180721 - Time Jump

Starbase Pathfinder is one of UFS’s longest existing commands. It was originally a ground-based command on the surface of Pinastri IV. Starbase Pathfinder is currently under the command of Captain Andromeda St. John who is served onboard Pathfinder since graduating from the Academy on stardate 090516.
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An unknown alien artifact was located by a Starfleet Archeology Team on a dead world. A world that appears to have died out over 1,000 years ago. The archeology team has requested aid with the artifact in its study. Starbase Pathfinder has been ordered to take custody of the artifact for study and possible backward engineering. If successful, the power source might be adapted for use on Starfleet vessels.

The Commodore is greeted by someone from Pathfinder's dark past. Someone that was thought to had died in the destruction of the old Pathfinder Research Facility. the appearance of this figure does not bode well for the crew of Pathfinder.
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UFS SS-902 STARBASE PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT

NAME: Andromeda St. John, Commodore
Stardate: 180721
MISSION: “Escort”
Location of Incident: Archeology Project 475628-167
Task Force: Two
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PATHFINDER STAFF
RANK NAME TITLE ASSIGNMENT RACE
Commodore St. John, Andromeda (AndromedaStJohn.Aeon) Commanding Officer Command Keylarion-Kiana
Lt Lionheart, Ruaelle (RuaelleLionheart) Chief of Engineering Engineering Vulcan-Klingon
Lt Cmdr Toocool, Jackery (jackray.Toocool) Vice Chief of Engineering Engineering Hova
LTjg Tentin, Mirona (mironat) Ops Human
ENS Nems, Johari (knightspet) Security Nekolian
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Commodore’s log Stardate 180721,

We have received a request from an archeology team to lend them some assistance with an artifact that was found on a dead world. The world has no official name other than its designation “Archeology Project 475628-167” in the Adirondack system. The planet was discovered by a Starfleet survey vessel prospect 10 years ago. Five years ago, Starfleet sent an archaeology team to explore and catalog the planet. The planet itself appeared to support life with multiple cities, buildings, and structures. For some unknown reason. The planet died over thousand years ago with all the inhabitants, cause unknown.

Two years ago, the service team uncovered an alien artifact of unknown origin. The artifact still appears to be emitting an unknown energy type after being buried the thousand years ago in whatever catastrophe destroyed all life on this planet. Is near is the scientific teams can tell, the device was turned off yet, was still admitting huge amount of energy. The archaeology team and requested the Starfleet send the research and development team to take custody of the alien artifact and study it in a different and safe location.

Since Starbase Pathfinder’s closest research station to the archaeology project, we have been ordered to escort the USS Mullen Meister
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to Pathfinder with the alien artifact. We should be arriving at the archaeology project within the hour. I’ve ordered the SCE to construct a makeshift floating platform just outside of Pathfinder. Once your effect arrives at Pathfinder, it will be installed on that floating platform and will be studied outside in open space. The research team will have to do it in EVA suits. Due to the nature of the energy field created by the artifact, will be unable to use transporters. Therefore, the research team will have to travel via shuttlecraft.

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Once we arrived at the location, established contact with the lead archaeologists of the project. He gave us a brief rundown of what the situation was in the history of the planet. He then transferred all available data avatar databanks and then handed over the communication to someone I had not seen in several years. I admit, life-size face come on the screen. I had deep loathing and desire to rip out the console and throw it at the screen. The man the appeared on the screen was known only as Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith was one of the people whose who was responsible for the destruction of the original Pathfinder Research Facility located on the surface of Pinastri IV. Mr. Smith was the junior adjutant to now disgraced Adm. Bragoon, who was the head of intelligence at that time.

Mr. Smith stated that he was only there in an advisory capacity and that it was his suggestion that the artifact be moved the Pathfinder for long-term study. He then transmitted a new set of orders that required Pathfinder to backwards engineer this artifact to see if its power source can be adapted for use by Starfleet vessels and stations. I looked at Mr. Smith and asked one important question, “where is he”? Mr. Smith looked at me and pretended that he did not know who I was talking about. That answered my question. Both Bragoon and Mr. Smith were thoughts have died in the destruction of Pathfinder Research Facility. The fact that he was alive meant that Adm. Bragoon alive as well, most likely in hiding. This knowledge alone changes the scope of this mission. Somewhere out there, Bragoon was pulling the strings to get what he wants done. For my crew, this means we will have to watch our collective backs more closely.

