CUT SCENE: --SOMEWHERE IN AN UNDERGROUND BUNKER OF PARIS, PRESIDENT EN'TAN.... ALONG WITH HIS ADVISORS DISCUSS THE ONGOING ATTACK BY THE UNKNOWN ALIENS-----
ACTION: The Cardassian Gul sits down on a sofa directly to the left of the presidnets desk
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley looks at the cardi... then at her PADD
Ambassador_Trelane: " Mr President, all seems lost. These aliens have taken Starfleet HQ and the Marine HQ. I suggest you escape the planet while you can sir."
President_En`Tan ACTION: looks up from a stack of PADD's
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley glances at the Ambassodor
Ambassador_Trelane: " All major keypoints of the Federation have been capitalized. We need to evacuate sir"
President_En`Tan: "I will not show any signs of weakness. Leave now, and we may not get back here..."
ACTION: The Carrdasian Gul tries to get comfortable in the sofa. listening to the incoherent babble of the Advisors
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " there have been quite a few evacuations... "
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " Mister President...Please... we must withdraw..."
Ambassador_Trelane: " Mr President sir! Don't you understand your life is in jeopardy....we can always reclaim Earth. Hell the ygot it back from the Borg didnt they?"
NPC Gul: " All Starfleet ever does is withdraw....."
President_En`Tan: "Yes, we got it back, but at what cost... I don't believe we can rebuild it again..."
NPC Gul:: " Its so wonder how you ever sustained a war between The Alliance"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley glares at the cardi
Ambassador_Trelane: " Shut up Cardassian! You have no ties with the federation other than enemy! Why should we trust your council?"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " why is he here?"
NPC Gul:: " Mr Presisdent.... there is one such way out......"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " since when do we have breifings with know enemies in the room?"
ACTION: the Cardassian sits his glass down as he approaches En'Tan
President_En`Tan: "Trelane!!! Hold your tongue... The Gul is here on a peace mission..."
President_En`Tan: "Yes Gul?"
ACTION: The Gul Smiles
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley bits her tongue
NPC Gul: " I would of course..... be happy to ahhhh offer you some assitance in your hour of need"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " what assistance? "
President_En`Tan: "Please explain... You have peaked my curiosity..."
NPC Gul: " Why of course The Allaince's massive fleet Ambassdor"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " massive? since when is that fleet masive..or were you not also fighting the borg when we were?"
President_En`Tan: "We have reports that you are engaged in a battle of sorts with these Aliens as well..."
NPC Gul: " President En'Tan, The Alliance is prepared to help you in your efforts against these Aliens.... if of course the other deal is in effect"
NPC Gul: " What Battle..... There is no Battle the Alliance is currently wagging"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " other deal?"
President_En`Tan: "I think we can come to an... arrangement..."
NPC Gul: " Good good"
NPC Gul: " Would the same ahhh guidelines be in order?"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley glares.... and heads for the door
President_En`Tan: "I will see to it personally..."
Ambassador_Trelane: " I cant believe you are allying us with these traitorous dogs Sir!"
NPC Gul: " Very good President..... Our Fleet wil be here very shortly..."
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " the Fleet will not accept this!!"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " and neither will I!"
President_En`Tan: "Trelane... I warned you once!!! Do you need a reminder of the COC?"
NPC Gul: " I can have..... her dealt with Mr. President....."
Ambassador_Trelane: " Dammit Sir! I serve the Federation , not you! This is ludicrous!
President_En`Tan: "Kelley, would you be like to be relieved of your duties?"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " you can not relieve me of anything....you are not even commissioned"
President_En`Tan: "I... AM the Federation..."
ACTION: ---TWO CARDASSIAN OFFICERS WALK INTO THE ROOM AND GRAB ADMIRAL KELLEY BY THE ARMS----
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley: " the federation is nothing with out the fleet!! and I am the Fleet !! sir!"
NPC Gul: " Take her somewhere...... cold....."
Ambassador_Trelane: " You Cardassian pig! You insult and threaten a Starfleet Admiral in our own territory! I should have YOU executed! Though, the Federation doesnt operate that way"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley grins..." you had your chance..."
Ambassador_Trelane: " Unhand her you dogs!"
