The USS Mackenzie is one of the first Excelsior II class ships. A stronger ship built to defend, explore and serve in Task Force 72’s space, it carries with it the legacy of the Excelsior class and the powerful image the class projects as it travels through space.
Captain Wren Walton stood at the bottom of the platform leading to the shuttle. She stared at the open door, a gaping maw of loss. She turned to her executive officer, Commander Park, “This one will hurt.” A wordless nod from Park. Katsumi had been the first officer to welcome [...]
“Report.” Captain Wren Walton sat restlessly in the center chair. It had been six hours since the shuttles had been sent behind enemy lines. The long-range sensors told them nothing. The Borg Sphere remained, as well as the two Borg signals that were, in truth, the [...]
“Approaching intercept vector.” The ensign at the helm was not Gabrielle Castillo, as she was in the shuttle bay, ready to launch in the first of two runabouts. The Mackenzie was intentionally lagging behind the Sphere, and Captain Wren Walton was pacing the area before the command [...]
Four days. Four days of overnights, late nights, and early mornings. All focused on one goal – saving the lives on the planet below and keeping the Borg off their trail for good. The Mackenzie had relocated far enough away to read the Sphere’s status still but not close enough [...]