Welcome to the Jericho!

Following its launch from Deep Space Nine on Stardate 64691.4, the U.S.S. Jericho ventured forth into the Gamma Quadrant to revisit a protouniverse that had been long forgotten for seventeen years. When the Ambassador-class starship arrived to its destination, the crew discovered that the protouniverse had expanded in size by a considerable amount and that its continued expansion posed a risk to not only the quadrant but the entire Milky Way Galaxy.

Upon further investigation, the crew of the Jericho discovered a rift in the protouniverse and when it was decided to take a closer look with a handful of probes, the worst happened. Four energy tendrils sprang out of the rift and latched onto the Jericho. The ship, along with all its crew were lost on that day. The story, however, does not end there. The Jericho emerged on the other side of the rift, within the protouniverse itself.

After meeting with the residents on the other side of the rift, it became clear to the Jericho's crew that their arrival wasn't by accident. The Paragons, leaders of the Lumenite Concord, charged the Starfleet crew with a daunting task; to save their dying universe before all is lost.

These are the adventures of the Federation Starship Jericho. Join us in our epic adventure as our crew is put to their limits to stop the annihilation of an entire universe. While that is at the forefront of the crew's minds there is one other thing that occupies their thoughts. Every single day, the crew of the Jericho yearn for that one opportunity that will allow them to return home.


Here on the Jericho, we value quality over quantity. We want players who put some effort into their characters and are driven to telling good stories that will spark one's imagination. There is nothing more important here than one's character. We also aim to return to the days where Star Trek was about exploring new worlds and new civilizations as well as going where no person has gone before.

If you have the time at your disposal and want to be part of some engaging and thrilling stories, and most importantly, if you like everything that you've read about the ship so far, then why not give us a chance? Join us on the Jericho today!



Current Mission: Natural Instinct



Stardate 64731.5 - Veriathan's attack on the Jericho has left the crew desperate in finding some polysilicate verterium and monocrystal cortenum to repair the inner layer of the port nacelle. With the help of Commodore Zembosi, a Class P planet has been located approximately 4.7 light-years away which could yield the minerals that the Ambassador-class starship requires in order to continue its mission in the Dax Protouniverse.


Latest News Items

» End of Episode Number 3!

Posted on Sat Nov 15, 2014 @ 9:47pm by Commander Garridan Rismore in General News

Hello everyone! So as planned, we have brought Episode #3 - The Trial of Garridan Rismore to a close. Hooray! A big thank you to everyone who took part in it. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Regarding the mission itself, I don't think it really went according to how I had hoped. We ended up with only 36 posts which for the length of time this mission took isn't really good enough. With that being said it's nobody else's fault but my own. I know the mission really restrained alot of people. I didn't really expect it to when I conceived it but it did. I am still learning. I'm not perfect and I can only take all of this and keep pressing forward and try to do better. Hopefully with our next mission people will feel like they have more freedom to play around with. One thing that I would like to see improved is for more character interaction between people. As of right now we have eleven players. Let's see some more joint posts between people!

Just a reminder that all those who wrote a post or took part in one in the last mission will have received a mission commendation. It has been attached to your character bios!

Our next mission, Episode #4 is titled 'Natural Instinct' and will take us to the snowy and glacial planet of Choss where we need to get some minerals to repair a couple of our warp coils. While we may end up talking about Veriathan a little bit, this mission is intended to give us a little break from him. As always, if anyone has any ideas for future missions, please send me a PM! I'd love to hear it and who knows, maybe we can somehow make it fit. The Protouniverse is pretty much a blank canvas where almost anything can happen.

In closing there is a challenge that I would like to set upon us from here-on in. For the last half of November I would like to see us try to get out a total of 5 posts whether they are solo or joint posts. From that point I'd like to see 10 posts per month. I'm not going to 'enforce' it. I want to encourage it. Real life does sometimes happen which prevents people from doing stuff but let's try. It'll only benefit us in the end.