ACTION: ---THE CARDASSIANS DRAG OTU THE ADMIRAL FROM THE ROOM----
NPC Gul: " Mr Ambassodor.... please hush... or the same fate MIGHT happen to you"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley taps her com link..!! " Edwards...plan 3... he's flipped...">
President_En`Tan WHISPERS: "It is done... Let our powers combine..."
ACTION: The Gul smiles at President En'Tan
NPC Gul: " STOP HER!!!"
Admiral_Torrin_Kelley disappears in a transport beam
ACTION: The Gul looks at the 2 Cardy Officers... " Fine out what ship she is on.... and destroy it"
President_En`Tan ACTION: walks over to Trelane and rips his Com Badge off
President_En`Tan: "You won't be needing this..."
---------CUT SCENE-------- HE HAD SEEN WHAT SHE HAD DONE TO MERRICK AT THE HOSPITAL. AT FIRST AFTER THE SHOCK WORE OFF HE STOWED AWAY ABOARD A SHUTTLE---NOW CAPTAIN SLOANE..... WATCHES FROM A VEIW AS JANA AND ANOTHER FIGURE WALK INTO A ROOM WHERE MERRICKS BODY IS---- THE FIGURE TURNS OUT TO BE COMMANDER KINCAID.... MAD BOMBER....-----------
Jana_DeMarco looks at the crate... and smiles
ACTION: -- TWO WHITE CLAD MEN HOOK SEVERAL DATA PORTS TO THE BIO BED ON WHICH MERRICK LAYS---
Jana_DeMarco: " now my little admiral what shall we do with you..."
Jana_DeMarco starts to hook up some gadgets to merrick's body
Capt_Sloane looks on in rage from behind a storage module
Jana_DeMarco: " i think this will work out well... send to the "big Guy" that we are status quo"
ACTION: ONE OF THE WHITE CLAD MEN HAND JANA A DEVICE, THAT LOOKS TO BE ABOTU THE SAME SIZE AS A PADD
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: gazes over Merrick's body and grins
Jana_DeMarco takes the device... smiles as she connects it to the body on the bed
Jana_DeMarco: " well i think he will take orders better now dont you?"
Cmdr_Kincaid: "Careful Jana... don't mess THIS up..."
Jana_DeMarco: " excuse me!! who couldn't even plant a little detonator..."
Jana_DeMarco: " too bad those idiots got away..."
Jana_DeMarco: " you know "he" will want them found"
Cmdr_Kincaid: "And what seductress couldn't seduce 2 half-wits..."
Capt_Sloane looks down at the panel next to him ....
White Clad Man " Mrs DeMarco.... We are ready to rapidly decompose the body"
Jana_DeMarco steps back.... slaps Kincaid
Cmdr_Kincaid: "Yeah... I thought so... STILL haven't had enough of me, have you?"
Jana_DeMarco looks at the men.." now is that part of the plaN!!?"
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: grins
Capt_Sloane eyes widen as he spots a emergency field survival kit ..
White Clad Man " Um yes it is.... or the program will not take"
Jana_DeMarco: " then get on with it stupid!"
Capt_Sloane opens it and fins some StarFleet rations and a combadge
Jana_DeMarco: " do i have to do everything!!?"
Cmdr_Kincaid: "Yes... Get on with this charade..."
White Clad Man " Very well Um ma'am"
ACTION: A GUARD ROUNDS A BEND AND STARES AT SLAONE.....
Jana_DeMarco watches the transference
Guard " HEY WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING HERE??!!"
Capt_Sloane jumps up and punckes the guard in the nose
ACTION: The Guard falls over the railing to the floor below
Capt_Sloane runs for the rear exit
Capt_Sloane taps the combadge ... but it doesn't work
Jana_DeMarco looks at kincaid..." well dont just stand there dummie
Capt_Sloane: "must be a dampening field in here .... gotta get outside ..."
Jana_DeMarco: " get him!!! noww!!!"
ACTION: THE ALARMS START TO SOUND
Capt_Sloane: "shit ...."
