Welcome aboard the USS Ermiana!

"The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried"


Welcome aboard the USS Ermiana. The year is 2371, the "Cold War" between The United Federation of Planets and The Dominion has begun. One year ago the Federation Starship USS Odyssey was destroyed by The Dominion as a show of force to the Federation that they will no longer tolerate incursions into their space.

The Ermiana, a brand new Galaxy Class Starship launches in this time of uneasy peace. The Galaxy has never seen a threat like The Dominion since the Borg Invasion of 2367, four years ago when 39 Starships were destroyed in The Battle of Wolf 359. Now The Federation faces the Dominion and decreasing relations from the Cardassian Union and Klingon Empire.

Will you be part of History? Welcome to the Ermiana, one Starship which will face it all.




This sim is set in the canon Star Trek Era of Star Trek Deep Space Nine's Season 3 onwards, linking in with the end of Star Trek The Next Generation and the first season of Star Trek Voyager. We will be relating to canon historical events, however we will NOT BE interacting with canon Characters, Ships or events. The aim of the Ermiana is to explore the "Off screen" events mentioned in this time period. However please note that events seen in the TV series will have an effect on our missions and storylines.







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Latest News Items

» Christmas and New Years + Mission Update

Posted on Tue Dec 29th, 2020 @ 1:12pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka in General News

To all crew.

I hope that you have had a good Christmas season and have spent it with friends, family and loved ones. I understand that this year has been difficult for many of us, especially with the outbreak of COVID 19 impacting so much of our daily lives. However these times will not last forever and a brighter future is on the horizon I assure you.

The Ermiana hasn't been around very long as we started in April. However I am happy to report that in those eight months we have achieved 97 Mission Posts! Thats an average of 12 a month, so 3 a week. Thats not a bad pace at all! Especially for a new sim.

I want to thankyou all for your participation. I understand that in recent weeks I have not been around as much as work has got in the way of my simming time. However this should start to ease off in the new year, its always a rush towards the Christmas season. So hopefully we should start seeing more activity as well.

From me to you, I want to wish you all the best wishes for the new year, stay safe and look after one another! Now back to the Studio for a mission update...



Mission Update

The Ermiana is currently in orbit around Veridian Three salvaging the componants of the USS Enterprise D. This is the plan of events which I think we should work towards.

- The Klingons Learn of the Trilithium Weapon. They may obtain the data from probing the Enterprise's Computer Core. Maybe they sneak aboard in the night, or they somehow create an uplink.
- The Klingons will continue to search and harrass our auxiliary craft, causing the Ermiana to be more protective and essentially chasing them off everytime they decloak.
- The Starfleet and Civilian Engineers will learn that the Klingons have somehow accessed the Enterprise's Computer Core, but are not sure what they have got. The Computer Core will then be removed immediately and dismantled to be taken aboard the Ermiana.
- We will then remove the Enterprise's Phaser Arrays and Tactical Systems, including Tactical Sensors and the Structural Integrity grid generators.
- The Ermiana will intercept a Subspace Transmission from the Klingon ship to other House of Duras Vessels that they have obtained the Trilithium Superweapon that Lursa and Betor obtained fromd Dr Soran. The Klingon Vessel claims they will have a prototype built and will be testing it within a few days.
- Starfleet Orders the Ermiana to prevent the construction of the Trilithium Weapon. It takes priority over supervising and co-ordinating the salvage operation of the Enterprise. We will then begin to take measures to detect and find the Klingon vessel whilst it is cloaked.
- Two Avenues here, we can either find a way through the Klingon Cloak or they can Decloak by themselves. Either way, The Klingon Vessel and the Ermiana will engage in a skirmish. This will end when the Klingon Vessel launches a solar probe towards the Veridian Star.
- The Ermiana will then chase the Solar Probe to try and destroy it before it destroys the sun.
- More options here. We can either do the following:
- The Probe Destroys the Veridian Star, causing a Level 12 Shockwave. We will then only have a few minutes to evacuate anyone on the planet and leave the system before we are destroyed. The Klingon ship doesn't make it and is destroyed in the shockwave.
- The Probe is shot down by the Ermiana and it doesn't reach the star. We then go back to dealing with the Klingons, disabling their vessel and destroying all the data on the Trilithium Weapon and theory by Dr Soran.
- The Probe reaches the star, but doesn't work. It simply burns up in the stars Corona. The Klingons blame their failure on Starfleet and since it doesn't work they decide to not to bother with the Trilthium Weapon or theory again.