I will be starting posts with a couple of people for the start of the new mission so stay tuned for that. And, if you're ever interested in doing a joint post with me or with any of my NPCs (I think I have a few) then let me know! You guys can always create NPCs as well.. if they're in another department make sure to ask the dept. head first though!

I think that's all I want to say. Good job everyone. Let's make the next mission better than the last. I look forward to writing with you!

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J.P. / Commander Garridan Rismore


» A Map!

Posted on Sun Jul 6, 2014 @ 3:24pm by Commander Garridan Rismore in General News

Hi guys!

I just wanted to bring to your attention a new goodie in our 'Tour' section. I've made us a little map that will be updated as we go along from mission to mission. Right now it's pretty bare but it'll become more populated as we continue. I may work on another map very soon which is less of the whole protouniverse and more focused on that one specific section that we're in right now. Maybe this week. We'll see. Click on the link to go see the larger version!

LINK: The Dax Protouniverse



Enjoy!

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J.P. / Commander Garridan Rismore


» Command Staff News!

Posted on Mon Jun 23, 2014 @ 6:38pm by Commander Garridan Rismore in General News

So I completely forgot to tell you guys about this. Meant to do so a few hours ago but it slipped my mind. XD. Anyways. I have news! As some of you might know already, and from the post that was just sent out today, Shannon who plays Lieutenant Stross is now the Jericho's XO! Hooray! While I was originally planning to put Karen in that spot following the loss of both Drew and Bobby *grumble grumble*, Shannon really stepped up and proved to me that he was deserving of that position so I gave it to him! His character will be doubling up as XO and Chief Engineer. It'll give him lots to do. So for any XO-related stuff, please go and see him! Also, Karen who plays Lieutenant JG Oldan was given the Second Officer position. This is mostly my fall-back in case something ever happens to Shannon. While I hope that won't be the case.. it needs to be there nonetheless. I hate going through XOs and hope that this one will finally work out for us. We have many fun things planned and we're actually getting to missions now. As always, if you have any ideas for missions please let me or Shannon know and we can talk about it! :D Anyhow, that's all for now. Keep going with our awesome posts guys!

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J.P. / Commander Garridan Rismore


» Message From Our TFCO!

Posted on Mon Jun 16, 2014 @ 2:16pm by Commander Garridan Rismore in General News

I've been asked to pass along a little message from our TFCO. Here it is!

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Kia ora all,

I have sorted out some dead links that were in the TFMS, meaning the TF9 chat will now work.

The link is

https://kiwiirc.com/client?settings=eaf5e63a6dc37f416f3f5968dd9b86e5

Please encourage your crews to visit. Its nice to let them meet other people in the Task Force, and I certainly enjoy meeting new people. You can even set up your own room on the server. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.

Cheers,
Andrew
RAdm Vadosia Adislo
TF9CO

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Please note that while some people might be there in the chat room, they might be away. With that being said, this might be a good way to try and find more people to join the Jericho as we need to fill in a few spaces going forward. :D As always if you have any questions, feel free to ask!


» Happy Birthday to the Jericho!

Posted on Tue Feb 25, 2014 @ 8:40am by Commander Garridan Rismore in Sim Announcement

I can't believe I forgot about this! I'm a few days late but I wanted to post this anyways.

It was a year ago yesterday that the Jericho became active and started recruiting. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that we'd be where we are today. I'm very proud of everyone who has made this journey possible. We've had our ups and downs, mostly in regards to our flaky first officers, but overall it's been a pretty smooth ride. Thank you.

