Phoenix: Back in Black

The Phoenix NX-08 is launched against a backdrop of immeasurable loss for Starfleet

Mission Description

I’ve been looking at the sky
‘Cause it’s gettin’ me high
Forget the hearse ’cause I never die
– ‘Back in Black,’ AC/DC

 

The loss of the Pioneer and her crew, earmarked to take on the newly commissioned Phoenix NX-08, is a sore loss for Starfleet. As Command scrambles to find a replacement, Captain Natalia Lopez hatches a scheme with old friends and contacts to get back in command of a ship, and gather just the right crew for the job.

About the Mission

Command
Phoenix
Status
Complete
Total Stories
8
Start Date
01/05/2020
End Date
03/05/2021

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17 July 2021

Press-Ganged

Phoenix: Back in Black

It took the better part of four hours before Lopez could leave the bridge. Going to warp was all well and good, but the newly-settled staff of the Phoenix all needed to acclimatise themselves with elements of the ship’s systems. Normally they’d have a long time for this, but the new normal [...]

17 July 2021

Enjoy the Fresh Air

Phoenix: Back in Black

It was a sunny day in San Francisco when the Phoenix was due to launch, so Lopez slouched to the shuttlepad in large sunglasses to shield against the bright light, horrifically hungover. Her pilot was smoking when she arrived, leaning against the hull, and noticed her so late he had to scramble [...]

17 July 2021

Gave you a Heart

Phoenix: Back in Black

Professor Juliette Gauthier had just tidied away the last of the dirty plates from the dinner party when there was a knock at her door. She’d spotted Marc’s jacket left over the back of an armchair and assumed he’d returned for it, so answered with an easy smile on her face entirely unsuited [...]

17 July 2021

Ego-Trip to Redemption

Phoenix: Back in Black

This was the fourth bar Lopez had tried in Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward, and the moment she saw the pool table, she knew it was the right one. Most of the establishment was thudding music and low lights streaked with neon, so she could shoulder her way through the crowd and its stench of sweat and [...]