Posted on Sat Jun 27th, 2020 @ 11:54pm by Commander Samantha Howard
The Borg Encounter
Timeline: After the Away Team Returns
Sam rematerisalised on the transporter platform with two other members of the away team. Commander Grayson it seemed had not managed to elude the Borg and had not returned to the Washington with them. She took a breath and requested for a rescue mission, only to have it denied by the Captain.
The CMO stepped down and lowered her head slightly, knowing that if they did retrieve the ships XO, he would no longer be one of them, but a Borg drone that would require extensive medical treatment in order to sever him from the collective and remove the cybernetic implants.
"If you'll excuse me, I need to start prepping sickbay" she said quickly to the rest of the team as they dispersed, the doctor's quick strides carrying her the short distance to the healing wards of sickbay. Grey doors parted before her as she strode in, calling for a quick team briefing to bring her team up to speed. None of them had any hands on experience dealing with the Borg and Sam was sure it was going to challenge each and every one of them to their limit.
"At this point a rescue mission has been denied, but I'm sure the Captain has a plan. When we get Commander Grayson back, we'll have our work cut out for us." Howard finished, leaving her team to prepare sickbay and begin studying previous medical records dealing with the Borg. Most notable were Dr Crusher's detail records of her treatments after Captain Picard was recovered from the Borg, and The Doctor' from Voyager's approach after severing Seven of Nine from the collective. Both were substantial records and would require some time to digest and learn from.
Until then, the Captain just had to keep the all alive.