Reflections #19 - "Somebody's Gotta Do It..."

--- In, "Ka-ris Tasogare" <karis_tasogare@...> wrote: > > -=/On\=- > > [STAR BASE TEMPORARY QUARTERS] > > G'ulf-fey sat and stared at the stars, he could just see the battered > hull of the ship he called home. And if the rumors were true he would > not call it home for very much longer, assuming he even remained with > this part of the Great Star Pack (Star Fleet). As bad as the tales he > had learned of the girl he had tried to help were the present rumors > were so much worse, and while he enjoyed a fight as much as the next, > the things he was hearing were such he wondered if he would be better > to stand away form it all and find an other ship and Capt. to serve. > > It had not been very bad the first night on base. That evening he had > joined several others in the crew as they traveled off ship to > various liberty bars and such. But then his ears began to hear things > and the things he heard were far from good. Some of it was > engineering types talking about the trouble it would be to get parts > for the age of ship the Pegasus was. Other talked of how it would be > far easier to simply change the transponder to an other museum ship > rather than repair the thing. Still others wondered if she was safe > to have in dock given the conditions it was in. > > Far worse than all that was what he heard about the fate of the crew. > It seemed that tales of how they acted and how they were had been > spread by someone. The words he heard were more troubling than a ship > of gray skins. Things like the Capt. might be facing charges due to > the destruction of the other ship. Things like the Security Chief > being a places there as a test of the crew, to see how long they > survived. Things like the possibility of the entire crew being split > up due to what really went on in the mirror universe. > > More troubling was thou when they went back to the ship to grab the > last of their gear and were met by a flock of security types who told > them that access to the ship was not allowed. Something about some > admiral putting the hull off limits for further notice. Sha-dar was > about to start a bar fight without a bar but Kip stopped her with a > chuckle. He simply pointed out to her that given the condition of the > ship they could just step outside to the fighters and coast over and > not bother these nice men. > > G'ulf-fey shook his head at the Hu-mons as they looked at this with > shock. Then he stepped up to the leader of the bunch and got his > attention. > > "Ex-Cuzz, but peRR-happz I did not under-stand" he said bearing his > teeth "You arre Zaying that you few, barely double our numbers, would > stop us from gaining the things we carried thru the battles. We who > flew but three fighters against a force of enemy cruisers. You think > you few would stop us. I think it would be far better for you to > escort us and then see we got on an off safe and speedily. Would it > not?" > > it had taken a few minutes and a bit of discussion and they were, in > vacuum suits allowed on and off. G'ulf-fey now had the few worldly > possession he had brought to the Pegasus as did the others. Fighter > pilots as a rule traveled light. Sha-dar now had the batleth she had > got a s birthday gift some years back and Kip had his collection of > books on optical disks. Now they were placed in a set of temp > quarters while their fates as a fighter wing was decided. > > -=/Off\=- > > Lt. (jg) G'ulf-fey > Marine Fighter Leader > USS Pegasus > > > > OCC: sorry for the OCC, but the posts featureing Sulan, have (lately) > have been fairly unbelivable and rather annoying. That the security > cheif is basically a criminal and able to opperate as he choses makes > me wonder about remianing in this Sim. > I wrote this as I did incase I need to move G'ulf-fey to an other > ship within the fleet. I know soem of the posts worked in the mirror > univers but here they do not or maybe it is just me. > ? comments? > > CH > Don't like it? Leave.