Welcome to 'The Rock'!

A flash. A flash is all it took for the Borg to appear out of the depths of transwarp space and deal a crushing blow to the Federation and it's citizens. In an instant, over 16,000 men, women, and children were wiped out in a senseless and unwarranted attack on Starbase 900. From the wreckage, a small band of survivors managed to make their escape through nearly impossible odds in a gambit to find any shred of safety...

Enter Forward Operating Base Anchorage, AKA 'The Rock'. Deep within the bowels of this planet rests one of the Federation's last hopes in the Delta Quadrant. As we struggle to survive, we will need to find the courage and strength of will to push the Borg and all of the Federation's enemies back into the darkness from whence they came.

'The Rock' is the headquarters of the Starfleet Rapid Response Force. We house repair facilities as well as a small Rapid Response Force for quick operations within the Delta Quadrant. Join us in our quest to make history and be forever immortalized in the halls of Starfleet's heroes.



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Latest News Items

» ATTENTION!

Posted on Fri Jul 7th, 2017 @ 9:11pm by Lieutenant Commander Cara Nichols MD in General News

If anyone has photos in your sims linked to Photobucket third party hosting service, you need to move them to a different service as Photobucket is going to start charging $40 a month to use theirs and is cutting all links unless you pay.


» ATTENTION!

Posted on Fri Jun 30th, 2017 @ 10:56pm by Lieutenant Commander Cara Nichols MD in Sim Announcement

With our CO on ELOA and our XO tied up with RL issues (not to mention his birthday) we need to continue on in their stead. I am always open for a JP and we can all post logs and solo posts. There's a lot of stuff to write about with this being a relatively new post. Everyone has lives. Let's see them. Everyone has a job. We want to hear about what you do in a day. If I have to carry this thing myself I will but I shouldn't have to. SO COME ON EVERYONE.....LET'S HAVE SOME FUN!!!


» Happy Father's Day

Posted on Sun Jun 18th, 2017 @ 5:18pm by Lieutenant Commander Cara Nichols MD in Out of Character

To all of our dads....have a great day.


» Ongoing Mission-related Plots

Posted on Sat Jun 3rd, 2017 @ 2:41pm by Commander Andrew Knight in General News

Wanted to touch base with everyone about some of the various plots I see going on and put out one or two more I think will need postiness.

Obviously we need some character driven posts with some of our newer writers getting into the swing of their new duties. Wulf has been a go getter in that regards (kudos to you ^5).

We have a good premise to start a story line for opening diplomatic relations with the Oehiri. A mission best led by Lady Catherine.

Alyssa has proposed an interesting mission idea to revisit a planet encountered by Voyager on it's initial trek home through the DQ. It is my belief that would be a good mission to send the USS Hopper (it is a light explorer class vessel) with a crew.

A new plot idea of mine involves refitting both the Hopper and Zumwalt with Quantum Slipstream Drive (QSD) units for extended missions throughout the DQ. This will be a tech intensive plot needing input from both Wulf and Alyssa.

We still have the ongoing plot with establishing communications with the Space Dragons.

Major Phoenix will be busy getting his reinforced battalion up to speed (I understand Wulf also wants to do some cross-training in that regards).

You folks may notice that Andrew Knight is no longer double slotted in the Strategic Operations billet. His secondary billet is now as Commanding Officer for the Zumwalt. I would like people to consider if they want to take secondary positions aboard one of our two permanent support ships. I believe that James (aka our beloved BG Mitchell) will be taking command of the Hopper as his flagship.

I also want to throw out a spoiler alert for the near/intermediate future...there will be a return of the Borg into the story. James and I will have to hammer out a few ideas on how best to do that and what direction we want to go with it.

I know I have probably missed a few ongoing character driven plots with this announcement (such as the personal relationship between Cara and Andrew). Please do not feel that is an oversight. I am just trying to go over a few main plot points that would affect official duty related posts to be drafted.