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During the return trip back to Pathfinder. My crew discovered that the artifact was generating and exotic amounts of radiation. Notably, chronotron radiation. Also, during ship back, the artifact’s radiation destabilized were filled of USS Mullen Meister, forcing him to drop back to normal space. After close analysis, we are able to augment the warp field and jump back in the warp. Due to the situation, were only able to maintain warp 3.
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We arrived back at Pathfinder two days behind schedule, which was a good thing as a Starfleet Corps of Engineers had to add special shielding around floating platform that will contain the alien artifact to prevent the energy from leaking and affecting the systems on Pathfinder. Upon arrival, the artifact was turned over to the Starfleet Corps of Engineers so that they can install it and mounted on the following platform. Over the next couple of weeks, the research team of engineers and science division will work on analyzing the nature of the alien artifact, his power source, and create a usable interface so that the device be activated and fully study. Once that’s done, it may take months or even years to fully understand what this artifact is, let alone backwards engineer to adapt it for use by Starfleet.

Until further notice, I’ve classified this project at the highest security level possible. All information will be downloaded to secure every device and then hand-delivered to the archives for security holding. The transmission of information concerning this device will be transmitted. This is to ensure that all information stays in a closed loop and hopefully preventing leaks. Only certain personnel will be allowed to carry and transfer this information from the study site to Pathfinder archives.

Personal note;
The fact that Mr. Smith has reappeared is both concerning and troubling. I left orders that if Mr. Smith or Adm. Bragoon ever since step foot on Starbase Pathfinder they to be arrested, shot in the head, and their bodies dumped in space.

END MISSION REPORT
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TimeJump… Continued
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UFS SS-902 PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT
CO : Commodore Andromeda St. John
XO: Varda Silver Spearsong
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Name: Ruaelle Lionheart
Rank: Commander
Position: Chief Engineer of PRS
Stardate: 180818
Mission Team or teams: Cmdr Ruaelle Lionheart, Commander Jackray Toocool, Lt. Mirona Thetin
Engineering : Cmdr Ruaelle Lionheart, Commander Jackray Toocool
Operations: Lt. Mirona Thetin
Location: Pathfinder Platform
Mission: an alien device of unknown origin, brought in towed by the USS Davey Crockett. all that is known it harnesses massive power but half the size of standard core Engineering team to reverse engineer it.
Mission Objectives:
1. Dangers
2.reverse engineer
3. Find its potentials

Here lies a story:
Commander Ruaelle Lionheart is the Commanding officer for this mission, her first order of business was to briefly remind the crew of the Dangers of the unknown device. From the first scans taken we found Radiation, Chroniton particles, Energy buildups, Subspace interference, also gravimetric fields that fluctuate causing disruption near the object. The EVA suits was ordered and a shuttle was taken to the platform where the Object/Artifact was housed. With all the dangers it transporters wasn’t wise to use. Emergency force fields and Commander Jackray Toocool began examining the core. Commander Jackray Toocool has figured those light bands are super electromagnetic discharges and power emanating is kg to the high of 900 keven. The idea now is to take a small sample of this plasma to examine its properties. Lt. Mirona Thetin cautioned we should be careful with electrostatic fields close to this device. As you know, electrostatic fields lead to discharges or to pre-discharges. We also have to be careful about last time it was throwing Chroniton particles and its increasing. Commander Ruaelle Lionheart stated that thing need to be translated from its alien language and try to interface with it... Then see if we can interface with it to build a controller to tap into it.

End... to be continued
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UFS SS-902 STARBASE PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT

Name: Andromeda St. John
Stardate: 180825
MISSION: “Gravity, What a Concept P1”
Location of Incident: PRS Air Space
Task Force: Two


PATHFINDER STAFF
RANK NAME TITLE ASSIGNMENT RACE
Commodore St. John, Andromeda (AndromedaStJohn.Aeon) Commanding Officer Command Keylarion-Kiana
Lt. CMDR Spearsong, VardaSilver (vardasilver.spearsong) Executive Officer Command Vulcan
Lt Lionheart, Ruaelle (RuaelleLionheart) Chief of Engineering Engineering Vulcan-Klingon
Lt Cmdr Toocool, Jackray (jackray.Toocool) Vice Chief of Engineering Engineering Hova
LTjg Tentin, Mirona (mironat) Ops Human

SPECIAL GUEST STAR(S)
RANK NAME TITLE POSTING ASSIGNMENT RACE
Amaha, Shayera PRS Civilian Specialist Taurion
Lt Cantrell, Mary Captain’s Yeoman PRS Terran
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Station log Stardate 180826, Commodore St. John reporting,

It has been roughly two weeks since the alien device was brought to Pathfinder for study. Since then, we have noted multiple issues with the station systems. Within the last few days, we have detected minor fluctuations in the gravity around the device. We have noted a fluctuation from 0g to 0.5g. While these are not significate, they are of concern as they appear to be increasing.

