|Synopsis Season 16|
A year in summary....
Season 16 began with the USS Impulse NCC 73929B and the Evacuation Fleetfrom Romulus arriving at planet Vulcan. Before the refugees can move intotheir new home, a Temporary City State on the surface, the technologyenhanced terrorist known as Majician appears in the middle of the city andcauses earthquakes across the Xir'tan continent. Lt. Cmdr. Paul Williamsand Lt Commander Niquelle Stevens defeat the cyborg Romulan, but Stevens ismortally wounded in the process and is put into stasis to prevent the spread of her Borg technology.
With the crisis resolved, the fleet remains in orbit for a time to see thepopulation moved down to the surface. Captain Nero of the Romulan MiningGuild is finding trouble with the Vulcan Council unwilling to share the RedMatter technology with the Romulans. Also Nero discovers his wife and familywere not amongst the 1.275 million refugees who made it to planet Vulcan.Ambassador Spock convinces Nero to leave behind their cargo ofDecalithium, before Nero heads at top speed to Planet Romulus.
Nero watches as the shockwave from the Supernova Hobus destroy Romulusbefore he could save anyone. Nero then destroys a fleet of Olympic Classships who were also heading to Romulus by tricking them into lowering theirshields and beaming Mining Ordinance on-board. Lt Commander Semaj Yarlig isamongst the fleet. Nero then finds the Praetor and Ruling Council of Romuluson a small escape ship. Nero kills the Praetor with his own staff andinterrogates the Senators for their secrets before killing them as well.
The USS Impulse B at planet Vulcan, having delivered all the refugees onboard their ship, is dispatched to investigate a missing cargo ship, theAveio.
The Impulse discovers the Aveio adrift with a distress signal beingbroadcast. Lt. Cmdr. Williams leads an away team to investigate. Thegroup arrives in the cargodeck, Doctor M'Gret discovered vaporised remainsof seven people spread around the room. Lt. (jg) Homatew Lettforensically investigates the scene. The away team make it to theEngineering Section and make contact with the survivors. CPO Sperik beginswork of repairing the Engines with the Aveio's Engineer.
Nero arrives at secret Romulan installation called The Vault and has hisship upgraded with advanced technology.
Lett and the Impulse's Quartermaster Hamblin continue to investigate theCargodeck. They discover animals from planet Romulus hidden in the crates,including a Weaponised Ter'ak owned by Senator Try'narr. The zoo in the newRomulan City State on planet Vulcan is expecting the animals. Sperik findsout the Aveio's Engineer was the one who sabotaged the engines and has himrepair the damage.
The Impulse receives a distress signal from Yarlig. He survived Nero'sattack. The Impulse heads to rescue him, but Nero's upgraded ship arrivesthere first to salvage the remains of Yarlig's Fleet. By the time theImpulse arrives, there is no evidence the fleet ever being there and Yarligis gone. The Impulse discovers the remains of the Romulan Praetor. TheImpulse chases after Nero's ship.
Lett brings the repaired Aveio arrives at planet Vulcan and the animals aredelivered to the Zoo. Commander Jonathan Star, Major Alanna Vansen andCenturion Kassus become aware there is going to be a terrorist attack at theZoo Opening so plan to protect the VIPs there. During the Zoo opening themastermind acts and takes control of the bio-dome the Zoo is inside andcauses all the animals inside to go into a frenzy and opens all the cages.Only Senator Try'narr's Weaponised Ter'ak seems immune. Commander Star'steam is joined by Lieutenant Aida and Lett and move as many people to thesafety of the Zoo's Merchandise Store.
The Impulse arrives at Khitomer to find Captain Nero's ship destroying aKlingon Fleet. The Impulse cloaks and tries to rescue Yarlig from Nero. Nerohad forced Yarlig to give out the Impulse's cloaking frequency and attacksthe cloaked Impulse, almost destroying it. Williams rescues Yarlig, but Nerocaptures Doctor Bev before leaving to attack more fleets.
The mastermind at the Zoo reveals his intentions. He is televising theevents of the Zoo Crisis and says it will continue until there is only onesurvivor inside left. Commander Star leads a strike team to take out themastermind and end the crisis.
Captain Garek Darpeg hears from a survivor of the Klingon Fleet, LieutenantK'Rumpf, that Senator Try'narr is hiding in the wilds outside Khitomer City.Darpeg, Williams and K'Rumpf travel to the planet surface to capture theRomulan Senator.
A towing ship leaves Deep Space 5 to tow the ruined USS Impulse NCC 73929Bto Deep Space 5 for a total refit, including a Quantum Slipsteam Drive. TheUSS Impulse NCC 73929A is waiting for the Zoo Crisis to end so they canleave Vulcan and relieve the USS Impulse NCC 73929B.
And so ended Season 16.
Last Updated 1st July, 2014