
Race: Minbari
Gender: Male
Eye color: Blue (Brown when posing as Hedronn)
Affiliation: Minbari Federation
Warrior Caste
Grey Council
Portrayed by: Robin Sachs
"Now we are committed to the path."
– Coplann, posing as Hedronn

Coplann was a Warrior Caste member of the Grey Council.

HistoryEdit

Grey CouncilEdit

In 2243, Coplann argued against Lenonn's requests for more support for the Anla'Shok. He doubted that the prophecies of Valen were coming true, and wanted proof before committing resources to the Anla'Shok.[1]

Though he wasn't aware of it, Sonovar, one of the warriors on his staff was providing Londo Mollari with intelligence on the Minbari in exchange for money.[2]

Coplann was present during the Battle of the Line.

He was among those who chose Delenn to be the leader of the Council in 2258, but she declined the honor, the first ever to do so. Delenn believed she had a part to play in Valen's prophecies, but Coplann and others were not entirely sure.

Posing as HedronnEdit

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Posing as Hedronn
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At the beginning of 2259, Coplann traveled to Babylon 5 in the guise of being a low level worker in the Ministry of Culture named Hedronn. He went both to confirm that Delenn had begun the transformation as prophesied, and to investigate the rumors that the Tragati, a rogue Minbari warcruiser, had been sighted recently. After confirming Delenn was indeed undergoing a metamorphosis, Coplann authorizes her aide, Lennier, to divulge the reason why the Minbari surrendered at the Battle of the Line if the Tragati is sighted again in any way.

Just after leaving Delenn's quarters, Coplann literally runs into Kalain, now the commanding officer of the Tragati, who accuses the Grey Council of betraying the Minbari people. Coplann immediately goes to the new station commander, Captain John Sheridan, who has already been alerted the Tragati is in the area. When Sheridan suggests Coplann knows more than he is telling, Coplann rebukes him by saying that the Federation does not recognize his position, as he is the hated "Starkiller" from the war. Coplann then leaves, warning that if violence comes it is likely because of Sheridan's mere presence.[3]

Hedronn would later be the one to inform Delenn she had been stripped of her place on the Council, though he did agree to convene it so she could have one last audience.[4]

NotesEdit

  • The actor playing as Coplann also played Hedronn, who were both present at the events of In The Beginning. Because of this, they are likely the same person. The use of a different name may have been a cover identity given to Coplann for this or other assignments where he had to travel as Council Members names are supposed to be a secret. Indeed, each member may have a cover identity, although, this is unclear.

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