COMMENTS, SUGGESTIONS, INQUIRIES NOT JUST RECOMMENDED BUT STRONGLY ENCOURAGED (either attached here as comments or through PMs with the suitable persons to help develop our overall story).


» Let's Celebrate

Posted on Thu May 11th, 2017 @ 5:40pm by Lieutenant Commander Cara Nichols MD in General News

Life goes on as the first baby to be born on FOB Anchorage arrives (IC) unscathed. Read Labor Intensive (http://anchorage.split-world.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/44).


Latest Mission Posts

» Checking to see if Medical needs anything

Mission: Down on the Upside
Posted on Fri Jul 14th, 2017 @ 11:04pm by Lieutenant Commander Cara Nichols MD & Lieutenant JG Alyssa Matthews

ON:

After leaving Engineering, Alyssa made her way back to the medical wards. However, she wasn't going there for a physical but to see if there were any supplies that Doctor Nichols was going to need transferred into her department or anything that they did not have in supplies already…


» Checking to see if Engineering needs anything

Mission: The Space Between
Posted on Fri Jul 14th, 2017 @ 10:43pm by Lieutenant JG Alyssa Matthews & Lieutenant Beowulf "Wulf" Byrnes

ON:

Alyssa made her way over towards Byrnes' office except as she passed the pool table she saw him there going over readings, "Lieutenant Byrnes." She said to get his attention, yes she did call him by his rank and last name because they were on duty. "So I'm going…


» Work to be done

Mission: The Space Between
Posted on Sun Jul 2nd, 2017 @ 6:40pm by Lieutenant JG Alyssa Matthews

ON:

Lieutenant JG Alyssa Matthews had never really enjoyed being closed up in an office while she worked. she was half caitian so working in enclosed spaces made it hard for her to concentrate. She wasn't exactly claustraphobic, but she found going for a walk helped her to think more…


» Bending the rules... just a bit

Mission: Down on the Upside
Posted on Sun Jul 2nd, 2017 @ 4:46pm by Lieutenant Beowulf "Wulf" Byrnes & Lieutenant JG Alyssa Matthews & Sara Matthews

~*~ Start ~*~

"Come on please, if I promise to behave and come right back with you, I just want you to meet him!" Came the pouty voice 45 inches from the ground. Sara tried very hard not to stomp her little foot, but her nanny was really trying her…


» Keeping secrets...for now

Mission: Down on the Upside
Posted on Sat Jul 1st, 2017 @ 9:38pm by Lieutenant Beowulf "Wulf" Byrnes

ON:

The first to arrive in the side corridor was Security, at which point Byrnes stopped them at the T in the passage. "Sorry for the call, folks. I already called the marines and told them it was a false flag. Just a collapsed wall, nothing dangerous. My team will…


Latest Personal Logs

» Trying not to bre... I mean bend anymore rules.

Posted on Fri Jul 21st, 2017 @ 9:37pm by Sara Matthews

ON:

Sara felt closed in as the walls of the quarters seemed to be smaller than they actually were. It was not becuse she was claustrophobic or anything like that. Sara just missed running around the base free to do what she wanted. Granted even then she wasn't free to…


» Arriving at SB900

Posted on Fri Jan 20th, 2017 @ 3:57am by Lieutenant Grace Dark Wolf

So I have to admit that I wasn't looking forward to being assigned to SB900. Mainly because I was going to be just another face in the crowd. And I definitely didn't want to be on a starbase. I mean, you don't get to be the new Leah Brahms if…


» Starbase 900, Day 1 - Reporting in

Posted on Tue Jan 17th, 2017 @ 5:14am by

"Personal log, Sergeant Ja'xon, Platoon Sergeant - Third Platoon" He paused for a moment. He never really liked to do these personal logs, but accepted them for their usefulness and the capability to help process events. "Day 1 aboard Starbase 900."

He began again, "Time is 2100 and I have…