Creatures in the Corner

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Status Completed Mission
Description The ship investigates a planet with the USS Freedom
Start Date Wed Aug 2nd, 2017 @ 9:07pm
End Date Mon Oct 2nd, 2017 @ 9:07pm

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Title Timeline Location
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by Commander Cassandra Quinn & Commander Nicole "Nikki" Redex MD & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Lieutenant Commander Hafrap Graf & Lieutenant Commander Akane Nokitsune Psy.D. & Commander Robert Patton & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis & Ensign Cabhan "Kevan" Doolin & Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth & Lieutenant Commander L'Mina & Vice Admiral Chris Barks & Captain Shannon Money & Lieutenant Junior Grade Billi
MD 4 USS Eclipse Shuttle Bay & Conference Room
Cadets on the bridge
by Cadet Senior Grade Jamie T. Kirk & Lance Corporal Lohki "Cadet" & Vice Admiral Chris Barks & Cadet Senior Grade Cody Hudson & Cadet Senior Grade Mike O'Reilly & Cadet Senior Grade Kelly Long & Cadet Senior Grade Jospeh Moon & Lieutenant Talloc Suder & Cadet Senior Grade Rokiro Kirrishai
MD 5 11:00 Main Bridge
Time for a change..
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Antos
current Main Science Lab
Need anything?
by Commander Robert Patton & Ensign Sahr Th'kaviq
Feeling Helpless (Part 2)
by Lieutenant Lori Coffee & Vice Admiral Chris Barks & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Commander Cassandra Quinn & Commander Robert Patton & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis & Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth & Lieutenant Commander L'Mina & Commander Nicole "Nikki" Redex MD
MD3 Oskurn & USS Eclipse
Over Our Dead Bodies..
by Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis
current The Mines
Restocking
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Antos
current Main Science Lab/cargo bay
You are not alone...
by Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth
current dirtside
handling the slack
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Sadee
current/somewhere in-between main operations
No common ground
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis
current Qirs hive
Exploring Options
by Commander Cassandra Quinn & Lieutenant Junior Grade Antos
MD3 USS Eclipse - Astrometrics
Shielding the Colonists
by Commander Cassandra Quinn & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Ensign Cabhan "Kevan" Doolin & Lieutenant Junior Grade Kira Shiryankin
MD 3 USS Eclipse - CO's Ready Room
Repairs
by Commander Robert Patton & Petty Officer 3rd Class Sarah Delvaux
MD 3 Patton's quarters
Through the valley of the shadow..
by Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth
current dirtside
A Meeting
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Billi & Vice Admiral Chris Barks
MD 2 13:47 Ready Room
Feeling Helpless (Part 1)
by Commander Cassandra Quinn & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Cadet Senior Grade Jamie T. Kirk & Commander Robert Patton & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis & Lieutenant Commander L'Mina & Vice Admiral Chris Barks & Lieutenant Junior Grade Billi & Lieutenant Oliver
MD3 - 1015 (planet time) USS Eclipse - Bridge
Predators becoming the prey
by Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth
current dirtside
The Replacements
by Lieutenant Junior Grade Sadee & Lieutenant Junior Grade Antos
current/somewhere in-between Main Science Lab
Cadet meeting
by Cadet Senior Grade Mike O'Reilly & Cadet Senior Grade Jamie T. Kirk
After the departing shift (slight backpost) ten forward
Breaking in
by Lieutenant Commander Hafrap Graf & Lieutenant Junior Grade Antos
MD 2 13:51-backpost Main Science Lab
Attack on Medical Team
by Commander Nicole "Nikki" Redex MD & Ensign Henro & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis & Ensign Cabhan "Kevan" Doolin & Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth & Lieutenant Commander L'Mina & Captain Shannon Money & Gunnery Sergeant Gail Franco & Private 1st Class Leon Crane & Private 1st Class Chuck Cooley & Lieutenant Brent Daniels & Ensign Leah Burns & Petty Officer 1st Class Ralph Morris
MD3 - 0825 Oskurn - between lab tent and medical tent
Science Team
by Commander Nicole "Nikki" Redex MD & Lieutenant Junior Grade Taavis & Lieutenant Commander Julie Keen & Chief Warrant Officer Jack McBride
MD3 - 0615 (planet time) Oskurn
...warranted a little investigation...(part 3/3)
by Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Lambeth
current/somewhere in-between dirtside
Medical Team
by Lieutenant Commander Scott Stark MD & Commander Nicole "Nikki" Redex MD & Ensign Henro & Commander Sean "Shack" Byrnes & Ensign Cabhan "Kevan" Doolin & Lieutenant Commander L'Mina & 1st Lieutenant Surriat & Lieutenant Brent Daniels & Ensign Kent Byrd & Ensign Leah Burns
MD3 - 0530 (planet time) Oskurn
We're so screwed
by Commander Cassandra Quinn & Captain Shannon Money & Gunnery Sergeant Gail Franco & Private 1st Class Leon Crane & Private 1st Class Chuck Cooley
current planetside

Mission Summary

The farming colonies on Oskurn, a new member of the UFoP, are being attacked by a terrifying creature and the Eclipse and the Freedom have been dispatched to help.

Qirs (both singular and plural) are creatures that live in hives much like termites in the abandoned mines on Oskurn

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( a UfoP planet that once mined Quenite. When the mines ran out of the mineral the miners left and the colonists turned to farming). They can be anywhere from 6 to 10 feet tall. They are primarily bipeds but have multiple appendages that are tentacle in appearance but act as arms that divide into several smaller, short ones at the ends with the ability to grasp like hands.



They are covered in a layer of scales and slime that works like armor plating so piercing is nearly impossible and the slime....much like their saliva...is so acidic that touch is also impossible. The acidic nature of their armor and saliva is much like that of sulfuric acid and can melt through steel. One drop of their saliva would be able to melt through the hull plating of a ship in a matter of minutes.

The queen breeds with her drones once every 20 years. Once she breeds she can lay up to 30 eggs which hatch in 2 months. Each larvae will have a nurse which is a Qirs female and she is in charge of caring for and feeding her charge while young Qirs work to build their hive to make room for the larvae once they mature out of their larvae stage. This means that the nurses must leave the protection of the hive and seek out prey to feed off of and bring back to the larvae. They have a tubule that comes out of their mouth and they insert it into the throats of their prey and dissolve their prey's internal organs then suck it into themselves and take it back to their young. The Qirs will feed off of any sentient being...reptile, mammal, fish, bird, small large....if it has internal organs it is prey. The larvae mature and become young Qirs within 6 months then the hive focuses on their structure and uses what food reserves they have built up. When those reserves are depleted they hibernate until the next breeding cycle.

It will be our job to either find a way to stop the attacks and protect the colonists. Besides the challenges and dangers of dealing with the Qirs there is the issue of....are these sentient beings and would irradiating them violate the Prime Directive?