Todays mission will be to send an engineering and operation team EVA to begin applying control systems to see if we can get and maintain control of the device. They will be installing a remote computer system as well as remote sensors around the device.

END MISSION REPORT
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During the morning crew meeting, the crew was informed that UFS command was being moved to a new location. For the time being, this make PRS is only active Starbase in the fleet. We were expecting more traffic to head our way for the time being. Ruaelle LionHeart, the station’s Chief of engineering was informed that the shipyard may very well have more traffic coming our way. She was advised to go make nice with the SCE as we were about to get our asses handed to us. We still have many of the ships that were severely damage from the recent Task Force mission with the Taurtak. Crews were already working double shifts to get those ships back online. I have put in a request for more personnel. As it stands, disproportional number of new cadets are going to the Durant which is leaving everyone short-handed.

Andromeda St John stood at her console in the C&C of Starbase Pathfinder. Around her, the relief staff stood at different station while her more experienced officer were in the shuttle bay prepping for the mission. On the crew was Varda, the Station XO, Mirona who would be setting up the interface with the C&C and the science departments. Ruaelle and Jackery would be installing the equipment and control consoles for the device. Teams were longing the new consoles onto the engineering shuttle. The team was donning their EVA suits and boarding the shuttle. Once they were secure, they contacted the C&C. “Shuttle 4 to PRS C&C, we are set and ready for launch”, Ru said over the comms. The FCO (Flight Control Officer) acknowledged them and cleared them for flight. Ru was the acting shuttle pilot, she tapped the controls and the shuttle rose into the air and retracted the landing gear. Then the shuttle gently cleared the environmental forcefield and was in space. The turned to port and rounded the station and set course for the device.

In the C&C, Lt Davies, spoke up, “Ma’am, I am detecting an increase in the gravity field around the device. Gravity reading now shows 0.8 g and increasing”. Andromeda tapped in a command on her console and have a look. On her screen, the area around the device, glowed yellow. The glow represented the gravity field around the device. Waves of fluctuation could be seen. “Advise the shuttle”. Davies replied, “Yes Ma’am. ES 04, this is C&C, we are showing an increase in the gravity field around the device. You guys might in for a rough ride”. Ru’s voice came over the comm, “Oh yes, we kind of got that. We are passing through the outer area of the gravity field. We are getting a little bounce but not much. Approaching the landing pad. Touchdown in 30 seconds”. Davies replied, “Copy. We have you on our screen”.

As the shuttle closed on the pad, a large gravity wave struck the shuttle and knocked them out of approach alignment. Ru pulled up and circled around and tried again. This time, they were able to land with incident. The team double checked that life support packs. Varda administered medication to help with the feeling of vertigo that they were experiencing with the gravity waves passing through them. Once that was done and the sealed checked on the EVA suit, the door was opened, and they exited the shuttle. All of them activated their grav boots and made their way to the device. The device was not as massive as one expected. The SCE have erected a circular deck around the device. Periodically, there were struts to support the upper and lower energy beam emitters. Parts of the device appeared to still be embedded in solid rock, but they managed to clear the emitters. The upper and lower emitter had a purple beam pointed towards the center of the device. There was some sort of collector in the middle. The collector was not accessible with the device was active.
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For the next few hours, the team began the work of attaching control console to the device. The SCE had already installed sensors, screens and consoles all around the device to monitor reading and energy outflow. Lt. Mirona Tentin, scanned the consoles to make sure they were intact and insulated from the energy output of the device. Once she finished her inspections, she began installing control program to operate the systems. Ru and Jackery continued to install and run system checks. Varda supervisor and coordinated with PRS. She also periodically scanned the crew to check on fatigue levels. Each crew member appeared to be handling the pressures differently. She noted increased physical stress on each crew member as the gravity increased past 1.5 g., she would monitor them closely.

. As systems check diagnostics and came online, Mirona established computer links to PRS. This hopefully would give PRS remote control over the entire systems. Once that was completed, they repeated everything installing separate back-up systems. Once this was completed, PRS was advised that all systems were now online. “PRS copies. Let’s go ahead and look and see what we have”, Andromeda said. “Let’s slowly power the system up”. “All stations, this is the C&C. We are getting ready to power up the device. We are not sure what is going to happen. Be advised, we may experience increased gravity waves. All hands go to Yellow Alert”. The alert screen flipped to yellow alert. The station prepared for the power up. On the main screen, the device’s upper and lower emitters began to glow. Presuming that they reached the proper power levels, purple waves of energy shot out towards the central collectors. From there, the energy flowed from the central collector and flowed to the out ring. At different point, blocks on the outer ring began to glow. It is unclear if the block collected and hold energy or what their functions are.