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: shoves Jana towards Sloane and runs to the turbolift
Jana_DeMarco tosses a knife in sloane's direction
ACTION: Guards begin to run out towards Sloane
Jana_DeMarco: " umphfmmm" she stumbles, sending the knife wild
ACTION: PHASER FIRE STARTS TO BOUNCE OFF THE CORRIDOR WALLS
Capt_Sloane finds the door and kicks it open ... runs outside into a wooded area
Jana_DeMarco: " you idiot!! " she glares at Kincaid
ACTION: THE GUARDS ARE RIGHT ON HIS HEELS
Capt_Sloane taps the badge again ... smiling as he hears the familiar chirp
Capt_Sloane: "This is Captain Sloane .... can anyone hear me??"
Capt_Sloane runs zig zag thru the trees
ACTION: OUT OF THE CORNER OF SLOANES VISION HE CAN SEE A GUARD SET UP A PORTABLE PHOTON LAUNCHER AIMED AT HIM
Jana_DeMarco: " get him!!!"
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: gives Jana the one-finger salute and grabs a phaser rifle
Capt_Sloane: "screw you bitch ..."
Cmdr_Wildstar: !! ah...capt.sloane...need somethin>
Capt_Sloane runs deeper into the woods
ACTION: THE GUARDS FIRE THE PHOTON
Jana_DeMarco: " j'endar!! " aims a small phaser at kincaids back
Capt_Sloane: "WILDSTAR?? ... is that you??!!"
ACTION: THE EXPLOSION HURLS SLOANE INTO THE AIR
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: fires at Sloane
Cmdr_Wildstar: !! yep...>
Capt_Sloane falls to the ground and rolls ...
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: falls back froim the blast and Jana's shot misses
Cmdr_Wildstar: !! u need a lift>
ACTION: OUT FROM NOWHERE A LOUD SHREEK IS HEARD
Cmdr_Kincaid: "I think Sloane said it best Jana... SCREW YOU BITCH!!!"
Capt_Sloane: "always ... it's good to hear your voice"
Jana_DeMarco turns toward the sound
Cmdr_Wildstar: !! hold on...beaming u up>
ACTION: SEVERAL EXPLOSIONS AS PHASER POWER FROM ABOVE RAINS DOWN ON KINCAID AND JANAS AREA
Capt_Sloane looks up ... and smiles a whole lot more ...
Jana_DeMarco covers and runs
ACTION: THE RAVEN STOPS OVERHEAD AS ITS PHASER BANKS ROAR AND DISCHARGE AT THE GROUND
Cmdr_Kincaid ACTION: ducks into cover
Cmdr_Wildstar: cole beam the captain up please
LtCmdr_Cole beams Sloane directly to the Bridge
Jana_DeMarco: " its that damn black bird!! "he" is not going to like this"
LtCmdr_Cole: One beaming up.-----
----CUT SCENE TO THE RAVEN AS SHE BEAMS SLOANE ABOARD AND HEADS OUT INTO SPACE---------
Capt_Sloane rematerializes on the bridge
HovVaj turns and smiles at the Captain
Cmdr_Wildstar relinguishes the chair
LtCmdr_Cole works the Tac controls, raising shields and scanning for ships
LtCmdr_Cole: Welcome back Captain.... we've got.... news.
Cmdr_Wildstar: activate the cloak
Lt_O`Shay: !! sickbay to bridge>
HovVaj: News you will no doubt enjoy hearing at this point
Capt_Sloane: "damn I never thought I'd see any of you again .."
LtCmdr_Cole lowers shields and activates cloak
Capt_Sloane looks over and smiles back at Hov
Cmdr_Wildstar: what happened to you after the building crumbled?
Capt_Sloane: "and I have some news ...... not so good ...."
LtCmdr_Cole: !! Cole here, what d you need O'Shay?>
Lt_O`Shay: !! did our hitchiker arrive in one piece?>
LtCmdr_Cole: Sir... Cartwright is still alive.
HovVaj: "affirmative, O'Shay" and smiles again
LtCmdr_Cole: !! Yeshe did... he seems all in one piece.>
Capt_Sloane taps the armrest on the command chair
Capt_Sloane: "Celia ... get up here to the bridge .... "
Lt_O`Shay: !! Aye sir>
LtCmdr_Cole: "Also, Kincaid planted the bombs. And I doon't know if this is conncted but there are no records of En'Tan before a year ago."
LtCmdr_Cole checks his scans
Lt_O`Shay enters the bridge
Capt_Sloane: "I wondered why I got a bellyache whenever I heard his name .... now I know why..."
