“Tactical Diplomacy / Diplomatic Tactics”
The elevator platform descended Mithrar Anchorage’s Forward Sail with a shudder, causing Rear Admiral Matthew Cody to tighten his grip on the railing which surrounded the passenger car at waist height. He wondered if he would ever get used to the Turei attitude to engineering of “If it still works, don't mess with it.”
The master-at-arms 2nd class who shared the elevator platform with him gave a slight smile.
“I don’t think anyone’s actually fallen off one of these yet, Admiral,” he noted quietly. Cody cast him a dark look.
“Yet is the important word in that sentence, Petty Officer. Nobody’s fallen off… yet.”
The...Task Force 38 Report July 2020
“Reflections in a Double Scotch”
The sounds of a solo classical piano filled Delta-Bravo’s dimly-lit conference room from concealed speakers. Rear Admiral Matthew Cody sat alone in the darkened room, facing the expansive forward window which afforded a breathtakingly panoramic view of Mithrar space. Mithrar III sat low and to starboard of Cody’s view, with the prow of Mithrar Anchorage extending ahead and from beneath the station’s forward sail which contained the accommodations recently afforded to the Starfleet contingent by the Turei Alliance.
The door behind him opened with a hiss and Cody turned his head slightly at the sound of footsteps to see Chief Yeoman Floyd...Task Force 38 – June Report
The Delta Exploration Initiative
“An Unwelcome Welcome”
The leading group of starships consisting of Archangel, Icarus and Hurricane dropped out of warp 60,000 metres off Mithrar Anchorage’s port beam and received their first glimpse of the Turei station which was to accommodate Delta-Bravo, the designation given to Task Force 38’s headquarters in the Delta Quadrant.
It was under attack and ablaze.
At least two dozen small fighters swarmed the long structure, energy beams from each tiny craft lashing out and ripping into the space station as they crisscrossed over each other like angry insects. One of the station’s huge ventrally-mounted fuel cylinders detonated...