Sickbay - Nakuto's boarding physical

Posted March 27, 2020, 5:23 p.m. by Captain Alexxander Ryley (Chief Medical Officer) (Calé Reilly)

Posted by Ensign Mirai ‘Raptor’ Nakuto (Engineer) in Sickbay - Nakuto’s boarding physical

Posted by Captain Alexxander Ryley (Chief Medical Officer) in Sickbay - Nakuto’s boarding physical

Posted by Ensign Mirai ‘Raptor’ Nakuto (Engineer) in Sickbay - Nakuto’s boarding physical

Posted by Captain Alexxander Ryley (Chief Medical Officer) in Sickbay - Nakuto’s boarding physical

Posted by Ensign Mirai ‘Raptor’ Nakuto (Engineer) in Sickbay - Nakuto’s boarding physical
<snip>

Mirai turned to the speaker and allowed a frown to deepen her ridged forehead. No uniform, no insignia or badge that she could see. Was this man a patient also? A civilian, perhaps? Her gaze travelling up to his bearded face, she found herself wondering just how long this man had been waiting!

Ryley watched her observe him with apparent interest.

Turning on her heel and marching over to him, she extended her muscular, right arm towards his chest and, with finger extended asked, “And where might it be ‘at’?”
Another glance outwards at the population of the room and it appeared, to her rising irritation, that she had already been forgotten.

Ryley looked down at his chest and made a contemplative sort of noise. “I guess youd have to ask an Andorian.”

“Wherever it is at, it most definitely is not here,” the belligerent half-Klingon continued, reaching for an unoccupied stool and wheeling herself forcefully over to the man’s side.
“This is a pointless task at any rate. Merely a formality currently standing between me and my work. But as you can surely see, I am in prime condition!”
Another glance out at the room and she added with increased volume, “I challenge any of you to wave your tricorders in my direction and prove me wrong!”

  • Mirai Nakuto (Eng)

OOC: Just bumping to keep this on the front page - no rush :)

Clearly amused by this the greying, bearded man considered his new waiting companion. “Most people are. The issue isnt if you look healthy its more to make sure theres nothing lurking like Molor in side.” He took a drink from a mug that seemed to appear in his hand. “Coffee?” He asked offering her a drink. “Too early for anything stronger.”

Ryley
MD

“Ha!” Mirai barked in response, eyeing both the man and his coffee in turn. “It is never too early for strong and hearty sustenance. However, since I suspect it might hamper smooth passage through this infernal physical were I to request some bloodwine right now, coffee would indeed be welcome. Thank you.”

As she waited for her beverage, the half-Klingon rose once more to her feet and began to pace a limited path from Ryley to the nearest wall and back.
“Tell me, is the Chimera’s sickbay always this…chaotic? Or do I have the misfortune of having arrived during an epidemic of some sort?”

  • Mirai Nakuto (Eng)

Ryley pushed his stool over to the wall and then after a few minutes pushed himself back holding a second steaming mug. He didn’t leave the stool. Once he had handed over the drink he went back to observing sickbay. He seemed to consider her question.

“The Chimera is a Mjolnir-class ship so it actually has two sickbays, Alpha on deck three and Beta on deck twenty-six.” He drank his coffee before continuing. “Now Alpha is smaller, has a grand total of seventeen biobeds in the main treatment ward, fifteen more in the surgical suite and a forty odd number in the recovery ward. Beta, she’s bigger, she’s the combat sickbay. Twenty beds in main treatment, fifteen in each surgical suite and recovery for like…”he closed one eye as if counting in his head. “…I duno 50? Beds…anyway this one is busy because the CMO ordered a deep clean of the other sickbay so all foot traffic is being diverted here. This means they are implementing basic triage procedures. In short kid, you’ll get seen to when your seen to so I’d get comfortable.”

He drank again and looked at her, telling someone with Klingon blood to be patient was like telling a cracked damn not to leak. He seemed genuinely interested in her reaction.

Ryley
MD

Mirai downed her coffee almost to the dregs in a single mouthful, then for a moment simply enjoyed the brief rush from the, admittedly weak, caffeine. Raktajino this was not but…it was sufficient and she flashed Ryley a wide and slightly intimidating grin in thanks.

However, the man’s words elicited emotion of a different kind and this time it was not accompanied by a smile. “I see,” the engineer barked. “Well, you may be content to sit here and drink coffee for hours while others are treated in your stead, but I have neither the time nor the patience for such dalliance. I,” she declared, straightening her frame as if to draw attention to the colors of her tunic, “am an engineer. What do you suppose might happen if there was a momentary lapse in the ship’s antimatter containment fields, or an unexpected influx of quantum filaments into the warp core’s magnetic field? And yet here was I, still trapped in this sickbay, drinking coffee and…waiting my turn?” The last phrase was spat out as if formed from a physical poison. “I am sure you would agree such a scenario to be too terrifying to even consider! So,” her eyes began to search the room for one with sufficient pips to indicate seniority, “tell me, to whom do I need to speak to correctly prioritise my need?”

  • MIrai Nakuto (Eng)

Ryley let her have her rant and watched patiently, the corner of his mouth turned up. He was amused it seemed. “Well I would assume, if one of those things happened, you would say to Gre’thor with the psychical exam requirements, and go and be an engineer and be done with it.” He raised his eyebrows. “However, no ones treating people in my stead kid. I’m observing the triage.”

He finished his coffee, pulled a face as if it disappointed him as much as it did her and turned to face her. “Any of the medical staff but they will tell you the same as I did. Actually they are likely to ignore you for now because you choose to sit with me. Alexx Ryley by the way.” He said by way of introduction, not elaborating. “Anyway…why would a physical need to be priority…I thought you were in good health?”

Ryley
MD


Notes on USS Chimera

In topic

Posted since


© 1991-2020 STF. Terms of Service

Version 1.9.5