BD 01.0100 -- The USS Greyhound, an old Constitution class refitted
as a passenger ship without warp drive, leaves Mars orbit on a twelve-hour
journey for Earth. The crew of the Thunderchild (except for the Captain,
Vieulys Lorain and Ja'kee, Jaldiar Varell's son, Lt. Nathan Hunter, Lt.
Edward Curzon, and Admiral Archie Gates) head for Earth on the Greyhound.
BD 01.0110 -- Thunderchild is in the hands of Utopia Planetia
Engineering. Captain remains at Utopia until BD 5.
BD: 01.1230 -- Jal arrives on Earth and is directed
to the Romulan Embassy in Romulus, Michigan, where she meets with the Romulan
Ambassador, S'tarr, former Special Prosecutor for the Romulan Praetoriate.
BD 01:2359 -- Lt. Bronwyn Daye wakes and remembers
the nightmare trip to earth with Qan. She recalls what the Dr. told her
about her sickness that someone had possibly tampered with her memories.
She falls back asleep and falls into a nightmare...
BD: 02.0100 -- Romulan Tal Shiar accost Varell in the Embassy
Garden intent on her returning to work for them as an operative in her
new role as a Command Exchange Officer in Starfleet.
BD 02:0300 -- Daye wakes from a bad dream and finds
Qan in her room. They talk about the past and the coming talks. Later in
the day they are to have lunch with Vernon Gilbert .
BD.02.0900 -- Lt. Jacob Tate recruits Lt. Brian
Hudson to help him look for his missing brother David. There' investigation
leads them to stumble into investigating criminal elements of the Khartoum
Installation, Earth based bad guys.
BD: 02.2050 -- The Tal Shair realize that they will not get any
information from Jalidar in any conventional way and decide to implant
a bio device to gather information they can retrieve at a later date.
BD 02.2150 -- Jalidar is rescued by one of the Ambassador's aides, Desatz.
Jaldiar fires a disruptor, killing Tirex, one of the Tal Shiar tormenting
her. It is unclear whether a bio device was implanted in her or not.
BD 03.0600 --Jalidar discusses what's happened with Ambassador S'tarr.
She hints she has one Tal Shiar left to Kill. S'tarr says if he even suspected
that was the case, he'd have to arrest her. He lets her go.
BD 03.1400 -- Back at Utopia Planetia Shipyards on BD 3, Captain Gatewood
meets with the Engineers who will be working on the refit of the USS Thunderchild
for 8-10 weeks (estimated launch of the Thunderchild is BD 56-70 depending
on how smoothly the refit progresses.
BD 4.1000 -- Utopia Engineering Captain Benson presents Captain Gatewood
with the Command Chair. Gatewood informs Benson that he idn;t have it long
enough to get used to it, that it was molded more to former Captain Viktor
Ramius' wider butt than Gatewood's, and that he'd be happy with a new one
on his return.
BD 4.1800 -- At Utopia, there's an impormptu birthday party for one
of the engineers working on the Thunderchild refit, Kay Samuels.
BD 5.0330 -- Greyhound departed Utopia Planetia Shipyards
for McKinley Station hours ago, and the Captain enjoys his private accommodations.
BD 5.1330 -- Captain, Ja'kee, and Crewman Vieulys Lorain
spend a little time in the gift shop before taking the transporter to Starfleet's
Transport Facility in Reno, Nevada.
BD 5.1335 -- Lt. Nathan Hunter learns of Lt. Edward
Curzon's next assignment, and must decide if he wants any part of it. Someone
is abducting children in Detroit, and there's an eyewitness, who's report
was discounted by local police because the eyewitness was a homeless man
with a criminal record for a previous assault on a minor, and because he
had described witnessing a Romulan male abduct a young girl, and there
are few Romulans in Detroit. The eyewitness disappeared, and more
abductions have occurred. Edward has been asked to go to Detroit and help
find the eyewitness.
BD 05.1335 -- Hunter agrees to join Curzon. No second thoughts,
he just grabs his gear.
BD 05.1400 -- We learn a little background on Gatewood Ranch
and the Gatewood family going back six generations and 152 years.
BD 6.0700 -- Upon reaching the Detroit area, Curzon and
Hunter find a place to stay. Later that day the search will begin.
BD 6.1100 -- At the Gatewood family ranch Ja'kee is
settled in front of the big screen watching movies.
BD 6.1200 -- 6.2130 Edward Curzon requests Nathan
to go undercover to find their eyewitness. Nathan spends the day slithering
through the back alleys, seedy bars and otherwise the hind end of Detroit.
When he returns to meet Edward, he tells him Jimmy has fled Detroit and
headed to Chicago.
