As per official news today Captain Laurena Bowells recovered escape pod with unconscious Lt. Commander Shepard. There are still a few facts unknown to public. Lt. Commander Shepard was found aboard escape pod from Sovereign Class vessel with valid Federation transponder signal. She was heavy injured and unconscious, in addition there were traces of drugs found in her blood system. After Lt. Commander Shepard woke up she admited to not remembering large part of time spent aboard vessel that holded her, possibly side effect of one of the drugs she was injected with.
With curent information we cannot exclude possibility of a security breach, nor possibility that Shepard could cross sides under extreme duress. Currently all evidence and intel point to the operation of a Federation starship at same time and same area as kidnapping took place. It is highly unlikely that Federation as a whole was directly involved in the kidnapping. However, it is possible that some factions within the organization were directly involved, since they were delivering hardware and likely intel crucial to succed in capturing small vessel like Aerowing in open space. In addition, the flight recorder was missing from the craft. While that doesn’t prove that the Federation took part in the incident, it is still important information. There was clearly some intent to hide whatever was recorded by sensors by unknown parties.
Any information related to status of Lt. Cdr. Shepard is to be classified and not to be discussed unless proper authorization is obtained and security procedures followed.
Today Captain Laurena Bowells, embarked on mission to unknown distress signal aboard her vessel, the USS Apollo’s Light. Upon arrival to the scene sensors of the Galaxy Class vessel found an escape pod with no sign of where it came from. There was no mother ship nor any wreckage.
Captain Bowells made the quick decision to order the escape pod aboard. After a security team opened it up, they found Lieutenant Commander Megan Shepard inside. She was unconscious and injured but she was provided quick help from the experienced medical team. Her condition is reported as “not life threatening” by the medical staff aboard the Apollo’s Light.
The official stance from Solas Tempus is given to be;
Commander Shepard escaping from enemy imprisonment is a fortunate event. Despite extensive injures the Commander managed to get off enemy vessel and send a distress signal, allowing us to find her. On the orders of the CMO of the Apollo’s Light, she is resting while her wounds heal and is not permitted visitors for the time being. The only information we can currently provide is that she is stable and her wounds are healing.
For now we don’t have more information apart from fact Commander Shepard is resting in sickbay and not taking visitors apart from few trusted people. Reporters were unable to get an appointment to meet with the Commander at this time.
A signal is broadcast out of the darkness of space, those who have been especially paranoid or those who were inquisitive enough about the truth knew where to tune their receivers, the subspace signal comes on loud at the appointed time, intro music has a fair bit of static at first, but clears up pretty quickly before the face of James Anatoli appears.
Hello everyone it’s me James Anatoli of Providence Truth Radio, your ray of truth in an abyss of misinformation. First off we have some very interesting pair of topics to talk about today that really highlight the state of affairs on Nimbus Station. First, however, I would like to remind all of our listeners about transporter shield. This isn’t a joke — this chemical cocktail is specially made to prevent the transporters from scrambling your brains everytime you are beamed somewhere.
Alright back on track. Now after our brave free speech advocates were violently broken up by the irresponsible goon Spartan Mike, a counter protest was assembled. Well I only call it a counter protest to give them the benefit, but many of the witnesses say it was nothing more but a display of anti-human power. You guys may not believe me in this but this next story apart from being true is also a great example of the double standard. In response to the anti-human propaganda a great man, Jeffery Brooks, called them out for their misinformation. They obviously played the victim to garner sympathy and to get the help of our misguided leadership. How misguided? Well Admiral Lance Thomas happened to be around and only happened to catch the last part of the discussion between Jeff and the anti-human thugs when the thugs pretended to be the victims. The misguided idiot berated Jeff and even went so far as to threaten him! Can you believe that? Threatened for exercising his free speech! Folks I don’t know what is happening to our station but it is not good, we are experiencing a degradation of our nation.
You may think that this is another example of Lance being hard on his men but I have another topic to discuss. We recently had some fine men and women come to the station to take command of a ship. The Captain, Laurena, had caught an X-Wing flying dangerously close to the station. Understandably she went to the hanger and looked for the pilot to berate them for endangering the people of the station. So good so far but the xeno, a splice from another world, just ignored her. Can you believe the nerve of that xeno?! She just completely ignored Laurena and walked away without following the orders of a superior officer! Had Jeff done the same thing he would most likely been arrested and sent to the brig on the spot. Remember that, you wanna know what happened to the xeno? Nothing! Absolutely nothing! Do you see what kind of double standards we are dealing with? They can march all over us and ignore our authority with no repercussions but we can’t even express our opinion without threats!
Folks I don’t know what to say about the direction the station is headed in. What I can tell you is that we must resist this sort of tyranny. At first it’s just something innocuous but believe me this is a portent of things to come. We have to fight them every step of the way and show them we are serious. Folks keep fighting the good fight, this is James of Providence Truth Radio signing out.
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