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  1. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |22 January 2021 10 July 2388 - Stardate 2388.192 TBS is 3 hours - the time is 1800 hours (6:00 pm) Aegis Local. Morning Watch had been handed over to Midwatch. Soon they would pass their watch to Evening, and eventually to Night Watch or Graveyard, so named in the year 1895, 493 years ago. First Watch had left to be with their families and/or friends. Some had stayed behind for various reasons, usually to finish reports. Captain Chirakis remained in her office, passing information to Starfleet Command through encrypted subspace code. Occasionally Admiral Solokov would appear onscreen to discuss whatever he had in mind, and this time it was very interesting. Kirel relaxed in her chair, arms crossed, her expression curious. “Calestorm?” “Yes, Calestorm. I’m sending her dossier. I believe you’ll find it quite interesting.”
  2. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 1/15/21 = /\ = /\= 26 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.179 \ = TBS is 4 hours - the time is 1400 hours (2:00 pm) Aegis Local. Two weeks have passed and Aegis has settled down to normalcy. All areas of the base are monitored. USS Missouri keeps watch under cloak. USS Iowa's fleet floats casually through the area. Security monitors all areas of the station. Under cover security mix with the locals, listening for intel. Captain Chirakis receives a devastating message from SFCommand. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Jylliene: ::CnC, Ops:: Dacia Sandero: ::in sickbay, doing the rounds:: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::on CnC working at science station:: mimipavilion: ::still on CnC at a mission configured console:: Alexis McFarland: ::playing with Miana and Annisha:: Sierra Robinson: :: enjoying a late lunch at the commerce level :: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::running through a supply list:: Chirakis: :::CnC holding back her sorrow:::: Calestorm: ::plainclothes on Promenade, patrol and watching:: Tarisa: ::Arrives on the CnC, she heads over to science and Dran.:: Good afternoon. Tae'Lynn Dran: Hello. Tarisa: Miana> ::Running around, giggling.:: Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> :: making a sale of Stem Bolts to a Bajoran who seems to think they are important :: Amanda Davis PhD: :::writing reports in her office in the medical complex::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: After two weeks, Nijil has come to terms with the remnants left over from his experience. Along with the vivid memories of his time as Prani, an engineer from another time and place, he sometimes hears Muuhi in his head. In the end he is the only one that can unravel exactly to what extent they are both a part of him :: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::checking current stocks with possible supply requests:: Tarisa: Miana> Hey, can we go to Commerce? I want to look around. ::Twinkles in her eyes as her tail swishes.:: Plus we can get yummies. Alexis McFarland: Mm, yes let's go. I like yummies. Calestorm: ::adjusts ballcap promoting Klingon golf team as she window shops:: Dacia Sandero: ::looks round, treating some patients:: Tarisa: ::Goes to the Aux Sci console.:: Is everything in order? Jylliene: ::continues to monitor station reports - shipments, arrivals, departures, and passive internal sensors:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Was 2 pm local a bad time for coffee? Not according to Commander Cayne. As long as he heard can take it another mug of warmth it is :: mimipavilion: ::looks up and looks around CnC, seeing that something is a bit off with the Captain, decides not to push the issue:: Tarisa: Miana> Yay! Tae'Lynn Dran: Yes. Rather quiet at the moment. Sierra Robinson: :: looks over Drakum's noting the establishment now has customers...a sign of an attempt at normalcy ...but the soup and salad is the only normal for her :: Alexis McFarland: ::smiles and heads to the commerce section:: Chirakis: ::pacing CnC, she turns to see Mimi::: Doctor. :::polite nod:: mimipavilion: ::goes back to work on the console:: mimipavilion: ::looks up and nods:: Captain. Tarisa: ::Smiles.:: Humans seem to think quiet is a bad thing. Sierra Robinson: Bajoran> These are multipurpose tools?? Peter> Yes! For many things! Peter's does not disappoint! Tae'Lynn Dran: I've noticed this. Chirakis: :::continues her pace::: Annisha: :: Snips and snails and puppy dog tails... are not what little mischievous Annisha is made of this afternoon. Always plotting. Always looking for an angle, and always with her friends :: Chirakis: ::then she notices Jylliene:::: Annisha: :: to Alexis :: Are we going to try a new place this time? Tarisa: Though with sensitive hearing, quiet does not usually come to my species. Tae'Lynn Dran: Perhaps the universe was actually made for them. It seems to send them as much noise as they can handle on a surprisingly regular basis. Tarisa: Miana> ::Skipping along.:: Tarisa: ::Smirks.:: Indeed. Alexis McFarland: Yeah, maybe. There was this new French pastry shop I wanted to try. Mommy said it was good. Tarisa: Miana> Ooooh. ::Arrives on Commerce.:: Sierra Robinson: Drakum's host> Tea refill? Me> Yes...last one...duty calls... Calestorm: ::takes a break, leans against a strut/bulkhead:: Tae'Lynn Dran: One of the things I miss most from home is silence except for the sound of the wind and waves. Annisha: Let me scout the level. :: She gets out her boomerang and flings it. The tiny spinner flies away, arching around the far junction. Tarisa: That sounds appealing. Alexis McFarland: ::watches Annisha:: Oooh Calestorm: ::withdraws a data slate from plain green flight jacket, makes appearance of checking::: Annisha: :: flips out her eduPADD :: Tarisa: Miana> ::Watching the boomerang fly, resisting the urge to try and catch it. Though her tail does poof out a little.:: Jylliene: ::continues monitoring:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: The 8 Year old Obese Bolian Child walks up to Calestrom :: Hey!!! Cool Hat!!!!! I want one like that!!!! Calestorm: (Wait, what? A boomerang?) Annisha: Any moment now. :: she puts up her hand and catches the returning boomerang with no effort :: mimipavilion: (Kids these days) Tarisa: Miana> Wow! Alexis McFarland: Nice catch. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Klingon stuff kicks arse!!!! Cya!!! :: wanders off to the other kids :: Annisha: Now to see where the people are, or were. We can see the lines of people at each place. Calestorm: ::eyeballs the Bolian kid as he waddles off:: uh....thank you? Alexis McFarland: Hopefully the pastry shop isn't too busy Tarisa: Miana> Chubbs! ::Waves.:: Chirakis: :::watching Jyllene closely::: (W) Commander Kital you seem... weary. If you need to relax, take a break. Lt Cunningham will take your place. Alexis McFarland: ::waves:: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::continues working on the supply list:: Think we may ever get a science mission off station? Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Someone calls my name...I am ...in demand...:: waddles over to Miana at his own pace :: Amanda Davis PhD: :::signs the report, puts aside for another one::: Calestorm: ::and withdraws a data padd from plain green flight jacket:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Looking at a lot of maps and charts. Begins to wonder if stellar cartography was a missed calling for him over security and other need-to-know assignments :: Scott Coleridge: ::walking the commerce level:: Tarisa: With the tensions lately? It does not seem likely. Jylliene: ::nods:: Thank you. I appreciate that. Annisha: Ah, no line at two places, a line at Blubby's... bah. Only a few at There be Fish. Sierra Robinson: :: sips her tea and checks her Chrono :: Urhh....never enough time.. Alexis McFarland: ::eventually, they see the pastry shop with its displays filled with an assortment of French pastries and such:: Jylliene: Perhaps a brief break. Annisha: :: glances up at Chubbs :: Alexis McFarland: There be Fish? I like their fish sticks. Annisha: They have fish in all shapes. Tarisa: Miana> ::Is now torn between fish and French sweets.:: Chirakis: ::nods, turns and snaps a finger::: Lt Cunningham, take Ops. Tae'Lynn Dran: Oh well. Think I may schedule some holodeck time for a field survey simulation. Sierra Robinson: :: stands and leaves her payment making a brief stretch and says under her breath :: The EPS calls.... Calestorm: ::winces as a camera drone buzzes overhead/flies by and downloads Info to padd via SEC wifi:: Alexis McFarland: ::why not both? She buys a few croissants and some other pastries, gives Miana an eclair:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: finally gets to the other kids :: Hey what is happening! Am I too late? Tarisa: ::Nods:: It will at least change things in your routine. Alexis McFarland: We're getting snacks. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Wonders what Jylliene is doing. Nijil liked to walk the station while reviewing repairs, hoping that he was in the right place when something arose that needed his personal touch :: Jylliene: ::steps away to take a brief respite:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Relax... :: he heard in his head :: Annisha: Fish tacos? Alexis McFarland: ::bites into a croissant:: Sure! Sounds good to me! Chirakis: ::Jylliene::: Take as long as you need to, Commander. Tarisa: Miana> ::Gleeful squeal as she eats the eclair.:: Annisha: Au are not late, we are going to...fish... French. Jylliene: Thank you ma'am. Perhaps a cup of tea. I'll be back shortly. Calestorm: ::mutters:: dang...<words>...drone. :: checks feed incoming on data slate, tapping at screen keys:: Sierra Robinson: :: Exits the establishment and heads to Engineering...taking note of kids scrambling around....she smiles briefly but the reality is things are really dangerous right now...or that is what she has been told.:: Chirakis: Of course. Jylliene: ::to the TL:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Hey! I want some!!! Tae'Lynn Dran: ::saves her progress on the supply list and brings up simulation environments :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Does something he really should not do, but sees where Jy is on his SystemPADD :: Alexis McFarland: ::hands him a pastry:: I don't know what it is, but here. Nijil tr'Korjata: Oh :: he says seeing she's leaving CnC :: Calestorm: (The kids are on the promenade?) Alexis McFarland: (yes) Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: inspects pastry and takes a bite :: Yummy..what is this? Chirakis: :::turns away as Cunningham takes her place::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Flips over to see where Annisha is... Commerce level :: Tarisa: ((yep aka Commerce)) Chirakis: (no telling... they could be anywhere) Alexis McFarland: It’s... it's French. Sierra Robinson: :: enters lift and designates her destination :: Engineering. Calestorm: (Ahhhhh! Thanks to both) Annisha: A whole lotta sugar. Alexis McFarland: ::nods:: Jylliene: ::to the commerce level for tea:: Chirakis: :::steps aside:: (w) +com+ Commander Coleridge, my office. Now. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Sweetness. :: Finishes it :: Tarisa: Miana> Mmmm sugar... ::Tail twitches a bit.:: Alexis McFarland: Let's get fish tacos. Tae'Lynn Dran: Now let's see frozen tundra or rainforest? M-Class or something more toxic. ::scrolling through the list:: Tarisa: Miana> Yay fish! Alexis McFarland: ...and maybe a drink. I'm getting thirsty. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: is close to the commerce level overview platform, a good place to see everything without being in the middle of everything :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Yeah I can use a shake right now...that sweet made me thirsty. Tarisa: ::Smiles as she goes through some files, listening to Dran pick her adventure.:: Annisha: Would that be a French Vanilla shake? :: laughs :: Jylliene: ::visits a coffee/tea shop to have some tea:: Scott Coleridge: +Chirakis+ On my way. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> That sounds good. If only I could find one...! Alexis McFarland: ::giggle:: Scott Coleridge: ::enters a TL:: CnC. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Looks down upon his subjects....using the station's power and other utilities :: Tarisa: Miana> ::joke passes over her head.:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::takes a deep sigh as she finishes her reports, exits her office, and prepares for more blisters, brushes, cuts, and tumbling over something that just happened to be in the way::: Chirakis: :::waiting in her office:::: Sierra Robinson: Bajoran> What are these? Peter Pakled> PADD weights. To keep your PADDs from flying away. WIth Peter Pakled name brand ...very collectable! Alexis McFarland: ::looking around the commerce section:: Chirakis: :::the door open::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Spies his e'lev :: +Jylliene+ Hey, look up at the upper platform. ::Nijil waves frantically, hoping she can see him :: Annisha: Are we still getting fish? Jylliene: ::glances up, smiles:: Scott Coleridge: ::exits TL onto the CnC and heads into Chirakis' office, closing the door behind him:: Sierra Robinson: :: enters Main Engineering and proceeds to her work station, checking for a quick SITREP...:: Alexis McFarland: Yes, I think so. Fish and shakes, what a combo. Tarisa: Miana> Mmm Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> I'll go for the Shake....I'm game! Jylliene: ::waves to Nijil:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Changes to a holographic view of the sector, hoping to see something of interest. An invasion perhaps, armada of ships from the Alliance waiting to pounce on the station :: Chirakis: :::waits a minute or two::: Commander.... ::slight sigh::: we have lost two excellent covert operators. Scott Coleridge: Oh? Calestorm: ::orders caffeinated beverage via data padd, glances up:: Nijil tr'Korjata: +Jy+ Are you alright? This is an out of time break for you right? Alexis McFarland: ::looking at the menu of the fish place:: Jylliene: +Nijil+ Just a little tired. Annisha: Ah tacos, the crunchy sandwich. Calestorm: ::slips padd inside jacket, looks about:: Chirakis: :::turns toward the window:::: Yes. Kran Magkor, Ragor Tal's primary assassin.... and a master of torture. Alexis McFarland: ...and fish sticks. Nijil tr'Korjata: +Jy+ Oh oh, anything I can help with? Some special meal when we get home? Tarisa: Miana> ::Orders fish tacos and a mango/strawberry smoothie.:: Alexis McFarland: ::orders a crunchy fish sandwich and a French vanilla shake:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: Orders the French Vanilla Shake :: Jylliene: +nijil+ Sure. Calestorm: (That's a combination!) Chirakis: They were..... tortured..... horribly. Annisha: The secret to these tacos is the sauce, and the fish....and the tortilla. Tae'Lynn Dran: I should probably randomize the environmental settings. If it's to be a true training exercise I might as well be as surprised as whoever I bring along. Speaking of which ::now pulling up the life sciences roster and seeing who hasn't had enough field time:: Alexis McFarland: Nice, the sandwich too, and the bread. Nijil tr'Korjata: +Jy+ Let me come down. This seems silly over the comms. Scott Coleridge: ::listening:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Nijil disappears from view, heading back to the lift to take him down to the commerce level proper :: Tarisa: Miana> Yummy! Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan> :: enters Peter Pakled Store and starts shopping :: Jylliene: +Nijil+ Yes. Calestorm: ::moves off, checking to the right again:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Nijl reaches the commerce level and walks towards his mate :: Calestorm: ::walks in direction of the Pakled store:: Chirakis: Their bodies were sent to Starfleet Command. :::turns to Scott::: A horrible death. ::turning her pain into anger:: Sierra Robinson: :: monitors the EPS grid checking for any degradation of Efficiency which could be the result of illicit power usage :: Alexis McFarland: ::eating her sandwich, as she people watches:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Jolan tru me e'lev. Jylliene: Jolan tru! Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> Anything more? < Bajoran> No I think I purchased enough gifts. May the Prophets be with you. :: departs :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Embraces Jy, albeit gently :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Ua fulufulua lou fulufulu Chirakis: :::turns to stare into space, devastated::: Jylliene: ::peers at Nijil:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Pardon, a Yith expression. Your fur seems ruffled. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Hey.. are we eating here? Annisha: Yes, let's sit just outside. :: She says, two tacos and a citrus shake in both hands :: Alexis McFarland: Unless you wanna eat somewhere else? Jylliene: ...fur? Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan > :: looking at Stem Bolts among other things in the odd selection of useless items Peter Pakled's Store contains :: Calestorm: ::as she turns her head, smashes nose first into a wall of synthetic leather and cloth:: Nijil tr'Korjata: We, I mean they have fur. Tarisa: Miana> ::Sipping on her smoothie, Looking to Chubbs, then follows Annisha.:: Alexis McFarland: Sure, let's go. ::puts her fish taco in a to go bag:: Calestorm: ::splutters:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I had fur all that time. It was... well, an experience. Nijil tr'Korjata: Baths are way more involved if anything. :: looks at her tea :: Something to calm your nerves perhaps? Jylliene: Ah. That would be. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: waddles along with the kids all the while slurping his shake :: Alexis McFarland: ::sips her shake as well:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Looking beyond the Aegis sector :: Calestorm: 2nd Nausicaan> ::Cale:: ::growls at her:: watch where you go! Scott Coleridge: ::not really good at the whole "consoling" thing:: Chirakis: :::slow turn::: You and I are the only ones who will know. If you wish, you may return to duty, but this must remain confidential. Chirakis: Understood? Sierra Robinson: :: Checks ODN transmission rates looking for any slowdowns that could suggest someone illegally using the network :: Calestorm: ::gets bearings:: oh. Damn. You're tall. Um, Hello. Nijil tr'Korjata: (Someone stealing HBO again Sierra?) Sierra Robinson: ( Being Vigilant!!! Yes!!! hehe ) Calestorm: ::backs away, raises hands:: yessir, I meant no harm. Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Understood. Jylliene: Yes - need it. Alexis McFarland: ::takes a bite of her sandwich:: Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> May I help you....::said to the Nausicaan in his store:: Tarisa: Miana> ::starts eating.:: Mmm Amanda Davis PhD: :::making her rounds in the Medical Complex:::: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Looks the the Omicron Persei system :: Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan> What is this? :: holds PADD weight :: <Peter Pakled>Meant to keep your PADDs from falling! Jylliene: Soup would sound good tonight. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> I defeated many Klingons in the holosuite...they could not stand up to my feet! Nijil tr'Korjata: How about a massage when you get home after dinner? I learned more than engineering with the Yith. Alexis McFarland: Nice. Calestorm: Nausicaan> ::squints:: ::agitated, swings shopping bag about:: if we must watch our step, you shall also!! Annisha: :: happily eating her taco :: Jylliene: That would be good. ::Smiles:: Calestorm: ::continues backing up:: Absotootly! Just passing by, won't happen again. Alexis McFarland: ::finishes her sandwich, and begins eating her fish taco:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Maybe I can regale you in a tale of Yith. Well, maybe not. I must talk about it too much. Chirakis: :::looking out the window, holding down her emotions:::: Dismissed, Commander. Sierra Robinson: Crewman> Lieutenant, here is the latest environmental report....The upgrades are performing very well. <me> Yes....until those plants change their DNA again.... it appears we’re good.. But we must keep watch...good work... Tarisa: Miana> We fight dragons! You should come and play with us sometime. Calestorm: Entitled Nausicaan> ::huffs:: are you mocking me? Annisha: I'm a witch on that program. Chirakis: Lt Cunningham has taken Commander Kital's station for a few hours. Annisha: I can even float on water... Alexis McFarland: I'm a knight. I don't float. Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan> Good Gifts for my wife? <Peter Pakled> Of Course.... Scott Coleridge: ::turns and leaves Chirakis' office, visibly unsettled:: Calestorm: ::to Entitled:: would *never* mock a man holding a lingerie bag! Tarisa: Miana> I am a Red Mage. I use magic and a sword! I can sometimes float. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Hey I want to play! I can be ...I can Be....I can be....what can I be? Annisha: I cast spells and make poisons, err, I mean potions. Calestorm: ::oops:: ::I said that outloud:: Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan Shopper> :: makes purchase after demanding money back guarantee :: Nijil tr'Korjata: (Nausicaan lingerie shoppe incoming...) Tarisa: Miana> There are a bunch of things you can be. Calestorm: (Boggles the mind, eh?) mimipavilion: ::doesn't like reports but they have to be done and sometimes in a different setting:: Annisha: Monk... oh oh, cleric. Annisha: You can be a tiefling. You get to wear horns. Alexis McFarland: Ooh, you'd be good as either. Calestorm: Entitled Nausicaan> ::growls:: Sierra Robinson: Computer Run Program Sierra Diagnostic Alpha One... Calestorm: Whoa, easy Big Guy! I meant...I mean...::will handle this exactly like....a predecessor!:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Gets a drink of his own. Did not matter what it was, just happy to see Jylliene :: Sierra Robinson: Shopper Nausicaan> :: Approaches Entitled Nausicaan :: What is going on? Calestorm: ::looks at Nausicaan1 and then 2:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Glances to see Coleridge coming out of the office, looking a bit...off :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Anything going on with command Sierra Robinson: Shopper Nausicaan> :: a hair shorter than Entitled Nausicaan..which is Seven Feet something :: Calestorm: Nope!! ::turns and books:: Nijil tr'Korjata: The workboard is getting shorter and shorter in engineering. I'm glad Robinson joined our team. Chirakis: :::slow exit from her office and walks slowly toward Cayne::: Report, Commander? Sierra Robinson: Shopper Nausicaan> :: chortles and then mentions to Entitled Nausicaan :: Got my wife Something. Alexis McFarland: ::eats her taco:: Annisha: :: Sips her citrus drink :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Woah those guys are huge....:: Sees Nausicaans from a distance :: Annisha: Au just have to know how to handle them. Alexis McFarland: ::peers over at what Chubbs is looking at:: Ahh, Nausicans. ::sips her shake:: Calestorm: ::running like a gazelle, speaking into hidden Comm/wrist:: +SEC+ ...I need two grunts on Prom deck, Tarisa: Miana> ::Finishes her food, and sips on her smoothie. Looks up, seeing the 2 giants.:: Eep! Amanda Davis PhD: :::Patching up a few who should not have been fighting outside the arena::: Sierra Robinson: Nausicaan> I'm off to the local watering hole....:: walks over to Liquids :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Sees a beep from the commerce level :: What now... Calestorm: ::am.too.old.for.this:: Chirakis: ::once more to Cayne::: Commander? Report. Calestorm: ::finds a closed kiosk and leans against:: Sierra Robinson: :: watches as the bar slowly progresses on her screen she looks at the 3D Display :: Chirakis: Send security to the commerce deck. Chirakis: Then I need a report. Chirakis: :::*not* in a good mood:::: Nijil tr'Korjata: Oh :: to Jy :: I need to send my log to the doctor. :: Sends his personal log of his 'mental experiences' over to Mimi :: mimipavilion: ::watches what's going on:: Jylliene: Very well. Sierra Robinson: Shopper Nausicaan> :: takes a seat at Liquids :: Ale!!! :: then sets his gift bag on the bar counter :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Sector is clear Captain. Checking outer sectors now. Calestorm: +Sec+ all is well ::pants:: just have the boys finish this patrol cycle.... Chirakis: Check them all. Calestorm: ::glances at the chubby kid from earlier:: Sierra Robinson: Bajoran > :: smiles at the Nausicaan encounter and goes about his business :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Is the storm far away or are we in its center? I can't be certain. Aye. I'll do a multi-threaded report mimipavilion: ::receives a message ping and side nods and reads the report from Nijil:: Alexis McFarland: ::finishes her taco:: Calestorm: ::cocks head, pulls off cap:: Here you go kid. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Kick Arse!!!! Thanks!!! Annisha: :: finishes hers as well Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Well done, as usual. Chirakis: TBS will be until 6 pm. You all can relax... unless you're Chirakis, who seldom relaxes. Chirakis: Comments for the crew, Commander? Scott Coleridge: Nope Chirakis: Questions or comments from the crew? Calestorm: (Thank you for letting me Sim, command Staff!) Calestorm: (And everyone) Chirakis: I was about to say we're glad to see you here. Calestorm: w0ot! Chirakis: Heh... Anyone else? Chirakis: very well... Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  3. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |15 January 2021 10 July 2388 - Stardate 2388.192 TBS is 4 hours - the time is 1400 hours (2:00 pm) Aegis Local. Two weeks have passed and Aegis had settled down to normalcy. All areas of the base are monitored—interior and exterior. USS Missouri keeps watch under cloak. USS Iowa’s fleet floats casually through the area in a congenial manner, especially when they were allowed shore leave. Internal areas of Aegis are monitored by Security. Under cover security personnel mixed casually with the locals, listening for intel, especially at Drankum’s Bar. Security passed information to Kirel, who passed it on to Rendezvous October and Admiral Solokov’s Covert Operators. Eventually it came full circle, and the information Kirel received via encrypted message from Rendezvous October was nothing less than devastating.
  4. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 1/8/21 = /\ = = /\= 26 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.179 =/\= TBS is 14 days - the time is 0900 hours (09:00 am) Aegis Local. Two weeks have passed, and nothing more has emerged. Commanding officers monitor all areas of the base - interior and exterior. USS Missouri keeps watch under cloak. USS Iowa’s fleet floats casually through the area. Security monitors all areas of Aegis. Cdr Coleridge has been informed of Ragor Tal and his assassin. Everyone else goes about their business. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= mimipavilion: ::in medical:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: In medical, medicating his back :: Jylliene: ::CnC, ops, monitors up showing internal and external sensor readings as well as locations of (uncloaked) vessels:: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::CnC science station entering reports:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::also in medical working on reports of pricked fingers, falling down the stairs and the like:::: Dacia Sandero: ::in medical as well, checking on stuff:: Chirakis: :::working on reports.... again:::: Sierra Robinson: :: arrives in Main Engineering for another shift :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Doctor? mimipavilion: ::hears Nijil and walks over:: Yes? Nijil tr'Korjata: My back. I did something to my back. I'm not a digitigrade walker any more. mimipavilion: Ok let's take a look. Sierra Robinson: :: gets debriefed on the overnight engineering developments and takes the duty station near the 3D holo map of the station :: Jylliene: ::patches occasional reports through to the various departments:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: walking around the commerce level trying to look important :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: A little hunched over :: Chirakis: ::exits her office, wondering if there is a rift in the universe::: Jylliene: (somewhere, I'm sure) mimipavilion: ::scans Nijil's back:: Chirakis: (agreed) Alexis McFarland: ::cuddles Miana:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: drinking his coffee that definitely does not have any flavoring :: Chirakis: :::Cayne::: Commander, anything new that we can delve into? Nijil tr'Korjata: That experience really changed me. :: sighs :: mimipavilion: Nijil, have you been sitting or sleeping in any weird positions? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Scans of the sector show all is normal. Scan logs from surrounding sectors of space are also...normal. Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> :: sweeps his storefront....business seems to be returning to normal....minus many Pakleds :: Amanda Davis PhD: ::::in the midst of fixing a broken knee, she wonders if jumping into an empty tank points to stupidity::: Nijil tr'Korjata: I, well. I tried going back to sleeping on my back, but as Prani I had to sleep on my side. New old habits die hard I guess. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Thought about offering latinum to get logs of sectors out of our reach. Chirakis: :::slow nod as she thinks::: The latest reports on from Missouri and Iowa? mimipavilion: Hmm, does your back feel sore or anything? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: copies them to her padd :: They are on you padd, but if there is something there they will have to be revealed through computer analysis. Amanda Davis PhD: :::seriously wants to put the officer in a brace for a while so he can hobble around when he works:::: Nijil tr'Korjata: Well, like I pulled it, but more like I just was on my toes too long. Nijil tr'Korjata: Err, feet too long. Annisha: :: Twirls her flying ring with her fingers :: Chirakis: ::nods to Cayne::: Alexis McFarland: ::watches Annisha:: Upgraded your boomerang? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Have you heard anything Captain? You do have higher official channels than I. Annisha: Ohhh yeaaaah Alexis McFarland: Oooh! Sierra Robinson: Crewman> All modifications seem to have worked in handling the increased pollen activity Lieutenant. (me) Well two weeks of quiet were put to use well. :: smiles :: Annisha: :: taps the side of her head :: I control it though here. I can change its shape as it flies. Chirakis: ::very slight grin:: Classified Confidential. Alexis McFarland: That's cool. I should get me one too. mimipavilion: ::nods:: I agree you did pull rhomboid muscle. I'm going to give you something to help with the pain and to relax it. And when you go to bed try sleeping on your stomach. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Well my intelligence is for Commanders and below. :: takes a drink :: mimipavilion: ::applies a pain reliever and muscle relaxant:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Oh.... Nijil tr'Korjata: Stomach? Nijil tr'Korjata: That's something I've not been able to do, no matter what body I'm in. Nijil tr'Korjata: Could have been all these years sleeping in odd places around the station. Chirakis: Below works. Classified Confidential is just a bit above yours. Nijil tr'Korjata: Nice stuff, whatever you gave me. mimipavilion: ::nods:: well give it a try, if it doesn't work, maybe sleep in a recliner. ::glares at him:: Looks like it has caught up with you Cdr Wyatt Cayne: I wish I knew where to look for...something Amanda Davis PhD: ::finished, she observes the lieutenant:: I don't want to see you coming back, Lieutenant. Walk slowly and do not get into the tank. If anything, ask engineering to assist. Nijil tr'Korjata: An engineer's work is never done, but what is done is felt on their backs. mimipavilion: True, now take it easy. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: waddles over to the holosuite area :: Chirakis: Ummm.... we seem to be dead in the water. ::turns to face him:: Is that the correct wording for Terrans? Sierra Robinson: :: taps consoles executing Garnnoopy Diagnnostic Sierra one to survey EPS conduit efficiency :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Dead in the water? Well, if we were moving, then we weren't. Chirakis: :::nods::: True. Coffee? Nijil tr'Korjata: Off to find Robinson. Thanks doc. mimipavilion: Not a problem. Chirakis: Other than what you are guzzling at the moment? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Always coffee. mimipavilion: ::goes to update Nijil's med file:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Leaves medical and over the commercial break enters engineering :: mimipavilion: ::finishes and goes to find Dacia:: Sierra Robinson: :: observes the bar slowly going across the her LCARS screen while taking a sip of coffee :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Robinson? I am back, and so is my...back. mimipavilion: ::finds Dacia:: Hey I'm going to CnC for a while. Sierra Robinson: Oh Hi Chief. All is quiet on the Engineering front sir. :: smiles behind her mask :: Nijil tr'Korjata: That's good. My not being a fit female Yith caught up with me. :: points to his back :: Chirakis: :::steps down toward the officers' area, noticing different types of coffee now, pours two cups, hand the coffee to Cayne, then turns to watch Jylliene::: Jylliene: ::feels eyes:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Mighty nice of you. :: takes coffee :: Annisha: Maybe I can get au one Alexis. Sierra Robinson: Well could be worse...You could have walked in with a Bikini. Nonetheless glad to see you are feeling better sir. Annisha: It's hard to control,, and would have to be tuned to your weird brain. Chirakis: ::nods as she steps toward Jylliene::: Commander, anything I can do for you? Jylliene: Not that I can think of at the moment, Captain, but thank you. Jylliene: ::smile:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Yeah. Went to a beach once on their planet. Eye opening for sure. Alexis McFarland: Yay, I'm sure that'll be fine! Nijil tr'Korjata: :: standing in front of the status display :: mimipavilion: ::concerned a bit:: Dacia, you ok? Dacia Sandero: I'm ok. Sierra Robinson: Everything is running well at the moment. Those two weeks of quiet have helped us adapt our systems to handle our new horticulture loads. Nijil tr'Korjata: Between my 'away' mission, and Jylliene's pregnancy... just a lot to think about. Nijil tr'Korjata: I heard they are contained. Good for study. Chirakis: :::settles into the empty chair next to her::: (w) How long now, Commander? Dacia Sandero: I can hold the fort down here. Maybe I just need some rest after. Amanda Davis PhD: :::assisting with minor injuries:: mimipavilion: ::smiles a bit:: Ok. See ya in a while. Dacia Sandero: Yep, see ya. mimipavilion: ::exits medical via the tl and arrives on the CnC a short time later:: Jylliene: (w) Not entirely sure. I'm due to check back with medical in about a week. It's hard to say whether things will lean Romulan or Trill, but I'd presume Trill as far as gestation. Sierra Robinson: :: pivots chair :: Also , sir I have something to show you ...:: offers PADD :: Nijil tr'Korjata: (Trihan) Jylliene: (Romill) mimipavilion: ::steps off to the side staying out of the way:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: drinks :: Sierra Robinson: Given what was discussed in Conference two weeks ago, I have created a new diagnostic program to constantly run to look for unusual activities we might detect by our department. It would seem Sabotage is going to be a serious threat, so this is a new system awareness program I have been working on. Annisha: It's new, the ring, and I saw it on a holovid. Dacia Sandero: ::pours herself a cup of coffee:: Must be tired. Alexis McFarland: Ooh, I didn't see it yet. How does it work? Chirakis: (w) May I ask a very personal question? Nijil tr'Korjata: Well as long as it does not adversely affect system response., Jylliene: ::nods to Chirakis:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Just when you think you plugged all the holes, you run out of fingers. Sierra Robinson: This in no means can beat something security can do by catching them before they strike. But what can we do...??? Nijil tr'Korjata: Constant vigilance. And a computer that can recognize patterns we cannot. Nijil tr'Korjata: It was a bit of Prani's failing.. and I left her logs telling her as much. Sierra Robinson: :: sips coffee :: Except invest in a bit more system monitoring. Yes it is a background program there will be some processing capacity usage, but unlike my sister...I am not in security..so...:: shrugs :: Nijil tr'Korjata: It's a very odd experience watching me talk to...me. Chirakis: (w) ::considering her question before asking::: This child.... Will it have the knowledge and interest of the parents? Nijil tr'Korjata: For good security, we need people from all departments. Nijil tr'Korjata: (just the father's dashing good looks...) Jylliene: ::ponders that:: Hard to say. Just like any child, I suppose, there are those who definitely take after a parent and those who are decidedly distinct. Jylliene: ::shrugs:: Chirakis: (and not just a little attitude) Alexis McFarland: ::watches Annisha manoeuvre the ring around probably:: Annisha: Let me fly it once. :: flicks :: Amanda Davis PhD: ::::beginning to write reports::: Alexis McFarland: Ooh yes Annisha: :: The ring flies in a loop and back into her hand, making each through look professional :: Sierra Robinson: Something tells me ....given how easy it was to get our alien plants onboard this station...the enemy is already onboard as our meeting suggested...Just how many? I hope to hell that they don't have a skilled engineer on their side already here... Alexis McFarland: Wooow ::sparkly eyes::: Nijil tr'Korjata: It's a big place. A small town really. Chirakis: :::leaning back, she pulls up a few documents to browse through::: Nijil tr'Korjata: That gives me an idea. :: writes something down :: Sierra Robinson: :: sips coffee :: Sorry guess it is just anxiety over thinking, you know you are about to get hit....just you don't know where and when. Chirakis: :::sudden stop to listen:::: Annisha: It's just the default. Makes me look cool. mimipavilion: ::decides to go over to one of the mission configurable consoles and connects to her computer in her office:: Chirakis: Excuse me Commander. :::pushes from her chair and approaches Cayne::: Alexis McFarland: Well, it worked. I hope I can be able to fly mine that well. Annisha: I'll talk to my guy in shipping. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: lifts his mug to take another drink and sees the Captain approaching :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: Enters the holosuite after his program loads :: Alright Klingons prepare to meet the mighty Chubbs and your doom!!!! Chirakis: Commander, check every area of Aegis for anything unusual. Nijil tr'Korjata: Or by what. Jylliene: ::watches Chirakis approach Cayne, then returns her attention to the displays:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I have a holosuite program idea. Chirakis: Something that you have not seen before. mimipavilion: ::watches Chirakis for a bit then returns to her work:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Oh? Alexis McFarland: Yay! Chirakis: ::sternly:: Do it. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: looks down at the Holosimulated Klingons that for some reason are the size of little kids army men :: Die!!!! Starts stepping on the tiny Klingons.... Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Aye. :: activate an all encompassing mode for scans :: Chirakis: :::stands next to Cayne, she listens to someone or something out of the ordinary::: Chirakis: ::mutters:: Kahless. Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Well done, all. Chirakis: TBS will be.... 2:00 PM Chirakis: Thoughts, Commander Korjata? Nijil tr'Korjata: Get a good night's sleep Chirakis: Agreed. Chirakis: Questions or comments from the crew. Chirakis: Very well. Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  5. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |8 January 2021 10 July 2388 - Stardate 2388.192 TBS is 14 days - the time is 0900 hours (09:00 am) Aegis Local. Two weeks have passed, and nothing abnormal has emerged. All areas of the base are monitored—interior and exterior. USS Missouri keeps watch under cloak. USS Iowa’s fleet floats casually through the area. Internal areas of Aegis are monitored by Security, especially areas where the Gremlins fiddled with electronic equipment in unfinished areas of the station. Pakleds thought they were buying areas of Aegis. Various types of plants grew—some dangerous and some gentle. Captain Chirakis has informed Commander Coleridge of Ragor Tal and his conspirators, especially Kran Magkor, Tal’s primary assassin and a master of torture. Security is continually on alert while others casually go about their business.
  6. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 1/1/21 = /\ = = /\ = 26 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.179 =/\= TBS is 2 days - the time is 0900 hours (09:00 am) Aegis Local. Commander Coleridge boards the Oberth ships to check them out. The ships’ personnel have been released from medical. Only one from Chi Chong has died. Captain Chirakis seems suspicious as she walks the decks. The command crew is gathering in the conference room to report. Questions? Scott Coleridge: ? Sierra Robinson: ? Chirakis: Scott Scott Coleridge: Is it that Chirakis seems to have suspicion of something, or do others see Chirakis as suspicious? Chirakis: Both Chirakis: Lt Robinson Sierra Robinson: So exploration of the Oberths is complete? Chirakis: After two days, I would hope so. Sierra Robinson: okay thanks! Chirakis: Commander Coleridge, do you need more time to investigate all the ships? Scott Coleridge: No, I think we are good. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= mimipavilion: ::arriving on the CnC to go to the meeting in the conference room:: Dacia Sandero: ::working in sickbay, writing up the last of her reports:: Chirakis: :::in her office, ready to move into the conference room. Alexis McFarland: ::with Miana and Annisha:: Chirakis: ::she takes a deep breath and enters:: mimipavilion: ::takes a seat:: Chirakis: ::turns back:: Commander Cayne, you have the conn. Scott Coleridge: ::about to enter the conference room:: Chirakis: ::enters the conference room and plunks her tablet on the table:::: Sierra Robinson: :: enters C n C and spots Commander Coleridge :: Sir....Commander Coleridge.... Scott Coleridge: ::Sierra:: Yes? Sierra Robinson: :: walks up to the Commander and offers her PADD :: Sir...here is my report on our expedition. I felt it could be of use for your meeting. Alexis McFarland: ::at Blubby's, eating a Blubby Breakfast Wrap:: Scott Coleridge: ::Sierra:: Much obliged. Sierra Robinson: :: smiles :: Thanks for letting me have a crack at the mystery. I will report back to engineering if you need anything. Scott Coleridge: ::nods and then goes into the conference room:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Walking to the meeting :: Sierra Robinson: :: heads to the Lift :: Scott Coleridge: ::turns before he enters:: Lieutenant Robinson… Sierra Robinson: :: stops :: Yes Sir? Amanda Davis PhD: :::in the medical complex, attending to business::: Scott Coleridge: ::Sierra:: Would you prefer to deliver these thoughts yourself? ::gestures into the conference room:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Sees Robinson ahead :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Enters the conference room himself, a mug in his hand :: Sierra Robinson: Uh....sure... Why not...I suppose one is needed to translate Sierrian... Scott Coleridge: ::enters the conference room with Robinson:: Chirakis: ::assuming that Cayne had given the con to someone else, she nods::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Goes inside to get a seat :: Annisha: Blub> Any good Alexis? Chirakis: Are we missing anyone? Sierra Robinson: :: enters conference room smiling at Nijil...the lieutenant takes a seat at conference room and has the PADD with her :: Dacia Sandero: ::looks around the relatively empty sickbay:: Alexis McFarland: Yes, very good ::snuggles Miana:: Sierra Robinson: :: takes seat :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Nods to her as he takes his seat. Days had passed since the med bay visit, but nothing for him had changed :: Chirakis: ::leans forward and opens her padd::: Chirakis: ::as the door closes::: We have much to attend to. I would like to begin with Dr Pavilion. Doctor? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Looks at the doctor :: Chirakis: ::hoping that everyone from the ships are now well::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Hears a voice in his head calling his name...ignores it :: mimipavilion: ::nods:: The personnel of all three ships have been released, with the exception of one who died from difficulty of breathing due to an unknown allergy. They were all malnourished. Amanda Davis PhD: ::making her rounds in the medical complex... a child with a splinter in her finger to begin with::: Chirakis: An unknown allergy. You are testing the contents? Chirakis: ::elbows leaning on the desk, ready to make notes if needed::: mimipavilion: Yes analysis is still ongoing, it looks like it was something he ate. Sierra Robinson: :: adjusts her mask :: Chirakis: Something he ate while in the complex or something he ate while in the nebula? mimipavilion: That's the ultimate question we're looking into. Chirakis: ::nods:: Send the information to me when you do. Annisha: Blub> :: eats and drinks :: mimipavilion: ::nods:: will do. Sierra Robinson: :: certainly respects allergies given what happened to her earlier with the Alien Plants :: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Listens :: Alexis McFarland: ::eats as well:: Chirakis: ::turns::: Commander Coleridge? ::turns to listen::: Scott Coleridge: We inspected the Chi Song. Scott Coleridge: Most of our investigation is inconclusive, but we found a few interesting correlations. For example, we think that whatever phenomenon drained the power from the ships left a residual static charge on the hulls of the ships. Amanda Davis PhD: ::after removing the splinter, she hands the girl a lollipop and sends her on her way:: Scott Coleridge: I've asked Lieutenant Robinson to provide her summary of our findings. ::nods at Sierra:: Chirakis: :::now very interested, she turns to Sierra::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Looking at his padd :: Alexis McFarland: ::eating a Blubby Pie for dessert:: Annisha: Blub> They have pies? Sierra Robinson: We explored all known areas of the ships regarding power generation, transfer and usage. We could not find any trace of the phenomenon that drained these vessels aside from a residual static charge trance on exteriors inside the ship. Alexis McFarland: It's new I think. Though I don't know what fruit the filling is. Sierra Robinson: One item of interest to point out. While all ship's systems linked to the main power grid were affected by the unknown phenomenon, individual shuttles powered down on the Oberth vessels were not affected by the phenomenon. Sierra Robinson: It is as if, whatever went through these ships passed over the shuttlecraft as if they were rocks in a stream ...letting them be. Chirakis: Clarify, Lieutenant. Sierra Robinson: The Chi Song had four science craft aboard. Small shuttles for observational purposes these Type IV craft were powered down when we found them. We investigated their internal power systems and found them completely operational. Scott Coleridge: In other words, the power-draining phenomenon only drained power from systems on the ship that were active. Independently-powered systems were unaffected as long as they were grounded from the ship’s hull. Sierra Robinson: Lt Tarisa postulated that perhaps the phenomenon gained entry to the ship's systems via the bussard ramscoops, and, perhaps I would like to add, exited through the warp coils themselves. Further analysis will be needed to verify this. Scott Coleridge: This gives us some interesting directions for R&D to pursue in terms of defences, should this phenomenon... re-occur. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Listens :: Sierra Robinson: :: looks to Commander Coleridge with a nod as to say that is all she has :: Chirakis: Indeed. Let us hope that it does not reoccur. Chirakis: :::slight pause before she continues::: I'm curious about.... Chirakis: ...about the nebulae supposedly sucking energy from the ship but not from the ship's interior. Chirakis: :::looks around::: Did any of the ship’s personnel attempt to use the internal craft? Scott Coleridge: No, according to the logs they weren’t accessed while the ships were in the nebula. Chirakis: :::rocks back, thinking::: Sierra Robinson: :: wonders if that was brought up in the interviews of the survivors :: Chirakis: And from what I understand, the nebular waves disappeared as soon as the ships were dead in space. Is that correct? Scott Coleridge: Correct. Chirakis: Very well. ::turns to Nijil:: Any words from you, Commander Korjata? Chirakis: :::glance to Cayne::: Chirakis: Anything from anyone else? mimipavilion: ::shakes her head:: Chirakis: Very well. Considering something that must not go beyond this office..... Chirakis: Several high level personnel have found that Aegis is not only being compromised from outside. It is also being compromised from the interior. We must be very cautious. Watch and report to myself or Commander Coleridge if need be. Chirakis: Questions? Sierra Robinson: Is this in regards to the plants Captain? Chirakis: Somewhat. Sierra Robinson: Understood. Nijil tr'Korjata: Hope it is not me. Chirakis: However, it goes beyond just one thing or one area. Sierra Robinson: :: looks to Nijil wondering what he meant by that....:: Chirakis: Security is informed. mimipavilion: Is there any one person or group of people to look for? Chirakis: Anyone else... besides myself and the Commander... is classified. Chirakis: Watch, Doctor. mimipavilion: ::nods:: Chirakis: There are ordinary people for the most part on Aegis. The few others are.... compromising. Chirakis: Anything else? Chirakis: Very well... Chirakis: Dismissed. :::she stands as they do:::: Sierra Robinson: :: stands and exits :: mimipavilion: ::stands and walks to the door, making sure she doesn't bump into other people or they bump into her:: Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Well done. Chirakis: TBS will be one week. Chirakis: A longer time to allow personnel to settle down, relax, and think. Sierra Robinson: ? Chirakis: Question, Lt Robinson? Sierra Robinson: Will the Oberths be still moored at Aegis in a week or will they be removed to [email protected]? Chirakis: High level personnel will tend to that one. We hand them over and they make a decision. Sierra Robinson: okay thanks! Chirakis: Comments for the crew, Commander Coleridge? Nijil tr'Korjata: Should do a log over the week Chirakis: Any more questions from the crew? Chirakis: I thank you all for coming tonight. Happy New Year to all. Sierra Robinson: Happy New Year! Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  7. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |1 January 2021 26 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.179 TBS is 2 days - the time is 0900 hours (09:00 am) Aegis Local. The USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt are berthed on Aegis. Clad in hazmat suits, Commander Coleridge and his team have been aboard the three Oberth class ships hunting for anything that might point them in the direction of a ship’s failure. The ships’ personnel have been nourished and released from medical care. Only one has died. Meanwhile, Captain Chirakis has been intensely focused on anything that seems suspicious as she walks from one deck to another whiles security checks and reports all areas of the station. After two days of gathering information, the crew will gather in the conference room to report their findings.