Hopefully we can get moving along soon. Should anyone have any questions, feel free to PM me or talk to me via the Discord.

Lets make 2021 our year people. :)

Captain Mikoto Misaka
Commanding Officer


» Christmas/Holidays Mission - The Polar Express

Posted on Sun Nov 22nd, 2020 @ 4:22am by Captain Mikoto Misaka in General News

To all crew.

I have set up a side mission for us to write in. This mission will be open until mid January and will NOT take place in any timeline. Its just to have some fun and do a little bit of Christmas Themed Writing.

This year, Captain Misaka and any senior staff that wish to participate will be taking the Ermiana's children on a journey to the North Pole to see Santa Clause on Christmas Eve.



This is how the side mission will work out:

- Our wonderful steam train will pick up the children one by one from their 'quarters'. We'll do some very clever Holodeck/Transporter thingy here to make it all look 'magical'.
- We'll set off for The North Pole, on our train with the children on board. These will be the crew's children and obviously their parents know what we'll be doing. Its all for a bit of fun and to keep the magic of Christmas alive.
- Hot chocolate being served! Yay!
- Of course something will go wrong, maybe we'll lose a ticket, maybe we'll drift a train over a lake? Who knows.
- We'll eventually get to the North Pole to see Santa Clause.
- Then Santa will select a child and give out the first gift of Christmas.

Now there are several positions that need filling, complete with costumes.

Train Conductor: Captain Misaka
Santa Clause: Available
Train Engineer: Available
Train Fireman: Available
Train Crew/Hot Chocolate Servers: Available
Children: Anyone who wants to NPC a child

How about we have a little bit of magical fun. I'll be starting a post shortly to get us kicked off. This is completely voluntary, but its all for some fun.

Captain Mikoto Misaka
Commanding Officer


» Current Ship & World Situation

Posted on Sat Sep 19th, 2020 @ 4:53pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka in Sim Announcement


To all crew.

I hope this news item comes to find you all well. After knowing that a lot of us have been affected in someway regarding the global pandemic of Covid 19, I have been lenient in posting requirements.

However, I am hoping that in the next few weeks to get the ship back upto an active state. I understand that times are difficult, but could I kindly ask for 2 tags in a joint or solo post a week. Thats not a posted post, just a tag back etc.

I would appreciate it if you could all touch base with me regarding this. I can help you with getting something started or catch you up on current ship events. This is a great ship and you're all my crew and friends. Let's get moving again.

Regards

Captain Mikoto Misaka


» Mission Update & Crew Announcement

Posted on Fri Jun 12th, 2020 @ 6:07pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka in General News

To all crew!

The Ermiana has now officially left spacedock, and we're all aboard! Well done to everyone for helping get the ship ready and out into space. The first mini-mission "New Beginnings" has now been completed and we are moving onto our first main mission "Cleaning Up".



Cleaning UP takes place on Veridian 3 where we will be tasked with removing all sensitive equipment, technology and data from the crashed saucer section of the USS Enterprise D. We will also be overseeing the civilian contractors and corps of engineers who are tasked with dismantling and removing the wreck.

At the moment there is a mission briefing starting in the observations lounge for all senior officers. We'll get some ideas rolling and a plan in place.

I am proud of you all for the effort you've all put in.

