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Side Sim - Honeymoon Packing List: Lingerie, Swimsuits, Handcuffs, And Some Light Espionage

Posted Nov. 25, 2023, 12:53 p.m. by Lieutenant Commander Alexis Kane (Assistant Chief Medical Officer) (Jennifer Ward)

Posted by Lieutenant Commander Dr. Solomon Kane (Research & Development) in Side Sim - Honeymoon Packing List: Lingerie, Swimsuits, Handcuffs, And Some Light Espionage

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The ambulance actually did go to the hospital. The patient was admitted. Was seen by a doctor and was treated for everything Alexis said was wrong.

Only she and Kane weren’t there.

Well, someone was there. Two someones. One was a beautiful woman in a dress identical to Alexis. One was a crazy haired guy in a tux with some tattoos. But the real Kane and Kane; they were thousands of kilometers away on board a sleek and very fast Vulcan courier ship currently crewed by them and them alone.

Kane was in the pilot seat and tapping at the console. The engines outside glowed a brilliant yellow … and the ship vanished into warp.

Kane looked at Alexis and said “Okay… shall we go meet our guest?” and he stood up and gestured to the back cargo hold.

Kane

“The sooner the better.” The only pause Alexis made was to slip the strappy heeled shoes off. Ridiculous, pointless, illogical things. Why anyone would choose to wear those things was beyond her. She walked barefoot through the ship into the cargo bay. She walked straight to the cryotube and walked around it. She set the back of her hand against the casing. “We need to get this hooked back to a power source. It’s probably fine for a couple more hours, but then it will start to thaw. We don’t want to do that before we’re ready.” She knelt down and slipped open an access hatch. “So maybe a couple of days. It has a UPS on it that should be good for a bit. Right now all the readings are normal.” Then she moved over to the equipment, examining what Solomon had grabbed not saying anything, but letting her mind sort, catalogue, and process everything.

Alexis

Kane nodded and said “No problem.” He went around and moved the equipment back into as close a configuration of how it was in the lab and found the power control system. He laid on the deck, connected the power and then made sure the flow of energy was steady and the monitor was in place. “There. And this just about exactly how it was laid out in the lab. And this-” and he held up the drive, “- is everything from their system. I pulled two copies from their core. One for Intel, and one for you. That way Intel thinks they are getting the only copy.” He handed her the driver and then slid another into a Diplomatic pouch. “We’re dropping that off in two days, then we can get back to the Ogawa.”

Kane

Alexis watched the other machines turn on and go through their cycles. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary and their readings seemed to coincide with the cryo tube. She took the drive, tapping it quietly into the other hand as she walked around the various equipment and then paused in front of the tube and watched the body that was suspended there. She turned abruptly. “Well we start by reading then.” There was no need to try and recreate from scratch unless they had to. The body seemed stable enough for the moment. It wasn’t like they had an extra lying around to give Dalton if they screwed this up. She scanned the bay, found their bag from the hotel lying among the rest of the equipment and pulled out a PaDD and hooked the drive up to it. “That’s going to take a bit for the PaDD to process.”

Alexis


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