HovVaj: "I have researched several data bases, sir....En'Tan did not exist "
Capt_Sloane: Cartwright is alive??? ... that CANNOT be possible ... we all saw him die"
LtCmdr_Cole nods to O'Shay as she enters
LtCmdr_Cole: "I knowhis voice sir. And he knew mine."
HovVaj: "as MrTwain said, sir.....the accounts of his death were greatly exaggerated"
Capt_Sloane: "damn sonofabitch is like a cockroach ...."
LtCmdr_Cole: "He is alive..... we barely escaped his trap on Epsilon 9."
Capt_Sloane looks at the dedication plaque on the wall ...
Capt_Sloane: "my friends ... there's no other way to put this ...."
Capt_Sloane takes a deep breath
Capt_Sloane: "Admiral Merrick is dead ...................."
HovVaj looks at Sloane with curiousity
LtCmdr_Cole checks his scans as he listens to Sloane
LtCmdr_Cole: /melooks up, shocked,"What?"
Lt_O`Shay: "Dead, dead?"
Cmdr_Wildstar hangs his head
HovVaj: "no offense, sir....but what confirmation do you have? In light of recent events....."
Capt_Sloane: "because I watched him die ... at the hands of a murderous bitch .... Jana DeMarco ....."
Lt_O`Shay: "And is she dead now,too?"
Cmdr_Wildstar: duff's woman!!!!!!!!!!!!!
LtCmdr_Cole: Not the Jana DeMarco that Duffy is engaged to...."
Capt_Sloane: "and she just bumped Commander McKenna off the top of my 'People I have to beat the shit out of' list ..."
LtCmdr_Cole: "How does she fit into all this?"
Cmdr_Wildstar: i knew there was a reason i didn't like her
HovVaj: "are you sure we didnt interrupt that.....we did appear much in the same manner as the proverbial calvery.."
LtCmdr_Cole: "Sir you want us to go back and level that building?"
Capt_Sloane: "can you scan it Marcus?"
LtCmdr_Cole scans the building Sloane was in-----
CUT SCENE -----ELSEWHERE....... IN THE REALM OF WHAT IS NOT REALLY THERE... Kyte LOOKS AT A STILL IMAGE OF MERRICKS BODY AS JANA KILLS HIM.... THE Q LAUGHS, AND THE CONTINUM CONTINUES----------
Kyte startes at the veiw
Q ACTION: claps madly
Kyte: " why are you showing me this...?"
Q: "Agony and ecstacy, show me the truth you seek..."
Kyte: " of what purpose is this..." Kyte waves her hand around the empty space..."
Kyte: " what manner od being enjoys the pain of others...?"
Q: "Purpose? Things are not always so defined as cause and effect, my dear Ellion..."
Kyte rubs her head..."
Q: "Aww... come sit and rest awhile..."
Kyte: " i am not feeling well... please what do you want?"
Q ACTION: waves hand and they appear on a couch
Q: "Can I get you anything my dear?"
Kyte: " you can get me my own bed, and my own husband!"
Q ACTION: waves hand and appears as Merrick
Q: "Is this better?"
Kyte 's face drops... " stop it!! thats just ... sick!"
Kyte turns away
Q ACTION: waves hand and returns back to himself
Q: "That was weird... I felt like eating tin cans while in that guise..."
Kyte: " that was what a joke? what do you WANT!?
Q: "So... Shall we discuss Junior's future... and training?"
Kyte: " what do you mean?"
Q: "Well... The Counsil sees in the best intrest that your child should receive expert guidance..."
Kyte: " my child... you want me to give you my child to raise? " looks at him incrediously
Adm_Merrick: " Listen to him hon..... he makes perfect sense"
Kyte: " why would i do that?"
Q: "Well, now that you suggest it... why YES!!!"
Adm_Merrick says as he walks out form the shadows
Adm_Merrick Looks at Kyte and smirks in his own way
Q: "Merrick... how nice of you to join us..."
Kyte stares at the image of her hiusband
Adm_Merrick: " Just imagine what he could teach our child"
Adm_Merrick Face starts to blur
Adm_Merrick: " I mean he could teach us that......."
Kyte: " what is going on here!!"
