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Capt. Raiser

June 26, 2012 06:46AM
[Raiser, farewells]

Solon arrived and apologised for being late. Cathy nodded and replied,
"That is alright, Lieutenant."

Finally doors slid open finally, revealing Lieutenant Sam Redson, acting CTO Lieutenant Ti Daniels and Ensign Forster. It looked like they had been in a discussion as Sam was caught saying,
"I'll take a look when I get back to my console..." as they entered.

Ti moved straight to his seat that was usually occupied by Sinclaire - something that Cathy was not used to. It had been a blow to lose Lieutenant Sinclaire, the woman had reminded the Marswoman so much of herself when she was younger. Still, when duty dictates that one needs to be elsewhere, one cannot argue with it. Her eyes moved to Sam Redson, the officer had recovered well from the recent attack but still showed signs that she was a distance away from being at her top performance, the way she favoured her right arm in tasks was evident. Forster was quiet as usual, moving to her seat and sitting down without a word.

Eventually, they were all in the room and, as the last one sat down comfortably, she placed her hands on the desk and pushed herself to a standing position. Her body didn't move as fast as it used to, things that used to be easy, like standing up swiftly and without complaints from portions of her body, had become more challenging. Waiting a moment for the eyes to focus on her solely, she spoke,
"Good evening all." her voice was reserved, but still the same one that commanded the attention she needed.

"I..." her voice wavered, making her grimace, this was not as she planned it in her mind. It seemed so much easier in her mind, without the gaze of her subordinates looking at her. With a slight twitch of her face, she reset her expression and spoke again, this time with conviction,
"I have resigned my commission as Commanding Officer of the Victoria, as effective of immediately."

She didn't know what to expect from her group. Whether to expect relief, shock, sadness. It was a traumatic time for a crew to lose its captain, she remembered saying farewell to quite a few when she served on the Broadsword. The last time she had left a ship, other than being promoted, it had been ugly, messy and unprofessional. It was one of the rare occasions that she had broken every tenant she had as a person - She had openly challenged her Commanding Officer, in front of the entire crew, questioned her orders and left without saying goodbye. She remembered the flames that followed her as she had walked the halls of the Perseus, she remembered sending the request to Starfleet to be enrolled in their Wing Commander training, and she remembered watching the Nova class starship disappear into the distance as she left.

This departure was very different from that one, this one was motivated by... by something that she thought she would never admit to. This move was motivated by love - once something she questioned why people said was the most powerful force in the galaxy, now something that was enough for her to hand in her pips. Enough to leave her beloved crew, her career, her life. Her jaw tightening, she kept her gaze resolute as she added,
"Are there any questions?"

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OOC: Don't forget we are on summer break, but I will keep posting as per normal

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Capt. Catherine Raiser, USS Victoria (ret.)

Cathy Knights
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  Shoreleave: 11203.30

Cathy Knights1115March 30, 2012 10:43AM

  Starbase 501

Cathy Knights265March 30, 2012 10:48AM

  Command Centre

Cathy Knights197March 30, 2012 10:49AM

  Recreational Area

Cathy Knights274March 30, 2012 10:50AM

  Restaurant Area

Cathy Knights248March 30, 2012 10:50AM

  Zimmerman's

mcleary232April 02, 2012 02:39PM

  CTO Lt. Ashlyn Sinclaire

mcleary247April 02, 2012 02:47PM

  CTO Lt. Ashlyn Sinclaire

mcleary256April 03, 2012 04:29AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza261June 19, 2012 09:41PM

  Educational Wing

Cathy Knights274March 30, 2012 10:50AM

  Docking Ring

Cathy Knights265March 30, 2012 10:51AM

  USS Victoria

Cathy Knights293March 30, 2012 10:51AM

  Bridge

Cathy Knights302March 30, 2012 10:52AM

  [Williamson, heading for his assignment.]

sdavidson270April 02, 2012 07:02PM

  NPC OPS Ens. Jessica Ryder

DavidN281April 02, 2012 07:18PM

  ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson280April 02, 2012 09:58PM

  NPC OPS Ens. Jessica Ryder

DavidN274June 12, 2012 05:35PM

  ops ens. Phillip williamson.

sdavidson253June 12, 2012 05:52PM

  Quarters

Cathy Knights294March 30, 2012 10:52AM

  XO Quarters

bapaveza262March 31, 2012 09:17PM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza297March 31, 2012 09:17PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN256April 01, 2012 09:56AM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza278April 02, 2012 02:32PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN289April 02, 2012 03:06PM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza295April 02, 2012 04:39PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN295April 02, 2012 04:56PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN271May 30, 2012 10:42AM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza265May 30, 2012 02:49PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN258June 12, 2012 10:26AM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza268June 14, 2012 01:50PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN235June 14, 2012 02:40PM

  NPC MO ENS Jenna Keval

bapaveza278June 20, 2012 10:03PM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS270June 13, 2012 01:12PM

  CO's Quarters

Cathy Knights248June 15, 2012 04:05AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights270June 15, 2012 04:13AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights288June 20, 2012 06:42AM

