is a fictional character appearing in Alan Dean Foster
’s Humanx Commonwealth
science fiction novels. He is the partner of Bran Tse-Mallory
and was born in 449 AA (After Amalgamation). With his partner they discerned the history and function of the Tar-Aiym
’s Krang weapon. The intertwined history of Bran and Tru goes back to the time when they served together on a stingship (a two-person attack ship carrying a single SCCAM missile where both pilots are mentally tied together with HIPnosis drugs to enhance the human killer instinct and the thranx quick decision making and logical processes); after leaving the Commonwealth Peaceforcers they worked for the United Church, then struck out on their own to research the Great Emptiness.