[TLF Phase 1]: Night of Nights


The Dominion are back, and they are a threat. The Fourth Fleet is rallying to respond, racing to repel the enemy and save the souls they threaten. Your ship is among them. But first the crew must travel great distances and prepare themselves physically and emotionally for the challenge at hand.

The theme of this writing competition is ‘anticipation.’ What is it like aboard your ship on the eve of battle, on the cusp of confrontation? How do your characters prepare? What are they feeling, what are they thinking? Some may have faced the Dominion a quarter-century ago. Others have no idea what to expect. This does not have to be a literal ‘eve’ of battle, but your story should depict and encapsulate the emotional and physical burdens of making ready to confront, or waiting to face, one of the greatest foes Starfleet has known.


  • Your story should be between 2,000 and 3,000 words in length (Google Docs, not BFMS, will be used to determine word count)
  • The entry should be written in your Command’s Mission attached to the Lost Fleet Fleet-Wide Mission, and linked to in the submission. While we allow and encourage you to choose a Story from your ongoing Fleet Action fiction, only the single submitted Story will be graded and judged.
  • The Story must have been posted during the competition duration.
  • Stories from Starbase Bravo are not eligible for this competition.
  • Submitted Stories must have a single author.
  • Stories will be graded in accordance with the Bravo Fleet Fiction Rubric, which marks on the following criteria: Language, Style, & Mechanics; Adherence to Canon; Perspective; Characterization; Originality; Use of the Prompt.


User ID Date Entry
Erill'Yun Mek 2187 2023-05-20 17:56:39
K'vagh 2671 2023-05-20 16:48:53
Geronimo Fontana 2468 2023-05-18 17:11:39
Ryoko Takato 2545 2023-05-18 17:01:47
Cynndle Oin'sun 2457 2023-05-16 09:57:27
Brennan Zale 2080 2023-05-15 18:29:41
Joshua Bryant 2586 2023-05-14 04:40:41
Tavek 2622 2023-05-14 04:14:22
Alexandra Sudari-Kravchik 2121 2023-05-13 21:08:51
Khim Samnang 2222 2023-05-12 23:30:32
Thelor ch'Idrani 2109 2023-05-11 02:31:38
Imya Jori 10 2023-05-11 02:26:13
Keith Anderson 1849 2023-05-09 04:37:40
Aryanna Rigras 2486 2023-05-08 22:58:30
Andreus Kohl 2374 2023-05-08 12:00:06
Keziah Nazir 18 2023-05-05 14:43:39

Competition Winners

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