  Transporters

Cathy Knights328March 30, 2012 10:52AM

  Main Sickbay

bapaveza322March 30, 2012 09:16PM

  CMO's Office

bapaveza346March 31, 2012 08:50PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza339March 31, 2012 09:05PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN329April 02, 2012 05:07PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza277April 02, 2012 09:44PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN326April 03, 2012 09:39AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza310April 03, 2012 08:56PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN310April 04, 2012 12:16PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza301April 04, 2012 08:27PM

  FCO Ens. Alyce Ashford

A.J. Foster315April 05, 2012 01:39PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN309April 06, 2012 11:14AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza319May 19, 2012 05:38PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza302May 23, 2012 09:57PM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon & NPC MO Ens Liara O'Mura

JoshuavdS294May 25, 2012 09:24AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza304May 25, 2012 10:46PM

  NPC MO Ens Liara O'Mura

JoshuavdS326May 29, 2012 02:18PM

  CSO Lt Solon

JoshuavdS311May 29, 2012 03:06PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza256May 29, 2012 09:43PM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS284May 30, 2012 04:07PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza298June 02, 2012 07:41PM

  NPC MO Ens Liara O'Mura

JoshuavdS296June 04, 2012 02:08PM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS270June 04, 2012 02:15PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza295June 04, 2012 09:30PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza283June 10, 2012 09:26PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza503July 21, 2012 10:05PM

  Captain's Ready Room

Cathy Knights289April 03, 2012 10:10AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights295April 03, 2012 10:11AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights290May 24, 2012 12:07PM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson288May 29, 2012 10:04PM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights304May 30, 2012 09:49AM

  Chief Science Officer Offices

JoshuavdS282May 19, 2012 08:43AM

  CSO Lt Solon

JoshuavdS251May 19, 2012 08:49AM

  CSO Lt Solon

JoshuavdS227May 22, 2012 11:30AM

  Messhall

DavidN256May 22, 2012 03:02PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN242May 22, 2012 03:56PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN299May 30, 2012 06:07AM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS198June 19, 2012 12:51PM

  Corridors

JoshuavdS263May 23, 2012 10:41AM

  CSO Lt Solon

JoshuavdS296May 23, 2012 11:09AM

  NPC OPS Ens Jessica Ryder

DavidN266June 12, 2012 06:16PM

  SEC CPO Tavan th'Dane

bapaveza287June 14, 2012 01:50PM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson277June 15, 2012 08:51AM

  NPC SEC CPO Tavan th'Dane

bapaveza283June 20, 2012 09:58PM

  NPC OPS Ens Jessica Ryder

DavidN207June 24, 2012 01:55PM

  Briefing Room

Cathy Knights301June 22, 2012 11:45AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights294June 22, 2012 11:54AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza251June 23, 2012 09:30PM

  ops Ens. phillip williamson.

sdavidson255June 24, 2012 03:08PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN234June 24, 2012 03:54PM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights276June 25, 2012 07:43AM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS255June 25, 2012 12:48PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza267June 25, 2012 10:47PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights259June 26, 2012 06:46AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza254June 26, 2012 01:01PM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS270June 26, 2012 02:56PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights286June 28, 2012 05:46AM

  XO Lt.Cdr Thomas Korleon

DavidN259June 30, 2012 05:29PM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson259June 30, 2012 05:54PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza255July 01, 2012 10:12PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights281July 03, 2012 12:19PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza252July 04, 2012 12:04AM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS263July 10, 2012 03:51PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights286July 13, 2012 10:40AM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza263July 14, 2012 08:03PM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson258July 14, 2012 08:34PM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN255July 15, 2012 10:42AM

  CSO Lt Hans Solon

JoshuavdS254July 15, 2012 03:12PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights419July 16, 2012 10:06AM

  XO LtCdr. Thomas Korleon

DavidN239July 17, 2012 04:03PM

  Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights344July 19, 2012 10:14AM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson

sdavidson394April 02, 2012 07:01PM

  NPC OPS Ens. Jessica Ryder

DavidN386April 02, 2012 07:20PM

  Ops Ens. Phillip Williamson.

sdavidson372April 02, 2012 07:34PM

  NPC SEC CPO Tavan th'Dane

bapaveza371April 02, 2012 09:16PM

  CMO CDR Dey'Utchendeyorbren

bapaveza319June 20, 2012 10:06PM

  Planet B-501

Cathy Knights358March 30, 2012 10:49AM

  Transport Area

Cathy Knights357March 30, 2012 10:51AM

  Resort

Cathy Knights375March 30, 2012 10:51AM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights324June 06, 2012 07:00PM

  NPC MT PO3 Loki Tevarra

bapaveza330June 07, 2012 09:49PM

  CO Capt. Raiser

Cathy Knights343June 08, 2012 12:25PM

  NPC MT PO3 Loki Tevarra

bapaveza321June 10, 2012 09:21PM



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