Kai Tailsman, born Petyon Tailsman, was the recruitment officer for the Voyager Agency and is a longtime friend of Kathryn Janeway. While she is not a Minddrinker, she can tell the difference between Minddrinkers, Controllers, and Fleyers. At the end of The Third Minddrinker, she left Voyager Agency to follow a different path.
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Kai met Kathryn a long time ago in the Lotus Bar. At some point, they started Voyager Agency together along with Jason Beran.