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Live Sim SD: October 28th

Posted on Fri Nov 20th, 2020 @ 7:29am by Warrant Officer Keera Rey & Commodore Devon Cummings & Captain Matthew Edwards & Sergeant Major John Calder & Crewman James Gibbs & Sivain & Ensign Seamus MacDoughall & Ensign Zhur Gaavr
Edited on on Fri Nov 20th, 2020 @ 7:31am

2,370 words; about a 12 minute read

Mission: Where are we?
Location: Alien Ship

LCARS: ​Attention On Deck

❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::attn::
Portman> ::attn::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: LtBradley>::AA::
Ens Gaavr: aa
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: We'll give Sivain a little time.
❙ Keera Rey: ::aa::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Yes
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: here sir
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Okay then.
We'll use the last brief I sent out...we're boarding the alien ship to investigate.
We're all going.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: None
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: none
Ens Gaavr: Who was going?
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Everyone
Bradley will stay behind to command the Ares.
EVA suits required.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Portman could stay behind at tactical if you like.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Okay

LCARS: ​Begin Sim

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Shines his wrist palm ahead of him.::
Ens Gaavr: This is dark.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Main power must be out.
Sgt Major Calder: :: Scans with his weapon drawn ::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: If they had backups, they must be down as well.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain and Seamus>;;in the alien ship, Seamus in Engineering and Sivain in Sickbay to see what they can find there;;
Sgt Major Calder: :: huffs :: You alright Rey?
❙ Keera Rey: ::follows behind them, scanning with her tricorder::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Passes rooms with open doors.::
❙ Keera Rey: I'm good.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks around shining his light around holding his phase pistol at the ready::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Is keeping a little to the side incase he did have to fire on someone or something:: Might just need a little jump.
Ens Gaavr: I need to find a panel...anything with language on it.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>;; finds the main power switch and turns it on making sure to have first checked out the power circuits;;

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: They come to a dead end...a door blocks their way.
ACTION: The lights come on, but then go out again.

Sgt Major Calder: :: taps what he thinks in the door opener :: Nothing...without power. Should be a manual release. :: Places his hand on the door to feel if there is any heat ::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Glances up:: Well that just happened.
Ens Gaavr: :: Looks up and around :: I don't like that.
Sgt Major Calder: Not warm. Must be a problem with the power source.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Seamus must have found the engine room and tried to restart main power.....didn't work.
❙ Keera Rey: ::scans:: I can't find anything.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>++ Caiptin++ tha ainirgy raisairves air aixawstid I'll tray tae find ye same pawir tae see by
Ens Gaavr: :: Gets the scanner attached to his arm :: I am not detecting anything past the door.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ++Seamus++Understood.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks around more::
Well then...
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Pulls his phaser.:: Stand back. ::Aims at the center of the two doors and starts firing.::
Sgt Major Calder: I don't feel anything on the door, but it could be lined to block radiation. I don't know where their engine room is.
:: Gets out of the way ::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Back steps to look into a couple of the rooms they passed a little more in depth.::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>;; gets working on restoring power to the ship;; ++Bradley++ Braidly caeld ye saind is ain ainirgy baim tae jimpstairt thais hawlk?

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: The captain's phaser destroys the door latch, and the doors slide aside...slightly.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks at the door:: That worked.
Ens Gaavr: I see a crack!
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::goes to the door and grabs one side::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings:
Bradley> ++Seamus++ Let me see what we can do. Stand by.
Sgt Major Calder: :: turns slowly to Gaavr ::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: We should be able to open it by hand.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Grabs the other door.:: Pull!
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: seamus>++Bradley++ Ailraight thainks
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::grunts and pulls on the one side of the door::
Sgt Major Calder: :: Goes to push the door open further :: Rey, do you have anything on your scanner now>?
❙ Keera Rey: ::leans against a wall:: this is just uncomfortable.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Pulls as hard as he can.::

Action: A rush of air comes from inside the room.

❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Comes back hearing they were working on the doors::
Sgt Major Calder: Maybe they will have space whiskey here.

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings:
ACTION: The doors open enough to squeeze through.

❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus >;;keeps trying to re-establish the power aboard the ship;;
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::aims his pistol at the opened door::
Sgt Major Calder: It's open a bit more. Maybe not for you Gaavr.
❙ Keera Rey: ::scans the area:: No life forms inside.
Ens Gaavr: Hey!
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Bradley> +Seamus+ We're setting up a power transfer for you.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Due to being closed for so long and air filters on working.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>+Bradley++ Thainks Braidly Aippraiciate ait

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: The doors are open enough for everyone to get through.

::Walks onto the alien bridge.::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: The power transfer from the Ares to the alien ship gets the alien ship working.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks around the Bridge:: This is the Bridge.
Sgt Major Calder: Oh good. Finally some answers.
❙ Keera Rey: ::regrets drinking last night::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Looks around.:: Okay. Let's look for any recordings.
Ens Gaavr: Let me. :: Goes into the bridge ::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: Down in the lower level of the alien ship, the power transfer has awaken someone....or something.

❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Hmm. ::moves over to one of the consoles and attemps to figure it out muchless get something.::
Ens Gaavr: :: Gets in and looks around :: Looks pretty standard. Bipedal species. But where are they?

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: In the dark room, 2 red lights shine, and get brighter as whatever it is, absorbs more power.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Agreed. We need to know what happened here.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Good question. Don't think they would have all left for a landing party.
❙ Keera Rey: ::stands behind Calder::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Can you translate this language Gaavr?
::goes to one of the consoles::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: Something starts to walk through the ship.

Sgt Major Calder: :: Looks behind, then speaks to Rey. He selects her channel :: Ensign, you fell asleep while we were talking, so that's how you ended up in your quarters.
:: rifle up, looks alert :: Bah
❙ Keera Rey: ::mouths shush you::
Ens Gaavr: Lots of keys here, could be their alphabet.
:: Looks for a place to start ::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Looks at the consoles.:: I'd like to know why we couldn't detect this ship.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Just covers the door::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: That I am curious about as well.
Sgt Major Calder: Special alloys?

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: Suddenly, the doors to the bridge are pushed completely open.

::Turns and looks.::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: What the?! ::looks over::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: Standing a figure.

Sgt Major Calder: Hold it there! :: Looks :: Gaavr... language!

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: The figure looks at them, and starts to speak in an alien language.

❙ Keera Rey: ::taps the tricorder:: what is going on with this thing.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>;; trying to read the energy flow through the ship to see where it has stalled out and why there is not more light than there is;;
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::Still has the phaser raised:: Don't move.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Everyone.......easy.
Ens Gaavr: :: Goes over to see Cadler :: Oh... :: looks :: Slow down please...
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Looks at the figure.:: We don't understand you.

ACTION: The figure looks at them, but doesn't move.

❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::slowly starts to lower the phaser pistol.::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Gaavr.... translation please?
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Arms out, he walks towards the figure.:: We are not your enemy. Can you understand me?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::lowers his pistol::

❙ Keera Rey: ::taps tricorder against wall:: work, damn it.

Ens Gaavr:
:: gestures to the alien :: Hello

❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>;; tries reading the medical records in Sickbay

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION: The creature cocks his head back and forth.
Alien>Explain your presence.

❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>++Captain++ do you need me at your location?

