by Derek Dean
by Derek Dean
Chief Engineer's Log: I'm alone, in an uncharted part of this star system. There are a lot of moons in the area, and one seems to be flying directly at me.|
Archer: That's no moon, it's a spaceship.
Tucker: It's too small to be a spaceship!
Tucker: That's it -- I'm going down.
Sato: (on the comm) Trip, you had a fall. Can you hear me?
Chief Engineer's Log: The engines are shot, all the beer bottles broke, and the transceiver needs some repairs. Fortunately, my volleyball survived intact.
Tucker: Look what I have created! I have made fire!
Sato: The Arkonians are hailing us, sir.
Chief Engineer's Log: Why did I have to get stuck on a planet with this guy instead of someone cool like a Romulan? Aw, who am I kidding? A chief engineer and a Romulan stranded on a planet... it'll never happen.
Recorded Voice: This is definitely not a recorded voice. Now try to find me.
Tucker: Look, all I want is to be able to fix the transceiver before dawn comes.
T'Pol: The Arkonians hate the Vulcans after a botched first contact.
Tucker: Look, if I'm going to be fixin' stuff, then we need to get our names straight. My name's Trip.
T'Pol: Bad news. When a moon goes sunny side up, it gets hot enough to fry an egg on its surface.
Tucker: Alright. I've got the transceiver working. Let's try a little test.
Tucker: Ha! Broke your toe! That means I win the fight! Now help me take the transceiver up the mountain.
Chief Engineer's Log: So we got the transceiver to the top, but no one's answered our hails. To make matters worse, dawn is coming, and not in the "new little sister" way, but in the "Here Comes the Sun" way.
Hoshi: (over the comm) Trip? Trip? You had a fall.
Tucker: While we're waiting for the shuttle, let me tell you about some of my adventures. I got pregnant. I unsuccessfully tried to kill Phlox. I got trapped in a shuttle with Malcolm. I -- Is there room for one more on your ship?
Zshaar: Thanks for saving our pilot. Now leave.
Tucker: Now that we can communicate with each other, is there anything you want to say to me?
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