DEEP SPACE 285 — The USS Doyle crew found their leave interrupted with a murder on the starbase.
Hoping to find rest and relaxation during shore leave, the crew of USS Doyle-A, NCC-80221-A, found itself instead in the middle of a new mystery. Found in his broken vessel on the way back from Omicrom Herculis, Vladimir Von Husam was escorted back to Deep Space 285, where he was reported to be seen with a number of questionable individuals. Unfortunately, he was unable to comment on the matter after being found dead on the promenade.
Given the nature of the death, Captain Shether Faranster commissioned the crew of the Doyle-A to investigate the possible homicide. Therefore, much to the despair of the of the ship’s medical department, they were pulled from leave to investigate. Resources were also taken from the marines and security to provide support to the investigation. An autopsy is underway and will be shared publicly once completed.
Meanwhile, the science labs are being closed off due to a malfunction of one of the replicators beginning to act erratically and producing an unknown substance. Upon running a spectral analysis, it is likely that it is indeed toxic and could put personnel at risk. At this time, it cannot be reported if the replicator is a random occurrence or a targeted terrorist attack. In either case, precautions are being taken to avoid further contamination.
However, being docked on the starbase for an extended amount of time may in fact be a blessing in disguise. Upon review by the ship’s new Chief Engineer, it was found that the ship had taken fairly serious damage and will undergo some much needed repairs so that they are up and running again by the time that the Doyle is called into service once more.
“I didn’t do it, I don’t think. Downloading my assignments should not have caused the systems to overload to this degree,” said Joella Christin of some of the malfunctions within Engineering. “I am sure there is something else going on.”
Lastly, the Doyle welcomed two individuals. Ensign Phlair joined as the ship’s new engineer, fresh from the academy. Additionally, Lieutenant Commander Nemitor Atimen returned from leave to assist the ship in her duties.