Episode 15 - The Evil That Lies Beneath

Post Count: 29

Lieutenant Commander Rowena McGowen has always prided herself on her prowess in the intelligence game. However, she forgot one very important piece of information. She is not alone in her own skin. Something or someone has decided to call the Pioneer's Second Officer home. This being helped bring everyone home from Igion. However, now there are other plans in store for McGowen, the crew of the Pioneer and the Federation. Can the crew of the USS Pioneer stop whatever or whoever this is before their Intelligence Officer gives over all her secrets?

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Episode 14 - The Poseidon Adventure

Post Count: 428

After solving the mystery for the Jutrai the crew of the Pioneer is once again given a brief respite. The crew of Task Group Titan's flagship puts in to Poseidon Station in the Aquil sector. What awaits the crew of the Pioneer when they board a station that stands at the gateway of time?

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Carthage Rises

Post Count: 18

The USS Carthage is assigned as a support vessel to Empok Nor. This assignment shows a real commitment on the part of Starfleet to exploration and protection of the Trivas System. Who knows what mysteries a ship named for a mysterious city can uncover.

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Back To Basics - Empok Nor Episode 3

Post Count: 4

Business seems to be returning to normal. However, a new threat to Cardassian interests takes hold on the station. It is well known that Odo's sacrifice was to bring peace to the Great Link, and for a time it did. However, Changelings are people and think independently from the Great Link. Some liked the power of running the Dominion, and those that did form their own link and the Dominion was reborn. This new Dominion seeks revenge on those that were once their allies, the Cardassians and Empok Nor is all that stands in their way.

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Episode 16 - Silent Cries

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A race who never wanted to be found is now being wiped out. They have no idea how or why this is happening. In dire straights the reach out to the only beings they have ever known, the crew of the USS Pioneer. However, can the Pioneer help someone that they don't remember exists? Can Captain Malbrooke and his crew save The Silence before they actually no longer exist? Does Captain Malbrooke and his crew have what it takes to face and defeat a being that is more powerful than The Silence?

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Episode 1 - Pioneering Spirit

Post Count: 46

Docked at Station Empok Nor, Lieutenant Commander Tyler Malbrooke has just been assigned to the USS Pioneer as her newest Commanding Officer. His first duty in this new position is to pull together a strong crew to aid in the ship's mission. A crew that will work as hard as he does to defend the Federation and Cardassia from any possible threats to peace.

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Episode 2 - The Enemy Within

Post Count: 234

The orders are in and confirmed. The USS Pioneer departs and heads into the history books. But first they will find a threat that will shake The Federation and Cardassia to the core. Can it be stopped in time?

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Episode 3 - Weary Travellers

Post Count: 148

The USS Pioneer returns triumphantly to Empok Nor for a few days of R&R. The crew is released for some time for themselves.

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Episode 4 - The Sum of Our Parts

Post Count: 200

The USS Pioneer is sent at the request of the Detapa Council to a Science Station near Cardassia Prime. The Council has received a distress from Cardassia's preeminent scientist specializing in temporal mechanics Dr Tavik Zojal. The Pioneer is now in a race against time itself to save the doctor and perhaps everything. Now the crew of the USS Pioneer must confront themselves if decisions were different, if times were different.

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Episode 5 - It Would Be Their Pleasure

Post Count: 219

The USS Pioneer heads to the pleasure planet Casperia Prime in the Horvian Cluster for some fun in the sun. This time allows the crew to rest, recharge, and regroup after their journey through time. Captain Malbrooke extends an invitation to any family of the crew who might want to take the trip. However, this pleasure planet is not fully what it seems. Family, a new threat, relaxation, and more await the crew of the USS Pioneer below the rings of Casperia Prime

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Episode 6 - Old Habits Die Hard

Post Count: 231

The Pioneer receives a message from Elim Garak the chair of the Detapa Council. The message spoke of strange happenings on Cardassia Prime. He formally requests the Pioneer to investigate. What makes matters worse is the New Maquis have made their way to Cardassia Prime. The crew of the USS Pioneer must race to solve the Cardassian mystery before it is too late for both Cardassia and the Pioneer itself.

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Episode 7 - Home Again

Post Count: 379

The Pioneer is fresh from repairs and hangs in orbit of Cardassia Prime. However, her stay on Cardassia is only for as long as the thank yous from the Detapa Council can last. Captain Malbrooke orders the ship back to Empok Nor, and orders the crew to take shore leave. After the tensions and hard fought battles that they have had the crew needs it. Tensions on the station are high when the Pioneer arrives. However, the crew still enjoys themselves for what could be their last time coming Home Again.