Also, an out of character special announcement! Can we all please send our best wishes and congratulations to Lieutenant Zon th'Tetz, also known as Kurt. He got married to his beautiful new wife this last week, and have recently found out that he is exepecting his first child. I want to take a moment to wish him all the best, a huge congratulations from the crew and I hope he and hiws wife share a wonderful life together and become fantastic parents! Raise a glass in honour of any beverage you wish!

Congratulations Kurt!

Well, thats all for now. Please keep up the good work people!

Regards

Captain Mikoto Misaka


» LOA

Posted on Sat May 23rd, 2020 @ 9:48pm by Lieutenant Commander Mackenzie "Mac" Taylor in Out of Character

Due to a bereavement in the family, that the CO knows about I will offline for two weeks until the 6/6/2020 which will be after the funeral. I am sorry I need to take time for myself Will knows what been going on

Lieutenant Commander Mac Taylor
XO


Latest Mission Posts

» Glenn, at your service...

Mission: Cleaning Up
Posted on Thu Apr 1st, 2021 @ 8:16pm by Lieutenant Commander Elliot Glenn Dr & Captain Mikoto Misaka

"Glenn, at your service..."
Captain Mikoto Misaka, Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Commander Dr Elliot Glenn, Chief Counsellor
*****

Amongst the responsibilities of a Runabout pilot for Glenn, Ensign N’aim was now tasked with ensuring that all or the Counsellor's belongings were unloaded into either storage, or having them moved to his…


» Dr. Kendall Arrives to meet the captain.

Mission: Cleaning Up
Posted on Wed Mar 31st, 2021 @ 9:15pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka & Lieutenant Alice Kendall

Dr. Kendall applied the last of her touch-up. "ETA three minutes till docking, sir." The ensign sighed. Being the new CMO's babysitter was exhausting. What started as a simple retrieve and return mission turned into hours of packing plants into the runabout and another hour packing all of her clothes.…


» Obtaining Information

Mission: Cleaning Up
Posted on Sun Mar 28th, 2021 @ 11:01pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka

The Klingon Vor'cha class cruiser hung silently above Veridian hidden slightly by the planets shadow. Down below at the wreck of the Enterprise it was dark, the middle of the night. Klingons weren't often known for sneaky attacks or their special operations. However this was different.

It was dangerous to…


» Emergency Situation

Mission: Cleaning Up
Posted on Tue Mar 2nd, 2021 @ 2:02pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka & Lieutenant Commander Mackenzie "Mac" Taylor & Lieutenant James Henderson & Lieutenant Peter Carter Jr & Lieutenant Zon th'Tetz & Lieutenant JG Jamie Dougherty

Mikoto ran a hand around her neck where the Klingon Csotain had restrained her. This now became more complicated with them showing up. Especially since there was still wreckage of the Klingon Bird of Prey in orbit and with a pre-warp civilisation on the neighbouring planet, it couldn't just be…


» 30 days (Backpost)

Mission: Cleaning Up
Posted on Thu Feb 4th, 2021 @ 6:29pm by Captain Mikoto Misaka & Lieutenant Peter Carter Jr & Lieutenant Zon th'Tetz

A month had passed since work started on the surface of Veridian III, and things were moving along steadily. Pete came in the back way to the conference room and plopped into a chair. He was bone tired, but never felt better.

"You look more tired than usual Chief" Mikoto…


Latest Personal Logs

» Chief Medical Officers Log, Stardate 98845.82

Posted on Wed Mar 31st, 2021 @ 4:00pm by Lieutenant Alice Kendall

"Dr. Alice Kendall reporting for duty. As I speak, I am being brought aboard by a runabout to my new assignment, the USS Ermiana. I look forward to meeting the crew, especially the captain. As every Starfleet crewman learns, the captain of a ship is more than a man or…


» New assignment

Posted on Thu Apr 30th, 2020 @ 9:50am by Lieutenant Commander Mackenzie "Mac" Taylor

Computer begin log

Well, what can I say but I have been Assigned the USS Ermiana as her Executive Officer. I am shocked, to say the least. I can not wait for this adventure to begin. I only took the command exam three weeks ago. I was going to take…