Posted by Lieutenant Tath’ihl Sharvi (Chief Medical officer) in Side Sim - Returning from the dead… MEDICAL (Attn CMO)
Posted by Lieutenant Kalika Darz (Security officer) in Side Sim - Returning from the dead… MEDICAL (Attn CMO)
Several hours later, Kalika started to stir. As she fluttered her eyes and looked around, the young woman found the Captain sleeping beside her as if she had been keeping watched. Her hand reached out to touch Vik’s hand. “Captain…” the soft voice said. A smile slowly lighting her face.
“Sweetheart” she whispered as she looked over to Kali and took her hand in her own. Viktoryia hadn’t been asleep, and it could probably been seen on her face.
She glanced around to try and see where the Doc was, her bed alarms humming softly with the motion and rise in vitals to ‘waking’ levels.
Lt. Sharvi was asleep in his office, but when he heard the alarms humming change, he woke up and went out to stand beside the Captain. He checked the systems. “How are you feeling, Kal?” He asked.
Lt. Sharvi, CMO
“Sharvi?” Kalika smiled with evident happiness and relief at seeing him. “I’m ok, I think. I hurt still, but more like stiffness than anything. And confused.” She tried to laugh, but her eyes closed a moment in pain. Looking back up, she shook her head at the Captain. “Sorry I’m late.” She squeezed the woman’s hand and looked back at the Doc. “I realize I’m back, for whatever that means.” She let her smile drop a bit and looked from one to the other. “How long was I gone?”
“Almost a year.” Tath said, now holding her hand.
Lt. Sharvi, CMO
“Wait… a … a year?” She tried to sit up, her hands moving to the edge of the bed to bolster herself. “No… it can’t have been a year. It was only a few months.” She was confused but lying down was just stressing her out more. “I need to sit up, please.” The look at Sharvi as she asked was as pleading as the sound of her voice.
He moved the bio bed for her, so she was in a sitting up position. “It’s been almost a year since you went on that patrol.” he explained to her.
Lt. Sharvi, CMO
Kalika took a deep breath, trying to wrap her head around it. “I tripped in the hallway. It knocked me out. When I woke up, I was in medical and things were different. The ship was in far worse shape than it is now. More than half the ship was non livable and only those who stayed strictly on the upper decks were kept from disappearing. We were, I mean… they were trying to get back to Station 359 when something went horribly wrong. A cascade of failures left the corridor access panels in several places blown out and on fire. I had been on the ship for three months and was the Security Chief because their me had disappeared two years prior. Originally they thought I had come back, but we all agreed, eventually, that I was not their Darz.” She moved to sit up and let her legs fall over the side of the bed. “I was in the hallway where I had appeared when one of the panels blew off. I was bending over to help an engineer who had been hurt when a blast of electricity, plasma and who knows what, came at me. I covered the Ensign with my body and felt my back sear. That’s the last thing I remember.” She shivered. Slowly she rocked her shoulders and head trying to get past the pain she was expecting to feel. When only stiffness met her action, she relaxed.
There were tears in the edges of her eyes as she looked to Sharvi. “I’m just glad to be home.”
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