"Computer, Captain's log, stardate twenty four, forty six, zero six, zero three."
"The ship is one hour from the targeted solar system that the Ixtal was surveying, due to the classified nature of the mission there will be no discussion of it in this log, all data uncovered will be reported directly to StarFleet Command."
"I have received reports from Lieutenant Galk who has taken over the Klingon Imperial House that he is consolidating assets and exerting control, an uprising within his ranks having been quelled. While his actions, which were internal to the Klingon Empire were not sanctioned by the Federation the result of this factional struggle would appear to be in our favor. Lieutenant Trei, having been presented the remnants of the House of Mogh is also aboard. I have requested a ruling from the diplomatic corps on how to proceed on that front. I have also received a dispatch from Command on the promotion request for Lieutenant Trei and will deal with that matter directly. The diplomatic mission to Qo'nos was an unparalleled success which was greatly assisted by the actions of the two officers."
He took a drink from the glass near at hand before continuing.
"Ambassador Mias and his wife Michaella Kirien left the ship while at Earth and one of my officers failed to return to the ship from Romulan space, his dereliction of duty has been noted and duly reported."
That one was an enigma.
"I have promoted Ensigns Khatri and Ssvresh to assistant to their department heads due to their diligence and exemplary performance. The ship was fully repaired at Starbase one and there are no issues of note. Commander Verin has returned to light duty. End log."
(Posted by Charles G)