Get to know the doctor of Defiance through the eyes of the actor who plays her, Trenna Keating. Defiance takes place after the arrival of ‘arks’ and new alien races live along side humans on earth 2046. However it wasnt a peaceful meeting. A long war rang out on earth before a peace was brokered. Doc Yewll is part of a reason called Indogene. The indogenes are a technically-minded race who augment their bodies with cybernetic implants. They value science above all else and make excellent scientists and doctors. Since most Indogenes stayed on the Arks in orbit, they are among the fewest in number of the Votan races on earth.