Task Force 56 -- The Northern Frontier
Situated near the Federation's border with the Romulan Empire, Carina VII is an idyllic world with lush forests, a pleasant climate, and abundant resources. Until recently, Morgan's Hope, the colony's capital, had thrived, but in the last year, strange events have been occurring: people residing on the planet have aged rapidly, structures that should have lasted for decades, crumble in days. Crops that were planted in the morning mature overnight and are rotten before the next afternoon. Even
USS Chimera has just been recommissioned after a partial refit by the maintenance crew responsible for the upkeep of ships in mothballs. The former USS Aegir, whose name was reassigned after the Luna-class ship was severely damaged, Chimera is understaffed, undersupplied and not up to snuff. Crew is arriving and we're on a timeline.
house of cards is a delicate balance, so too is where you are at the wrong moment and who you are with. The Dreadnought tasked with patrolling shipping routes finds a wreck of a freighter that has been attacked. The owners of the Freighter arrive on the scene and believe the Dreadnought is the one that attacked the ship. The crew must fight to prove their innocence and defend the ship from the backlash that might ensue.
The USS Hornet has been tasked to oversee the Federation's evacuation efforts in the disputed region between Klingon and Gorn space. As both the Klingons and Gorn gear for a limited war, the mandate is clear - Starfleet is not to intervene, only evacuate Federation citizens from the combat zone. But an incident with the evacuation leaves accusations flying and the fate of the Federation's neutrality in the hands of the crew of the USS Hornet.
USS Omaha arrives at the uninhabited planet designated Optera IV to investigate strange tetryon readings. They find a planet full of incipient subspace rifts, giant alien bugs, and technology of unknown origin. The crew investigates how it all fits together.
The U.S.S. Vigilant is leaving dock to head on her first patrol. However, a distress signal will reroute them to a nearby station having an emergency. The newly formed crew will be tested as they try to answer the call while uncovering what really happened.