Rahm Tak
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Rahm Tak
Aliases: Favi Tak [1]
General Rahm Tak
The Butcher of Tulsa [2]
Series: Defiance
Gender: Male
Notability: Antagonist
Occupation: Military personnel
Race: Castithan
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Relatives: Volubela [3]
Status: Deceased
Died: 2048
First: "The World We Seize"
Final: "My Name is Datak Tarr and I Have Come to Kill You"
Actor: Lee Tergesen

Rahm Tak is a fictional alien character featured on the Syfy network television series Defiance. He is the primary antagonist from season three of the show and was played by actor Lee Tergesen. He was introduced in the season premiere, "The World We Seize", and made seven appearances in the series in total.

Overview Edit

Rahm Tak was a male member of the Castithan race and one of those who immigrated to Earth in 2013. He was a military member of the Votanis Collective achieving the rank of General. Rahm Tak was an insane madman who harbored a deep hatred of all humans, whom he referred to as "pink skins" and sought nothing more than their complete and utter destruction.

Biography Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Although he hated humans, Rahm Tak did develop an appreciation for Earth culture, in particular, their music, films and lexicon. He admitted to liking the music of Johnny Cash and was even cajoled into watching the film Little Shop of Horrors. [4][5]

See also Edit


The World of Defiance

Defiance miscellaneous

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References Edit

  1. Datak Tarr and Stahma Tarr both addressed him by this honorific.
  2. Rahm Tak gave himself this nickname as a snub at "The Butcher of Yosemite", Joshua Nolan in "The Broken Bough".
  3. Irathient wife; deceased.
  4. Defiance: The Last Unicorns; Johnny Cash reference.
  5. Defiance: History Rhymes; Rahm Tak references Little Shop of Horrors when he says, "I'm gonna find out if the carnivorous plant eats Audrey".