Collision Immenent

MUTHUR comes on the intercoms in a sterile voice, “Alert: Ship approaching. Collision imminent.”

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Capt. Kenny turns to Asahi Ogai with great concern and says, "What the.......?" He then looks at the console to check their bearings. Capt. Kenny then hits the intercom to talk to all crew members, "All hands on deck! It seems we are off course and we are approaching a derelict! Prepare for evasive measures!"

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Klaxons on the bridge rage as warning lights flash red. As the crew looks out the viewports of the bridge, a small area obscures the stars growing closer and closer.

“Brace for collision,” MUTHUR drones.

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Just finishing up the Medlab inventory, she closed the cabinet door of the pharmaceuticals. MUTHUR's warning took the intercom. Disappointed, Hikari Roku thought to herself, 'Not like this. Not yet. I've come too far.'

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In the cargo hold, as others become aware of impending doom, Vera is oblivious while performing her various checks and equipment logs. Her headphones are on and blaring music that she's rocking out to. The klaxons barely cut through the sounds of her music...

Chariots of the Gods

She freezes, turns to look up at the battered speaker on the wall above her head, and then dashes to the nearest terminal to find out what the fuck is going on.

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Bruce Jensen looks up from his coffee in a mild panic. The emergency lights were flashing. So far, his time with this crew had been uneventful, it was his third crew evaluation, but he was still not used to space travel and really didn't want to die there. "Fuck.", he whispered.

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"We do NOT want to be in here if this ship strikes something!", Roberts yells from across the cargo bay to Kirby.

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"Get out! Go! I may have to cut the cargo loose!", Vera yells back.

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"Not a chance! What do I need to do?", Roberts yells back.

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Kenny prepares for impact as he looks at Paddy Lohan and yells, "Paddy do something!"

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Vera cuts in on the comms, "Should I jettison the cargo?"

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Without a word, Paddy Lohan pops a pill and masters the helm. There’s a reason he was hired for this kind of job and it’s not just the drugs that make him good, though they have certainly helped lately. He narrowly avoids the oncoming vessel with style.

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Capt. Kenny winced as Paddy pulled off a miracle maneuver before he swallowed the lump in his throat. He was very relieved on many accounts. He was glad they avoided a crash, any injuries, any deaths and the soiling of his pants. After catching his breath and calming his nerves he responded to Vera.

"Stand down, Vera! Paddy just saved our bacon and earned his paycheck today. All hands secure and check your stations. We need to find out where we are and how we got here. I have a bad feeling we are SOL. I want reports ASAP."

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Now chewing on a wad of gum, Lohan looks at his Samani E-series watch. Still ticking.

“Hey, uh, Cap! Looks like we’re still about 12 days out. We were meant to arrive right around Christmas. :christmas_tree: It’s only Dec 13.”

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Capt. Kenny replied, "12 days out? So are we still on course and woke up early or are we off course and woke up early? I need to know what our options are since we might have a chance to turn this around."

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With his experience, Roberts knew the ship was close. He could almost feel the other ship as they went by. the scream of the thrusters and vibrations said everything. He gave one last look at the cargo tie downs and clamps.

"We are good here!", he yelled. Glenn Roberts walked to the bulkhead leading back to the main part of the ship he looked back at Kirby, "I got to get upfront this is my area of expertise." he says as he opened the bulkhead and walked through it and to the bridge.

"We are what? That far out?", as he enters the back of the bridge.

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Paddy Lohan pulls up the starmap.

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/779534786623438868/786685517320159272/unknown.png

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MU/TH/UR 6500 signals a yellow light meaning that she wants to talk to Captain McCormick only.

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