On the device, the engineering team began a full diagnostic on all systems while the device was powering up. “I am getting an unstable fluctuation in the third power pylon. It appears to be a feedback dissonance”, Mirona stated. Jackray looked at his board and had to search for the location. He applied a program to the controller and initialized the program. “How is that”? Mirona looked at system controller and the power flow. “That appears to have solved the problem, thank you”. Ruaelle was deep into the deck plating, all that could be seen of her was legs and feet. Varda was standing next to her daughter handing her wire and equipment. After a while, Ru pulled herself free and floated up and rotated to get her feet aimed at the deck and reengaged her mag-locks. “I wish I knew what the material this machine was made from. I have never seen this type of metal configuration before. It is highly conductive. There is little to no resistance in the flow of energy”. Ru said. Jackray agreed.

Without warning, a gravity pulse hit the team and they were driven thrown into the air. They started to float away from the structure. Over the comms, Andromeda demanded a status report. Varda responded, “C&C, we do not know what happened. There were running diagnostic and then we were in open space.
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Something either knocked the grav boots offline or we were thrown off the platform”. “Understood. We cannot beam you onboard until you clear the energy field”. Varda replied, “I think we got it Captain. Everyone, use your thruster and link-up. JACK!!! You are getting too close to that please stream”. From out of the corner of Varda’s eye, Mirona fly by and knocked Jackray towards the station and cleared him of the plasma stream. Jackray flipped end over end until he regained control. After a few moments, everyone linked up and flew towards the ring deck. Just as they were about to touchdown, another gravity pulse struck. This one increased gravity around the device. The gravity jumped from 1g to 5g. Everyone was suddenly slammed to the deck.

In the C&C, Lt CMDR Michaels was monitoring the life signs on the EVA team. He called out, “They are in trouble. I do not think Mirona is breathing and her cardiac rhythm is changing. The oxygen saturations are dropping except for Varda and Ruaelle”. “They are from Vulcan. They are used to low oxygen level. Standby to launch the rapid rescue team”, Andromeda ordered. “C&C” came Varda’s ragged voice, “Increased gravity. Do not launch the rescue. They will only get caught in the gravity field. All we can do is wait”. Andromeda's voice came back, “Understood but we are losing Mirona. Jack and Ru appear to be holding but they are declining as well. You are not doing so hot yourself”. “The gravity is making hard for the cardiac system to pump blood”. Without warning, the gravity dropped to 0.5g. Over the comms channel, the sounds of deep breaths and coughing was heard. “Varda’s commanding voice heard. Grab Mirona and head to the shuttle. We are leaving”. Since the gravity was light, Ru grabbed Mirona who was moaning but breathing and carried her to the shuttle. “EVA team this is C&C, we are detecting another gravity and chronoton wave forming. You have 90 seconds”. The team disengaged the grav boots and thrusted at full power to the shuttle. Ru pushed Mirona to Jackray. Once Jack had her, Ru remotely started the shuttle and lifted off and rotated the shuttle, so the rear hatch faced them. The hatch open and the team rocketed inside. As soon as everyone was inside, Ru active the thruster even before the door was closed. Everyone grabbed onto something, so they would not fly out of the shuttle until the hatch closed. The shuttle craft flew away just as the gravity wave struck. The shuttle was hit and knocked off course. The auto flight system righted the shuttle and it continue without further incident.

END REPORT
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UFS SS-902 STARBASE PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT

Name: Andromeda St. John, Commodore
Stardate: 180825
MISSION: “Gravity, What a Concept P2”
Location of Incident: PRS Air Space
Task Force: Two


PATHFINDER STAFF
RANK NAME TITLE ASSIGNMENT RACE
Commodore St. John, Andromeda (AndromedaStJohn.Aeon) Commanding Officer Command Keylarion-Kiana
Lt. CMDR Spearsong, VardaSilver (vardasilver.spearsong) Executive Officer Command Vulcan
Lt Lionheart, Ruaelle (RuaelleLionheart) Chief of Engineering Engineering Vulcan-Klingon
Lt Cmdr Toocool, Jackray (jackray.Toocool) Vice Chief of Engineering Engineering Hova
LTjg Tentin, Mirona (mironat) Ops Human
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Station log supplemental,

The EVA just lifted off from the platform. Varda reported that Mirona suffered minor thoracic injuries. Varda will examine her when they get her to sickbay. The alien device appears to be building power., for what, we do not know. We are picking up increasing chronoton readings.