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Episode 8 - The Silence

Post Count: 222

Following Shore Leave the Pioneer is sent on what seems to be a routine survey mission. Since the CDF has it's hands full cleaning up the homeworld Cardassia requests the Pioneer to survey a planet and see if it is suitable for Cardassian colonization. Upon arrival the Pioneer finds signs of life on the planet complete with an unknown station. The crew of the Pioneer will have to answer the following questions. Why had Cardassia no known about this? Who built all of this? But most importantly where did they all go. It seems that Malbrooke, Ó Flannagáin, and the rest of the Pioneer crew have an old fashioned mystery on their hands.

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Episode 9 - Empok's End

Post Count: 207

The USS Pioneer returns from a routine survey mission to find that their home is no more. Station Empok Nor has been seized by the New Maquis and the Obsidian Order. Now the crew of the Pioneer along with Marines being led by General Sobel and Captain Tremble have to try to get the station back before the fragile peace built between Cardassia and the Federation comes to an end. A new ally emerges as the mysterious Azzians step forward and into galactic politics.

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Episode 10 - New Home, Same Pioneers

Post Count: 465

The USS Pioneer's mission at Empok Nor and Cardassian space is complete. The ship is ordered to rejoin Task Group 47 at Starbase Sirius on the Romulan Neutral Zone. It seems that the Tal Shiar is back and Starfleet wants the crew that took down the Obsidian Order to take down the Tal Shiar. Are the Pioneers up to the task? For now the crew gets to know their new home.

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Episode 11 - Family Matters

Post Count: 251

Sophomore Cadet Lyie t'Hweruil has been kidnapped from Starfleet Academy on Earth. The USS Pioneer is asked to venture into Romulan space and rescue her. Who will they find on the other side of the Zone? The Romulans that are looking for peace and a rebirth in the fallout from Hobus or the same old Romulans. Will the Pioneer's crew and her Chief Science Officer be able to rescue the Cadet despite the emotional attachment? The Pioneer is on uncertain ground as they wade into a game of wits with Romulans who will hit too close to home.

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Episode 12 - Risin' To Risa

Post Count: 220

As the Pioneers regroup and decide how to deal with Colonel Loval the ship puts into orbit at Risa. After the tension of the past two weeks the brief respite is needed and deserved. The ship returns to its home at Empok Nor where some the crew take their leave. Old flames are rekindled and new flames are lit at their old home.

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Episode 13 - Crooked River

Post Count: 302

When hundreds of feet wash up on the shores of an island on the colony planet Igion the Jutrai send out a distress call. It seems that their burgeoning colonies cannot investigate this phenomena. The Pioneer responds to assist their new allies.

A ghastly enigma with no apparent solution. Called away from vacation on Risa, Captain Malbrooke reluctantly agrees to visit the planet—and, despite themselves, the crew is quickly drawn in by the incomprehensible puzzle. An early pathology report only adds to the mystery. With an ocean of possibilities confronting the investigation, no one is sure what happened, why, or from where the feet originated. And they desperately need to know: are the victims still alive?

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The Drumhead (Empok Nor Premier)

Post Count: 79

Station Empok Nor in the Trivas System has been the seat of Federation authority in the Cardassian Union since the end of the Dominion War. During that time it has enjoyed a peaceful time of exploration. However, now Cardassia is threatened on all sides, and especially from within. Starfleet is trying to stave of war, but the drumhead tightens and a Starfleet Marine Corps Brigade is formed.

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The Ties That Bind - Empok Nor Episode 2

Post Count: 62

The dust has settled and the day belongs to Starfleet with a little help from the Klingons. The Breen have retreated, and the Maquis are all but washed up. All of that is great however, one question remains can Empok Nor recover. Cardassia lays in ruins, torn asunder by civil war, Rodney Leyton escapes into the great void of the galaxy and Gul Typhon Prenar lay slain by his own son.

The crew returns to Empok Nor from their temporary exile but the ramifications form the Battle of Empok Nor will be felt for quite some time. How will they handle it, and what will become of the station.

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Post Count: 120

The crew of the USS Pioneer have created a respite for themselves. A small island akin to Tortuga on the holodeck. This tale is what happens when you take all of Starfleet's technology away and strand them on an island.

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Academy Days

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Tell us a little about your antics during the Academy. Perhaps you had a love lost, or you had it out with a teacher. Whatever it is I want to read it. It is those years that shaped the officers of this ship.

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Oops I Did It Again

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Everyone makes mistakes when they are trying to impress people from time to time. Think about it a young freshfaced Starfleet Officer is trying to impress an Admiral and makes a huge mistake. Tell us all about your mistakes.

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