USS is a series of Star Trek short stories written by Baldwin Richie Kennedy.
About the series Edit
The series revolves around the titular ship, the
USS , which was discovered adrift near the Baldwin Cardassian Demilitarized Zone by Patrick Ingrum, who subsequently assumes command of the ship during the Dominion War and its aftermath. The stories mainly involve the interactions between her captain and crew members, along with overtones of intelligence gathering, cartography, and technology.
Current crew Edit
: In the prelude to the Captain Patrick Ingrum Dominion War, the then- XO of the USS was returning from packing his family's belongings from the abandoned colony of Hastings Aloran IV when he stumbled upon a cloaked vessel in orbit. The vessel decloaked, revealing itself to be the Baldwin. Admiral William Ross subsequently made Baldwin Patrick's ship.
: First seen as the Lieutenant Commander Jaimie Petrelli Baldwin's tactical officer, Patrick eventually brings her up to the first officer spot.
: Formerly known as "Number Seven," A product of an Lieutenant Commander Bridget Ingrum Cardassian genetic engineering project to create human agents. She served aboard Baldwin crew during the war as part of the engineering team. Afterward, Bridget and Patrick began a relationship that would eventually lead to their marriage and the birth of their daughter.
: Donna's mother was Patrick's first CO, and when Jaimie was ready to move up to first officer, Patrick brought Donna under his wing by placing her at tactical.
Lieutenant Donna Belding : Laura was recommended to Patrick as a skilled pilot. She has a high degree of clairvoyance, and has developed telekinetic skills.
Lieutenant Laura Bennett : A freshly-minted lawyer and a trusted friend and legal adviser to Patrick. She was shot by a Lieutenant Sara Jackson Section 31 agent, and was revived by Patrick utilizing Vorta cloning technology.
: Was a under-utilized 'gopher' at Lieutenant Sarah Allison Starbase 375 when Patrick picked her up to run Baldwin's "war room"
: Has served various roles aboard Baldwin, including gamma-shift helm officer, the captain's "coordinator," and leader of Lieutenant Stephanie Taylor Baldwin's dance troupe.
: Lieutenant Neil Bratney Baldwin's Chief Medical Officer
: Infant daughter of Patrick and Bridget Ingrum.
Tiana Allison Ingrum
From other ships Edit
: He was with his girlfriend, Roslyn, when their runabout was brought down by the Captain Bernie Tyler Jem'Hadar on Aloran IV. They were picked up by Patrick shortly before stumbling upon Baldwin. He would subsequently serve as Ottawa's XO before being offered the Winchester.
: Formerly known as "Number Six." Sister to Bridget and sister-in-law to Patrick. She was with Patrick when they discovered Lieutenant Commander Roslyn Tyler Baldwin. After spending time away from Bernie, they realized how much she loved him, and eventually married him.
: Longtime friend of Patrick and Jenna. She was with Patrick when they discovered Lieutenant Commander Sonya Fiehrer Baldwin in orbit. Formerly a fighter pilot aboard the USS , and Operations officer aboard the Hastings USS , Bernie chose her as his XO.
Season 1 (stardate 51xxx) Edit
DS9 Season 6.
The Find" While packing his parents' belongings on a planet near the Cardassian Demilitarized Zone, Commander Patrick Ingrum discovers a lost ship in orbit.
Wartime Productions" With the Dominion War well underway, ships are quickly pressed to service, and battles are lost. A unusual finding leads the USS to investigate using her latest tools.
The Return of Khan" The Dominion turns to the past and brings Khan into the 24th Century. He is sent to retrieve the founders on earth. Baldwin captain Patrick Ingrum is tasked to keep an eye on him.
Time's Eagle" The Dominion attempt to disrupt history by going back in time and plan an attack in the middle of a football game.
Captain's View" Aboard the starship , a young lieutenant takes command with the support of her peers.
Season 2 (stardate 52xxx) Edit
DS9 Season 7.
Storm Front" Khan takes revenge on USS captain Baldwin Patrick Ingrum by kidnapping one of his old friends
Determined Warrior" Patrick Ingrum takes on additional responsibilities as he leads his squadron in battle to retake Betazed.
Danger Zone" Baldwin openes a enhanced astrometrics lab, and discovers a potential Dominion ambush.
Healing Link" On the way to a special meeting, the USS is attacked by the Neosho Jem'Hadar and is forced to crash land.
Bullseye" After an ordinary day, Baldwin is targeted by the Dominion. The USS protects Ticonderoga Baldwin from enemy fire and supplies a talented navigator. Patrick also finds a full time officer to run the " war room."
Only the Young" With the USS in the Enterprise Briar Patch, the USS is sent to fix her up. Meanwhile, Patrick takes Captain Picard's initial mission, and walks into a trap
Trouble in Paradise" The Baldwin receives reports from the badlands, and has picked up a conversation which will change the face of the war.
Resolution The Baldwin stands by on Earth and assists in bringing the Dominion War to a close.
Good Will" With the Dominion War over, the Baldwin is running supplies to and from Cardassia. Meanwhile, the USS is sent on a special mission to Wildfire Earth.
Shadow Justice" Aboard Deep Space 9, an assassination attempt is made on Julian Bashir, and a secret organization tries to implicate an innocent starship captain.
Season 3 (stardate 53xxx) Edit
Voyager Season 6.
Infinity" Section 31 makes another attempt at Julian Bashir. This time, Captain Patrick Ingrum attempts to stop them.
Home" As a Starfleet legend passes on, another tries to understand the circumstance of coming back from the other side.
Evolution" The USS encounters hostile ships, and the new JAG officer, Wasp Sara Jackson, is sent to investigate. Meanwhile, a troubled cadet is assigned to the .
Blue Clear Sky" As Captain Ingrum begins a relationship with Bridget, subspace weather interferes with their first date.
Boats to Build" The Baldwin investigates the cause of a the subspace disturbance. Meanwhile, Bridget has news for Patrick.
Drift off to Dream" As the daughter of Dr. Murrow gets married, the father has an epiphany.
Ronax" A Romulan warbird is mysteriously destroyed on its way to Cardassia.
Departure" Khan Noonien Singh goes after a Dominion Built Battleship. When Captain Patrick Ingrum is kidnapped in plain sight, Dr. Murrow shows his intentions.
Frontiers" Patrick attends a special conference. Meanwhile, the newest member of the is about to arrive.
Season 4 (stardate 54xxx) Edit
Voyager Season 7.
Season 5 (stardate 55xxx) Edit
Background information Edit
The stories were first written in 1997. As of July 2011, 37 "episodes" have been written.
The stories have been re-written several times, most recently in May 2009.
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