Category Archives: Star Trek

my ongoing Star Trek “show” about the USS Mayweather

Warrior Poet’s Way

It was cold this morning as I headed to Barnes and Noble, but it was a pleasant, autumn cold. I found a table and began writing. Halfway through my phone’s battery died, so I surreptitiously pulled a rhyming dictionary off … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 6

Star Trek: Mayweather Stardate: 2381.79 USS Mayweather in Deep Space “Captain, we are approaching long range sensor range of Deep Space 15,” Ensign Ford reported from his station at Ops. “Give me a full scan.” “Aye, sir.” Ford turned to his … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 5

Star Trek: Mayweather Stardate: 2381.77 USS Mayweather in Deep Space The rumble of the ship’s engines soothed Commander Tucker’s mind and lulled him into a gentle sleep. All week, while the ship was at high warp, he had maintained the ship’s … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 4

Star Trek: Mayweather Stardate: 2381.73 USS Mayweather in Deep Space “But, sir…” Lt. Commander Tucker was saying. “Quartermaster said that you gave the order and apparently only you can rescind the order.” O’Sullivan rubbed his temples. Given the week long trip … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 3

Star Trek: Mayweather Stardate: 2381.71 USS Mayweather at Jupiter Station It wasn’t until he reached Deck 4 that Lieutenant Commander James Tucker noticed anything awry. He was walking down the corridor from the turbolift, passing nothing but crew quarters. “That’s … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 2

Star Trek: Mayweather Stardate: 2381.71 Earth Captain Sean O’Sullivan and Admiral Kathryn Janeway materialized aboard a small shuttle. At the helm was a young woman with extremely long hair, done up in a tight braid that was wrapped mostly around … Continue reading

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One Ill Turn 1

Star Trek: Mayweather “ONE ILL TURN” Stardate: 2381.71 Earth An antigravity sled slowly lowered a coffin into the hole in the ground. It was draped with two flags, one the sky blue of the United Federation of Planets, the other the … Continue reading

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