Virgil Iwamoto was a scientist specializing in lithics and field methods.
He married Peony Rose Iwamoto around 1520 PD, and they decided to start a family. Their plans came to fruition sooner than expected, and when they arrived on the planet Sphinx for Bradford Whittaker's research expedition, Peony Rose was already pregnant. (SK2)
He and his wife got on a ship back home following the events on Sphinx, hoping to get there before Peony Rose gave birth. (SK3)