Adm_Merrick Turns into Merrikus
Merrikus " He could teach you that Exsictence is Futile"
Q ACTION: sits down and watches gleefully
Kyte face grows solomn
Kyte looks at the other being..." and just what was that?"
Kyte: " and just who are you!"
Q: "I am Q... We are Q... Isn't all Q?"
Kyte: " Q? Q who?-----
----CUT SCENE TO THE ENTERPRISE AS SHE RUNS THE GAMBIT OF THE BATTLE NEAR BAJOR....... ALIENS HERE AND SHADOWS THERE..........------------
Capt_Xendra: How are shields holding?
ACTION: THE ENTERPRISE ROCKS AS ANOTHER BEAM TEARS INTO ITS SHIELDS..... THE SHADOWS JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE----
Ens_Dohiyi inputs evasive commands
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Steady Captain... We can't take many more shots like that..."
LtCmdr_Putnam: "shields at 78 percent"
Capt_Xendra: Well leats pe we dont have to be here much longer.....
Capt_Xendra: lets hope too
Ens_Dohiyi: "ma'am i'll get us the hell out of here if we can keep then from ripping us to pieces"
Cmdr_Xanatos: "How many Shadows are on our flight path?"
Capt_Xendra: I trust you will Ensign
ACTION: AGAIN THE ENTERPRISE IS ROCKED AS A SHADOW FIRES AT ITS NACELLES--
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Remember... We can't use warp with all the ships and debris floating about..."
LtCmdr_Putnam: "port nacelle has taken a hit"
Capt_Xendra: Well I am at least glad these aliens are taking the brunt of the fire
Ens_Dohiyi grimaces and grips his console trying to stay seated
Capt_Xendra: Reroute all available power to the shileds
Cmdr_Xanatos: !! Xanatos to Zeta>
Ens_Dohiyi: "is enabeling the thrusters for more manuverability"
Dr_Kelen_Zeta: !! .....Go ahead Captain>
Cmdr_Xanatos: !! CAn you come to the Bridge at Science? We're a bit under-staffed at the moment>
Capt_Xendra: How long till we clear the battle area?
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION at tac,increases shields
ACTION: THE LIGHTS FLICKER AS A SHADOW FIRES DEAD-ON AT THE BRIDGE AS IT SPEEDS AHEAD OF THE SHIP
Dr_Kelen_Zeta: !! I'll try sir, we got a ruptured power conduit right outside sickbay, I'll have to take a service shaft, On my way>
Cmdr_Xanatos: !! understood... Double time Doctor...>
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION returns fire
ACTION: AN ALEIN SHIP PERSUES THE SHADOW VESSEL
Ens_Dohiyi: ?me vears to starboard to avoid a direct line of fire from the shadow vessel
Capt_Xendra: Ya know you would think that they wouldnt want to fight another shipp at this time
Capt_Xendra: Are weapons ready?
Dr_Kelen_Zeta ACTION enters the bridge looking a bit scruffed up with black sute on his unifrom
ACTION: THE SHADOW VESSEL TURNS ON ITS AXIS AND OPENS UP ON THE ALIEN SHIP..... THE UNKNOWN VESSEL TAKES THE BRUNT OF IT.....
LtCmdr_Putnam: "yes captain....weapons are ready"
Dr_Kelen_Zeta ACTION heads to one of the Science stations holding on to the railing when the ship is hit
Ens_Dohiyi turns away from the shadow vessel and gets some distance between them
Capt_Xendra: Because I am just about tired of these "shadows" firing at us
ACTION: THE ALIEN VESSEL BEGINS TO LOSE POWER AS THE SHADOWS COME IN FOR THE KILL
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Putnam... Help our 'friends' out and fire where they are..."
LtCmdr_Putnam: "yes ma'am"
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION firs phasers and quantum torpedos at the shadows
Capt_Xendra: at least they have't fired at us (nods to Xanatos)
Ens_Dohiyi: " how many shadow vessels are here?"
ACTION: THE SHADOW VESSEL AGAIN TURNS ON ITS AXIS AS A BEAM OF LIGHT SWIPES ACROSS THE FRONT OF THE ENTERPRISE..... EFFECTLIVELY CUTTING THROUGH THE SHIELDS AND INTO THE SHIP ITSELF
Capt_Xendra: they seem to be deminishing
Ens_Dohiyi: ?me dives straight down to lessen the damage
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Putnam... You lose our nose again, I'll have you in the brig!!!"
