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((Beta Quadrant, Par'tha Expanse, Shuttlecraft USS Pembroke, On route To T= he Atlantis..Slowly)) ::Minutes crawled by as first aid was tended to the needy and multiple fing= ers pulled wires and circuitry, this work resulted in Kalanapr the male Kta= rian co pilot being able to resume his seat and help the repair effort but = it didn't stop the Bajoran pilot walking up to Kurt with a not over= ly happy look on her face:: Lilinade: We've got a problem Captain Logan:: Nodding while waving Dreis over:: Lets have it Lilinade: Thrusters are holding but we don't have impulse engine or= warp capability Dreis: Explain Lilinade: as far as we can find there's no problem with the systems= inside the shuttle, all tests show a complete link Dreis: Meaning ..? Logan: Meaning the problem is external Lilinade: Yes sir, given the holes we suffered ::Looking at the two panels = welded on to the bulkheads by the Marines:: it could be minor or extreme. := :She saw the Marine Captain raise his eyebrows and incline his head slightl= y at her:: If I had to guess I'd have to say minor given the lack o= f damage up the system Logan: EVA time. ::Turning to the Staff Sergeant:: the three best Engineers= prepare them to go and take a look and if possible fix the damage. Lilinad= e we'll get you two sealed back in the cockpit while we open the do= or back here, you'll have to quit any correction thrusters and just= let us drift ::Seeing the nods from the two ladies Kurt returned the nod a= s they went their two separate ways:: ::The advantage of modern technology was the mag boot, incorporated in almo= st every pressure, encounter and EVA suit they allowed the user to move rel= atively normally and not having to constantly look out for the next hand ho= ld or anchor point. At the moment they were allowing three marines to walk = on the outside of the shuttle while the rest didn't float away at t= he same time waving as they spiralled past:: ::Kurt was no Engineer so he stayed put monitoring the situation, which was= code for =E2=80=98 I don't have a clue what's going on so = I'll stand here and nod and grunt at the appropriate times'= :: Dries =3D/\=3D With luck this will enable us to get back under our own powe= r =3D/\=3D Logan =3D/\=3D Very true and having us all together will get us ready to go= all the sooner, and one step closer to working out what is going on =3D/\= =3D Dreis =3D/\=3D You still think there's more to this ? =3D/\=3D Logan =3D/\=3D Even more so now, the Atlantis was a sitting duck with littl= e ability to strike back or evade. We were an afterthought the occasional t= orpedo and their drones kept us heavily busy, why didn't they knuck= le down another minute of fire and the Atlantis would be history or boardin= g ready. Where's the second vessel to finish the job off, it makes = no sense to leave us alone, were not going to get scared of them because of= what they did to us but more determined to get them. The Federation won=E2= =80=99t back out because of this as they'll look to get even as suc= h before any thought of pulling out, so no I don't get it Tacticall= y it's all wrong =3D/\=3D Dreis =3D/\=3D Maybe that the point get us thinking too much =3D/\=3D Logan =3D/\=3D No there's something else going on I know it we just= need more puzzle pieces in play =3D/\=3D ::Lights suddenly blinked to life signifying that the damage wasn't= too severe for a temporary fix anyway:: Logan oO Now we can get back and start sorting this mess out and get our re= sponse up and running. And get the most important question worked on =E2=80= =A6.Why Oo ::With the Marines back aboard and the door closed Kurt could issue the com= mand they had all been waiting for:: Logan =3D/\=3D Get us to the Atlantis FULL Impulse =3D/\=3D Captain Kurt Logan Marine Officer USS Atlantis, NCC-74682 E239203KLO -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "= UFOP: StarBase 118: USS Atlantis" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an e= mail to sb118-atlantis+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/sb118-atlantis. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.