USS Leviathan - NX-90407 - Anomaly Recovery Unit (ARU)


“Keep Calm and Contain”

This directive was issued on [REDACTED] 2301, by order of Rear Admiral Vincent T. Jansson

The Anomaly Recovery Unit (ARU) is a Top Secret Starfleet division, tasked with the recovery, containment, and study of those entities classified as 'space anomalies', with the purpose of protecting other Federation vessels and also nearby civilian populations from the anomalies powers or effects.

Ongoing exploration missions by Federation flagships not only increased the Federation's borders and area of influence but also made their existence known to a multitude of species, not all of whom have been hospitable. Indeed, as the number and frequency of attacks on Federation vessels, by previously unknown or unmanaged anomalies, increased, it became necessary to withhold this information from UFP members at large in an effort to protect current and future exploration events. However, without sufficient means to capture, or even study, these anomalies, it was only possible to establish localised quarantine zones in the hope that other passing ships would avoid the area.

This tactic proved to be ineffective.

Thus, the Anomaly Recovery Unit was created and funded from a black budget, reappropriated from various legitimate Federation workstreams. Currently, there are a total of seventeen starships, of various classes and sizes, commanded by ARU personnel. The names and registries of these vessels are classified at level ARU-GAMMA-05 on a strictly need-to-know basis. Cross-ship communications are forbidden as per the terms of ARU-directive [REDACTED] and all reporting is made via ARU central command, headquartered on Starbase 237, in the [REDACTED] area of Federation space.

Command Staff

Leviathan plaque

Alert status
Commanding Officer's collar  Commanding Officer: Mika Jackson as Captain Iphigenia Henao

"Venture into the celestial abyss, where the uncharted reaches of space unveil a symphony of exotic life, beckoning us to embrace the interstellar dance of discovery." - Cosimo Henao, Sr.

Welcome to the USS Leviathan! This top-secret vessel traverses the four quadrants in search of the weird, the strange, and the unknown.

If that sounds like your kind of thing then we are always on the lookout for new writers to join our hugely talented team, so contact me or XO Sage and we can talk about bringing you on board.

Executive Officer's collar  Executive Officer: Sage Pennington as Commander Jaieh Vrenek

Welcome to the Levi! We're thrilled to have you aboard this exciting original concept in STF! I'm looking forward to writing with you all and seeing as your characters develop and the Lore that is 'The Leviathan' expands! You are amongst some of the finest writers this fleet has to offer and you are one of them!

“Success is not final. Failure is never fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” - Winston Churchill

Security & Recovery Task Force

Security Chief's Collar  Security Chief: Kieron Hoult Lieutenant Ashara Mavix

CTO Collar  Chief Tactical Officer: Christopher Logan as Lieutenant Tony Anthony DiNozzo

Lead RTF Officer's Collar  Lead RTF Officer: VACANT as Lieutenant j.g. VACANT

“Protecting the Stars, Securing the Ship! Security is a journey, not a destination. - Bruce Schneier"

In the next few days a mysterious phenomenon will appear on the Leviathan, so it’s all hands on deck to contain it. But beware, it doesn’t look nearly as dangerous as it is… RTF must be ready for whatever we might encounter.

Target Anomalies

Name Level Type Code Status
Plauge of Madness Newton NG7171806 Active
USS Celeste Newton NG7171805 Inactive
'Rage Muffin' Darwin DA8012059 Inactive

Level Designation Severity
Blue Safe
Green Mildly Dangerous
Yellow Extremely Dangerous
Abell Apocalyptic

Medical & Counseling Departments

Medical Chief's collar  Chief Medical Officer: Amdirgol S as Lieutenant Bradley Maxwell

Chief Counselor's collar  Chief Counselor: Ava Henson as Lieutenant Todd Nyman

“As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.” - Albert Einstein

Whatever is waiting for us, we need every crewmember in absolute peak condition, mentally and physically. So call as many evaluations as you require, subject us all to a mountain of tests, whatever you need to do to clear us all for this fight.

Medical Complaints/Issues

Name Complaint Status
Multiple Crew Infected with a disease that causes panic

Counseling Appointments

Name Complaint Status
N/A None

Science & Research Departments

Science Chief's collar  Chief Science Officer: Luke Hung as Lieutenant Balfor Kolar

"It's always the darned Dilithium crystals!" - T'Mara Michaels

The science department is prepared for whatever we encounter on our next mission. We already know we will be charging into the unknown, forewarned is most definitely forearmed!

