Tag Archive: Border Patrol

Jul 31

Running the Gauntlet – Story Review and Discussion 2

Review and Discussion Continuing my story review and discussion of the opening Osprey story, ‘Running the Gauntlet’ as part of my From the Watchtower series of blogs we turn to take a closer look at chapters, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Chapter 2 The Hunt sees Mercy take to the bridge and the op begin in earnest. With the …

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Jul 30

Running the Gauntlet – Story Review and Discussion 1

Inspired by the blog posts of Mdg, jespah and TemplarSora’s I thought to offer up a story review reflection for one of my most recent stories to the site and a brand new series. From the Watchtower, we take a closer look at the opening Osprey story, ‘Running the Gauntlet’. Run the gauntlet gauntlet 2  (ˈɡɔːntlɪt) — …

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Jul 28

From the Watchtower: Introducing Star Station Hope

Star Station Hope. Watchtower. In another ‘From the Watchtower’ post we look at Star Station Hope, known as Watchtower. It forms the centre of the Watchtower Universe stories and of course in-universe serves as the central hub of commerce, politics and Federation control in the difficult region of space. Star Stations are the Border Patrol …

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Jul 10

From the Watchtower: Introducing the Osprey

From the Watchtower we introduce the Border Patrol Cutter Osprey commanded by Captain Mercy Faraday-Thatcher, operating out of Star Station Hope, serving in the Sixth Cutter squadron. Its stories propel it into the thick of the action on the contentious and politically dynamite borders of the Watchtowerverse. Osprey features the actions of this border patrol cutter. As part of the …

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Jul 08

A Hopeful Character – Character Review – TNT

Tekesha Nancy Tanner – TNT – Commodore “Dynamite” Tanner. A character preview / review portrait Introducing Commodore Tekesha Nancy Tanner, commanding officer of Star Station Hope and the surrounding sector of space. Known as Dynamite Tanner for her explosive outbursts, she’s the representative head of Starfleet on a contentious border of space. Back in the Boldly …

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Jul 04

From the Watchtower: The Saga Begins

  Star Station Hope: Watchtower * * * The creed of the Border Patrol Service is a simple one: To save lives. To protect borders. To hold the line. * * * On the frontier, on the edge of Federation space, standing guard, keeping a watchful vigil, sentry to the stars, a gateway to trade …

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Jun 30

From the Watchtower

Hello and Welcome to ‘From the Watchtower’ . This is (will be!) a series of blogs focusing on aspects of the Watchtower Universe. Wherein meta background details expanding on the world and stories of the Watchtower Universe will be explored and explained some. These files will cover aspects such as ship designs and the make …

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Jan 14

Dear Ship’s Log … #2

Blog Prompt #15 Dear (not a ship but still a) log, See, nothing personal little log, I have issues with calling this a personal log. Did you see what I did there loggy? Huh? Huh? I mean it is not as if to say I am sitting here telling you the story of my great …

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Jan 14

Dear Ship’s Log … #1(b)

Blog Prompt #15 Damned stupid, idiotic, infernal, damnable, stupid. Like SERIOUSLY! What is the purpose of anti-dust measures if they break down. And get this. Get THIS. The why of why it broke down? Yes, you got it, you guessed it – DUST. I-I-I-I-I mean – just – just – there are no words. None. …

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Jan 14

Dear Ship’s Log… #1

Blog Prompt #15: Blog as a Character Dear Ship’s Log: Ok, so that’s lame. But… well (for the sake of the record dear ship’s log, I just shrugged my shoulders) anyway, I just don’t know how this is supposed to go. Cos honestly, I don’t know what I am at with this whole keep a …

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