"Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely."

Ever since the dawn of time, there has been the last flickering of light, prelude to dusk, and the descendance into the Stygian, the utter pitch-black darkness. There are rumors about phantom ships, sirens calling many of Captains and crew to their deaths, and hunters becoming the hunted.

Science is not without its dangers. Man's irresistible urge to venture into the heart of darkness has lead the USS Islandica into the mysterious Erebus expanse where many anomalies await them as they hope to shed light into the unknown. However, one cannot truly study the darkness by flooding it with light. The crew may find themselves faced with the primordial question 'Are you afraid of the Dark?'




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Latest News Items

» IRC Chat Migration

Posted on Mon Oct 26th, 2015 @ 12:26pm by Captain Farenia Meowlith in Website Update

Due to continued technical issues with Ace IRC, we've taken steps to move chat functionality to a new server that promises better reliability and is used for charities. The info is listed below if you use your own IRC client. Otherwise, please just click on the 'Chat' tab at the top of the page. ^_^ Thank you for your understanding.

Server - irc.ourworldalliance.org
Room - #SWAlliance

-Az


» This is a test message

Posted on Sat Sep 26th, 2015 @ 8:39pm by Captain Farenia Meowlith in General News

This is a test message as my last news announcement was rejected by outbound spam filters.

-Az


» Server Migration

Posted on Sat Sep 26th, 2015 @ 8:14pm by Captain Farenia Meowlith in Website Update

Unfortunately, during today's server migration, most of today's data has been lost. I wish I could tell you where it went, but in the end, half a wiki, several posts, and replies from potentially since midnight eastern time are now gone. The only residue of this data is in your email. If you still have these emails, please reload that data into the system.

If anyone needs me, I'll be crying over a couple lost wiki articles I can't even find a trace of that I wrote this morning.

Thanks
-Az


» Changeover

Posted on Wed Aug 5th, 2015 @ 7:30pm by Captain Farenia Meowlith in Sim Announcement

As many of you have surmised, Command of the Islandica has passed to me, hence the move and all the fun stuffs. If you need anything, please let either myself or Commander Se'lah know. How does this change things? Currently, it doesn't. Please progress as you have been in the current storyline. As it comes to a close, I'll be injecting my own plots and deviations into things. I'll also be using my original character, the Allasomorph Vicky, as a plot push device.

As summer wraps up, let's get writing again and see if we can win a few awards this fall! We have an amazing team of writers here and I'm really looking forward to sharing the wonderful works of art that we create with everyone in the Fleet. (For examples, please see the USS Hera, the other ship I CO.)

As for the official story behind the changeover, Ray and I have decided that his CO character has gone into premature labor and the higher ups convinced her to step down and take care of her kids at a Federation starbase, thus leaving as the default CO a Captain of dubious origins that happened to be on Glebben station tracking down stolen equipment. This changeover will happen just before the away team to Turalek leaves.

Thank you for everyone's support and let's all write us a damned good story, ok? ^_^


» Quick skin updates

Posted on Fri Jan 30th, 2015 @ 9:05pm by Lieutenant Commander Se'Lah in Website Update

Hi,

With the permission of the CO, I modified only the Wiki sections of each skin in order to prevent the Wiki from suppressing table borders.

Table borders will now display properly in all skins when HTML tables are used in the Wiki. Other areas of the site will still suppress table borders.

Se'Lah


Latest Mission Posts

» Search Party Antic - Part 1

Mission: Smuggler's Delight
Posted on Sat Jan 7th, 2017 @ 6:12pm by Ensign Theron Storme

ON:

Ens. Storme crept through the jungle cautiously. There were so many sounds about him, coming from every direction; animals and creatures of all sizes and levels of danger.

"Ow !!" Crewman Stephens exclaimed as she slapped her knee.

Startled, Theron turned around to see Bree rubbing her leg. "Shh!…


» Aboard the 'FSC Venture's Bounty'

Mission: Smuggler's Delight
Posted on Sun Dec 11th, 2016 @ 1:31am by Captain Farenia Meowlith

Vicky was the first to arrive in the transporter room, armed to the teeth with... well... a tricorder and a biohazard personal shield unit. She was sure the rest of the team would need EV suits, but as she proved in her cadet days, she didn't need much protection for…


» Defending the Prize

Mission: Smuggler's Delight
Posted on Thu Jun 2nd, 2016 @ 7:30pm by Lieutenant Commander Se'Lah & Chief Petty Officer Arianna D'Tal & Captain Farenia Meowlith & Lieutenant Mark Whistler & Ensign Theron Storme & Cadet Senior Grade Syrena Hansen & Captain Akima Laveta

[Bridge]

Se'Lah stood on the bridge, quietly pacing back and forth as she waited for the away team's first report. Though she'd sent Mark on the away team, she was worried about him, and she was hopeful that maybe there would be survivors. The only reason she'd sent him instead…


» TBD - Val/Vicky

Mission: Smuggler's Delight
Posted on Wed Mar 9th, 2016 @ 12:07pm by Lieutenant JG Victoria "Vicky" Iniya & Lieutenant Commander Valyre Reen

It had been a nice moment the day she'd gotten to work and discovered that Farenia had changed her title from 'Head Nurse' to 'Chief Medical Officer.' As much as Valyre liked Ronnie, she'd harbored some resentment over that; it always felt like she was being punished somehow for being…


» Hold On... Did You Just Say I'm 'Pregnant'?

Mission: Smuggler's Delight
Posted on Thu Feb 11th, 2016 @ 1:21pm by Ensign Theron Storme & Cadet Senior Grade Syrena Hansen

ON:

After speaking with Theron by the turbolift and parting company with him; Syrena went to continue on with her tour of the ship and started to walk back down the corridor she came from, deciding not to take the turbolift that Theron had just come out of earlier. As…


Latest Personal Logs

» That Quirky Worm...

Posted on Mon Jun 1st, 2015 @ 6:15am by Lieutenant Commander Valyre Reen

I try to like everyone. Really, I do. And usually it doesn't take me that much effort. Having Reen has helped with that... it's a quirky little worm, but generally pretty outgoing.

Which is great, when Reen's behaving normally. With all the education I had to go through to be…


» On the move

Posted on Sun Apr 12th, 2015 @ 2:24am by Lieutenant Commander Se'Lah

First Officer's Log,

With Mr. Myomoto, and our guest back aboard the ship, we are now underway in order to get final repairs.

My hope is that we can get things handled efficiently, and get back on our way into the Expanse... and yet the question still remains... Why was…


» Aftermath of the core virus

Posted on Fri Mar 6th, 2015 @ 9:39pm by Lieutenant JG Jason Tannon

Personal Log -
Well, That was fun. I think this mission will be a bit more exciting than my last. I had to break in to the computer core because of a virus. It was strange though. Some of the reactions of the computer bother me. In the event of…