Lieutenant Handley was a Navy Special Forces officer stationed aboard the Queen Maria Sophia in 433 IE. He seconded Edward Windsor in overall command of the Spec Force presence aboard the Sophie. However, he had to accompany JT Austin and Mitsuko Yamato to relieve Windsor upon his accession to the throne on Bonaparte. While he was rated to fly the Falcon assault shuttles, Austin preferred having Mitsuko as his copilot.

Upon assuming command of the unit, Handley because a lieutenant commander via field promotion granted by Windsor. Upon Windsor’s return, he objected to the truce with the Gelt garrison led by Commander Bravax Ran. However, he also expressed shock at the seizure of the Queen Maria Sophia and destruction of the Marcus Aurelius.


Appearances: Checkmate