BD 6.1200 -- An old woman in Chicago feeds the
birds in the park with her free time, wondering about all the things she's
forgotten in time. On the hunt of the reluctant eyewitness who reported
seeing an abduction in Detroit, Lt. Edward Curzon visits the two bars that
Jimmy Chatham had called. Jimmy Chatham, alone on the street in Chicago
is lost and blaming himself for all his problems.
BD 6.2230 -- 7.1050 The hunt for Jimmy Chatham continues,
taking Edward and
Nathan from Detroit to Chicago
BD 7.1200- 1230 -- Jalidar Varell leaves the Romulan Embassy
and encounters suspicion from a Starfleet Security Officer in Detroit who's
skeptical of Romulan intelligence.
BD 7.1245 -- Varell arrives in Reno (local time is
1045) and is met by Captain Gatewood, who will bring her back to Gatewood
Ranch on a replica of a Kawasaki Hardtail motorcycle.
BD: 07.1300 - 07.2030 -- Jalidar arrives at the ranch
and is reunited with her son.
BD 07.1845 -- Jimmy Chatham lost in Chicago, bumps into
some local residents who decide to walk him home.
BD 08.0000 -- Hunter and Curzon find Jimmy Chatham. Curzon
gets the truth out of Chatham. Leaving Chatham in Chicago with his mother,
Curzon and Hunter head back, using ground transportation, to Detroit.
BD.08.0930 -- Tate and Hudson go through bad guy Rosario's
office and get another
BD 08.1600 -- Lt. Edward Curzon and Lt. Nathan Hunter finger
the suspect, Fedex Barok. Breaking into his home, they confirm he is the
one who has been killing and terrorizing the people of Detroit. Their next
step is capturing him, and making sure he can never harm anyone again.
BD.09.0500 -- Tate & Hudson prepare for a Raid in the
works against the Khartoum Installation
BD.09.0530 -- The Raid against Khartoum begins.
BD 9.0900 -- The refit continues. Ray Pulver and Eli remove our
old warp core reactor.
BD.09.0930 -- Hudson & Tate enter SFHQ and present Ray
Salvono and his gang as well as renegade SF Officers are now under arrest.
BD.09.1100 -- Tate & Hudson enjoy a press conference
about their daring pre-dawn run and Captain Eric McNichols, Tate's former
Commanding Officer is arrested on charges of Conduct Unbecoming a Officer
BD 10.0245 -- Ten miles North of Ontario Canada, Edward
Curzon & Nathan Hunter find a nice twenty five centimeter wide well,
and disposes of the last remains of the now dead Fedex Barok. Hunter
and Curzon continue on foot into Windsor Canada, have breakfast several
hours later, and purchase bus tickets and board a bus to Grand Rapids,
BD 10.1300 -- At Utopia, the refit continues.
BD 10.1300 -- Mikey Poland's shore leave takes a turn. From
enjoying roller coaster rides in Philadelphia to learning his cousin Tony,
who he was raised with after Mikey's parents died and his Uncle Vincent
adopted him, is dead. He tries to call home and find out what happened
to his cousin Tony.
BD 10.1420 -- Hunter and Curzon arrive at the Starfleet
Transport Facility in Grand Rapids. Curzon is called away to Paris for
his next assignment, and Hunter is heading to San Frncisco to reunite with
Trish his girlfriend before heading to the Gatewood Ranch to meet up with
the some of the crew invited to attend a get acquainted party.
BD 10.2000 -- Hudson and Tate discuss the arrests of the
bad guys they were chasing, and not being able to find David, with Brian's
father Joe at the Academy
BD.11.0500 -- Hudson & Tate arrive at Gatewood Ranch.
BD 11.0700 -- Captain sits down with the assistant
Ranch Manager and goes over details on the planned barbecue.
BD 11.0900 -- Civilian Counselor Sunshine Davis back on
Earth in San Francisco, receives a message from Lt. Edward Curzon requesting
they meet in one week in Paris to discuss a job offer.
BD 12.1500 -- LCDR Carver Halsted, TC 2O, halfway on his way to Starbase
Sarmento during the TC's extended shoreleave, enjoys some holodeck time
on the DIPLOMACY CLASS USS VENTURI.
BD 12.1700 -- Poland arrives in Hayward California for the
next morning's funeral of his cousin Tony Locasio. Poland's Uncle Vincent
is involved in organized crime, and Tony was shot to death by an undercover
Oakland cop bent on revenge for the death of his partner.
BD 12.0800-2400 -- Nathan spends time with his woman, and
friends. Later joined by his cousin, he spends an enjoyable evening with
BD 13.0900 -- Lt. Alberto Fujimori (not his real name) gets
a new assignment, to meet the Bajoran consulate Verdice in Salta, Argentina.