Capt_Xendra: Someday we will figure out how they do that..... evasive manuvers,
Ens_Dohiyi: " hold on im going to fly by feel for a bit"
LtCmdr_Putnam: "we've been hit!damage on decks 4 through 7"
Capt_Xendra: Just keep us afloat Ensign
ACTION: AGAIN THE SHADOWS TURN THERE ATTENTION ON THE CRIPPLED ALIEN SHIP
Capt_Xendra: Keep firing on the shadows, everything we got
Cmdr_Xanatos ACTION: jumps over to Science
Ens_Dohiyi centers his thought and becomes a falcon in his mind and being and uses his hands to imput those commands
Cmdr_Xanatos ACTION: links to the station
ACTION: THE SHADOW RAPIDLY ACCELERATES TOWRDS THE ENTERPRISE
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Putnam... I'm routing power through the Deflector... we're gonna push that ship away... fire at the same time... on my mark..."
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION fires on shadows with more quantum torps and phasers
Capt_Xendra: how long before we have shields back?
Ens_Dohiyi: "hold on everyone this could seem surreal to some of you"
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION fires
ACTION: THE SHADOW SHIP EXPLODES AS THE ENTERPRISE FLIES THROUGH A MASSIVE CLOUD OF DEBRIS
LtCmdr_Putnam: "we got him!!"
Cmdr_Xanatos: "Good job Putnam... you're saved from the Brig.. for now..." (grins)
Capt_Xendra: good work everyone
Capt_Xendra: yeah cause I have gotten sorta attached to the new nose
LtCmdr_Putnam: "thanks xan"
Ens_Dohiyi relaxes just a bit
ACTION: THE ENTERPRISES COM SYSTEM STARTS TO CHIRP
Capt_Xendra: good pioleting Ensign
Ens_Dohiyi checks the sensors and yes the nose is still there
Ens_Dohiyi: thank you ma'an"
Capt_Xendra: oooh they want to talk....-----
----CUT SCENE TO THE RAVEN AS SHE EXITS OUT OF THE EARTHS ATMOSPHERE----------
Capt_Sloane: "any vessels in pursuit?"
ACTION: LITTLE DID THEY KNOW THAT THE ALIENS ADVANCED SENSORS PICKED UP THE RAVENS CLOAK PASSING THROUGH THE ATMOSPHERE----
Cmdr_Wildstar: not at present....wait i think they detect us
HovVaj: "no vessels in persuit, sir"
HovVaj: "I'm showing an unidentified scan trace, sir"
ACTION: AN ALIEN SHIP OPENS UP ON THE RAVEN..... TOSSING THE SHIP ABOUT
Cmdr_Wildstar: "evasive manuavers
Capt_Sloane: "damn ... damage report"
Capt_Sloane: "and get those shields up .... deactivate the cloak"
HovVaj: "Heavy damage, all decks, sir....no casualties yet"
Cmdr_Wildstar: "drop the cloak...raise shields...charge all weapons
ACTION: AGAIN AND AGAIN THE RAVEN IS STRUCK FORCEFULLY
Cmdr_Wildstar tries evasive manuaver delta 1
Capt_Sloane: "helm .... full impulse ... get some distance between us and them ..."
ACTION: ALARMS TO VARIOUS DECKS BEGIN TO SOUND OFF AT THE SCIENCE/OPS STATION
Lt_Kievn stands in at tac
Cmdr_Wildstar engages full impulse
Capt_Sloane: "do we have a target lock yet?"
Lt_Kievn: " sir we are getting hit hard..."
HovVaj: "damage increasing sir.....hull breach is eminent"
Cmdr_Wildstar: what's our warp engine status
Lt_Kievn: " trying... sir..."
ACTION: ANOTHER ALIEN VESSEL JOINS THE PARTY
Cmdr_Wildstar: cole lay a trail of mines behind us thewn prep a torpedo to set them off
HovVaj: "Engineering decks sustaining 70% damage sir....they seem to know just where to hit us"
Capt_Sloane: "lt. .... don;t wait for me .... you see .... throw everything but the injectors at em ..."
