Posted by Lieutenant Mthunzi Nkosenye (Chief of Security) in Arrival
Posted by Lieutenant Tinga (Communications (Incoming)) in Arrival
It was only 18 hours ago that Tinga had come form a small colony where she had been hunting with her family group. It was a planned and much needed shore leave from Starbase 214. When she boarded the freighter, USS Hobart, to return to her duties she had been greeted by the Captain who informed her that other arrangements had been made for her. After reading her new orders Tinga was excited for the change. She knew Lieutenant Davis in passing and had envied her the position on the Merrimack. Now she would be taking her place.
- Tinga, Comms
As the freighter docked with the Merrimack and the airlocks cleared, the hatch on the Merrimack side opened. The dorr was guarded by a security officer, as was protocol, but there was an addition. Standing in the doorway was a human male of massive height and build with ebony skin. A deep voice that sounded like it came forth from a deep cavern said “Lieutenant Tinga. Lieutenant Nkosenye, Security Chief. Welcome to the Merrimack. I will take you to the Captain.” His words had an odd accent to them. Without waiting to see if she was following, turned around and began walking down the passageway, gesturing to the guard to close up the hatch.
Tinga quite liked the man’s accent. It reminded her a bit of something she’d heard before.
“Thank you.” she said and followed.
As she walked, Tinga remembered the weight at either side and wondered why the Security Chief hadn’t said anything.
“Lieutenant, do you think my new Captain will mind meeting me as I am or should I take my Ushaan-Tor off?” she asked with concern. Her left antenna was twitching with anticipation as she awaited his response.
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