Damn.... The alarm sirens were howling......
On the structure in front of us, several shields were hesitantly erected, staggered several times.
Hatchways opened and small structures were ejected in pairs and shortly afterwards accelerated to maximum power with chemical engines, forming a satellite network around the dark structure floating before us in space.
At the front side of a slowly extending turret gun, a powerful flickering beam tube was threateningly directed at the pulpit of our small ship. Shortly afterwards, a spotlight lit up and dazzled the screen.
The call lamp on the radio desk flickered continuously and signaled several incoming radio connections.
It was time for action.
Our ship drifted only hesitantly out of the warp channel and stepped back into known space.
Since 2 weeks we were, only interrupted by short navigation breaks in the overspace on the way.
Our small cargo ship was only equipped with an old Warp 6 engine which had constantly pushed our freighter through the warp channel with a strong running noise.
What an annoying surprise when we arrived at the Federation base and found it shut down.
Shut down for maintenance, allegedly announced. Probably our poorly tuned antenna had failed again in the warp channel and did not provide us with the necessary information. so on hold... with the best view of the abandoned base.
Very well. Just a few more hours.
Josephine had come to me in the cockpit and had made herself comfortable on the co-pilot's couch.
The rest of the bridge crew had meanwhile gone into the berth and had transferred the guard in the control room of the pulpit to me. It didn't take long since we decided to share a couch. Josephine was always very enthusiastic
when she could loll on the commander's couch and it was also fun for me to play around with my fingers. we liked each other.
It didn't take long since we stretched and lolled and everyone had his fun until I chump with the foot
came onto the console with the alarm switches and the toes triggered some buttons.
WUMMMS "The cargo ship made a leap backwards as the axle weapon emptied its energy cells and
to move a fireball in front of us to the darkened station.
Even as the empty energy cells were being recharged screeching, we saw the energy ball sliding onto the station.
and broke through the outside wall next to a dark window opening. After a violent explosion from the window opening, mobilliar and air remains that were freezing in the icy vacuum of the room drifted slowly away.
hastily I secured the weapon circuits on the emergency console when josephine hastily put on her on-board combination again.
from the hallway, screams and annoying shouts came as the crew moved away from their bunks to the central and other stations.
This is the commander of the cargo ship OPEN MARKETS.
We surrender and are back in full control of the situation after the unfortunate incident!
Please secure your weapons, I repeat, please secure your weapons,
I assure you we have the situation here back under our control.
The image is displayed on the screen. A serious-looking station commander scolded like a bird in the cane and wished every freighter crew in the surrounding 3 sectors to get hold of them and send them through the next airlock by hand.
The image faded and the station's communications officer switched with freighter commanders
a few calmer words. When the screen went out, the freighter commander turned around and looked at me.
and josephine long and just shook his head.
You two come with me, get dressed and get your uniform in order!
we'll beam over to the station and see what we can rescue from the Situation.
the two of you actually managed to dismantle a room at the station with a single shot of radiation,
thank God during the owner's absence. he was engaged in maintenance work at the decommissioned station.
well, we'll see if this station commander has a sense of humor.
"Attention, Federation Station 3, ready to beam over."
His name is NEUANDON and what you met was the Commander's quarters.
hi this is a test of an automatic translation with DeepL an new translator
the miniseries is my own fanfiction from the german comunity
so i try to put the chapters in here
errors might be possible ! greetings toraknu