“I gues its one for one last mission !” Archer said. “Sounds good to me!” Travis said. “Control has cleared us!” Lt hoshi satto reported. “Clear all mornings!”captain archer ordered.
Travis jetisoned the morings. “Morings away!” Travis anounced.”take us out!”archer ordered. The enterprise left the dry dock.
“We have cleared dry dock!” Travis reported. “Set course for the orion syindicate!” Archer ordered. The helm officer ploted the course.
“On course sir!”travis ordered. “Engage!” Capitain archer ordered. The enterprise went to warp.
Qurters of t’pol
“Weird i did not expect to be hear again. At least out in space! “He said. “Things seldom go as we expect it to you.”t’pol said.”yea. I am glad to be off on more adventure. Well at least on the enterprise. “Trip said.
He sat down to eat. “It my favorite dish. Please don’t tell me I’m dying. That would be ironic. Servive 12 years in deep space only to be killed before the decommision. “Trip said.
“So far as i am aware you are perfectly fine. Keep in mind i am a science officer not a doctor.”t’pol said.
“Alright! So what is it?”trip asked. “Well trip i had an exit physical from doctor phlox…”she said. “Is every thing ok?” Trip asked. “Yes.”she said. “Then.what is it? I know something is up! ” trip asked. “I’m pregnant !”t’pol said.
“A baby really ?”trip asked.”yes!”t’pol said. “Is it myine?”trip asked. “Of course it is!”she said as she lighly jab him.
“Is the baby ok?” He asked. “So far every thing is fine. Phlox wants to take extra measures but he is very optomistic about it. ” She said.
He hugged her.He thought back the tears. She held on to her. “Are you happy with this?”she asked. “Yes i am. I would be lying if i said i was not a little nervous but yes i am. “Trip said.
“I confes i was not sure how you would react.”t’pol said.”this child wont ever fill the void left by Elizabeth but we will love this child. “Trip said. “I know that!” She said.
“We are evacuating non esential personele from the planet!” Ambassador gral told the captain. “I thought that we were one big happy fleet now?” The captain said. “There have been complications!” Gral told the.starship captain.
“This alience seamed to be almost a reality!”the captain said.”it was but it seams to be crumbling apart. “Gral said. “I see. Is the coulition In jepordy of faling apart?” The captain asked. “I am not certain !” Grall said.
“We have incoming! It is an earth fighter squadron !”the tactical officer reported. “They claim that they are hear to escort us to another birth. Apearently this area is unsicure'” the com tech said.
“This is very iregular!”the first officer said. “It is indeed! Get me admiral gardner!” Grall said.”no response. We are being jammed!” The com tech said.
The fighter started to seround the telerite vessel. “This does seam friendly!” The first officer said.”No it does not!” Grall said.
One of the fighters slammed into the telerite vessel. There was a smal explosion near the reactor.
“Earth space or no. This is an act of war. Open fire!” Grall ordered. The telerite ship picked off the fighters one by now.
“We are right outside the borderlands!” T’pol said. “Bryce stand by all weapons! ” archer said.”weapons on stand by!” Shumar reported. “Travis take us in!”archer ordered.
“You do know how to fire phased canons?”trip asked. “Yes i do!” Bryce answered.
“We are now inside the borderlands! “Travia reported.”i have located arand sar’s ship!”t’pol said. “Send it to the helm! Once you have it set course!” Archer ordered.
The vesel run by arand sar was not far from where the entrence to the borderlands. The enterprise made it in record time.
“Stand by!”archer said. “I’m ready !”bryce said. “Now in weapons range!” T’pol reported.”now!”archer ordered. The enterprise fired miltiple voleys of photonic torpedoes at the orion ship.
“We are being hailed!”hoshi said.”i thought that might get there attention ! On screen !”archer ordered.
On the screen displayed the image of a surely orion male.”what is this?” Arand said. “Our last encounter was not promising towards future contact. “Archer said.
“I hear your starting some kind of alience. Your stil a war criminal as far as the syindicate is concerned. It is stil dangerous for you to be hear. “Arand said.
“You trying to stir up trouble for the new coilition?”archer asked.
“Why do i care about your alience? “Arand asked. “Your friend kereth is designing augmentation for a faction of humanity oposed to the alience. “Arand said.
“Kereth. He and i parted ways mounths ago. He is no good. “Arand said. “You know where he is?”archer asked. “I heard he was on rissa. He is persona non grata with the syindicate. “Arand said.
“You don’t know anything about this plot?”archer said. “I try to avoid political intregue! There is enough politics in the syindicate. You going to repare the damage you caused? ” arand asked.
“Now entering orbit of the planet!”travis reported. “Take us into orbit!”archer ordered. “Now in standered orbit!”he anounced. “I hacked into the central mane frame! Turns out that kereth is at the central hotel in the capital room 456.”bryce said. “I domt wana know how you got In there!
Ok! Lets pay mr. Kereth a visit !”archer said. Every one agreed.
Archer shumar and t’pol emurged near the hotel. They went inside. They went up the elivator and went to the room of kereth. Opening the door, they entered.
They saw an orion man lying in a pool of blood. “Kereth i would presume!” Shumar said. He was clearly dead.
The case had just gone cold.
End of part four