USS Avenger

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Welcome to the USS Avenger!

Risk is our business! While other Federation starships are exploring the cosmos, the U.S.S. Avenger is keeping demonstrating the Federation's strength, patrolling the former neutral zone between Federation and Romulan space, investigating and intervening in pirate and smuggler activity, and flexing phantom ship that freighter captains have been telling stories about. Let's solve that mystery!

The Avenger is a Defiant-class starship with a small crew, ideal for storytelling. Our adventures take place in the year 2399 (contemporary with the Star Trek: Picard television series). One episode we may be escorting a high-ranking ambassador on a dangerout mission inside Romulan space and the next we may be taking a fight to marauding pirates. If you're interested, give our roster a look for open positions, and check out our guide to character creation before you start!

Welcome aboard!


Latest News Items

» A Vulcan 'hello'

Posted on Thu Dec 3rd, 2020 @ 12:09am by Commander Paul Gordon in General News

Let's welcome Ensign T'Val, [em]Avenger[/em]'s newest junior security officer! We'll get you wrapped into the story asap!


» Report to sickbay, mister!

Posted on Tue Nov 3rd, 2020 @ 1:47am by Commander Paul Gordon in General News

Good news! When your characters walk or limp into the Avenger sickbay, they will be greeted and treated by our new chief medical officer, Doctor Rrrv'arric. We'll have to learn how to pronounce that. Let's welcome our Caitian physician!


» Who's steering this thing?

Posted on Sat Oct 17th, 2020 @ 5:35pm by Commander Paul Gordon in General News

Please welcome VividShado (Discord username), who will be writing for our new chief conn officer Ensign Dearborn Williamson, who, like our security chief, is also a Texas native!

Welcome aboard, conn!


» Tops in Ops

Posted on Fri Oct 16th, 2020 @ 12:41am by Commander Paul Gordon in General News

Please welcome Marcus, who is writing the character Lt. (j.g.) Raven Roddick Jr., the Avenger's chief operations officer. Glad to have you aboard, Marcus! Jump right in and go nuts!


» Security! Security!

Posted on Sat Oct 10th, 2020 @ 7:39am by Commander Paul Gordon in General News

Please welcome Lieutenant (j.g.) Melissa Page as our chief of security/tactical. She will become acting chief in subsequent posts, and we will get her into that permanent role in-character. In the meantime, we have another writer to bounce things off of!

A hale and hearty welcome!


Latest Mission Posts

» Full Speed Ahead!

Mission: The Torpedo Chase
Posted on Mon Apr 5th, 2021 @ 4:03am by Commander Paul Gordon

With the news that the Avenger's guidance and navigation had returned and that the boarding threat had been neutralized, Gordon felt a resurgence of confidence.

Easy, Paul. That's what got you into this situation to begin with.

"Conn, full impulse power toward the mobile shipyard!" He tapped a communications channel…


» Boarders!

Mission: The Torpedo Chase
Posted on Mon Apr 5th, 2021 @ 3:41am by Commander Paul Gordon & Lieutenant JG Lesu Varine & Ensign T'Val

Green disruptor blasts illuminated the corridor. A member of the Avenger's damage control team fell to the deck, burn marks singeing his torso.

Through the haze of battle, there were six figures visible. Leading the charge was a sinister-looking Reman, flanked by an Orion and a stout Tellarite. Behind them…


» Ingenuity At It's Finest

Mission: The Torpedo Chase
Posted on Mon Mar 29th, 2021 @ 3:41am by Commander Paul Gordon & Lieutenant JG Lesu Varine & Ensign Dearborn Williamson

As the doors for the turbo-life hissed open Williamson walked out into the corridor and into a small group of crewmen that nearly ran him over as they rushed past him. He jumped out of the way just in time to hear one of them say sorry as they disappeared…


» Regrouping

Mission: The Torpedo Chase
Posted on Mon Feb 8th, 2021 @ 3:04am by Commander Paul Gordon & Ensign Dearborn Williamson & Ensign T'Val

With the news that sensors were back online, Gordon felt the [em]Avenger[/em] was on better footing. Except for not being able to move. A glance over Williamson's shoulder at the conn display showed the ship was still listing out of control.

"Ops, status of guidance and navigation systems repair?"

"Engineering…


» Pressing On

Mission: The Torpedo Chase
Posted on Fri Jan 22nd, 2021 @ 6:36am by Commander Paul Gordon & Lieutenant JG Melissa Page

The Avenger away team left the cargo bay behind. As they made their way into an adjacent corridor, they passed the unconscious forms of what Forster believed must have been Gerog's hired guns. They were a mixed bag - human, Andorian, Orion, Bolian, Tellarite.

"Lieutenant, you got us out of…


Latest Personal Logs

» A Typical Day Is Never Typical For Me

Posted on Sun Apr 4th, 2021 @ 8:19pm by Lieutenant JG Lesu Varine

I can’t believe how quickly the time has flown by on the ship. Each day is still a struggle and I never know how I will feel. Just yesterday a crewman brought me back to my childhood.

I stood there for a minute seeing the past and it gave me…


» An Unconventional Doctor

Posted on Sat Apr 3rd, 2021 @ 10:45pm by Lieutenant JG Rrrv'arric

T'Marek was still comatose, but stable. She'd slipped into a natural Vulcan healing sleep, a practise I found odd in any species. Vulnerability versus accelerated healing. My own species may have evolved, might have mostly chosen a vegetarian diet (dear gods, why?), but the heart of a predator still lurked…


» New Beginnings

Posted on Mon Mar 29th, 2021 @ 6:05pm by Lieutenant JG Lesu Varine

I have been offered a position on the USS Avenger, as an Engineer it is an opportunity for change, but I am still reluctant after all the things that have happened in my past it always makes new situations hard. I have worked to get past the things that have…


» A New Home

Posted on Mon Feb 22nd, 2021 @ 11:17pm by Lieutenant JG Rrrv'arric

I sighed as our small transport shuttle approached the Avenger. The ship was so much smaller than the Cerridwen. Smaller, and not a medical ship. No, she was a sleek, lethal warship of the Defiant-class. I had been reassigned to her because of my skills as an 'intuitive and adaptable'…