“We have an incoming vessel. Private vessel s.s palmyra. “The science officer said.
“Hail the vessel!” The commadore ordered. The com officer sent the message. “They are responding!” The com officer said.
“On screen!” The commidore said. The view screen fliped on.”this is commidore robert wesly in command of the Lexington,by order of the federation council you must remain in the qarentine zone. Please retern to one of the planets inside the zone. ” The commidore said.
“Commidore. None of our crew are infected by the great blight. We are perfecly healthy. Please let us resume our mission. “The civialian in command said.
“I’m sory. No one under any circumstance is to leave the qarentine zone. This is a class one medical emurgentcy. “Wesley said.
“We must be alowed to resume our quest. ” The owner said. ” People have tested negitive for the viris and then have surcombed to it. We barely understand this thing. It is vital you coperate with qarentine procedues. “Wesley said.
“Vessel is moving towards us and the potrol fleet!”the science officer said. “Stand down palmyra! “Wesley ordered.
“We can outrun this hurbert!” A blond male said. “That may not be a wise course of action !”a vulcan female said. “We canot reach these herberts!” The male said. The leader decided to tempt fate.
“Vessel is atempting to flea!” The science officer reported. The vessel went to warp. It went towards one of the smaler vessels.
“Palmyra! Stand down return to port. You are dangerusly close to violating qaurentine ordee. Back off and we will forget this whole incident. ” Wesley said
“We follow a law higher then herburts law!”the leader said. The seven abored agreed. The vessel came at the scout ship.
“Authorise the uss Magellan to fire a warning schot off there port bow!” Wesley said. “Aye sir!’the com tech said.
The Magellan fired phasers off there port bow. The vessel did not flinch. “Vessel is stil on course!” The science officer reported.
The civilian ship apeared to have ploted a colision course right for the u.ss Magellan. It used the ships shields to propel the ship away from the potrol fleet.
“The palymra is gone!” The science officer said. “Where did they go? “Wesley asked. “They could not have been destroyed!”the first officer said.
“Found them. They are out of the qarentine zone! ” the science officer said. They went to warp.
“I lost them again ! They used some kind of scrambling device!” The science officer said. “Great we could have typhoid mary on our hand. “Wesley said. “Mayby they are not infected!” The com officer said. “You have not seen this virus in action lt. I have and it is not prety. “Wesley said.
“We cannot persue them. We are technicaly in the qarentine zone. We cannot go after them. Inform star fleet command. Its up to addy now!” Commadore Wesley said.
End of part one.