I return, Lore Hounds! With another piece of my fantastical writing (ignore the clear egotism). This time, though, it was just for skill practice and to keep the creative juices flowin’. With this one, I decided to give my main, Luna Aislin Kira — current Captain of the U.S.S. Heartbroken — on Star Trek Online a backstory. I’ll be posting more as I continue, enjoy Part I.
The lights and sounds moving and reacting to her touches on the monitor screen made Luna smile. With a flick of a finger, she made images slide off and on, quickly moving through the entire gallery. The Medical Bay was silent and eerily dark. Giving her the illusion of seclusion — she preferred it that way. Illustrations of surgery procedures quickly passed through Luna’s line of vision, her photographic memory capturing every one. Seeing a method she felt like attempting, she loaded the simulation into the Holodeck. Heading towards the hallway, she bumped into the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson.
“And where are you headed off to in such a hurry, Luna?” Johnson raised his eyebrow like he always does when he catches her in her mischief. The sparkle in the corner of his eye secretly told Luna he approved.
“I wanted to try the Cerebral Alpha cut on a Trill in the Holodeck.” Luna beamed back at Johnson. She grinned, looking up at him as he praised her prodigal talents.
“In a few years, I just may take you on as an Ensign Medical Assistant. Perhaps, if you learned to follow directions,” he sarcastically stared down his nose at her. Luna shrugged, skipping off down the hallway to the Turbolift, ignoring whatever else Johnson had to say. Continue Reading