Some will already know about how the theme of our story was first conceived. But for those who don't I'll try to keep it short! Naturally, it was over a year ago that I started putting the pieces together. I'd been re-watching DS9 at the time and watched the episode 'Playing God'. When I'd finished watching that episode I was like... 'I wonder what happened to that protouniverse after Dax put it back?'. That was pretty much the spawning point of the idea. The main thing that I want to do on the Jericho.. both in the past and in the future is to have that sense of adventure and exploration where no person has gone before. I wanted to do something that would be considered 'new' to our characters. In my opinion, there's only so much that a person can do in regards to dealing with the Klingons, the Cardassians or even the Borg. I wanted to deal with something that was untouched.

Long story short, YES we are going to be in the protouniverse for the long run. This is our story much like getting home was Voyager's story. The over-arcing theme of our story, based on what happened in the last mission is going to be Us VS. Veriathan. I wonder who's going to come out on top of that one? :P Nevertheless, it's how we get from the now to then that is the most important. I look forward to the character development that is to come on all fronts. I'm already seeing some really great things from people.

In closing, I want to say thank you but I also want to put an idea forth to you guys. As of right now there isn't a specific mission that is set in stone following our current one. I'd like to put it to any one of you guys to come up with a mission for us to do. Be imaginative! Be creative! Come up with something that has never been done before in Star Trek! We're in a realm where anything is possible. I'm also a huge fan of plots that involve specific characters. So come up with some ideas and let me know! I'm open to anything. This is our show. Let's continue to make it awesome.

I look forward to what's to come!

Happy birthday U.S.S. Jericho!

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J.P. / Commander Garridan Rismore


Latest Mission Posts

» Not Exactly A Sparring Match

Mission: The Trial Of Garridan Rismore
Posted on Wed Nov 26, 2014 @ 2:00pm by Lieutenant JG Tehja Oldan & Lieutenant JG Finn Simmons

The punchbag in the middle of the practice mat was swinging side to side as Tehja Oldan landed a series of high kicks on it with a force that would have had a humanoid flying across the room if they had been on the receiving end. So caught up in…


» Doctor You Got A Patient

Mission: The Trial Of Garridan Rismore
Posted on Wed Nov 26, 2014 @ 1:59pm by Lieutenant JG Finn Simmons & Lieutenant JG Lionel Layun

Finn moved with his very unique purposeful stride. He had learned it from watching his grandfather. To walk with intent his grandfather had told him was a simple but effective way to show people that you were busy and that you belonged. He had only learned to embrace this wisdom…


» A Nacelle-Sized Setback

Mission: The Trial Of Garridan Rismore
Posted on Sat Nov 15, 2014 @ 9:43pm by Commander Garridan Rismore & Commodore Avelard Zembosi & Lieutenant David Stross Jr.

Commander's Log, Supplemental. It has been over five hours now since Veriathan attacked us. While our impulse engines are still operational, we have been unable to maintain a stable warp field due to the hit our port-side nacelle took when the Millikan collided into it. Since his return to the…


» Out Of The Tumble Dryer

Mission: The Trial Of Garridan Rismore
Posted on Thu Nov 6, 2014 @ 6:37pm by Commander Garridan Rismore & Lieutenant David Stross Jr. & Lieutenant JG Lionel Layun & Ensign Ileana Ramirez

After having sent Lieutenants Oldan, Varrenbek and Simmons to ascertain the situation involving their mysterious traveller in the cargo bay, Commander Garridan Rismore left the bridge in Lieutenant Jeran's care so that he could check in on his First Officer and Chief Medical Officer, both of which should have returned…


» An Unexpected Traveller

Mission: The Trial Of Garridan Rismore
Posted on Wed Nov 5, 2014 @ 4:24pm by Commander Garridan Rismore & Lieutenant JG Tehja Oldan & Lieutenant JG Finn Simmons & Lieutenant JG Alexander Varrenbek PhD & Lieutenant JG Andru Tinman & Ensign Chris Wilkins

"This is Lieutenant Junior Grade Andru Tinman calling anyone aboard the USS Jericho. Please respond. I am in need of repairs."

Finn was still working with the repair crews minimize the impact of the damage the ship had taken when a call came through the inner-ship com system. At first…