ACTION: BOTH OF THEM TRADING SHOTS AT THE RAVEN
Lt_Kievn: " having a hard time targetting these ships sir... they dont register"
Lt_Kievn: " aye Mister Wildstar.."
Cmdr_Wildstar: kieven...lay mines
HovVaj: 'These signatures look oddly familiar....I'm adjusting sensors now....."
Lt_Kievn: " mines laid sir.."
Cmdr_Wildstar: fire torpedo
Capt_Sloane runs over to Hov
Capt_Sloane: "talk to me Hov ... what?"
Cmdr_Wildstar: now prepare a full forward spread
Lt_Kievn: " aye sir firing..."
ACTION: THE EXPLOSION OF THE TORPEDO PLUS THE MINES ROCK THE RAVENS ALREADY DAMAGES BODY
Lt_Kievn: " forward at the ready..."
HovVaj: "I have seen this before.......in another posting, sir....and I don't really want to believe I'm seeing it now.....but this adjustment should work"
ACTION: THE ALIEN SHIP EXPLODES OUTWARD
Cmdr_Wildstar reverses course and lays behind the explosion waiting for the aliens
Lt_Kievn increases shields
Cmdr_Wildstar: as soon as the explosion disapites fire forward spread
Lt_Kievn: " aye sir
ACTION: THE OTHER ALIND SHIP ADJUSTS ITS COURSE AND HEADS UP AND OVER THE RAVEN FIRING ONTO ITS TOP SECTION
HovVaj looks at Sloane squarely... .."this is not an accident......but it is Federation in design"
Cmdr_Wildstar veers off
Cmdr_Wildstar: hold torpedoes
HovVaj: "I'm adjusting Torpedo signatures.....a bulls eye may help us at this point"
ACTION: SUDDENLY A SHADOW APPEARS OUT FROM NOWHERE TAKING OUT THE ALIEN SHIP
HovVaj: "Sir....you don't want to know about the job I did before this....but it is the crowning piece in the puzzle to me"
ACTION: MORE SHADOW VESSELS.... THEN MORE FILL UP THE RAVENS FORWARD SCREEN
Cmdr_Wildstar plots course away from the shadow and engages full impluse
Capt_Sloane: "Hov ... whatever you cam tell me .... TELL ME"
Lt_O`Shay blinks at the viewscreen..."frying pan...fire."
Lt_Kievn: " sir...what ever we do we should do it fast...running out of torpedos..."
ACTION: THE SHADOW VESSELS BEGIN TO TAKE OUT THE ALIEN SHIPS
HovVaj: "Fire those adjusted torpedoes NOW"
Cmdr_Wildstar: sir i suggest we beat it outa here while we can
HovVaj shakes head hard, rubs eyes.....as if she suddenly has a horrid headache
ACTION: THE COM SYSTEM STARTS TO CHIRP
Lt_Kievn: " suggest we take advantage of the shadows blowing away our new "friends" and get the heck out of dodge"
Capt_Sloane: "Hov ... what's wrong?"
Capt_Sloane: "O'Shay .... see who's calling ..."
Lt_O`Shay taps the communications panel and opens the chanel
HovVaj covers eyes with hands, shakes head "I will not listen....."
COM: !! All Starfleet vessels.... Under direct Presidental rule.... Cardassian and Bajoran ships are at this moment helping to defend our planet......>
Cmdr_Wildstar manuavers around to the dark side of the moon
Lt_Kievn: " defend? if they are firing on us are we the bad guys?"
Lt_O`Shay rushes to Hov and whispers softly...do you want an inhibitor?
HovVaj looks down at console and rapidly calculates new torpedo signatures....as if nothing happened
COM: !! It is hearby directed that ALL starfleet vessels are hearby ordered to help the Allaince in our attempt to stop this unknown alien force...>
Capt_Sloane: "what the hell are they talking about?????"
HovVaj: "Immediately, Lt.....and thank you...a double, please...""
COM: !! StarFleet Out>
Lt_Kievn: " who are the "aliens forces" and what allaince?" keeps tracking the ships
ACTION: ON THE SCREEN A NUMBER OF FEDERATION SHIPS COME INTO VIEW AS THEY AID THE SHADOW VESSELS
Lt_O`Shay calibrates a neural inhibitor and applies it to Hov'vaj's mastoid bone
Lt_Kievn: " sir??? we seem to have company"
HovVaj: "thanks, Celia......how is Mr Cole? Sedated?"