BD 13.1100 -- Private detective civilian Robert Marley,
retained by the Locasio family to track down Roscoe Brown, the cop who
killed Tony Locasio, is hot on the trail, in San Diego.
BD 13.1100 -- While the detective waits for the tipster
to arrive, Jessy Tandy enters
the El Indio diner in San Diego. She has second hand information about
the policeman who killed Locasio's son Tony, but if the detective wants
to know more, he's going to have to pay. And buy her lunch.
BD 13.1110 -- The detective gets the information he needs
from the Tipster and she gets the money she needs. Jesse Tandy and
Robert Marley leave the Taco shop called the El Indio in San Diego, and
go there separate ways.
BD 13.1115 -- Jesse hails a taxi, and takes a ground transport
ride to the Racetrack at Del Mar in California. The ride takes about one
hour due to heavy traffic and bad roads.
BD 13.1200 -- Nathan meets Trish for lunch in San Francisco,
BD 13.1215 -- At the Del Mar race track, Jesse is looking
for a man named Kirk Gibson, and contemplating making a bet
BD 13.1500 -- Nathan finds transportation to Reno
BD 13.1515 -- Hunter rents a horse from Little Joe's, deciding
to ride to the Gatewood ranch.
BD 13 - 22 -- Various members of the Thunderchild crew come
and go to thr Gatewood family ranch, and there's a pool party barbecue
and fireworks shows during this time of fun and recreation as these people
get to know each other.
BD 13.2300 -- Ensign Poland is back home, in Oakland, in
the home he grew up in,
awaking after a short rest; he lays in the dark, reflecting on his
BD 14.1030 -- SFI operative Lt. Alberto Fujimori arrives
at the Bajoran Embassy in Salta, Argentina, operating in the blind, listening
to the Consulate General begin to tell him about something that happened
that has obviously ruffled their feathers, the young aide enters to give
Alberto the first hand accounting of a troubling party. During the interview
Fujimori conducts with the Ambassadors aide Tomants Alberto, we learn of
a party he attended where there were brutal fights, and several 'death
matches' at the end, and that he was intimidated to believe this was all
highly illegal and if he said a word to anyone his life was forfeit. It
bothered him enough he immediately told the Ambassador on return, and the
Ambassador, having never heard of such a thing, contacted Starfleet Intelligence.
BD 14. 1245 -- Lieam Kataka and Christina Leeworth-Kataka recover and
adjust to their new lives on Earth which is short lived with a meeting
with the Commodore of the SPD&EDB.
BD 14.1315 -- Lieam and Christina are ordered to Mars to work on Lieam's
starship designs, the Starchaser and the Nadesico which are still in drydock
being worked on, and working on Nadesico and the Starchaser.
BD 14.1405 -- Poland's uncle Vincent Locasio at home is
waiting for "Fatboy", one of his collection agent's to return to the Locasio
Estate with some outstanding debts collected. Vincent has been tipped the
agent is skimming credits, and confronts him.
BD 14.1410 -- Vincent confronts Carlo "Fatboy" Falzone.
Fatboy hands over 30,000 credits and says that's all he got, but Vincent
knows Fatboy is lying. Vincent gives Fatboy 30 minutes to get the rest
of the credits to him. Fatboy turns to leave Vincent's office thinking
the time is ripe to take Vincent out.
BD 14.1415 -- Fatboy turns to leave Vincent's office thinking
the time is ripe to take Vincent out. Fatboy pulls out a gun, and shoots
Vincent's right hand holding the phaser. Vincent reaches for a sawed off
shotgun of his own under the desk, and gets his hand around it when Fatboy
shoots him again, this time in the right shoulder.
BD 14.1420 -- Fatboy took aim to end Vincent's life, when
Vincent surprises him with a lucky blast from his sawed off shotgun. In
the end, Vincent is wounded and bleeding, but Fatboy is dead, and Vincent
BD 15.0730 -- Admiral Gates is briefed on the allegations
regarding a Murderer's Club by Lt. Alberto Fujimori who requests Lt. Edward
Curzon's help, but Edward's on assignment, and shorthanded, Gates
decides to review the files of the Thunderchild crew, to see if he can
find suitable personnel to assist in the undercover investigation.
BD 15.1530 -- Jesse Tandy is met by Kirk Gibson's men at
the track and taken to the airport.
BD 15.1630 -- At the airport, they board a hovercraft and
must wait for more passengers. Twenty minutes later they are airborne,
BD 15.1950 -- Hovercraft arrived in the woods outside Corvallis
Oregon near a youth ministry campground. It does not attract attention.