  8. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 12/18/20 = /\ = = /\ = 24 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.175 = /\ = TBS is 0 hours - the time is 1100 hours (11:00 am) Aegis Local. Most personnel from the Rodman, Chi Song, and Agincourt have been released from the Medical Complex. Engineering studies to determine why and how the ships were unable to move. The ships might have drained and dispersed power slowly, leaving personnel aboard to drift aimlessly through the nebula to their doom. The flowers on Aegis have some unusual characteristics, but are mostly harmless. The plants will be trimmed back to limit their growth and learn about them. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= mimipavilion: ::on the CnC:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::Medical, finalizing reports::: Dacia Sandero: ::working in sickbay as well, going over medical files:: Tarisa: @ ::On the Chi Song with Scott and Sierra:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: on Oberth Class vessel looking for something ...anything ....that could help figure out what happened :: Chirakis: ::CnC, staring at the coming and going of personnel that are following anyone who looks strange::: Tarisa: Miana> ::Riding her bird towards the new tower with Alexis and Annisha.:: Alexis McFarland: ::in their holosuite program, while no time passed in game, a few hours past in their program and they are nearing the tower they were heading to:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Holding onto her feathered hat, so it doesn't blow off.:: Scott Coleridge: @::in deflector control:: Let's see what we can find here mimipavilion: ::observing what's going on:: Annisha: :: Riding :: This is weird... Sierra Robinson: @ In theory one can put out the most power from a Starship through the Navigational deflector...so I thought...well maybe something might be helpful here. :: waves tricorder around :: Alexis McFarland: ::smiles at Miana:: We're almost there now. What's weird? Amanda Davis PhD: :::files another released officer::: Annisha: Riding these birds. Alexis McFarland: Ahh, that's why I just chose a horse. At least I'm used to it. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: facing the corner in the family quarters ...grounded for some reason...:: Scott Coleridge: @ We may not find anything if the charge on the deflector has dissipated by now, unfortunately Tarisa: Miana> ::Giggles:: Alexis McFarland: ::slows her horse down and looks up at the tower:: We should look out for guards and stuff. Scott Coleridge: @ Any indications that the deflector dish's components have been damaged or affected in some way? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: In the medical bay :: Doctor, should I leave now? What else is there to do for me? Chirakis: :::focused on something, but what that is no one can say::: Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods, as she slows.:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Working at tactical :: Chirakis: ::without turning:: Commander Cayne, is there anything in the area that is suspicious? Sierra Robinson: @ :: approaches deflector control station and produces a small device.....:: This is a small power cell that I can ...hook up to the station here...and see if I can glean anything from the station here. With your permission sir, I'd like to try to access this control station ... Annisha: HD> No technology here. Chirakis: Or that *seems* suspicious. Tarisa: @ ::Shakes head:: From my perspective, they look undamaged like the rest of the ship. But a more technical eye might spot something. Scott Coleridge: @::Sierra:: Do it. mimipavilion: Bishop>::Nijil:: Yes you can leave. I'm sure Dr. Pavilion will notify you if there's anything odd with the tests. Dacia Sandero: ::watches Nijil for a second before going back to her reports:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: places her kit on the workstation and takes a moment to access a panel behind the console...:: I will not have much time...maybe a couple of hours charge sir..:: begins working :: But If Tarisa could look at the Science data... maybe there might be something... Alexis McFarland: ::Gets out her bow and arrow:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: maneuvers herself behind the console..in the bulky hazmat suit it is not easy :: Okay.....Ready here we go.....:: a beep is heard then a click :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Makes me wonder if Muuhi placed a backup in me. It's a Romulan thing to do. mimipavilion: Bishop>::slight side nod:: Tarisa: @ ::Ear flicks at the beep.:: Alexis McFarland: ::spots a guard and takes a shot with her arrow, taking him out:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: curses :: I bet that is why the Yith language is easier for me. :: facepalms :: Sierra Robinson: @:: stands up with difficulty and looks to see if anything happened......:: Nijil tr'Korjata: +Robinson+ I am ready to leave the med bay. What is our status? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Looking down to see if the comms system is malfunctioning :: Scott Coleridge: @::not seeing any change to the readout on the console:: Scott Coleridge: @ Systems still show as nominal... Annisha: HD> Hey, do I throw spells? Tarisa: Miana> ::Readies her rapier/magic focus. She zaps a guard with Verthunder.:: Alexis McFarland: Mix your spell ingredients into a bottle, then chuck it. Chirakis: ::Slow turn in Caine's direction:: Commander, is there a problem? Annisha: HD> What am I, a Vulcan? Do I at least get a dagger? Tarisa: @ ::Nods:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: notes the system powered up :: Well...can you access the science station menu, I was just curious if any abnormal particle charge events were recorded. Amanda Davis PhD: ::tired of filing, she decides to make rounds::: Sierra Robinson: @ :: notes her COMM Badge :: Oh..... Cdr Wyatt Cayne: It's fine now. Maybe a system-wide refresh. Alexis McFarland: Yeah, you have a broadsword and a small dagger as default. But you can buy more weapons at the blacksmith. Sierra Robinson: @ +Nijil+ Robinson here.... Uh we are grasping for straws on finding anything on the power drain on the Oberths sir...on the Chi Song at the moment. Tarisa: @ ::Manages to boot up the science console.:: Chirakis: ::contemplates, then nods:: Inform Engineering if any problem arises. Sierra Robinson: @ I concur with Tarisa's plan on visiting the warp nacelles next... Nijil tr'Korjata: :: to Dacia :: Fa afetai lava foma. Dacia Sandero: Uhh, yes? Lava is hot. Nijil tr'Korjata: Sorry, sorry. I am getting my languages mixed up. Alexis McFarland: ::shoots another arrow at another guard:: That's the last of the outside guards. I think. Nijil tr'Korjata: I called Robinson a kitten, speaking to you in Yith... Dacia Sandero: No worries. Uhh, what were you trying to say? Dacia Sandero: Ahh.. Interesting. Scott Coleridge: @::smiles:: We're getting quite a nice tour of the ship. Scott Coleridge: @ Let's go. Nijil tr'Korjata: Just thank you. If I grow whiskers we have a problem. Tarisa: Miana> ::Hops off her bird once they get to the entrance.:: We should look for traps. Annisha: HD> I have good eyes. mimipavilion: ::notes that Chirakis is a bit off her game, but she might not be, and just leaves it at that:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Gets off the bed to leave :: Amanda Davis PhD: ::hearing Nijil's remark and tries not to laugh::: Tarisa: @ ::Nods as she follows Scott.:: Scott Coleridge: @::only has to double-back twice this time:: Sierra Robinson: @ ::: hopes Tarisa has better luck finding something :: Dacia Sandero: You should probably try to get some rest. Goodbye. Alexis McFarland: ::hops off her horse and stows her bows and arrows, nods at Miana:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I'm going to go read in my office. :: waves :: Sierra Robinson: @ Sir, :: to Coleridge :: Being an engineer...have you've encountered strange things that baffled you ... and get frustrated a bit....not being able to come up with something? Annisha: HD> :: looking for traps, hits a rope that wraps around her leg and hangs her upside down via a tree :: Ahh. Dacia Sandero: OK. ::nods as he leaves before returning to her duties round sickbay:: Scott Coleridge: @::Sierra:: Well let's see. I've been through wormholes... manipulated by powerful non-corporeal aliens on... ::counts on his gloves:: at least 5 occasions. Visited by extragalactic aliens who gave us sensors I don’t understand... Tarisa: Miana> :.Watches as Annisha hands upside down. Tries not to giggle.:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Rounds the corner and enters the lift :: Alexis McFarland: Waah.. ::watches Annisha, also holds in a giggle:: Sierra Robinson: @ So this is something to expect as an engineer on Aegis more often than not... I see. Alexis McFarland: ::Moves over to the tree carefully, then clambers up the side of the tree:: Tarisa: Miana> I can cast a spell to catch her if you cut the rope. Annisha: HD> :: Swings back and forth :: I found a trap. Chirakis: d'Ka> {{ships standing watch in the outer limits}} Scott Coleridge: @ I think it's part of being an engineer in Starfleet in general. Unless you want to spend your life refitting plasma conduits on some mining facility. Alexis McFarland: Good for you ::smiles:: Try the spell first, Miana. Hopefully it works. Nijil tr'Korjata: ( We control the horizontal, the vertical....) Scott Coleridge: @::reaches the Jeffries tube:: This will take us to the warp nacelle control room. Sierra Robinson: @ Ah good point. Sometimes I do think about making the perfect pizza oven though.. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Exit the lift and heads to engineering :: Tarisa: Miana> Ready ::Casts Varadero to catch Annisha when the rope is cut.:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: begins climbing the Jefferies tube...a tight fit with the old Oberth design and the Hazmat suits :: Alexis McFarland: ::watches:: Go for it, I guess. Tarisa: @ ::Follows in.:: mimipavilion: ::takes a seat at one of the mission configurable consoles and access her medical computer and does some work on the CnC:: Annisha: HD> :: falls and is levitated just before hitting the ground :: Scott Coleridge: @::climbs the tube to the nacelle control room:: Alexis McFarland: ::claps:: Good job Miana. Chirakis: ::Cayne:: Commander, ask for a report from Commander Coleridge... if they have found anything. Sierra Robinson: @ :: chuckles :: There may not be enough room for all of us.... Alexis McFarland: ::walks next to Miana:: Let's tread a bit more carefully I guess Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: nods :: +Coleridge+ Sir, a request for an update is being asked for, report. Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods.:: Yeah. ::Casts a detect spell to see if she can spot any magic wards.:: Scott Coleridge: @::squeezes into the control room:: +Cayne+ We've investigated the shuttles, deflector control, and now we are examining the warp nacelles. Interesting result on the shuttlecraft, negative result in deflector control. Chirakis: :::Cayne::: Only if he is available. If not, I can wait. Nijil tr'Korjata: ::Arrives at his situation table. For some reason, things look different :: Alexis McFarland: ::walks closely behind Miana:: Tarisa: @ ::Enters warp control.:: Amanda Davis PhD: ::files another report::: Scott Coleridge: @ Hmm… the verterium cortenide in the nacelles is conductive. Amanda Davis PhD: :::suddenly turns, hearing a gasp and choking sound::: Sierra Robinson: @ So ...between the coils and, as Tarisa you pointed out....the Ramscoops there might be two ways for some...anomalous charge propagation to take place up here. Dacia Sandero: ::also hears the weird sound and heads towards it:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Swears he sees equations in front of him where the status display is :: Scott Coleridge: @ Exactly. If the Bussard collectors picked up some of the nebula mist, and it passed along the coils… Amanda Davis PhD: ::moving quickly in his direction::: Doctor Graylock, Lt Karien is choking. Tarisa: @ ::Nods:: It could shed some small light on what has happened. Sierra Robinson: @ :: opens her kit to produce another small APU :: Shall we try to glean something from this console? Amanda Davis PhD: ::turns with the doctor::: Dacia? :::looking around:: Room three A. Now! Annisha: HD> :: dusts herself off :: Dacia Sandero: Room 3A. Right. ::heads over there and readies it:: Dacia Sandero: Ok, good to go here. What's going on? Have you tried the Heimlich maneuver yet? Scott Coleridge: @::Sierra:: It's your show, Lieutenant. Amanda Davis PhD: Dr Graylock> ::working on the Lieutenant:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: opens the console hatch...this time she has to lie down and sort of work underneath the console....:: Alexis McFarland: ::looks around and heads to the tower:: How do we get in? Sierra Robinson: @ :: inspects data chips and EPS connections to the console...and then places the small APU in place :: Okay, I am going to...power it up ....now.... :: beep ... click :: Tarisa: Miana> One moment. ::Spots the ward she was looking for. With a small pulse she activates it, which opens the door.:: Dacia Sandero: ::helping out as well, checking the Lt's bio signs:: Sierra Robinson: @ I can't see the console from down here...I hope it did something... Tarisa: @ It is coming online now. Alexis McFarland: Nice. ::Peeks inside:: Amanda Davis PhD: ::assisting Dr Graylock, but it doesn't seem to be helping::: Dacia Sandero: ::scans the Lieutenant's airways to find what's blocking:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: decides to scan the console itself for any anomalies that may be present :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: breathes deeply :: Amanda Davis PhD: Graylock> ::checks everything he can, but nothing helps and the Lt fades away::: Sierra Robinson: @ :: begins to wiggle her way out from underneath the console :: Amanda Davis PhD: :::standing over the Lt, he makes the call::: Set the time at 1109 hours, Aegis local. :::looks to the assistants:: He's gone. Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Well done. Next week is Christmas Day. There will be no sim that day. The week after is New Year's Day. If anyone is interested, I will be there. Chirakis: TBS will be two days, at what time, the crew will gather in the conference room to report findings. Chirakis: Questions? Sierra Robinson: none tonight Chirakis: Commander Coleridge, Comments for the crew? Scott Coleridge: Nope Chirakis: Questions or comments from the crew? Chirakis: Very well... Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah to everyone. Tarisa: night night Dacia Sandero: Goodnight, Merry Christmas Happy holidays Chirakis: Enjoy yourselves.... mimipavilion: night all see ya next week Scott Coleridge: No, Mimi mimipavilion: or next year Chirakis: Heh. Scott Coleridge: That's better :P mimipavilion: ::head slaps Scott:: Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  9. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |18 December 2020 24 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.178 TBS is 0 hours - the time is 1100 hours (11:00 am) Aegis Local. Most personnel from the USS Rodman, Chi Song, and Agincourt have been released from the Medical Complex. A few were traumatized and will remain in Medical until they settle down. Engineering is plowing through information to determine why and how the ships were unable to move within Nebula 231. Traces of particles were found, denoting that the energy was probably drawn out and dispersed slowly, leaving personnel aboard to drift aimlessly through the nebula to their doom. Regarding the flowers, Lt Dran notes that they have some unusual characteristics, but they seem mostly harmless. She recommends that the plants be trimmed back to limit their growth and to learn more by it's reaction, if any.