END MISSION REPORT

The shuttlecraft landed safely on the shuttle deck. Varda had herself and Mirona beamed directly to sickbay. The rest of the crew just headed to C&C without taking off their EVA jumpsuits. The three of them ran down the hallway to the nearest turbolift. They arrived in the C&C in total chaos. The computer was giving multiple warning of overloads, radiation. And injuries all over the station. Andromeda was giving orders to the crew when the EVA team walked in and took their stations. “Davies keep an eye on the Chronoton and the Graviton readings. Let me know if they rise above 60% again”. “Yes Ma’am”.
Near Ru’s position, Jackray was working at his console trying different scan band widths. He saw a spike in one band. “Ma’am, I am looking at a scan way down in the extreme low Theta bands. It appears that the device is drawing power from any power source near it. It is taking power from any ships ear it as well as the station”. He tapped a few keys and the imagine appeared on the main screen. There on the main screen, energy auras appeared around each individual ship and the station. Streams of energy flowed from the ships and the station toward the device. From there, it was obvious that the power levels of the device were increasing.

From behind Andromeda, the main doors opened and Varda walked in followed by Mirona who was moving slowly. Varda took up her position next to Andromeda. She noticed her CO’s look of concern as she watched Mirona slowly take her seat. Varda spoke in a muffled voice, “It appears that she has taken up your attitude when it come to injuries. She did not want to disappoint you”. Andromeda smiled and returned to her station and up dating the XO on what was happening. Davies called out, “Ma’am, the system is spiking at 60%”. Just then, the intrastation station communication sounded. The voice on the communications channel sounded short of breath with labored pained breathing, “C&C, the is Lt Michaels on deck 19 Beta Section. The gravity just suddenly increased. There are several us are pinned to the floor and cannot move. I think I may have broken a rib or two. Lt Rhodes is unconscious. I cannot see anyone else. Warn people to stay away from deck 19 Beta Section”. Mirona spoke up, “I am sorry Commodore, I have been not scanning the interior of the station and I missed it”. Mirona was looking at her boards, “Confirmed, Deck 19 to decks 26
Beta Section are affected. Deck 19 Beta has the heaviest gravity and gets lighter as it moves to deck 26 Beta. Deck 26 Beta is at zero G’s”. As if on que, the interstation communication sounded. “C&C, this is Lt CMDR Oliver on deck 26. We have lost all gravity. We have some light injuries, but we are ok. Varda key in to the all station broadcast, “Attention all hand, the C&C, Environment Warning, gravity throughout the station is being affect. Gravity level may change without warning. Deck 19 is currently at 6 g’s while deck 26 is at zero g’s. Use causing and be ready for drastic changes without warning. C&C out”. She then ordered rescue team to standby for deployment on Deck 19 Beta section.

Ru spoke up, “Commodore, I suggest we have all remaining ships in the area move away from the station. It might slowly down the power absorption by the device”. Andromeda considered and then turned to Mirona, “Order all ships within PRS air-space to move back 5 light minutes away from the station. Once they are gone, have all of the mobile drydock move out to 5 light minutes away”. She then turned to Ru, “Cut all power to the beta sectors of the station. We can at least slow down how much power that darn thing is pulling in”. Ru and Mirona set about their tasked. Jackray spoke up, “I am cutting power to the gravity plates on deck 19. Standby”. The gravity plates on deck 19 suddenly lessened to 0.9 g’s. Everyone on the deck was able to suddenly breath again. Some of the physically stronger races, got up and began helping the injured. Rescue teams entered the deck and began triaging and moving personnel to a safer area. Paramedic teams brought in gurneys and began moving those that could not walk.

Threw out the massive starbase, rescue teams, engineering teams and other groups race to stabilize systems and extricate personnel. Mirona spoke up, “Commodore, all ships have reached the safe distance. The drydock are starting to power up to move out. Drydock Theta is reporting they are having a problem getting power to the impulse engines. All other are report some difficult but they are operational”. “Keep an eye on the situation and keep me advised”. On the screen, they watched as one by one, the drydock slowly turned and began to move away from the station. Drydock theta finally initialized their impulse engines and started to move out. As each ship moved further away from the station, their power began to increase in power and speed. Finally, they disappeared from the main screen.