Cmdr_Wildstar whispers to the captain"under our current situation i suggest we sneak outa here"
Lt_O`Shay: "Yes, he's under...this won't hurt him"
HovVaj adjusts Raven's warp signature "we can sneak now.....they forget about that one!"
Capt_Sloane: "good idea Luke .... nice and easy ..."
Cmdr_Wildstar slowly guides the raven away from the fray
HovVaj continuously makes adjustments to Raven's warp signature
Lt_Kievn: " sir... shields holding... but will take about an hour to recharge to 100%"-----
------CUT SCENE TO THE ENTERPRISE AS THE CREW SITS AND STARES AT THE UNKNOWN ALIEN FIGURE ON THERE VIEWSCREEN----------
Cmdr_Xanatos ACTION: gazes at the viewscreen
Capt_Xendra: I am Captian Xendra Merrick of the Federation Flagship Enterprise..... Whom am I speaki with?
Ens_Dohiyi Action plots a getaway course just in case we need it
NEW_ALIEN_BEING: " Captain... how is your ship?"
Capt_Xendra: Repairable.... yours?
NEW_ALIEN_BEING: " we are in acceptable condition..."
Capt_Xendra: How long have you been at war with these shadows?
NEW_ALIEN_BEING: " we have never met these beings befor... this was a chance encounter.."
NEW_ALIEN_BEING: " they attacked us..with out provactation."
Capt_Xendra: They have been doing the same with our people
Capt_Xendra: Are your people per chance telepathic?
Cmdr_Xanatos ACTION: WHISPERS to Putnam: "Weapons on the ready... just in case..."
NEW_ALIEN_BEING: " how interresting Capatin... you are Federation ? YES?"
Capt_Xendra: They tend to attack telepaths for some reason.
LtCmdr_Putnam ACTION readies weapons
Capt_Xendra: Yes Federation, and you are?
Capt_Xendra: We are not familar with your race.
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "We are the Breen. We have travelled here on a trade mission..."
Capt_Xendra: A whole fleet for a trade misson? You seem well armed as well.
Ens_Dohiyi looks at the view screen
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "Well, you can nver be too careful in uncharted territories."
Capt_Xendra: I see
Capt_Xendra: This area is generally not so hostile, but these shadows have been picking fights lately
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "Seeing as we are in the same boat here, battling these aliens, Shadows, how about an alliance between our peoples?"
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "It will serve in both our interests for safe passage throughout this region..."
Capt_Xendra: Well as for now I agree, but a formal alliance will have to wait for Federation approval, we are heading there now, Earth that is.
Capt_Xendra: Where were you heading.... Mr?
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "That sounds fair... Pleasure meeting you Merrick of the Federation..."
Ens_Dohiyi plots a course for earth
Capt_Xendra: HOw should I address you?
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "Col-Tar... General Col-Tar..."
Capt_Xendra: Well General if we can be of more asstance before we leave please let us know.
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "We will let you know Merrick... Col-Tar out..."
Capt_Xendra ACTION: nods to the general-----
CUT SCENE: TO THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE -----THE EARTH WAS ABOUT TO GET A LITTLE MORE CROWDED....... AND A FATE HANGS IN THE BALANCE....... AS A SMALL BAND OF FLEET PERSONAL BEGIN TO HEAR ABOUT "THE DEAL" WITH THE ALLAINCE...... ------------
ACTION: The Gul Stands by the window smiling
NPC Gul " Well Mr President..... i think a toast is in order here"
NEW_ALIEN_BEING_2: "Yes... To better times to come!"
NPC Gul " Yes..... much better times.........."
President_En`Tan: "Yes... We shall work well together..."
President_En`Tan: "I do have to inform someone though... Of this and the 'provisions' of this treaty..."
President_En`Tan ACTION: walks over to a communications display-----
----CUT SCENE---- THE SHOOT RANG OUT FROM A HANGER AS A FLEET OFFICER KILLED ANOTHER FLEET OFFICER..... IN HISTORY THEY WILL ARGUE THAT THIS WAS THE START OF THE CIVIL WAR--------------
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