Chapter One"Starfleet, come in! Emergency! We've got catastrophic systems failure, equipment down across the board, we need help! Please respo -- !"
Captain David Gold switched off the audio recording and glanced around the observation lounge. As always, Sonya Gomez admired his ability to stay calm at a time like this.
But then, he had heard the distress call already, as had Sonya, his first officer, and second officer Lt. Commander Kieran Duffy. Around the table, the rest of the S.C.E. team on the U.S.S. da Vinci
looked more startled at the urgent cry for help.
Gold turned his blue eyes on Sonya. She...