Balvak was a male Jaridian who was the leader of a peace movement within his species empire that sought to end their million year old feud with the Taelons. He also sought to solve the genetic crisis plaguing both races that threatened to bring about their extinction. To that end, he made secret contact with Da'an and the two agreed to a Joining in an attempt at reversing the changes that Ramaz had done to the Atavus millions of years ago. (Episode: Summit)