Ens Gaavr: :: to alien :: We are here to help

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ++Sivain++I'm a little busy at the moment.
I am Captain Cummings. We found your ship adrift. We tried to contact the crew, but received no answer.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>++capt++ very well
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien> Where is my crew?
We don't know.
Ens Gaavr: :: Translating as best he can between the Captain and the alien ::
Chef JC Gibbs: ::stands at the window looking at the alien ship wondering if there was anyone alive on board::
Sgt Major Calder: Ask him about the power.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>;; curiously tries dating the ship;;
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien>::His head cocks again back and forth.:: The crew is dead. The ship was pulled through a black hole, and it arrived here. The crew died in transit. I gathered the bodies and jettisoned them into space.
What killed the crew?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: I am sorry about that.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien>Radiation exposure.
Ens Gaavr: :: cocks his own head :: I think he means wormhole sir
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien>Your ship is sending power?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: It be either one.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::heads back in to his kitchen and starts making the crews dinner::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Black hole and worm hole.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien>You are not hostile.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: At least we have that in common.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Seamus>;;keeps watch on the power supply in ME of the alien ship::
Ens Gaavr: :: Jabbering back and forth ::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Do you have a name?
Alien>Name? Explain.
Sgt Major Calder: :: Looks at Rey as he lowers his weapon ::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain10/28/2020Sivain>;;makes his way up to the bridge with the others;;
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: A designation. A means of identification.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Exactly.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Alien>I was called 1.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: My name is Matthew Edwards.
Ens Gaavr: I think it's a number.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Okay 1. Now that your crew is dead, what will you do? Try to return back to your galaxy?
Chef JC Gibbs: ::He keep it simple tonight boiling a massive pot of water then adding raviolis::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> The ship is too badly damaged to attempt the voyage.
Then what will you do?
Sgt Major Calder: He can come with us. Gaavr needs a friend
Ens Gaavr: :: frowns, but still translates ::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> My programming requires that I activate the self destruct.
If you want, you can come with us.
Sgt Major Calder: Programming?
Chef JC Gibbs: ::adding heavy cream and alfredo chunks in to a medium sauce pan::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> I am an artificial life form.
It's an android.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: That's ok. We can use a new friend.
::walks up to One::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1, what can you tell us about why our sensors couldn't detect your ship?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: You can learn a lot from us. Your new crew. If you are interested that is.
Sgt Major Calder: Sounds right up Gaavr's alley

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ACTION> 1 looks at Edwards.

Sgt Major Calder: Can he time delay the self destruct?
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>;; reached the others a moment ago;; and I know others that would love to learn from you
Sgt Major Calder: Wait, is there anything we can use from this ship before he blows it?
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> The ship's hull is composed of an alloy that when powered, will allow sensors to pass over it.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain> starcharts and logs as well as engineering schematics for a few
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Stealth tech.
1, can our ship use this alloy?
❙ Keera Rey: ::scans the ship::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> You would need a power source. May I scan your ship to see if it is possible.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks at One and then at the Captain::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Looks at Edwards.::
Go ahead, 1.
ACTION> 1 closes his eyes.
ACTION> On the Ares, the computer detects that the ship is being scanned.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::looks at the android::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ++Captain++Bradley to captain. Something is scanning us...very powerful.
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: Portman> ::Raises and eyebrow:: Sir, we're being scanned.
Chef JC Gibbs: ::stirs the pots before turning on the portable radio listening to music in the kitchen::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ++Bradley++Understood, stand by.
Sgt Major Calder: We should work this fast Captain
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> ::Opens his eyes:: Your ship lacks the power necessary to produce enough power.
❙ Keera Rey: ::notices her tricorder going crazy::
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1> However, I can help you create a standby power source that will work.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Sivain>May we gather the materials requested so we may have them for a future time?
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: 1. Can you deactivate the self destruct?
1> Yes.
Please do so.
1> It is cancelled.
How long will it take for you to create this power source for us?
1> 12 of your hours.
Can we take any materials or objects from this ship before you destroy it?
1> Yes.
Sgt Major Calder: :: Looks at Rey ::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Cool
We can use more supplies and such.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: People...let's get started. 1. Can we talk?
❙ Keera Rey: ::looks annoyed::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: ::Pause::
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: ;;paused x2;;
Sgt Major Calder: :: Paused ::
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: ::paused::
❙❙ Lt Valarig- <<<●) CPO Portman: ::paws::
❙ Keera Rey: ::all stop::

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Well...have we struck gold here? Is our new friend going to help us? We have to be careful....he might put some people out of a job on the Ares. LOL

Ens Gaavr: A new friend for Gaavr.

❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: A new friend for us all

❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: So....TBS will depend on any posts.
questions? Happy Halloween saturday....turn your clocks back one hour sunday...and have a safe week.
Commander, anything?
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: All I can say is great job everyone.
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: I might be sending out a survey this for it.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Hope you all had fun. I sure did.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: ok
Sgt Major Calder: Survey, but I already early voted
❙❙❙❙ CaptainDevonCummings: Dismiss them, commander.
Night all.
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Have a good week everyone. Hope to see you all soon.
Write logs if possible.
❙ Seamus MacDoughall & Sivain: Night Happy Spook day don't get any tummy aches from too much candy ;; Sivain hands out bottles of bubblegum pink liquid;;
❙❙❙ Commander Matthew Edwards: Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay positive.
Yes. Have a Happy Halloween

LCARS: Dismissed


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