Without warning the graviton field spike and a powerful energy wave struck the station. The station was thrown of its axis and warning alert sounded. Ru and Jackray were busy trying to stabilize the stations sudden move and reinforce the S.I.F. Ru shouted orders to her engineering teams. Jackray began firing the station attitude thruster to reposition the station. Varda tapped a key to silence all the warning alerts that demanded attention. The station was hit again by a lesser graviton wave. The damage was a good deal less. Lights went out and the back-up systems came online. “Can we just target the darn thing and blow it up?”, Andromeda asked to no one in particular. Ru responded, “I think that would be a very bad idea. This thing appears to feed on all types of energy. We just might empower it more. At the very least, the amount of energy already stored in it, would take out the station”. “Frakking great” Andromeda muttered under her breath. She caught the look on her XOs face and she knew she had heard her. “Evacuate all non-essential personnel. Use shuttles, escape pods, whatever we have left. Tell the SCE, to start beaming our people to their ships and to leave as soon as they are full”, order Andromeda. Varda tapped in the command while Mirona connect the head of the SCE. Personnel from all over the station ran to the near evac point they could. Some disappear in transporter energy, other launched in shuttles and pods. The pods were tractored by shuttles and runabout and headed out of the system. Once PRS was down to the bear minimum, they considered their next move.

“Ru fire up the station engines and move us away from the alien device”. Ruaelle turned and looked at the CO and then dud not ask any further. She activated the station’s main thrusters and began to move the massive creation away from the alien device. Jackray spoke up, “That triggered something. The device is starting some sucking even more energy and expanded a field around the station. Ru confirmed his reading, “Commodore, we have stopped moving. We seemed to be caught inside of field. I cannot break us free”. Without warning, another graviton wave struck the station hard this time. Mirona called out, “There is an energy wave forming outside of the station and it is moving toward us. I am reading heavy amounts of graviton and chronoton energy. It will strike the hull in 45 seconds”. Varda commanded everyone to hang onto something. A massive field of white energy moved and struck the station hull. Wave moved into the station and appeared to envelope everything. Everywhere you looked, all you could was the white light. Then suddenly, everyone was thrown to the deck. They could feel the hardness of the deck. Pain exploded in everyone. They everything went white
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… Continued
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UFS SS-902 PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT
CO : Commodore Andromeda St. John
XO: Varda Silver Spearsong
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Name: Varda Silver Spearsong
Rank: Lt. Commander
Position: XO
Stardate: 180818
Mission Team or teams: XO Lt. Commander Varda Silver Spearsong, Lt. Cmdr Hal Jordan, Cmdr Ruaelle Lionheart
Location: Antiquity
Mission: 2nd away team to examine the artifact
Mission Objectives:
Dangers
Communicate with device if possible
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The second away team on Pathfinder returns to the planet lead by XO Lt. Cmdr Varda Silver. Previously Ruaelle decided to telepathically link herself with the alien device to seek what more information can be learned. In sickbay Commander Ruaelle Lionheart recovers with the help of Varda. In the past both the CO and XO had warned her not to use or create mind melds with sentient life forms, because of the disastrous effects. Under the supervision of the XO and Lt. Cmdr Hal Jordan they formed the second team to learn more of the artifact and its effects on the environment. The team is transported and beam in a remote clear area, safe from not being seen. The XO decision was to journey back to the device and find out if there was any anomalies in it now, then head into town to gather more data about the inhabitants as well to see if we don't find anything. The XO briefly reminded the crew of the Dangers of the unknown artifact device. From the first scans taken was found Radiation, Chroniton particles, Energy buildups, Subspace interference, also gravimetric fields that fluctuate causing disruption near the object surroundings.

The away team trekked up the trail making it to where the artifact was at, exploring on the side Varda stumbles onto a hidden desk covered with scrolls. Examining the scrolls at the desk, it seemed like someone was here examining the artifact and the effects on the environment, but then suddenly left. The away team definitely examined those scrolls to see if it can give more information about the artifact surroundings to add with what is known already. All attempts to scan, cut, open in any form fell short, since it absorbed energies surrounding it. The only way it seems to allow interfacing with it was a small screen that grew and appeared from the artifact. The seismic activity is connected with the artifact, it's again on a build up to detonation. The artifact in appearance seem dormant, but in truth it was draining energy from nearby, and recently it's been scanning the whole planet and the lifeforms on it, viewed by the screen. The whole team now is confronted with questions… The device took and pulled us thru space and time, it landed here, in the past, 1000 years in the future this place is a dead planet do we have the right to change the course of this planets history.. Even maybe the whole quadrant? This device artifact exploded.... was it us trying to deactivate, It destroyed this planet or was it us in the future when we tried to reverse engineer it cause this to happen? Another question… is it sentient?
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UFS SS-902 PATHFINDER MISSION REPORT
CO : Commodore Andromeda St. John
XO: Varda Silver Spearsong
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Name: VardaSilver Spearsong
Rank: Commander
SSC# 729
Position: XO
Stardate: 190301
Mission Team or teams: CMD VardaSIlver Spearsong
Location: Pathfinder Research Station in orbit of Antiquity
Mission: Effect repairs soon as possible
Mission Objectives:
. Restore main power
. A check of all vital systems
. Restore Communications
. Hull Breaches
. Sensor arrays
. Condition of Containment (matter and anti-matter)
. Power conduits
. Restore life support to areas that were damaged

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After the rescue of the planet the station finds itself in a huge state of repairs, but there is a problem... the decaying orbit.

