Welcome to Star Trek: Gemini!


Set in the late 24th century, Star Trek: Gemini continues the stories of the final frontier. Here, you will find some of the both novice and experienced creative writers who have come together to continue the journey and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Our story takes place aboard the Starship Gemini, one of Obsidian Fleet's finest Galaxy-class Explorers. Tried and true, she and her crew have proven themselves in combat, diplomacy, disaster relief, and exploration. Now, at the dawn of a new decade, they must meet all new challenges amidst an ever-changing galaxy.

Do you have what it takes to be a Starfleet officer, enlisted crewman, marine, or civilian serving aboard the Starship Gemini? We have immediate openings available, and we welcome players of all levels of experience. The adventure of a lifetime awaits! Visit our Recruitment Center to get started!


CAPT Thomas P. Hansen
Commanding Officer
USS Gemini NCC-72635


Current Mission & Operating Status


Operating Mode: YELLOW ALERT
Location: New Bajor, In Orbit
Destination: N/A

Click here for full Mission Briefing



USS Gemini exploring anomalies.

Brief History


The Starship Gemini was named for the Graeco-Roman myth of Castor and Pollux. In the myth, the twins shared a human mother but different fathers. Pollux was the son of the god Zeus and therefore immortal. Castor, however, was the son of the mortal Tyndareus; he, too, was also mortal. When Castor died, Pollux asked Zeus to let him share in his immortality, and they were transformed into the constellation Gemini. Today, they were the patrons of sailors on Earth, Saint Elmo's light.

Following the Dominion War, there came a decade's long fragile peace in the Alpha and Beta Quadrants. Starfleet slowly returned to the days of exploration, and the Galaxy-class USS Gemini NCC-72635 was assigned to the front lines of the final frontier.

Following her mission of exploration, Gemini went through a major overhaul due to years of service to Starfleet. She was to return to her duty of exploration; however, the destruction of Romulus fundamentally changed the balance of power in the Alpha and Beta Quadrants, and Gemini anticipates a mission of humanitarian and peacekeeping duties, perhaps deep within the Romulan frontier.


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Latest News Items

» Mission Update

Posted on Sat Oct 11th, 2014 @ 12:04pm by Captain Thomas Hansen in General News

Hi, all! Here is a brief mission update to help us all stay on the same page:

We are currently in MD-05, although I know there are some pending posts on a range of different days. As always, a special thank you to T'Ria who manages our mission timeline (http://ussgemini.org/index.php/wiki/view/page/62). Here is a summary of what is going on:

- LTJG Nwaro Polak, ENS Cindy Chandler, and ENS Elohiran Optun arrived from Deep Space 9 by runabout. With them was a Vorta by the name of Randala who had been kept as a prisoner by the Orion Syndicate in the Alpha Quadrant.

- About mid-day, we confirmed the odd energy field that LTJG Aidan Datari and PO1 Aidon Jetzi was exposed to is the source of their odd symptoms and the ship isn't in danger of some type of contaminant.

- Shortly thereafter, two ships arrived using the same dimensional shifting technology. They identified themselves as the M'Yonta and stated a claim to New Bajor. They are harvesting the rich geothermal energy of the planet, and they have ordered us to withdraw. The ship was placed on standing yellow alert as the ships are still in orbit, threatening the Gemini.

- Mid-afternoon, CAPT Hansen received confirmed orders from Starfleet Command that LCDR Elizabeth "Siren" Stone is being recalled to Deep Space 9 effective immediately. In collaboration with LCDR Gregory O'Shea, CWO Curither Bran has been made interim security chief.

- Late in the evening, CAPT Hansen and LT Aya have gone to visit with the Vorta to gather more information about her imprisonment with the Orion Syndicate as well as what she knows about the M'Yonta.

- There an on-going investigation regarding LT Winchester's verbal assault on LT Aya, and the captain is determining whether the misconduct warrants non-judicial punishment.

I would like for us to continue apace so that we can wrap up this mission and move on to the next soon!

