Threats linger around every corner…

Over a decade after the most devastating attack on Federation soil since the Dominion War, Starfleet has changed. Gone are the care free days of scientific exploration and diplomatic overtures. Instead, the Federation has sealed its borders and limits contact with those beyond them, its mighty fleet aggressively protects vast swathes of territory from threats both internal and external. With a focus on developing Starfleet into a stronger military presence, technological advancements have significantly enhanced the operational capacity of vessels that are long past their usual hull life. Among those to get a new lease on life, the Sovereign-class USS Nogura.

Once believed lost with all hands far beyond Federation space, the Nogura eventually found its way back into Federation hands and was returned to Deep Space 5 where she now undergoes a massive refit to bring her up to modern specifications. On the eve of her relaunch, one of her former commanding officers takes the helm once again for a dangerous mission to explore an area of space known as the Maelstrom in search of clues as to Nogura's past.

Located deep in the Alpha Quadrant the Maelstrom is a realm of danger and intrigue on the edge of Federation, Breen, and Cardassian Space. Most of the region seems designed to kill the novice explorer. Stars emit triple the amount of radiation as elsewhere in the galaxy, subspace rifts threaten to rip space apart at the seams, and quantum destabilizations can tear the timeline to pieces. When the threat of the Romulan Supernova emerged in the 2380s, the Federation withdrew Starfleet forces and left the worlds of the Maelstrom to fend for themselves. Now, the Maelstrom holds all the clues as to the fate of the Nogura's former crew, and it is up to her new custodians to solve the puzzle.

Latest Mission Posts

» Loyalty and Truth

Mission: Episode 1: Maelstrom
Posted on Saturday January 16th, 2021 @ 6:28pm by Lieutenant Commander Shelby Adams & Ensign Ekal Dreisor

Ekal tapped the door alert, scanning the bridge for her seat. There it was. Navigation. It wasn't manned at this time, but it would be hers when she was on duty and she looked forward to flying this beautiful ship. She rocked slightly on her feet, hoping she was in…

» Hesitant Introductions

Mission: Episode 1: Maelstrom
Posted on Monday January 11th, 2021 @ 9:47pm by Captain Nilani Azulas & Ensign Helin Lahm


If evil had a physical form it just might have been inside those startlingly blue eyes that were staring back at Helin Lahm with utmost contempt from deep inside the pet carrier. He reached in, tried to coax the creature forward, but she was not having…

» Brotherhood of the Blue Shirt

Mission: Episode 1: Maelstrom
Posted on Monday January 11th, 2021 @ 6:05am by Lieutenant Anjohl Gaden & Ensign Helin Lahm

"Doctor Anjohl?" the Trill counselor popped his head into the CMO's office to see if the time was alright to disturb him. If Sickbay was anything like the counselors' offices today, it was an absolute revolving door of people in and out. "I was hoping to steal a moment if…

» Redleaf Tea

Mission: Episode 1: Maelstrom
Posted on Saturday January 9th, 2021 @ 9:38pm by Lieutenant Caspar Matero 'CJ' & Ensign Ekal Dreisor

Ekal chimed the door to the Chief Engineer's office 5 minutes before teatime. She needed firm relationships among the crew to build a life among them, and he seemed both considerate and willing to look past her race.

She kept her smile on as she scanned for the Lieutenant Murphy.…

» Cardassian Checkup

Mission: Episode 1: Maelstrom
Posted on Friday January 8th, 2021 @ 5:56am by Lieutenant Anjohl Gaden & Ensign Ekal Dreisor

Ekal stepped into sickbay like she was happy to be there. Time to test how comfortable she could be with another doctor who might hate her. She scanned the main area with all the beds before carefully aproaching the CMO's office.

"Excuse me, Ensign Dreisor here I have an appointment…

Latest Personal Logs

» Tomorrow is Another Day

Posted on Saturday January 16th, 2021 @ 8:26pm by Lieutenant Commander Deila Fargold

"Chief Strategic Operations Officer's personal log, entry 1."

"I suppose there's not ever an easy way to adjust to a new assignment, but I can say with certainty that moving from the Panama was the hardest changes of assignment I've been through. Six years is a long time to form…

» Chief Science Officer's Log #1

Posted on Monday January 4th, 2021 @ 1:01pm by Lieutenant T'Pasek

Chief Science Officer's Log, Stardate 76008.861

As I assume the responsibility as head of the Nogura's Science Division, I find the complement of officers and enlisted assigned to me to be a diverse group. As an adherent and advocate of Kol-Ut-Shan, I cannot help but approve of this complex mixture…

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