Varda >>>>>>> MISSIONS BEGINS>>>>>>>>>
Varda: "Ruaelle can you give me a list reading of where we were when we got a hold of this device? and are we free yet?"
Mirona Thetin: taps on the console and log in the communications systems and sensor array systems
jackray Toocool: running test program on all power bags
Draco Dimanovic: brings up all related intel on the mission
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov : "Last thing was we're in orbit around the antiquity planet with heavy damages , we're operating on one core "
jackray Toocool: "there some thing attacking the power jull bages.""
Varda: "OK, Well I guess that it is time to start damage control Jack can we restore Main Power?"
jackray Toocool: "aye in 20 mins"
Varda: "20 minutes is all it takes, bravo if that true!"
Varda: "Rue run a background check of all vital systems Jack check to see if there has been any hull damaged beside, we took a big blow"
Draco Dimanovic: scans the intel as i listen
jackray Toocool: "all work crew start checking all jul power bags an report back to base"
Varda: "Mirona, I know it is gonna be hard but please start working on restoring communications"
jackray Toocool: "work crew five go to lower decks and check for damage of power culinks and repair any you have"
Mirona Thetin: "The sensor arrays need a complete overhaul, to restore all this big and less big damage - the communications systems are operating , but with sytems faults - I need a more intense diagnosis first."
Varda: "ok Mirona, get on that and thanks Jack this isn't gonna be an easy ride"
jackray Toocool: "main power to some upper deck is green now mam"
Varda: "Life supports Draco, can you do an investigation on area with life supports, and those that are failing"
Draco Dimanovic nods. 'aye mam....''
jackray Toocool: "that is deck eight"
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "Damage control teams are workin' on disconnecting that the artifact machine, and we have still no power to parts of the station"
jackray Toocool: "start there"
Draco Dimanovic: "will do."
Varda: "ok well we have a lot more decks to us Jack, so just hang in there on at a time."
jackray Toocool: "ok I can re-route power from"
Varda (vardasilver.spearsong): "from where Jack?"
Draco Dimanovic: quickly works, starting from deck eight, checking all life support systems on all decks, ''Sending all my data to engineering now sir....''
Varda (vardasilver.spearsong): "T'Preaa can you check sensor arrays?"
T'Preea Wirefly: "Indeed Ma'am"
Varda: "so, were running check and diagnostics, the machine is still connected to us, and a crew is out there trying to figure out how to disconnect it."
T'Preea Wirefly: "sensors are online Ma'am but something is blocking them from reporting properly"
jackray Toocool: "work is slow on get to power cuplinks"
Varda: "Ruaelle what do you think something is blocking the sensor relay, any suggestions?"
Draco Dimanovic: "intel suggests it looks like damage in the sensor array."
jackray Toocool: "teams report some fire."
T'Preea Wirefly: "not at this time ma'am for i am still searching for the cause to this phenomenon."
jackray Toocool: "decks nine an ten are on fire."
Varda: "ok so maybe we need to get a crew out there to go check?"
T'Preea Wirefly : "That could highly be a logical choice Ma'am indeed."
Varda: "Send the fire department Jack! Let's get it put out."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "some of the sensor palates may have been overloaded and are none functional, a diagnostics may help to see which sensors are working"
jackray Toocool: "aye mam"
Varda: "ok until we contain the fire keep decks 9-10 on quarantine, and we need to send a crew out to go check the sensor Mirona can you do that?"
jackray Toocool: "fire crews report to decks nine and ten an put out fires there."
Varda: "we got to get disconnected somehow from that device... suggestions?"
Mirona Thetin: taps on the consoles and almost finishes an extended diagnosis run of the sensor and comm systems
Draco Dimanovic: sifts through incoming information as quickly as possible
jackray Toocool: "run a serge feed back to it an have the device blow up"
[09:33] Varda (vardasilver.spearsong): well we are still attached to it ,s o it might not be a good idea
jackray Toocool: "so is it robotic or is it bio matter?"
Draco Dimanovic: sends all data to the relevant places
Varda: "we found that this is a robotic device not organic or bio in any form or manner, it had a very intelligent but damaged AI which pulled the personality from Rue into it. In other words, it looks so alive we thought it was really alive, but it was not."
jackray Toocool: "running full check of power on fixed lines."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov (ruaellelionheart): "hows are things progressing reports from all stations."