Thanks,

CAPT Thomas Hansen
Commanding Officer
USS Gemini


» Sorry For Brief Delay In Responses From Me

Posted on Thu Oct 2nd, 2014 @ 1:15am by Lieutenant Commander Gregory O'Shea MD in General News

Hello all,

I just wanted to offer my apologies for the lack of activity on my part on the last few days.

My friends was in a rather serious car accident and, well, he's doing better now, but it was touch and go for a few days.

Thereafter I returned home...only to find that my laptop had died. As in completely died, wouldn't even turn on - when I did try to turn it on, the damned thing started billowing out smoke. So yeah, there's that. I've since bought a new laptop, hence how I am now able to write this message. I bought it yesterday, it's a nice enough laptop but they didn't have a laptop with a larger screen that had even vaguely decent specs so I've had to go with an average sized model. My wallet hurts - ouch.

Along with that I'm settling back into University life, which is hectic to say the least. People just don't seem to understand that when studying law, despite the relatively small amount of time spent in lectures, you have to spent a lot of time in private study. If you just attend the lectures, write stuff down and then attend the exam and hope to get a decent mark, you are thoroughly screwed!

Assuming nothing else goes wrong, I will be responding to tags and/or be on the IRC channel this evening if anyone needs to get in touch with me - plus I can actually check my emails now, so if anyone has anything urgent to discuss with me, well, get in touch :)

Christopher


» August 2014 - Unit of Merit Award

Posted on Sun Sep 21st, 2014 @ 11:15am by Captain Thomas Hansen in General News

Hello, all,

It is my pleasure to inform you that, once again, the quality of your writing skills and the intricate ways you develop your characters has been noticed by senior leadership within our task force. Our sim has received the Bronze Unit of Merit award for August 2014!

I want to thank each and every one of you for making this sim a great place to roleplay!

Congratulations!

CAPT Thomas Hansen
Commanding Officer
USS Gemini


» Hi!

Posted on Sun Sep 21st, 2014 @ 11:10am by Lieutenant Aya in Out of Character

Just wanted to say hi to the new players and characters! :) And re-mention that I'm always up for JPs. If you have no reason to talk to Aya, feel free to pester the bartender (Jacob) or the blind girl (Imzavia). :)


» New Players: LTJG Polak, ENS Optun, & ENS Chandler

Posted on Sat Sep 20th, 2014 @ 7:41pm by Captain Thomas Hansen in General News

Greetings, everyone,

I am pleased to announce two new additions to our sim!

First, I am pleased to announce the addition of Lieutenant JG Nwaro Polak who will be portraying a Bajoran character filling the role of deputy operations manager. He is arriving in media res, so he will be portraying that he is arriving on the USS Gemini on MD-05 via runabout from Deep Space 9.

Also, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Ensign Elohiran Optun, PhD, who will be joining our science department as an anthropologist and linguistics specialist. Optun will be portraying an El-Aurian character who, after suffering a personal tragedy, decided to leave his civilian life for Starfleet. He will also have come aboard from Deep Space 9 on the same runabout as LTJG Polak.

Last but not least, we have a returning player who will be portraying a new character, Ensign Cindy Chandler. Ensign Chandler will help fill out our engineering roster as a general engineer. Ensign Chandler's player has requested not to come in until the beginning of the next mission, but she will be acclimating herself to our game, at which time she will portray her arrival aboard USS Falchion, a regularly scheduled Sabre class starship that does runs between the Bajor sector and us.

I would like to be the first to welcome them aboard, and I hope you will join me. Please start those joint posts with LTJG Polak and ENS Optun ! Remember, it is always hard to come in during the middle of a mission, so let's do our very best to make them feel welcome and included!

Happy roleplaying!

CAPT Thomas Hansen
Commanding Officer
USS Gemini


Latest Mission Posts

» Needed Support

Mission: In Such Shallow Graves
Posted on Sun Oct 19th, 2014 @ 2:16pm by Lieutenant JG Laural Witley RN & Captain Thomas Hansen

ON:

The door leading into the counselor's office slid open, admitting Captain Thomas Hansen. He had yet to see the way the office had been redecorated since the ship's new counselor had taken occupancy. Raising a brow, he glanced around to make sure he was not interrupting anything.

