Having been docked at Deep Space 9 for what feels like an eternity, the crew of the USS Venture are in the midst of shore leave on the station, and the nearby world of Bajor, when Captain Romaes returns to the ship with orders; the ship is to be decommissioned and will return to Earth, but the crew will assume command of a new vessel upon its arrival at DS9.
Early the next day, as the crew make final preparations to depart, leaving a skeleton crew behind, they are overwhelmed when their new home, an Odyssey-class vessel, arrives. But the emotions really hit home when the ships name is revealed to be Venture - together, they can continue the famed vessels legacy. Venture is to play a significant role in a new exploration initiative, and the crew must ready the new ship for departure in less than three days.
Part of Exploring the Gamma