- Born 1362
- Slender, carriage smooth and easy, 5’5″, dark brown hair, thick and glossy, deep-set green eyes (luminous, alight), quirking straight eyebrows, lean, high cheeks, pointed chin, golden skin, wide, generous mouth
- Son of Daav yos'Phelium and Aelliana Caylon.
- Brother to Theo Waitley
- Lifemate to Miri Robertson
- 86th Delm of Korval (together with Miri
- Father to Talizea
- Anne, a gifted pianist, taught him to play the omnichora.
- A crack shot, he's known to favor knives and carries a blade gifted to him by Edger, a Clutch Turtle, and Val Con's self-proclaimed brother.
- On SureBleak, Val Con is commonly believed to be the brother of Pat Rin ( aka Boss Conrad).
- seventh of the Line Direct to bear the name Val Con (which was also the name of the second Delm and means "Dragon")
- on Vandar Val Con is known as Corvill
- Val Con's mother Aelliana died when he was three, killed while saving his father, Daav, from death by a Terran assassin.
- Daav left Liad to balance Aelliana's death and Val Con was raised by his uncle Er Thom yos'Galan and aunt Anne Davis with his cousins Shan, Nova, and Anthora.
- He joined The Scouts and achieves the rank of Scout Commander, with a First-In certification allowing first contact.
- Recruited by the Department of the Interior as part of their long-term plan to minimize the threat of Clan Korval, he became one of their most valued agents of change (read: spy and assassin).
- He has always had 'hunches' and the Department of the Interior added an 'odds calculator'
- Val Con meets(saves?) Miri Robertson from Juntavas members but is knocked out. She rescues him in exchange and he convinces her that they have a better chance of escaping the planet if they join forces.
- Miri and he become lifemates on Vandar, a non-space-faring planet. Because of the lifemating, Val Con and Miri together are considered the delm of Clan Korval.
- Val Con and Miri have a daughter Talizea ("Lizzie") , who Theo foresaw would be a pilot.
- Daav yos'Phelium, father, Ex-Scout
- Aelliana Caylon, mother, scholar of Interspatial Mathematics
- Er Thom yos'Galan, foster father, uncle, master trader
- Anne Davis, foster mother, aunt, scholar of Comparative Linguistics
- Shan yos'Galan, cousin, master trader
- Nova yos'Galan, cousin,
- Anthora yos'Galan, cousin
- Theo Waitley, sister
- Miri Robertson lifemate, ex-mercenary
- Talizea yos'Phelium, daughter
- Kareen yos'Phelium, aunt
- Edger, declared "brother", Clutch Turtle
- Rys Lin pen'Chala, declared "brother", former agent of change
(pronouniation: Val Con yos'Phelium = sounds like it looks . VAL'CON (equal stress on each syllable, always together, NEVER just Val, and NOT like falcon.) yos' FELL-ee-um)