"Captain's Log stardate 91909.99 the majority of the 8th's forces have taken the transwarp gate to sector zero in response to the Undine assault on core worlds including Earth and even Kronos. The Hyperion remains behind on patrol. The point of remote locations like Remora was to preserve humanity against insurmountable threats. While I have faith that Starfleet will prevail we remain behind here in case the unthinkable happens.”
AJ Stone closes his log, and leaves his ready room, no sooner does he get settled into his chair and the yeoman hands him the shift reports than the bolian science officer speaks up.
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"Sir, we are picking up a massive energy surge on long range sensors" Thim was much less verbose than most of his species, a traite AJ usually appreciated.
"Identify source?" AJ Stone gets up and head over to the bridge science station for a look himself, wishing his science officer and 2nd officer would be a bit more forthcoming