Mission Logs

Welcome to the primary story page for Between the Stars. Here you will find many great stories in the past, present, and future of my little corner of the multiverse!
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2374
November
"Blue Angel" In the aftermath of a devastating battle, one survivor begins the long road to recovery. (Messenger novelette, G, 2011)

2376
February
"Peace Offering" A brief conversation between Admiral Tattok and Captain Natale about the upcoming mission in Cardassian space. (Sanctuary vignette, G, January 2011)

"Acceptable Losses" Captain Dominic DeLuca and the crew of the U.S.S. Messenger respond to a distress call from a fellow Starfleet ship only to find themselves embroiled in a mystery—and if they can't solve it, the danger it represents could impact the entire Alpha Quadrant. (Messenger novelette, G, 2011)

March
"Sanctuary" Captain Natale and some of her crew arrive at Empok Nor... though not long after, some neighbors come calling. (Sanctuary/Columbia/Triumph short story, G, January 2011)

"Frenemies" Sanctuary's first "staff meeting" is rife with tension. (Sanctuary vignette, G, January 2011)

"The First Volley" Natale and Kirek square off for the first time ... but definitely not the last. (Sanctuary vignette, G, January 2011)

April
"Frustration" Natale records a few logs detailing some of the troubles she's faced as Sanctuary's commander. (Sanctuary vignette, G, February 2011) 

"Encounters" A stopover on Sanctuary begins with two interesting meetings for Trident's Rogan Enek. (Sanctuary/Trident vingnette, G, February 2011)

May
"Connections" A hard lesson is learned by a young ensign, while Rogan and Kelley each share a truth about themselves. (Sanctuary vignette, G, February 2011)

June
"From the Shadows" Admiral Tattok's arrival at Sanctuary is accompanied by an attempt on his life and betrayal by a long-time friend. (Sanctuary/11th Fleet short story, PG, March 2011)

"Addition, Subtraction, and Sabotage - Part One" Natale imparts some information to the crew that doesn't go over well. (Sanctuary vignette, G, April 2011)

"Choice and Consequence" Roijiana confronts Zram about his dislike of her, and the two have a heated argument. (Sanctuary vignette, G, Aprill 2011)

"Wandering Thoughts" Jordan Kelley's mind is troubled as he contemplates his feelings regarding one of the crew ... and Rogan Enek. (Sanctuary vignette, G, April 2011)

"Parting Sorrow" Jordan and Enek's parting is bittersweet. (Sanctuary/Trident vignette, G, April 2011)

"On the Verge" Admiral Tattok faces off against two Cardassian commanders as well as some members of his own crew. (11th Fleet short story, PG, May 2011)

"The Escape" A mysterious Maquis ally helps Rkasi Cen escape before he can be hauled away to prison. (Sanctuary/Triumph short story, PG, May 2011)

"Exit Strategy" The Maquis ship that escaped from Sanctuary with Starfleet officer-turned-criminal Rkasi Cen is chased down by the Columbia, and one of the prisoners shows that he still has a trick or two up his sleeve. (Columbia short story, PG, May 2011)

"Emotional Lessons" Commander Silmar's son learns valuable lessons on emotions and mistakes. (Columbia short story, G, May 2011)


"Machinations" Admiral Tattok arrives on Cardassia to find himself targeted by another admiral who sppears to be after his position as commander of the 11th Fleet. (11th Fleet vignette, G, June 2011)

"Retaliation" The True Way movement on Cardassia makes a bold move. (11th Fleet short story, PG, June 2011)

"Interview with a Saboteur" SCIS officer Andon Vehl interviews sabotage suspects. (Sanctuary short story, G, June 2011) 

"Spies, Traitors, and Secrets" Tattok makes a few changes to try and get the 11th Fleet in order. (11th Fleet vignette, G, June 2011)

"Addition, Subtraction, and Sabotage - Part Two" The saboteur is caught at last when he makes his biggest mistakethreatening harm to the only child of Eton Kirek. (Sanctuary short story, PG, June 2011)

"Expressing Concerns" Ambassador Sanbo arrives on Sanctuary, and Kirek voices some of his concerns about Starfleetsuch as whether or not they will defend his people. (Sanctuary novelette, G, June 2011)

July
"Memorable Days" After a trip to a tactical seminar, a couple of surprises await Jordan Kelley upon his return to Sanctuary. (Sanctuary/Trident novelette, G, July 2011) 

"Bittersweet Victory" Good news reaches Admiral Tattok about the fate of Starfleet officers taken captive by True Way ... but there's also bad news. (11th Fleet vignette, G, July 2011) 

August
"Just Friends, Nothing More" Trouble on the Trident causes tension on SanctuaryCaptain Natale is forced to lay down the law to Eton Kirek and Jordan Kelley is forced to come to terms with his feelings for Trident's first officer. [Note: This story takes place during "The Trouble With Women".] (Sanctuary/Trident short story, G, July 2011)

"The Trouble With Women" Alok is sent on a rescue mission and finds himself in perhaps one of the most complicated positions of all: a man falling in love for the very first time. (Sanctuary/Ireland/Wolfsong novella, G, July 2011)

"Hard Truth" All the twists, turns, and bad luck Tattok has been through in recent months forces him to make a tough decision. (11th Fleet vignette, G, July 2011)

November
"The Aphrodaiquiri Crisis" A new attraction at Nigella's leads to a number of personal conflicts. (Sanctuary/Columbia/Triumph novelette, PG-13, August 2018)

"Stand By You" Captain Natale's friends rally around her, helping her and Captain Wallace knock down the last barrier between them. (Sanctuary/Triumph short story, PG, August 2018)

2377
February
"Return to Duty" Admiral Tattok returns to command the 11th Fleet once more, and Valerie Markham says her goodbyes to Cardassia. (11th Fleet short story, G, August 2016)

"Redeployment" Tattok learns that Starfleet Command and the Federation Council have designs on possibly disbanding the 11th Fleet—and he's already being reassigned. (11th Fleet vignette, October 2017)


"Until Next Time" Desperate times call for desperate measures, as the old saying goes. Twenty-two officers are pulled from the Ireland crew to serve aboard old ships that have been spent time as floating museums, including first officer Naoki Sulu. (Ireland vignette, PG, November 2016)

"For Which It Stands" Newly minted captain Naoki Sulu finds out which old ship will be hers and prepares for another tour of duty. [Note: This story begins in February and ends in July.](Republic novelette, G, February 2018)