"Counselor?" Hansen…


» Fulfilling One's Duty

Mission: In Such Shallow Graves
Posted on Sun Oct 19th, 2014 @ 11:22am by Chief Warrant Officer Curither Bran & Petty Officer 1st Class Aidon Jetzi & Captain Thomas Hansen

ON:

. : 15 minutes earlier : .

The communicators of two officers chirped. Hansen's voice broke the silence:

"Mister Bran and Mister Jetzi, I will meet you in the security office in fifteen minutes. Please be there promptly. Hansen, out." The orders were clear and succinct, yet highly unexpected.…


» What You Want

Mission: In Such Shallow Graves
Posted on Tue Oct 14th, 2014 @ 7:22pm by Lieutenant Aya & Randala

Aya came back to the Vorta's room after dropping the Captain off. She'd gotten the distinct impression that Randala wanted to talk to her. And while the Captain was handy for feeling safe, she did understand that one couldn't or didn't always want to say everything front of him. It…


» Facing a Former Enemy

Mission: In Such Shallow Graves
Posted on Tue Oct 14th, 2014 @ 6:35pm by Captain Thomas Hansen & Lieutenant Aya & Randala

ON:

Captain Hansen walked down a gently curving corridor in the saucer section of the Galaxy class starship, carrying on a casual conversation with Lieutenant Aya, the ship's chief diplomatic officer. The two arrived at the cabin where their Vorta guest was being housed while they figured out how to…


» Issues with Aya- O'Shea/Winchester

Mission: In Such Shallow Graves
Posted on Mon Oct 13th, 2014 @ 9:50am by Lieutenant Paul Winchester & Lieutenant Commander Gregory O'Shea MD



From the look on his face, O'Shea might as well have a storm cloud hanging over his head as he wandered down to the flight deck. He took his sweet time. He had, thus far, avoided getting involved in this but circumstances now necessitated his involvement. Being the Executive Officer…


Latest Personal Logs

» Opening Log - MD 01 (Backpost)

Posted on Fri Aug 29th, 2014 @ 4:05pm by Lieutenant JG Nwaro Polak

Personal Log, Cad... Lieutenant Nwaro recording.

The last few days have been a bit of a whirlwind. Everyone always told me that graduating starfleet academy would be the proudest day of my life- that nothing else in my career would top that feeling. I guess most of them have never…


» Aya to the Brig (Part 1)

Posted on Wed Jun 18th, 2014 @ 4:27am by Lieutenant Aya

Chavek had little to say to anyone, and he had little to say to Aya, either, the first time she got sent down to the brig. Aya remembered feeling nervous - this was out of her realm but the Captain had decided that their prisoner's reticence was because he didn't…


» Life

Posted on Tue Mar 25th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Lieutenant Commander T'Ria

It has been a long day. Two long days. And they are not over yet. Another half hour until I am finally off duty. Unless something unexpected happens which it probably will.

I am getting more and more impatient and restless and on edge. I need to meditate. Urgently so.…


» Finding Answers

Posted on Wed Oct 16th, 2013 @ 9:14am by Lieutenant Serge Olivei PhD

Personal log, supplemental.

If you overload an electrical system with too much energy, the circuit breaker activates and shuts everything down. The central nervous system is also an electrical system and when it encounters too much stimulation, it shuts down to support just the basics. People describe it as feeling…


» Worst Vacation Ever.

Posted on Wed Oct 16th, 2013 @ 6:01am by Lieutenant Commander Mirta

Computer, begin personal log.


I am never leaving the ship again.

As far as shore leaves go, this one was an unmitigated disaster. The trip to Penraddo took a turn from a pleasant outdoor adventure to a survivalist nightmare. We were set upon almost immediately upon landing by local militants.…