- Ray Longknife is a member of the Longknife Family
Raymond 'Ray' Longknife was a Marine Corps major. He was later a general and President of the Society of Humanity during the Iteeche Wars. He was 120 years old at the time of the events in Defiant.
Became King Raymond I, a position designed to be unifying with virtually no power.
Ray sent Kris Longknife as his representative to a dying friend.