  10. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 12/11/20 = /\ = = /\ = 24 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.175 = /\ = TBS is 20 hours - the time is 10:00 hours (10:00 am) Aegis Local. Ships USS Rodman, Chi Song, and Agincourt are berthed for repairs. Medical is treating their personnel for malnutrition. Energy siphoned from the ships could have been taken by cloaked vessels and/or to test weapons.. Cdr Coleridge & Company will board and examine the ships. Science continues to examine plants that have appeared in various areas of the station. The children crept onto deck 188 to see the "ticking" flowers. Bad choice. Our nemesis Ragor Tal might be the driving force behind the illness, flowers, and nebular mist. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Jylliene: ::CnC:: Chirakis: ::CnC, checking a few things::: Dacia Sandero: ::working in sickbay:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Pouring over the data from the three ships :: mimipavilion: ::in medical, looking at files of the crews debating on starting to release them:: Scott Coleridge: ::at the airlock of the Chi Song along with the rest of the away team:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::checking on her patients::: Alexis McFarland: ::with Miana and Annisha:: Sierra Robinson: :: suited up and ready to go with her tool kit :: Jylliene: ::keeping an eye on data from the recovered vessels:: Scott Coleridge: ((Anyone else who would like to join the away team may participate as themselves or an NPC)) Scott Coleridge: ::finishes checking seals:: Everyone ready? Tae'Lynn Dran: ::doing paperwork on the CnC:: Sierra Robinson: :: inspects her bio hazard suit one last time :: Ready Commander. Chirakis: :::standing next to Jylliene, paying no attention to most of those in CnC::: Jylliene: ::has the ships' data on screen:: Scott Coleridge: Ok. We've restored main power to all systems through an umbilical. There's no obvious sign of damage, but we've held off restarting the warp core until we complete the investigation in case restarting the internal power destroys any evidence we've missed. Scott Coleridge: We should have access to all systems, but so far no logs have revealed anything useful other than the fact of the power drain. Chirakis: :::studies the screen as XO begins his investigation::: Scott Coleridge: We're looking for anything unusual the first team might have missed, or anything that might have become apparent since then. Sierra Robinson: Nature abhors perfect energy transfers...we should find something. Tarisa: Miana> ::Holds up her PADD for Alexis and Annisha to see. It was info on their holosuite game.:: New quests arrived! Alexis McFarland: ::looks at Miana's PADD::: Ooh nice! Those sound fun. Annisha: Took them long enough. Amanda Davis PhD: ::sits down to listen to one of her patients who just wants to talk::: mimipavilion: ::goes over to Dacia and Amanda:: So what are your opinions on starting to release some of our guests? Scott Coleridge: Let’s go. ::grabs his @ and steps into the airlock:: Tarisa: Miana> We should go! mimipavilion: ::notices Amanda is busy at the moment:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::turns to Mimi::: Well, Lt Grader seems to be ready for release. He's quite the talker. Alexis McFarland: ::smiles:: Yeah, we should. Yeah, really... ::to Annisha:: Scott Coleridge: @::cycles the airlock:: mimipavilion: ::smiles:: That's good to hear. Sierra Robinson: @ :: follows Commander Coleridge :: Have the ship's engineers revealed anything else since our first look sir? Tarisa: @ ::Quietly joined the others.:: Amanda Davis PhD: Oh, definitely. :::slight turn to Lt Grader::: Eager to get out of that gown? Amanda Davis PhD: Grader> Oh, yes ma'am. Tae'Lynn Dran: ::glancing at the away team monitors:: If they see so much as a stray leaf when they open those doors, they should just close it and walk away. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Working :: Scott Coleridge: @::Sierra:: They are as puzzled as we are. All 3 chief engineers reports are consistent. ::steps into the Chi Song:: The ships entered the "nebula," and gradually they started to experience a power drain. By the time they realized how debilitating it was, there was no way to counteract it. Jylliene: ::nods, listening to Dran:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: taking deep breaths :: Scott Coleridge: @::walking down the corridor:: Robinson, where do you think we should start? mimipavilion: ::looks at her PADD and marks Lt. Grader ready for release:: Alright Lt, we'll get you out of here asap. Annisha: Is it a bunch of Bolians working on it? Alexis McFarland: I think so, it was outsourced over to them a while ago. Annisha: Explains the bald characters. Sierra Robinson: @ I was wondering about that myself. There was something I thought of over my last slice of pizza.....these shuttles should have a shuttlecraft aboard right? Alexis McFarland: ::Drinking a carton of orange juice, giggles:: Chirakis: ::without turning::: Lt Dran, what is your diagnosis of these.... feathered flowers that cling to just about everything? Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: facing a corner....in his family quarters....for sneaking candy into his room...and making a mess and is grounded :: Amanda Davis PhD: Grader> Thank you, Doctor. Scott Coleridge: @ Aye, the Chi Song has 4 Type-9 shuttles. mimipavilion: ::smiles:: no problem Tarisa: Miana> hehe ::Also finishes her juice.:: Lets go questing! Amanda Davis PhD: I'm sure you don't need help, Lieutenant. I'll leave you here to put on a fresh uniform. Deal? Tae'Lynn Dran: While they have some unusual characteristics they seem mostly harmless. Sierra Robinson: @ Yeah...well I wanted to see if their power systems were completely drained as well. They technically are independent little critters inside the Shuttlebay. Alexis McFarland: Mm-mm. ::smiles:: Let's go. ::tosses her empty juice carton into a garbage bin:: Chirakis: Hm... harmless. And we're sure of that? Scott Coleridge: @ Good idea. Let’s head to the shuttlebay then. Sierra Robinson: @ Should just take a quick scan of the cores...won't take but a couple of minutes. Jylliene: *mostly* harmless. Amanda Davis PhD: Grader> Deal. Tae'Lynn Dran: Not at all. But until something triggers a different response than what we've seen so far it is a fair guess. Scott Coleridge: @ I’ve never worked aboard an Oberth class myself, seems so cramped compared to Aegis. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Looking through records of strange happenings within nebulas :: Chirakis: ::turns to Dran::: Explain unusual characteristics. Tarisa: Miana> Yay! Alexis McFarland: ::smiles and heads to the holosuites:: Tae'Lynn Dran: Well, most foliage isn't as touchy feely as these. Sierra Robinson: @ These guys are sardines aren't they.. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Sees Robinson's locator 'dot' on the station status display :: Chirakis: :::considers that::: Tae'Lynn Dran: They are well adapted to artificial environments. mimipavilion: ::shows Amanda a list of names who could be released:: Annisha: :: Goes with Miana and Alexis :: Dacia Sandero: ::checking the other patients in the med bay:: I don't think it'll be long before you're all released I think. Scott Coleridge: @ Mind, I was aboard a Defiant class for 4 weeks during Academy training. Now that was a sardine situation. I shared a cabin with a Bolian. Chirakis: Is there any possibility that they are sentient? Scott Coleridge: @::enters the shuttlebay, where one of the shuttles rests on the pad:: Amanda Davis PhD: ::takes the list::: I'm sure they'll be excited to go. Sierra Robinson: @ :: follows Coleridge to the cramped shuttlebay :: Oh wow...I wish I had the chance to go on a cadet cruise like that. Hostilities prevented mine. Tae'Lynn Dran: Not in any currently defined ways. Alexis McFarland: ::heads to the holosuites and books a room, They are led to an empty holo-suite and the program is loaded:: mimipavilion: ::nods:: I'm sure they will be. Amanda Davis PhD: ::flips through them and smiles at the thought::: Scott Coleridge: @ I’ll check the shuttlebay systems. Tarisa and Robinson, check out the shuttle itself. Chirakis: What about.... undefined ways? Chirakis: Allow me to clarify... Scott Coleridge: @::Heads for the shuttlebay control console at the side of the shuttlebay:: Tarisa: @ ::Nods.:: Of course. :;Walks over to the shuttle.:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: approaches the four shuttle pods and looks to Tarisa :: The idea is...did the nebula drain a craft's systems when not physically connected to the Oberth's Power grid. Alexis McFarland: ::Changes into her medieval knight armour and climbs atop her thoroughbred after she starts the program:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Changes into her updated red mage outfit, since they have leveled up.:: Sierra Robinson: @ We have to find this out....and frankly if it did drain these guys’ power cells.. I am going to be seriously scratching my head. Tarisa: @ It would depend on if the shuttle was exposed to this mysterious mist or not. Alexis McFarland: Where were we again? We just slew one of the dragons guarding the eastern realm right? Sierra Robinson: @ uhmm if I could...:: notes her suit :: Chirakis: Is there any possibility that the creeping flowers are looking for an area to take over and settle down? Scott Coleridge: @ According to logs, that shuttle was powered down while they were in the nebula, for what it's worth. Tae'Lynn Dran: That would be natural for any lifeform. Sierra Robinson: @ Okay...so they did not use the shuttles... Good to know. Now are their batteries drained... Dacia Sandero: ::looking at some reports on the crewmembers' overall health as well as the names of those due for release soon:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods under her feathered red hat.:: Yes. According to the update, there is a new tower near there. Scott Coleridge: @::continues to read the shuttlebay maintenance log, accesses shuttlebay power usage curves:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: enters one of the empty shuttles and begins taking readings of the shuttles batteries and fusion reactors :: Amanda Davis PhD: ::Helping some of the patients put on their uniforms:: Alexis McFarland: ::looks at Miana's map:: Okay, within a days' travel by horseback. Chirakis: :::slow nod::: Annisha: New tower? Did they just build it? Sierra Robinson: @ Okay looks good..Tarisa...I'm going to power up the craft. Tarisa: @ ::Nods.:: Alexis McFarland: Yeah, it's one of the new updates. Sierra Robinson: @ :: taps the LCARS console and glides her suited hand across the panel :: Chirakis: ::Dran::: Carry on. Scott Coleridge: @ACTION> The shuttle comes alive under its own power. Sierra Robinson: :: Scans :: Jylliene: Shuttle power up. Scott Coleridge: @::turns around as he hears the thrum of the shuttle's engines shifting from cold to standby:: Whoa. Sierra Robinson: @ Okay... things look good. Tarisa: @ ::Looks around.:: I would say the shuttle was unaffected. Jylliene: ::watching data coming in:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Summons her ostrich like mount.:: Sierra Robinson: @ Okay great to know... Sir...going to quickly check the data banks then shut her off... Alexis McFarland: I hope we can make it there by sundown. Well, I guess we can stay at a tavern for the night if it gets too dark. Chirakis: :::still uneasy regarding the Oberth class ships::: Tarisa: Miana> :;Pets the bird as it makes a kweh sound, then she gets up into the saddle.:: Scott Coleridge: @::approaches the entrance of the shuttle:: Good guess, Robinson. Tae'Lynn Dran: I would recommend the plants be trimmed back. It would be best to limit their growth towards any systems and we may learn more by it's reaction, if any. Sierra Robinson: @ Tarisa can you check the console for any data files? It is a long shot, I know. Dacia Sandero: ::settles into the saddle of her horse:: Alexis McFarland: ::Settles into the saddle of her horse:: Tarisa: @ ::Nods as she sits at a console, bringing up files.:: mimipavilion: ::helping one of the patients being released into their uniform:: Chirakis: :::nod to Dran:: Agreed. Inform your personnel to follow your directions. Sierra Robinson: @ sometimes repair crews forget to delete stuff.... Just looking for the needle in the haystack. Tae'Lynn Dran: Yes Captain. Chirakis: ...and Lieutenant? Take something that can protect you in case the plants decide to... attack you. Dacia Sandero: ::has a sip of tea as she goes over some medical reports and stuff:: Jylliene: (Med: temp quarters should have been assigned to the ships' crew, so you'll be able to direct them to quarters as they're released) Scott Coleridge: @ Hmm. ::scans the shuttle hull:: Tarisa: @ ::Begins her search.:: Scott Coleridge: @ Interesting, I thought so. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Snaps to as he wakes from his daydream :: Scott Coleridge: @ There's a residual electrostatic charge on the shuttle's hull. Alexis McFarland: ::speed towards the tower, urging her horse to go faster as they travel through the valley:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Her bird keeps up pace.:: Sierra Robinson: @ Electrostatic charge....hmm... but the shuttle....did not leave the bay during the mission according to the logs... Chirakis: ::turns aside to whisper and answer to d’Ka:: I know, Kh’éile. I'm listening and I understand. Sierra Robinson: @ My next idea was deflector control.. sir....Plus Tarisa , all those science sensors...right up your alley so to speak. Scott Coleridge: @ Right. So that means whatever affected the Chi Song's power systems created an electric charge in the air molecules throughout the ship... enough ionization at least to leave a signature on a large enough metallic object like a shuttle. Scott Coleridge: @::Robinson:: Makes sense to me. ::Tarisa:: Anything useful in the logs? Tae'Lynn Dran: ::marking areas on a station diagram to remove plants:: Tarisa: @ ::Shakes head.:: Not yet, but I will download them in case we miss something. ::Begins file transfer.:: Amanda Davis PhD: :::helping the rest of the crew... if they need to, that is.:::: Alexis McFarland: ::reading the file notes of the new content as she travels:: Sierra Robinson: @ I was thinking Tarisa...if the deflector dish, could....have been a charge accumulation area. as well... Scott Coleridge: @::heads for the exit:: Next up, deflector control! ::starts walking in one direction, abruptly turns around:: Uh, this way. Sierra Robinson: @ :: follows allowing Tarisa to go first :: Tarisa: @ :;Follows.:: The Bussard collectors would also be a possible collection point. Though it would be hard to tell from inside the ship... Chirakis: D'ka> {{Take care, Kh’éile. He is working his way through}} Sierra Robinson: @ right....we can make that stop number three if time allows...:: follows the others :: Annisha: What does the release notes say about this adventure? Scott Coleridge: @::enters deflector control, which is a cramped room with just enough space for 3 suited people:: Alexis McFarland: It should take about a day or two to finish in intermediate difficulty. We can learn new skills as well as get new melee weapons in the shop. Scott Coleridge: @ Oberth class has an overpowered deflector for its size, to deal with possible hazards while performing scientific missions. The Chi Song's engineer did note that she and her crew tried to recalibrate the deflector to boost shields against the power drain. Alexis McFarland: I really like the look of the new battle axe Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Is zoning out at the main console, the noises around him fading away as he watched the investigation data come in along with the reading of his own scans :: Tarisa: @ ::Nods as she listens.:: Scott Coleridge: @ It had no effect, positive or negative. As far as the nebula was concerned, shields or no shields was the same. Amanda Davis PhD: :::straightens a uniform and pins on the uniform insignia::: Tarisa: Miana> I need a new rapier. ::grins.:: Alexis McFarland: ::they across a very scenic valley and head some hills where the tower can now be seen in the far off distance:: Sierra Robinson: @ :: listens :: They were pouring more power into that deflector, but were getting no benefit... Alexis McFarland: Hehehe. Though, I need to build up my skills wielding axes. I usually stick to bows and arrows and the broadsword. Chirakis: ::turns to Jyl::: Take a break, Commander. I'll take over so you can relax for a while. :::and so can she::: Scott Coleridge: @ True. Maybe that can reveal something though. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: under his breath :: Damn Muuhi, what's going on with these memories? Annisha: That spire is sure tall. Like that thing at my grandparents place. mimipavilion: ::Dacia:: I'm going to the CnC for a while. Amanda Davis PhD: ::checks the insignia ::: Perfect, Commander. Amanda Davis PhD: Cdr Dieri> Thanks for the help, doc. I owe you one. Sierra Robinson: @ my guess is this part of the ship will be highly charged. Just because so much power was being shunted through here. Alexis McFarland: Ooh yeah, I remember that Amanda Davis PhD: ::Dieri:: And I'll count on that. Jylliene: Thank you, ma'am. ::heads for the TL:: Chirakis: ::::flipping through information and passing some to other areas::: Sierra Robinson: @ :: arrives at Deflector control room and looks inside.....:: Jylliene: ::decides to take a quick visit to the arboretum:: Dacia Sandero: ::nods:: All right. mimipavilion: ::nods and exits medical to the CnC via the tl:: Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Very well done, crew. It's not often that the crew works so well together. Chirakis: TBS will be ZERO. Chirakis: We'll carry on next week. Chirakis: And next week is the last sim before next year - since the next week will be Christmas. Sierra Robinson: oh my Chirakis: Comments for the crew, Commander? Dacia Sandero: ahh yes. Already. Chirakis: Yes, very soon. Scott Coleridge: Nope Chirakis: Comments or questions from the crew? Nijil tr'Korjata: none here Chirakis: Seeing none... Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  11. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |11 December 2020 24 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.178 TBS is 20 hours - the time is 1000 hours (10:00 am) Aegis Local. The USS ships Rodman, Chi Song, and Agincourt are berthed for repairs. It is possible that energy siphoned from the ships could have been taken by cloaked vessels or be tested for weaponry. Cdr Coleridge and Ltjg Robinson will lead a team to board and examine the ships. The science team continues examining three types of plants that have appeared in various areas of the station. Curiosity led several children to sneak into a crawlway to see the plants on deck 188, and were quite surprised. Medical is keeping a close watch on the docked ships’ personnel. Most of all they suffer from malnutrition. Ragor Tal, devious and calculating, could be the driving force behind the illnesses, flowers, nebular mist, and probably several other schemes. Personnel connected to Rendezvous October are keeping close watch, especially Captains Chirakis and Je’rit d’Ka.
  12. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |4 December 2020 23 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.174 TBS is zero - the time is 1600 hours (4:00 pm) Aegis Local. The USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt were drained of power by unconventional means. The crews were left alone and are recovering. The children used the crawlway to see the flowers on deck 188. It was interesting. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= mimipavilion: ::in medical:: Jylliene: ::Ops:: Dacia Sandero: ::in medical as well:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Sitting in medical, awaiting scans or some such :: Tae'Lynn Dran: ::in science lab:: Tarisa: ::Stepping into the labs. Greets Dran.:: Sierra Robinson: :: in Main Engineering observing Environmental system loads :: Tarisa: Miana> ::A little squeamish.:: Scott Coleridge: ::on the CDC, making some notes for when he and Robinson lead the next team aboard one of the drained ships tomorrow:: Alexis McFarland: ::with Miana and the other kids:: Tae'Lynn Dran: Hello Chirakis: :::CnC in her office::: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Hey! What's next! Tarisa: How are your tests coming along? mimipavilion: ::Nijil:: Follow me, let me get a neurological scan. Alexis McFarland: Blubby's? Annisha: Like there's anywhere else to go... they deliver too. Tarisa: Miana> ::Frowns.:: As long as we get away from the plants... Tae'Lynn Dran: No incredible finds. Sometimes that's a good thing. Average is not a bad thing usually. Tarisa: ::Nods.:: Alexis McFarland: ::pets the plant's vine:: It was nice seeing you. Scott Coleridge: ::Jylliene:: I'll be in with the captain, you have the conn. ::goes up to Chirakis' door and rings the chime:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: gets up :: Alright... What resolution are you using doctor? Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: smiles :: Jylliene: yes sir. Tarisa: Miana> Eep. ::keeps her tail close so it doesn't get grabbed again.:: Alexis McFarland: Aww. ::holds Miana:: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> No Plant is going to eat me... Tarisa: Miana> ::Throws the last of her snack bars and juice boxes towards the plants so they will be distracted from her.:: mimipavilion: I'm gonna use a multi-resolution. I want to get a better idea of what's going on. The good thing is I separate the resolutions to compare them if and when I need to. Alexis McFarland: ::sees a ventilation hatch Meg had opened and crawls through:: Let's get out here. Chirakis: :::deep sigh as she exits the office::: Scott Coleridge: ::almost bumps into Chirakis:: Ah, Captain. mimipavilion: ::motions to the biobed:: Please... Jylliene: ::glances over at the near collision, then back to her console:: Chirakis: ::she doesn’t seem to respond:: Dacia Sandero: ::checking in on the patients:: Much better it seems, nutrition levels are going up Tarisa: I am surprised that the vines allowed us to get so close to the root system. Their defensive mechanism either did not go off, or they actually trusted us. Nijil tr'Korjata: The multi-micron range. Tarisa: Miana> ::Climbs:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Lays down :: mimipavilion: ::nods:: Tae'Lynn Dran: That's assuming they have such a defense system. Alexis McFarland: Meg> ::closes the hatch after everyone is in and climbs back up using the Ghost Squad crawl way:: Tarisa: Indeed. Tae'Lynn Dran: I think the movement is simply a normal attraction to heat and light sources. Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Might I update you on where we're at with our scans? Tae'Lynn Dran: Just normally those movements are much slower. Nijil tr'Korjata: Muuhi scanned a lot, wondering what the long term effects were to the rewritten pathways. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> I don't get it! Did someone deactivate the shield! Nijil tr'Korjata: A lot of scanning going on. My brain, the nebula... Chirakis: ::turns to Scott, pauses, then nods::: Please do. Tae'Lynn Dran: I guess something in the air of this station just kicks plantlife into high gear. Alexis McFarland: Maybe? Or maybe there was no shield. Alexis McFarland: ::quickly climbing back up:: mimipavilion: ::nods:: Nebula? There was a nebula. Tarisa: There has been a lot of plant activity. Annisha: Why use a shield when you can just seal off the areas Tarisa: From different varieties. Alexis McFarland: That's true. The area we entered must not have been sealed. Alexis McFarland: Meg>. We should be back in the commerce deck in a few minutes. ::climbing back up the Jeffries Tubes with the others:: Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Unfortunately, we’ve yet to get firm conclusions. Our scans have not revealed anything obviously responsible for absorbing the energy siphoned from the ships. I have a theory that there could have been cloaked vessels on site during the activity, but I don’t have any data to back that up. Commander Brown thinks the nebula mists were a test for a weapon that could be deployed against an entire planet. mimipavilion: ::begins the multi-micron range scan:: Jylliene: ::wonders what Annisha is up to:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Keeps climbing.:: Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Lieutenant Robinson would like to take another team aboard one of the drained ships, and I concur and want to accompany her tomorrow. There must be *some* evidence there that will help us understand what happened. Tae'Lynn Dran: Yes. That's the strangest thing. One rampant botanical is something. I believe we've had 4 or 5 outbreaks, if you include some of the mold and odor causing particulates Nijil tr'Korjata: Are we scanning yet doctor? Alexis McFarland: Meg> ::checks with another girl to make sure the coast is clear, before exiting through the shaft and into an empty corridor in the commerce deck, motions for the other kids to follow:: Tarisa: This is certainly not coincidental. mimipavilion: Just started. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: Doing a perimeter scan around the station :: Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: That's where we're at, Captain. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Well that means those things can get out...I don't want to have to pull the weeds ya know...:: waddles behind the gang just blabbing....:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Exits into the corridor.:: Alexis McFarland: Alexis>. ::squeezes through and re-emerges in the commerce deck:: I know where we are, we're near the Klingon section. The shop where Mr. Cuddles isn't too far away. Chirakis: :::deep breath::: Agreed. Whoever boards the ships must be with security. Annisha: Home sweet corridor... Alexis McFarland: Thanks Meg, that was fun. Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Understood. And unless medical has cleared the quarantine on the crews, we'll wear environmental suits too. Alexis McFarland: Meg> ::Smiles brightly:: Any time! It was fun being underground again. Tae'Lynn Dran: Any ideas how to connect all these dots? Alexis McFarland: ::they walk back into the commerce section:: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> :: follows trying to be part of the gang :: Chirakis: ::to Scott:: Agreed. Alexis McFarland: I'm glad you made it back in one piece Chubs. Nijil tr'Korjata: Maybe crossover memories are just inevitable. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Going to take more than a plant to get me! I am legend. ::The Chubby Bolian kid replies:: Alexis McFarland: Yeah. Tarisa: I wish I knew... ::Thinks for a moment, then goes to a console. She begins inputting a search, then shows the monitor to Dran.:: This is all we have on a race we dubbed the Treevians. They are a plant based race. Maybe there is something in here that can help? mimipavilion: ::Nijil:: Probably, but better to be safe than sorry. Tae'Lynn Dran: Interesting. Tarisa: Miana> ::giggles.:: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> ::waddles along with the group:: Alexis McFarland: ::hugs Miana:: I'm glad you made it back in one piece too. The plants really seemed to like you Miana… not that I can blame them. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Nijil smiled :: His name was Kaalh. I remember. Seems so long ago. Chirakis: ::::staring out the window to the commerce deck, obviously concerned about something:::: mimipavilion: ::finishes up the scan:: Kaalh, who's that? Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods with a frown.:: It was scary... Sierra Robinson: :: pulls up schematic diagrams of Oberth Class Starships...reviewing system layouts and power conduit systems :: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: He thought for a moment :: First kiss, well, err, her first kiss...Prani Alexis McFarland: ::nods:: Well, at least now you see why the plants are isolated down there. Just glad we got out of there before things got worse. Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods.:: Scott Coleridge: ::moves next to Chirakis:: Captain, is something else the matter? mimipavilion: ::nods, concerned that this type of time travel maybe not all that's expected:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I feel fine though, good energy... still not enough sleep. Chirakis: :::blinks... straightens up and has the expression of should I or shouldn't I:::: Annisha: What's up with those plants anyway? mimipavilion: ::makes note of lack of sleep:: When you were in Prani's body, how long did you sleep? Sierra Robinson: Chubs> I should of grabbed a souvenir Tae'Lynn Dran: ::still reviewing the Treevian data:: Alexis McFarland: I don't know.... ::feels something itchy on her back:: ...I think there's something on my back. I can't quite reach it. Little help Miana? ::a piece of flower is on her back:: Chirakis: :::stares for a moment, then replies:: My office, Commander. Commander Cayne, you have the con. Cdr Wyatt Cayne: Aye. Scott Coleridge: ::accompanies Chirakis to her office:: Nijil tr'Korjata: They have twenty-eight hour days. About 8-10 eventually. I worked really long nights trying to diagnose the generator malfunction. Would have helped I knew the language sooner, or did not have whiskers. Chirakis: Secure the door, Commander. Alexis McFarland: ::Looks at a little flower that Miana picked off, she checks the others to see if there's anything on their backs too but doesn't find anything:: Well, there's your souvenir Chubs Scott Coleridge: ::secures the door:: Done. Tarisa: Miana> ::Pulls the flower off, shows it to Alexis.:: Chirakis: :::Presses a button to turn the lights to blue::: Alexis McFarland: Ooh. Must've stuck onto me when it grabbed me. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> :: looks at Flower :: That is …weird! mimipavilion: ::nods, taking note:: Anything else that you can remember that maybe could affect your body, specifically your brain? Nijil tr'Korjata: I think Robinson was concerned more than I, so if it makes her feel better all the better. Alexis McFarland: Probably best to dispose of that, I think. Chirakis: Commander.... :::sits on the edge of her desk::: Tarisa: Miana> Um...I do not think we should keep it. Alexis McFarland: I agree.. here's a waste reclamator. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> :: gets up close to it for a second then backs off like a chicken :: Nijil tr'Korjata: Not locally, I mean I was around the generator, no radiation that I could detect, but that was there and then. Chirakis: You are aware of Captain d'Ka's attachment to me, correct? Alexis McFarland: ::smiles and places the flower in the waste reclamation unit and disposes of it:: Annisha: (Thought about yelling "C3PO!") Alexis McFarland: There's nothing else in back right? mimipavilion: ::nods:: Alexis McFarland: ::feels her back but doesn't feel anything else:: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Maybe it has some alien DNA in it that will.....turn us into plants! Scott Coleridge: ::sits in a chair:: Vaguely. I'm not sure I understand, you know… the intricacies. You're telepathically linked in some way, yes? Alexis McFarland: Ooooh! Plant person! Tarisa: Miana> I do not see anything. Tae'Lynn Dran: I think I would need an actual sample of the Treevian DNA to confirm a link. There's some similar properties but I can't confirm much. Nijil tr'Korjata: When I look back at my time with Muuhi, it was really amazing to be someone else, but still me. Chirakis: Yes. Yes it is. Completely attached to me no matter where we are or what we are doing. Alexis McFarland: I don't see anything on you or anyone else either. I'm gonna take a long shower and dispose of my clothes when I get back to my room just to be sure Chirakis: However... Tarisa: ::Nods, but gives a little frown.:: Unfortunately the Alien Alliance stands between us and the Treevian homeworld. Annisha: Sonic or real water? Alexis McFarland: Both? mimipavilion: ::nods:: A bit of perspective, one would say. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> those plants were too scared to touch me! Chirakis: He is blanking his attachment to me so I will not know what is happening. And when that happens.... Annisha: Oh yes! They introduced that. You can make the water dance if you adjust it right. Alexis McFarland: Yeah, I tried that a few times.. it's really cool! Chirakis: ….something is drastically wrong. And it pertains to Aegis. Tarisa: Miana> ::Giggles.:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Yes, would have been enough to be a male there, but I was a female...with all that entails. :: cocking his head to one side :: Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> :: sweeps the area in front of his store :: Chirakis: He is Sindarin, and he may not divulge anything that might happen.... Scott Coleridge: ::listening:: Nijil tr'Korjata: (sweeping makes the dust go...) mimipavilion: ::stifles a laugh:: Understandable. Chirakis: No what the matter.... Nijil tr'Korjata: Muuhi got me though. Really good. mimipavilion: ::nods:: Nijil tr'Korjata: For an entire week she convinced me I was expecting. I mean how would I know how it feels? Chirakis: The only thing he has allows me to know that it pertains to Aegis, and he is going to double the craft that surround our borders. mimipavilion: Well, that's one thing I can't tell you. Scott Coleridge: Have you thought about… just asking him? Dacia Sandero: ::finishes checking up on all of the crew:: Hopefully it won't be long before they're all released. ::to one of the other doctors:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Oh Prani was not, or they have one long gestation period. mimipavilion: ::side nod:: Sierra Robinson: :: ponders things....what could she possibly think of the engineering teams on those ships… did not... those crews albeit small were far more experienced than her, and could not stop what happened and apparently still do not know what happened. Still it was her duty to investigate...for if this nebula thing visited Aegis....:: Nijil tr'Korjata: There was a time I was worried about missing the birth of my child with Jylliene. Tae'Lynn Dran: Well, what I do know is that the scans of the Treevian habitat show similar atmospheric and radiant heat markings as the vines root chamber. But I believe these vines would be competitors for nutrition with the Treevians, not coexisting. mimipavilion: Understandable Chirakis: There is no need to ask him. He will tell me anything needed through telepathically. Tarisa: ::Nods.:: Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Oh well... Time for me to battle Klingons in the holosuite, I slew 100 of them the other day... Chirakis: And for now.... he has nothing that he will divulge. Only that the area is in danger. Alexis McFarland: Ooh, nice. We all slew a medieval dragon in the holosuites last week. Alexis McFarland: That was fun, but the plot was really long. Alexis McFarland: Have fun Chubs. Tarisa: When I was there, I just remember the large tree systems. I did not see smaller vines. The thing that stood out to me was the use of drones they employed. Chirakis: :::stands and turns to the window to lean against them::: Tae'Lynn Dran: I read about that. I guess if the vines start building little toy soldiers we should be worried. Tarisa: ::Smirks.:: Indeed Sierra Robinson: Chubs> :: waddles off.....his real destination of course is the candy store ..he does not have permission to use the holosuites :: Scott Coleridge: We always seem to be in danger. Chirakis: Indeed we do. Nijil tr'Korjata: How are you doctor, after... ? Chirakis: The need this time is.... ::::deep breath before turning::: Is Ragor Tal. Scott Coleridge: Him again. mimipavilion: I'm fine. Chirakis: Again? ::slight grin:: Chirakis: He has always been around us. Sierra Robinson: Peter Pakled> :: notes a short chubby Bolian child walking over to the Candy Store across the Commerce Mall as he sweeps... thinking....that kid needs exercise ::. Annisha: Have they sent us new holo-chapters? Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods.:: There was an update. Alexis McFarland: Not yet, I heard the new chapters got delayed. Sierra Robinson: :: notes the shuttle bay on the Oberth Class Vessel, small and only meant for science purposes it did not need to carry too much :: Hmm Shuttles... :: jots notes :: Alexis McFarland: Oh, cool! Must have just come out then! Tarisa: Miana> New content, but no new chapters yet. Alexis McFarland: Probably in the last few days. Ahh, I see. Tarisa: Miana> More side quests for treasure! Sierra Robinson: Chubs> :: waddles back to where the kids are...munching on sweets :: Alexis McFarland: More treasure is always nice. Nijil tr'Korjata: Okay. :: to Mimi :: May I ask another personal question? mimipavilion: Sure Scott Coleridge: ::Chirakis:: Well, if Captain d'Ka is trying to protect us from without… we should focus on protecting ourselves from within, right? Chirakis: Correct. Nijil tr'Korjata: Have you sought companionship yet? Maybe no one you are interested in on this station.. Chirakis: Although.. he is already within. How? I do not know. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Hi guys I just killed five more Klingons....got bored...bought some Risan Cookies.... Chirakis: Commander..... Alexis McFarland: Oooh, nice. That was quick. Tarisa: Miana> ::Sniffs.:: I smell lots of sugar. mimipavilion: I have not on both questions. Chirakis: ::looks up::: What I have told you is classified, Commander. I will say nothing else except that, I need a drink. Annisha: There are holo-adventures not made for kids, so many of them Scott Coleridge: Understood. Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Mom says I have to eat after exercise. Sierra Robinson: :: looks up at the 3D holo display hoping answers will come :: Nijil tr'Korjata: As long as your fur is shiny. Alexis McFarland: ::chuckles:: I guess you need to regain your energy with sugar Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you Chirakis: Well done. Chirakis: TBS will be the next day at 10AM local. Chirakis: Commander Coleridge, comments? Scott Coleridge: Anyone who wants to join us on the away team may Scott Coleridge: Except the children Tarisa: lol Alexis McFarland: rofl Chirakis: Any takers? Sierra Robinson: Chubs> Mommy!!!!!!!!! Chirakis: Only a few are needed. Tarisa: I'm sure one of us from science will be along. Annisha: Age discrimination Dacia Sandero: Maybe someone from medical too Alexis McFarland: lol Chirakis: Contact Commander Coleridge if you are willing. Chirakis: Questions or comments from the the crew? Chirakis: Seeing none... Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  13. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |4 December 2020 23 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.174 TBS is 0 hours - the time is 1600 hours (4:00 pm) Aegis Local. The USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt were drained of power by unconventional means. Faint traces of particles are everywhere, denoting that the energy was drawn out and dispersed slowly. The ships’ crews are recovering from malnutrition, and there is no sign of radiation. Questions to be answered: How was the energy disbursed without killing the crews? How was the energy drawn from the ships? Where did the energy go and what will be its use? It is paramount that we figure out how this nebular mist works and develop countermeasures. Starfleet will likely want to retask those ships as soon as possible. To that end, Captain Chirakis has suddenly become quiet and contemplative. As for other news, the plants that are growing on deck 188 intrigue Alexis, Chubs, Annisha, and Meg. In their curiosity, they decided to use the Ghost Squad’s crawlway to investigate the flowers on deck 188. It was a little more than an interesting encounter. The flowers enjoyed stroking and cuddling humanoids, but the children didn’t seem to enjoy that as much.
  14. = /\ = Aegis Mission Brief 11/27/20 = /\ = = /\ = 23 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.174 = /\ = TBS is 0 - the time is 1500 hours (3:00 pm) Aegis Local. USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt are berthed at Aegis. Personnel are under quarantine in the medical complex. Engineering is examining the ships. The nebular mists have strangely vanished. Flowering vines on deck 188 have taken root near the cargo deck. They have done nothing that would endanger anything or anyone. Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= Chirakis: =/\=BEGIN SIM=/\= mimipavilion: ::in medical:: CdrBrown: ::in Drankum's finishing up a late lunch:: Chirakis: :::staring out the window over the commerce deck, checking those who are in that area::: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: With Robinson :: Dacia Sandero: ::working in sickbay, checking on the patients:: Tarisa: Miana> ::With the Goon squad. She has a backpack full of snack bars and juice boxes.:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: feeling out of it again :: Alexis McFarland: ::with Miana and Annisha, she also has a backpack full of snacks and drinks as well:: We thought of the same thing. CdrBrown: ::finishes the last bites of his Reuben and wipes the mustard from his mouth:: Alexis McFarland: ::the other two girls nod:: Red-haired girl>. Stick close so you don't get lost. It's easy to get lost under there. Amanda Davis PhD: :::approaches Mimi:: It seems that most of the crew are relaxed and ready to leave, even though I believe it should take another 24 hours just to make sure. Sierra Robinson: Chubby Bolian Kid> I got my lunch...made my Mom. Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods.:: Mm. Best to be prepared. CdrBrown: ::pays his tab, grabs the last sip of root beer, and gets up:: Alexis McFarland: ::glances at Chubs:: Nice. mimipavilion: ::Amanda:: Agreed. Dacia Sandero: ::Nods:: Alexis McFarland: ::holds Miana:: Let's go. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: follows trying to fit in :: Annisha: Where ya going Alexis? Alexis McFarland: We're off to see the plant thingie. CdrBrown: ::exits the establishment and heads up the nearest set of stairs to the observation level:: Sierra Robinson: :: enjoying a late lunch at the promenade :: Annisha: Oh yeah. Let's go. Tarisa: Miana> ::Follows, and begins humming.:: Cdr Wyatt Cayne: :: watching the action from his station :: Scott Coleridge: ::on the CnC, pondering the scan results:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> So are we going to visit the kid-eating-plants? Alexis McFarland: Red-haired girl, Meg>. ::leads the group around to an empty corridor leading to an access tube:: After you...:gestures inside, once she opens the hatch:: Alexis McFarland: ::nods:: Yes, hopefully it's not hungry Alexis McFarland: ::enters the access tube:: Annisha: :: Follows her friends :: Tarisa: Miana> ::Looks down the hatch, before climbing down herself.:: CdrBrown: ::stares out the nearest window, seeing a couple of crumbs still lurking in his beard through his reflection:: Sierra Robinson: :: sips her tea with her salad :: Alexis McFarland: Meg> ::closes the hatch and climbs down as well:: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Is eating with Sierra Robinson :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs>:: struggles down tube :: Chirakis: ::as she watches those on the commerce deck she is more contemplative than usual::: Nijil tr'Korjata: :: eating a sandwich :: I am still feeling out of it. I thought I would be over my experience by now. Sierra Robinson: That ship inspection...all three...same thing. Something I doubt Starfleet has run into before, I had a class mention Breen Dampening weapons in the Dominion war..but those left clues to what happened. CdrBrown: ::completely failing to do anything about the crumbs in his beard, steps away from the window and walks towards the lift:: Sierra Robinson: Oh sorry...I won't talk shop now. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Man..I am so buff...no plant is gonna eat me.. CdrBrown: ::enters the TL:: CnC, please.... Scott Coleridge: ::finishing a post-scan analysis, pondering:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Please please kitten, don't mind me. :: Nijil facepalms :: Elements. I think I am still Prani.. Alexis McFarland: Meg>. ::kind of hopes the plant eats him first:: There we are. We need to use this crawlway, might be a tight squeeze for you. Maybe suck in your belly. Alexis McFarland: ::to Chubbs: Tarisa: Miana> ::Giggles as she starts through the crawlway.:: Alexis McFarland: ::follows after MIana:: Sierra Robinson: Sir. .. :: decides to ask :: Are you seeing a Doctor about this? Nijil tr'Korjata: The dampening is different from that conflict. CdrBrown: ::exits the TL to see Scott with a look of deep thought on his face:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Not yet... Guess I should. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Heh!!! CdrBrown: ::to Scott:: You need a meal relief? Annisha: :: Watching their backs :: Sierra Robinson: If something were to happen where we need you on the level sir....and that well...happens. ... Nijil tr'Korjata: I think it's a memory crossing. Scott Coleridge: ::Brown:: No, thanks, I had a light lunch. I need to … it’s not micro wormholes, I don’t think. What about a cloaked ship? Or ships? Some kind of cloaked array? Alexis McFarland: Pretty tight crawlway, I guess this is how you kids got around, eh? Nijil tr'Korjata: Muuhi warned me, given how long I was in their time. Amanda Davis PhD: :::paging through the information she has gained from the crew and a few other things::: Alexis McFarland: ::Meg nods:: Yeah, takes you pretty anywhere you need to go Sierra Robinson: :: partakes of more of her salad :: I guess I think...I am saying is ..maybe you should take some more time off Sir. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> ::: trying not to fall behind...is actually keeping up :: CdrBrown: ::leans in:: cloaked array? that much power drain would require a sizable piece of equipment. have any of the scans indicated an unexplained mass? Alexis McFarland: ::keeps going as well:: Scott Coleridge: Not causing the drain. The mist does that on its own. But as an explanation for where the power went. Tarisa: Miana> ::Climbs out of the crawlway. Dusts herself off.:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Na, I just need a visit with the doctors. I should be fine. :: pause :: We need to find out who disabled those ships. Alexis McFarland: ::dusts herself off as well:: Nijil tr'Korjata: It's something I would do if I was constructing a base within the nebula. Scott Coleridge: While the advanced sensors might detect cloaked ships under certain circumstances, I'm not sure they could do so at such a distance...and the ships, if they were there, have almost certainly moved on now that the mist has dissipated. Chirakis: :::deep sigh as she pushes away from the window::: Alexis McFarland: Meg> Nice work. We just need to go down this ladder which should take us directly there. Scott Coleridge: But imagine... a cloaked vessel or group of vessels uses the mists to siphon away the power, and then they leave and disperse the mist. We have no way of tracing where that energy went. CdrBrown: It would still require a decently sized battery to store the energy, unless it was serving as a gateway to transmit the energy elsewhere. Sierra Robinson: :: pauses :: To develop a weapon system that leaves no trace of its attack is remarkable. And...a bit beyond my understanding of Energy Transfer Physics. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: nods to Sierra :: +Mimi+ This is Nijil. Scott Coleridge: True. So for now it’s just a theory. But the sensors didn’t turn up the tell-tale signs of micro-wormholes. I'm open to other ideas. Sierra Robinson: :: quiets :: Scott Coleridge: ::sighs:: Unless engineering can find something on the ships to give us ideas. Alexis McFarland: ::starts climbing down the ladder:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Looks down again.:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Starts climbing.:: CdrBrown: would the sensor turn up micro wormholes if they were hidden and shielded inside of a ship? Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: turns on a flashlight and looks down :: Oh man...Superchild time. Nijil tr'Korjata: +Mimi Pavilion+ I need to schedule an appointment. I have issues with my recovery. Annisha: :: Watching Alexis : CdrBrown: with the interference caused by the gas, plus shielding from the vessel itself.... it would make for a great way to hide things. Probably even allow whoever is doing this to use smaller vessels that are even more difficult to detect. mimipavilion: +Nijil+ Alright, when is a good time for you, I would like Dr. Davis to join us. Nijil tr'Korjata: +Mimi+ I am not swamped with work, so when is a good time for you? Sierra Robinson: :: sips her ice tea trying not to be an intrusive listener :: Scott Coleridge: So, I guess that brings us to the bigger question of... why? Alexis McFarland: Meg> Not much longer... Scott Coleridge: This is *not* possibly an efficient way of stealing power. Anyone who can pull this off can generate enough power. And our ships are not themselves damaged. Pump them full of deuterium and antimatter and they're good to go. Scott Coleridge: So what has been accomplished here, other than to bewilder us? Alexis McFarland: ::climb climb:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: finally makes it down the ladder...and looks triumphant :: Man, that was intense. CdrBrown: Charging a much bigger weapon.... powering a society where power generation is difficult otherwise..... an elaborate prank? Annisha: :: to Alexis :: Hey, what level are we on? Tarisa: Miana> ::Hops off ladder.:: That was a long climb... mimipavilion: +Nijil+ will now work for you Alexis McFarland: ::sighs:: 188? Chirakis: :::slow pace around CnC::: Alexis McFarland: Meg> We're almost there. Annisha: Can't be, they would have force fields in place. Sierra Robinson: :: munches some croutons :: Nijil tr'Korjata: +mimi+ Yes. :: to Robinson :: I will see the doctor now. Thanks Alexis McFarland: Oh, that would make our trip a very short one. mimipavilion: +Nijil+ Understood. mimipavilion: ::Amanda:: Can you join me in my office? Tarisa: Miana> We should rest and have snacks. mimipavilion: ::takes a seat behind her desk:: Annisha: If au hit the shield, it will get ya. Annisha: Everyone stop! Alexis McFarland: ::Nods at Miana:: I agree. The shield will get us, or the plant? Alexis McFarland: ::stops:: Annisha: The shield. Sierra Robinson: I hope you have a productive appointment sir. Be well sir. Alexis McFarland: Ah. ::moves closer to the others:: It's the type that shocks you? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Says something in Yith without thinking :: CdrBrown: What if draining power from a few ships, in the middle of literally nowhere is just a test of their capabilities? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: walks off from lunch and arrives moments later at sickbay :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: The Bolian 9 year old is of course willing to break out the snacks :: CdrBrown: would engulfing an entire planet be an efficient transfer of energy? Alexis McFarland: ::sits down on the ground and takes off her backpack:: Annisha: I think this is as close as we can get. Sierra Robinson: :: stands briefly with a face of concern as her superior departs :: Tarisa: Miana> ::Has a seat and pulls out a few snack bars, handing them out. Then gets the juice boxes.:: Scott Coleridge: I mean, settled planets can produce a lot of power, sure. Alexis McFarland: Ah. It was still a fun adventure. Alexis McFarland: Can we at least see it from here? Annisha: I don't think so... I don't have a drone either. Amanda Davis PhD: :::sorting material as her lunch arrives next to her::: Thank you, Ensign. Nijil tr'Korjata: :: enters sickbay :: Doctor? Alexis McFarland: Yeah, I should've thought of that Amanda Davis PhD: Ensign> Anything else you need, ma'am? Amanda Davis PhD: Oh, no. This is fine. CdrBrown: On Earth, in the early to mid 1900s, they tested nukes in the middle of nowhere, where the general population wouldn't notice or be impacted Amanda Davis PhD: :::notes Nijil entering the medical complex::: Sierra Robinson: :: finishes up her meal and heads to Main Engineering for a late shift :: mimipavilion: ::Nijil:: I'm in my office. ::pages Amanda to her office:: Scott Coleridge: They did *what*?? Amanda Davis PhD: :::hears the page and moves toward Mimi's office:::: Alexis McFarland: ::eating some snacks:: Tarisa: Miana> ::Sipping on a juice box, she reaches into her backpack again, pulling out a small set of what looks like tools.:: Annisha: Well :: eating a lemon energy bar :: We did what we could. Scott Coleridge: I didn't realize our nuclear lunacy started before the Third World War. CdrBrown: Second World War. It’s what helped usher in an end to the conflict. Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Man..are we giving up on seeing the plants? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Goes to Mimi's office :: Alexis McFarland: ::eating a granola bar:: Yeah, I think so. I don't really know how to get past the shields. Amanda Davis PhD: Hello, Nijil, :::she waves, meeting him at the door:: mimipavilion: ::sees Nijil approach:: Please take a seat Amanda Davis PhD: ::sits aside to listen::: Alexis McFarland: ::looks at Miana's tools:: What are those? Nijil tr'Korjata: :: Sits :: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> I hate shields! mimipavilion: You said you were having issues readjusting CdrBrown: A few starships might just be an inefficient amount of power to transfer. An industrialized moon, Utopia Planitia, Earth herself..... the gas can easily encompass objects of their size, and they would be able to drain/transfer magnitudes of more power than three ships can generate. Tarisa: Miana> ::Opens up the pouch to show engineering tools.:: Always try to be prepared. Chirakis: :::everything is strangely quiet in CnC, which makes her wonder::: Alexis McFarland: Wow, I didn't know ya had those. Nijil tr'Korjata: Oh I think her memories are with me. Scott Coleridge: If this mist is a weapon, and it can be deployed against an entire planet, that would be... troubling. Tarisa: Miana> ::Nods.:: We keep a set in our suite. Nijil tr'Korjata: I am talking in Yith without thinking. I've called Robinson "Kitten" more than once. A term of endearment. Alexis McFarland: Ooh Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Will these get rid of the shield? Tarisa: Miana> I think so. mimipavilion: ::concerned, then looks at Amanda:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I see fragments of her life.. Prani's. Alexis McFarland: If you know how to use 'em. Amanda Davis PhD: :::listening::: CdrBrown: I think we need to look at it as just that. A weapon.... and who knows what their plan is with it. Try a space station next? Nijil tr'Korjata: I'm me. :: smiles :: As she described the process. It's not an exact copy like you'd do with an isolinear rod. Scott Coleridge: Then it is even more paramount that we figure out how this mist works and develop countermeasures. Chirakis: :::will speak with the commander when she has a chance, but now is not the time:::: Alexis McFarland: ::drinking her juice box, and resting her feet:: Sierra Robinson: :: arrives in Engineering asks for a briefing from the duty officer:: Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> Can't we just see though the shield to look at the plant? mimipavilion: ::nods:: That's interesting. CdrBrown: ::Scott:: we are going to need help to figure this out. I see 3 ships out there and plenty of resources... Alexis McFarland: I hope we can. I mean, it's not like I was planning to go up there and touch it or anything. Amanda Davis PhD: ::thinking::: Nijil, can you explain a bit more so we understand? Scott Coleridge: Good point. I'll talk to Dr. Pavilion about when the crews will clear quarantine. That being said, Starfleet will likely want to retask those ships as soon as possible. We can't have 3 ships and crews sitting around right now. Sierra Robinson: + Commander Coleridge + Engineering to Commander Coleridge. Scott Coleridge: +Robinson+ Yes, Lieutenant? Nijil tr'Korjata: Ia, e masani ona ou miti ... faatali .. CdrBrown: ::nods:: mimipavilion: ::looks at Nijil:: Nijil tr'Korjata: Sorry, still teaching the computer Yith. Sierra Robinson: + Coleridge + Sir, I was wondering if another visit to the Mystery Oberth ships was being requested. Alexis McFarland: Meg> It's all good for me either way. Tarisa: Miana> ::Gets up and stretches after having her snack.:: Alexis McFarland: ::Puts away her snacks and garbage back in her bag:: Nijil tr'Korjata: I get daydreams. If I have an experience like Prani's in my past I get a bit of mine and a bit of hers. Amanda Davis PhD: What if you speak in another language, Nijil? Try that. Scott Coleridge: +Robinson+ I'm not aware, but we could do another inspection. Do you have any specific theories you’re trying to test? Sierra Robinson: Chubbs> :: finishes snack 1 of 4 for the day :: Nijil tr'Korjata: I know four languages, which one? Amanda Davis PhD: Pick one. See if it works. Alexis McFarland: That was nice at least. Amanda Davis PhD: I know you know many languages. Nijil tr'Korjata: Ou te le mautinoa o faia ai se eseesega i mea ou te manatuaina. Amanda Davis PhD: And that means? Nijil tr'Korjata: I guess memories would be linked to language. Nijil tr'Korjata: What? Oh.. it was I'm not sure it makes a difference on what I remember. Tarisa: Miana> ::Starts slowly walking down the corridor.:: CdrBrown: ::heads over to the replicator to get a strong cup of coffee:: Computer, coffee, black, very strong. ::quietly to himself: this is going to be a long day. Alexis McFarland: ::follows Miana:: Sierra Robinson: + Coleridge + The Navigational Deflector Assemblies of the vessels sir....a wild guess. Chirakis: :::Brown::: The same for me, Commander. CdrBrown: Computer, a second cup. repeat settings CdrBrown: ::grabs both mugs and heads to Chirakis:: CdrBrown: ::hands Kirel her mug, handle facing her:: Scott Coleridge: +Robinson+ Sometimes a wild guess is what we need. Let me take care of some things on my end. I would like to accompany you, likely tomorrow. Sierra Robinson: + Coleridge + In any case...we got to find something...to help us...and there has to be a clue on those vessels. Chirakis: ::receives it and nods::: Thank you, Commander. Sierra Robinson: + Coleridge + Understood sir. I will see you then. Robinson out. CdrBrown: ::nods:: most welcome. Never a dull moment on here. mimipavilion: Well your situation is more Amanda’s field than it is mine. Nijil tr'Korjata: So do I try to purge the memories or live with them>? mimipavilion: I'm not sure Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: =/\==/\=PAUSE SIM=/\==/\= Chirakis: Thank you CdrBrown: ::does the paws thing:: Chirakis: Very well done, as usual. Chirakis: Once more... TBS will be ZERO (0) Chirakis: We have many things going on here, so think wisely. Chirakis: Any thoughts from you, Commander Coleridge? Scott Coleridge: Same as you. Lots of moving parts right now, lots to tease out and explore before answers might appear. Chirakis: Agreed. Chirakis: Questions or comments from the crew? Chirakis: Very well, Chirakis: Crew dismissed. Be well. Be Safe. Don’t forget your towel.
  15. Mission Brief | Sky Harbor Aegis |27 November 2020 23 June 2388 - Stardate 2388.174 TBS is 5 hours - the time is 1400 hours (2:00 pm) Aegis Local. Engineering believes that the USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt were not drained of power by conventional means. Faint traces of particles are everywhere, denoting that the energy was drawn out and dispersed slowly. The crews of USS Rodman, USS Chi Song, and USS Agincourt are recovering from malnutrition and nothing else. There is no sign of radiation. The flowering vines on deck 188 have taken root near the cargo bay. So far they have done nothing that would endanger anything or anyone. However, the flowers seem to enjoy patting and stroking humanoids.