Contained Anomalies

Name Level Type Description
The Mariner Darwin A shapeshifter that can take on any humanoid form. The default state is a liquid-like substance. Last seen imitating Captain Cobb.
Doctor Schnabel Darwin Bears a resemblance to the ancient 'Plague Doctors', although the creature's 'nose' appears to be formed of biological matter. Must be provided with a dissection specimen daily to prevent the anomaly from dissecting itself.
Davy Jones paddling pool Feynman A child’s paddling pool filled with water - but occasionally when entering into it, the water becomes fathomless and the occupants are swallowed to the depths. Several dive teams have been sent down during an anomalous episode but so far no evidence of the missing children have been found.
Animatum Tunicam Newton Science officer’s tunic that compels someone to put it on but then controls their actions and movements. Other people feel uncomfortable when in the wearer’s presence.

Engineering Department

Engineering Chief's collar  Chief Engineering Officer: David Shotton as Lieutenant Than Osedi

Containment Architect's Collar  Containment Architect: Steve Alliss as Lieutenant Dayner Ruuk

Engineer's Log:

So many questions still remain on the fate of the USS Celeste. Did the containment for DA8012059 fail? Did the creature find a weakness in its cell? It will be up to you to improve on a possibly flawed design. Once this thing comes onboard the Leviathan, we can't risk it escaping again!

Systems Statuses

Propulsion Systems Warp Core Impulse Engines
Tactical Systems Defensive Shields Torpedos Phaser Arrays
Support Systems Life Support Environmental Support Gravity Plating

Operations & Intelligence Department

Chief Intelligence Officer's Collar  Chief Intelligence Officer: Hjortur Ingi as Lieutenant Commander Adam Magnusson

Chief Operations Officer's Collar  Chief Operations Officer: WRITER NAME HERE as Lieutenant j.g. CHARACTER NAME HERE

Operations/Intelligence Log:

Log Entry Here

Communication Systems Statuses

Information Systems Communications Data Logs
Communication Systems Incoming Transmissions Outgoing Transmissions Universal Translataor
Support Systems Data Support Information Distribution Crew Briefings

Posting Limits

  • Command Staff: 3 days
  • Department Heads: 5 days
  • Junior Officers and Swings: 7 days

If you ever need an LOA then please let either the CO or XO know

Current Vacancies

Senior Officers:

  • Chief Operations Officer

Junior Officers:

  • 2 Security JO
  • 1 Engineer JO
  • 2 Science JO
  • 2 Medical JOs
  • Armory Sergeant
  • 3 RTF JOs
  • Other Ideas Welcome

If you are interested in joining the Leviathan then please contact the CO or XO

MOTD designed by Sharon Miller. Last updated 2 June 2023 by Mika Jackson.

Rank Character Position Species Age Height Weight User Status
Captain Iphigenia Henao Captain Human 39 5'7" 129 lbs Mika Jackson OK (0*)
Commander Jaieh Vrenek Executive Officer Romulan 40 5’5” 127 lbs Sage Pennington AWOL (5*)
Lieutenant Commander Adam Magnusson Chief Intelligence Officer Human 47 5'6" - 1.67 152 lbs - 70kg Hjortur Ingi LOA 2023-12-05 (8)
Lieutenant Bradley Maxwell Chief Medical Officer Human 24 5'9" 130 lbs Amdirgol S OK (2)
Lieutenant Todd Nyman Chief Counselor Vendorian 28 (Legally) 6’ 180 lb Ava Henson LOA 2023-11-30 (1)
Lieutenant Laural Corynn Witley, Ph.D., M.D. Counselor Human 36 5'5" 110 lbs. Lori Miller AWOL (12)
Lieutenant Balfor Kolar Chief Science Officer Bajorian 35 6 ft 189 Luke Hung AWOL (8)
Lieutenant Tony Anthony DiNozzo Chief Tactical Officer Human 22 120 6’10 Christopher Logan OK (2)
Lieutenant Than Osedi Chief Engineer Trill (unjoined) 32 6' 1" 181lbs David Shotton AWOL (6*)
Lieutenant Dayner Ruuk Containment Architect Angosian 28 5' 9" 125lbs Steve Alliss OK (6)
Lieutenant James Meylan Assist. Chief Engineer Human 40 6'0" 211 lbs Tom L
Ensign Tom Little Engineer Human 28 5'7" 145 lbs Tom L OK (3)
Lieutenant Ashara Mavix Chief of Security Trill 22 5'6 190 lbs Kieron Hoult OK (0)
Ensign Saoir Transporter/Security Kelpian Unknown 6'10" 165 lbs Mika Jackson OK (0*)

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