"Dani? Dani?" Dani opened her eyes and found that she could breathe again. The scene that surrounded her was no longer that of massacred children or of Will cradling her in his arms or of her cradling her dead daughter in her arms. She was, once again, in Indiana, in her bedroom, crouched on her … Continue reading Deliberation – 10. Lost and Found
The attack came so swiftly that it caught everyone by surprise. It was the morning after the party on Mars. The day had begun with the ship's normal routine. The attack had come early in the morning. Alpha shift had come on duty, but Will hadn't reported in to duty, yet. He hadn't been … Continue reading Deliberation – 9. Hunt
The four months passed slowly for Dani while she waited for Will's return. Finally, the day arrived when the Titan re-entered Earth's orbit. The Titan's captain and first officer were the first to materialize in the lobby of Starfleet Headquarters. "Daddy!" Kris exclaimed. She broke out into a full-speed run towards Will. He knelt, arms wide, and gathered the … Continue reading Deliberation – 8. Shock and Awe
It was a day that no Starfleet wife looked forward to. Today was the day the Titan was shipping out. The reason it was shipping out was the Hirogen. They'd become a significant threat to the Alpha Quadrant during the past months, and war was on the horizon. As one of Starfleet's newest, most advanced ships, the Titan would … Continue reading Deliberation – 7. Bad Blood
Clinking champagne glasses and the low hum of social chatter greeted Dani as she and Will stepped through the large doors leading to the vast hall where hundreds of Starfleet officers milled about. Dani had never liked these formal functions, and the fact that she was a captain's wife and was expected to attend a … Continue reading Deliberation – 6. Who Knew?