Varda: "So now we are still connected to it somehow and we need to break away from it. how are we connected? I think this is a good question for Draco, gather some intel."
T'Preea Wirefly: "Still researching this issue and how to get proper readout from the sensors awaiting repairs or at least inspection reports."
jackray Toocool: "all is good and we get power back in upper decks."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "The Machine is dead , when we returned it used up the last of it's energies."
Draco Dimanovic: "aye aye mam, running scans now with what have available."
Varda: "our orbit is decaying, were gonna crash, Ruaelle and Jack, we need to divert our attention to this immediately lets see if we can set a stable orbit while Draco works on that part stat."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "We are blind without sensors do we have something?
jackray Toocool: "we can run a small feed to one that is not as bad damaged."
jackray Toocool: "we have some view of it but just one."
Varda: "maybe it is some sort of tracking device that it has on us, maybe the sensors have merely something blocking in there way can we get a crew out there Jack?"
Draco Dimanovic: "sir, the small amount of info i can gather right now is like nothing I've ever seen before."
Varda: "what do you see Draco?"
jackray Toocool: "maybe"
Mirona Thetin: "I can bring some short range sensors online in a few minutes , better then nothing"
Varda: "ok"
jackray Toocool: "it's a space walk for the crew but they need to train for it."
Draco Dimanovic: "my guess is something alien"
[09:41] jackray Toocool: yes could be
Varda: "alien, that would be the device."
Draco Dimanovic: "and old, very old"
Varda: "Jack we dont have time to train."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "Mirona, T'preea how are are the diagnostics sensors computer core doing?"
jackray Toocool: "time to train, I have trained in space walks."
Varda: "something ancient, something alien, something robotic, what can it be? we better get our obit stabilized before we crash, who want to take a team to the seonsor relay since we don't have any trained enough crew left to take that space walk?"
jackray Toocool: "I can." "I was trained in that at UFS."
Varda: "ok Jack hurry up and get out there, see if there is something blocking it or of it is damaged you can repair it."
jackray Toocool: "aye mam."
Mirona Thetin: "I am finishing a Level 3 diagnosis in a few minutes Ma' am."
jackray Toocool: "I go to the air lock after suiting up."
Varda: "ok"
jackray Toocool: "I'll report with my com-badge"
Varda: "ok"
T'Preea Wirefly: "my thought is with the engines down completely; a normal restart requires at least thirty minutes. how long in relative time do we have left so we can keep a log of time."
Varda: "Ruaelle how much time left do we have in orbit?"
T'Preea Wirefly: "not to be counter productive, we should have a contingent plan for fast evacuation just in case we fail at getting this station repaired and started back up."
Ruaelle Lionheart Tairov: "we don't have sufficient data without the sensor readings"
Draco Dimanovic keeps the scanning the device
Draco Dimanovic: "very old indeed sir"
Varda: "ok so right now our fate rests in the hands of Jack."
Varda: "If he can get out there and repair this sensor or remove whatever is blocking it we'll be good to go."
Varda: "ok T'Prea evacuation protocols in place"
T'Preea Wirefly: "yes ma'am working on that"
T'Preea Wirefly: "emergency evac's protocols are in place in case of emergency."
Varda: "ok thank you T'Preea"
T'Preea Wirefly: "Indeed Ma'am."
Varda: "still no word from Jack, it must be communications."
Varda: "Mirona you reading anything?"
Varda: "there he is!"
Draco Dimanovic: listens carefully
T'Preea Wirefly: "Ma'am has anyone attempted to use the secondary old short range scanners not the new style sensor array?"
Varda: "Mirona was working on that"
Varda: "Mirona did you get anything from it?"
Draco Dimanovic: waits for further orders
Varda: "just stand bye Draco we shall see if this clears up in second or two."
Mirona Thetin (mironat): the device is sending some weird signals, I try to decrypt
Varda: "ok good Mirona"
Varda: "well see how far we can get here, hoping Jack can fix the sensor relays."
Jack goes on the spacewalk and discovers that they sensor arrays are covered in some sort of hardened ooze, using a simple chip and hammer he beings to pry pieces off one at a time until it is all cleared.
Varda: "ok hes got it cleared, T'Preaa can you check to see if the array is working now?"
T'Preea Wirefly: "indeed"
T'Preea Wirefly:looks to see now if it works
T'Preea Wirefly:"sensor partly on line.. need to realign the array"
Mirona Thetin: "all level 3 diagnosis runs are finished , we should to try bring all sensors online, but don't send too much power in the beginning"

[10:04] Varda (vardasilver.spearsong): >>>>MISSion Ends>>>>>>>>
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