Lorena Cuevas Medina is a character from the Expanded Universe of Planetes. She comes from the Dominican Republic and she has two sisters, Nelianny Isabel and Laura. This character only appears after the division of the timeline made by the Sulibans.

Original timeline

Little is known about Lorena's life in the original timeline. When Adry (grandson of Josep Maria and İhi Kadse) travelled to the alternative timeline and to the 6th of July 2014, in the time bubble frozen he saw Adry's grandfather and Lorena together when he visited his grandfather's house. But they really saw some perception filters created by the Golden Creation, to deceive the officers of the Federation Starfleet from the future and Josep Maria and Lorena were really in another place. Therefore he wanted to know more about her, and looked for her in his timeline, the original one. He found her in Portugal, in the city of Porto, where she had moved from Catalonia to this country when she was young. She married with a boy from Angola who lived in Portugal, José Gonçalves, and had a daughter called Maria. In the year 2090, Adry found Lorena with her daughter and her granddaughter, and took her to Teremedó to meet Josep Maria 95. Then he discovered that she had an illness and she can't live out of Earth, and they went back to the Earth. Then they found Erika's granddaughter, named also Erika, who revealed them that she was an alien and had under her control the hospital Prelada of Porto. Erika begins to send data to Teremedó and goes to the ship FEF 09 with Adry's permission. Lorena dies and Erika couldn't do anything, and Adry discovers that Lorena had an element inside her that caused her illness, named according to Erika's words as 'frequency' by some people. Then Erika decides to erase from the memory of everybody from the original timeline any memory about the altered timeline they discovered. This appears in SerieStar4.

Altered timeline

In the timeline altered by the sulibans with Kimberly, Lorena appears during her youth. Lorena is a girl who goes to Josep Maria's first church, but afterwards he left this church to go to Golden Creation's church, which is of the same branch of evangelic Christian church. Another boy from Lorena's church who studied in the same classroom as Josep Maria before going to the university, named Melvin, befriended Josep Maria and he spoke to Melvin about the Federation Starfleet and Erika, although he says that everything's imagination. Together they discover that there are people who are special for having what Melvin calls 'frequencies'. Josep Maria has one and İhi has also one, and Melvin has two. Also they discover that Lorena has one, and therefore Josep Maria now feels attraction towards her, since people with frequencies attract him just like special people. Lorena's frequency before was in her sister, Nelianny Isabel, towards whom he also felt attraction until she lost the frequency. For some unknown reason, in the time bubble visited by Josep Maria's grandson from the original timeline, Adry, in Josep Maria's house he saw his grandfather together with Lorena. But Josep Maria 18 was really in Golden Creation's church, and Lorena in her house. Surely they were perception filters to deceive the officers of the FEF 09 from the alternative future. Lorena appears at first at the end of the film Planetes III: Between Two Time. Josep Maria 19, in the film Planetes IV: The Energy of the Universe, at the end decides that she and Melvin could help them in the Federation Starfleet with their problem of Erika and the Golden Creation, and then he explains everything to them and takes them to the new ship FEF 09 where they meet İhi and plan a strategy to find a solution to the problem. The ship FEF 07, now under the command of captain 0, also helps them.

Mirror universe

In the mirror universe it's known that Lorena takes part of Yusma's team of girls. She appears in the series “Special Sisters”, where after Yusma's death, Lorena at the end is one of the few girls of his army who is still alive (since the others are killed by Andrea). Lorena also appears in the movie Planetes VII: The End of a Future, where she's the last living girl in Yusma's army and one of the few survivors of the Mirror Universe, after Alxy Frankz destroyed the Mirror Universe. Lorena tells the officers of the ship FEF 07 (who are now only Josep Maria 24 and 0) that she'll look for a planet to live there and won't tell anyone, not even them, where she'll go. Lorena goes away and doesn't appear again.


Characters of Planetes
Series Main characters of the series
Planetes (Anime) Hachirota "Hachimaki" HoshinoAi TanabeFee CarmichaelYuri MihairokohClaire Rondo
Planetes (first series) Josep Maria 4RaljaLaiaDiegoMore childrenBursiferians
Planetes Mata 2 Josep Maria #RaljaManuelLaiaDiegoMore childrenBursiferians
Planetes 3rd Josep Maria #LinaManuelLaiaLiaPadokMore childrenBursiferiansİhi Kadse0PumikyCarlaAnnRutittoMartaKimberly
SerieStar4 GrokaPadokMore crewJosep Maria #İhi Kadse0PumikyCarlaAnnLaiaKimberly (Mimi)Dany
Films MeŀlinaErikaGolden CreationLorenaLaurynAlexandraSandraAndreaAlxy Frankz
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