Jesse and company board a bus and ride into town.
BD 15.2010 -- They arrive at Paramount Mall, a boarded up
vacant mall. They go in the back way, not drawing attention.
BD 15.2015 -- Jesse Tandy has signed up for a sanction match
and waits her turn in a dressing room, watching an early non-sanction match
on the monitors. She learns from her trainer she will be fighting a Klingon
in her match, and her trainer starts to show her defending the bat'leth.
BD 15.2015 -- Jesse Tandy has signed up for a sanction match
and waits her turn in a dressing room, watching matches on the monitor.
BD 16.0300 -- Jesse Tandy lives through her sanction match, and seeing
how much credits others have made off her match decides she deserves to
get a piece of the action.
BD 16.2330 - 17.100 -- Nate, unable to sleep decides
to leave the ranch and hunt up some of his kind of action. He has second
thoughts, and decides to have a late evening workout instead. He follows
this with a moonlit swim, then returns to his room.
BD 17.0900 -- Sec Chief Lt. Brian Hudson gets an opportunity
to become an XO on a mini-mission, escorting a pack of Krishna missionaries
to Vulcan, as the XO of the USS MOOREPARK, a Nova class starship.
BD 17.1420 -- Lt. Hudson and crew aboard the MOOREPARK discuss
the Mission as to which they've been assigned.
BD 17.1500 -- Ced Gatewood and Brian Hudson arrive
at the SF transport facility in Reno so Brian can beam up to McKinley to
meet with the MOOREPARK. Captain Gatewood drops off Lt. Hudson at
the STF in Reno, and picks up Lt. Fujimori who's arrived shortly before,
and takes Fujimori back to the Ranch.
BD 17.1500 -- Tate family receives word David's body has
been recovered, dead. Conflicting reports on where it was found raise suspicions
of Starfleet. First report was that it was found overseas, later it is
revealed the body washed ashore near the city of Del Mar, California, apparently
a drowning victim, according to the local autopsy performed by the San
Diego County Coroner.
BD 17.1600 -- Starfleet Intelligence Lt. Alberto Fujimori (not his real
name) arrives at Gatewood Ranch chauffeured by Captain Gatewood. He tells
Gatewood about the suspected Murderer's Club he has to investigate and
how he wants to meet with some of Gatewood's officers about joining in
that investigation while they are otherwise off duty. Fujimori briefs Poland,
Daye and Hunter on the prospective assignment and asks them for their help,
and awaits their answers. After spending the morning horseback riding
and swimming Nathan is summoned along with two others for a meeting with
Lt.Fujimori. They soon learn its an
assignment for Special Projects. Nathan agrees to accept it.
BD 17.2200 -- Daye, Poland, Hunter and Fujimori are heading
to Reno, Lt. Fujimori goes over the first things he wants the team to do...talk
to the officers who took Tomants to the party; talk to the host/owner of
the home the party was at; find the cabdriver who took Tomants to San Luis
Obispo...trying to get a lead on the men who took Tomants there, trying
to get an "in" to the next event.
BD 18.0931 -- Michael 's in San Francisco at SF HQ, waiting to talk
to any of the Lt's who took that Ambassador helper to meet the bad guys.
BD 18.1000 -- Michael gets the name of the guy who hosted the party
and it is a well-known local name to him. Jimmy Hanifan. He gets the address
of the house the party was held at, and gets a cab to the Embarcadero,
to grab some lunch before contacting Lt. Daye.
BD 18.1000 -- Tate leaves Gatewood ranch for the STF in
Reno, to head to Pittsburgh to meet the family and see David's body.
BD 18.1000 -- -- At SB KENAI, Lt. Troy Fortney
learns some interesting facts about his last posting.
BD 18.1000 -- Civilian Counselor Sunshine Davis back on
Earth meets with Lt. Edward Curzon and accepts the offer of a job on the
USS Thunderchild as civilian counselor.
BD 18.1200 -- Captain Gatewood takes Jal, Ja'kee and Vieulys
on a drive through the
countryside around Lake Tahoe, heading towards Truckee and the Donner
BD 18.1230 -- Gatewood, Varell, her son and Vieulys arrive
at the monument and find it
obscured by weeds. Gatewood begins to work at clearing the weeds away
from the monument.
BD 18.1300 -- Varell offers to assist Gatewood in honoring
the ancestors and clean up the memoprial from the weeds..
BD 18.1500 -- Nathan Hunter arrives at a Cab dispatch office
as he bgeins the methodical hunt for which cab driver took Tomants and
the others to San Luis Obispo the week before.
BD 18.1630 -- Michael Poland was seated in the Alphanet
Cafe, checking on a backlog of messages