Echoes of Pain - Part One
Mission 98: Building Our New Home
Location: Various Locations - Starbase Vanguard (47)
Timeline: 0800Hrs - May 27th, 2393
Commander Celeste Yamaguchi-Hobbs had her pack over her shoulders, she was wearing her duty uniform with the pants and a pair of armored boots, when she stepped off of the fantail of the runabout, her boots clinked loudly as she landed, her three kits followed in silence, as their feet were padded. Brianna Hobbs followed. Yamaguchi-Hobbs turned her head as she regarded everyone before her. "Alright. I'm gonna go check in, you guys, go find our new home and I'll meet you there," she said evenly.
Hobbs nodded her head. "Okay, come on kits."
Yamaguchi-Hobbs turned and move through the set of double doors and into the starbase hallway network. Yamaguchi-Hobbs turned and went down the hallway before she approached a turbolift. She tapped the button in silence.
Yamaguchi-Hobbs waited only a moment before the door opened and Yamaguchi-Hobbs moved into the turbolift. "Operations," she commented softly, the turbolift started moving quickly as Yamaguchi-Hobbs settled in to wait.
Meanwhile, in Operations, the air was filled with a sense of chaos as Engineers moved around, while they worked on consoles, wall panels and in one case, they were also working on a floor covering, one of them was asking for a tool as the door opened. "Watch your step, sir. We've got a floor panel up and I don't want you to get hurt." one of the engineers addressed Yamaguchi-Hobbs as she stepped forward.
"Thanks, Chief," Yamaguchi-Hobbs answered evenly before she looked around, wanting to see if the Admiral was present when she didn't spot the Bolian female present. Yamaguchi-Hobbs moved over to the Admiral's office door, she tapped the door chime.
"It's open!" responded a female voice from within.
Yamaguchi-Hobbs tapped the door release button, she stepped into the office. "Commander Yamaguchi-Hobbs. Reporting for duty sir."
"Ahh, you are my new second officer and you are not properly dressed, Captain," Vaxx-Warfield commented with a smile. "I am hereby promoting you to the rank of Captain. With all the usual yadda yadda yadda and yadda," the Bolian female explained with a smile.
Yamaguchi-Hobbs blinked. "Captain... Well. I." she paused a moment. "Thank you, Admiral, I won't let you down."
"I know." Vaxx-Warfield gently handed Yamaguchi-Hobbs a small black box with her left before she shook the human female's hand with her right.
"You start next week. I have no serious desire to have you start work now or even tomorrow. Take a little time and get settled in, you also have the option to purchase a dwelling on the planet below."
"Thank you, Admiral. I'll look into things."
"Sounds good. The base is really starting to come together and things are coming along well." the Bolian female explained with a smile. "The base staff is also arriving and Admiral Duval will arrive in a week or so. Most of the command staff are also starting to arrive." the Bolian explained. "Any questions.?"
Yamaguchi-Hobbs simply shook her head. "Nothing comes to mind at present."
"Alright, then you'd best get going. Welcome aboard Captain."
Yamaguchi-Hobbs opened the box before she produced the pip. The tall female then wore a grin as she placed the fourth solid pip next to her three that she already had. "Thank you, Admiral."
"Off with you then Captain."
Yamaguchi-Hobbs grinned as she turned and departed in silence.