Monday, September 21, 2020

Star Trek Ranger: Patterns of Vengeance

Player Characters:
The Crew of the USS Ranger, Federation scout ship:
Aaron as Lt., j.g. Cayson Randolph, Operations Officer
Andrea as Capt. Ada Greer
Billy as Lt. Cmdr. Sobek, Ship's Counselor
Paul as Cmdr. D.K. Mohan, Chief Helmsman

Supporting Cast:
Lt. T'Sar, Science Officer
Ensign O'Carrol, Security Officer

Synposis: The USS Ranger encounters the derelict USS Brackett, lost 22 years ago. They find all the crew dead having inexplicably murdered each other. Then, the Ranger away team begins to fall prey to the same strange madness.

Commentary: The USS Brackett (named for science fiction writer Leigh Brackett) is a Malachowski class ship as seen in Star Trek: Discovery. It's naming follows a pattern of naming Malachowski class ships for science fiction writers, including the USS Clarke and the Asimov (in the Christopher Bennett novel The Higher Frontier).

This is the second episode for Science Officer T'Sar. She was inspired by Phil Noto image:

1 comment:

Dick McGee said...

Always liked Brackett's writing. She had some great "planet story" tales that outshone even ERB. Contributed to the scripts for the Big Sleep and the Long Goodbye, too. Really hard to find her in print any more, although some of here work's preserved online at Project Gutenberg, etc.