The Watchtower Universe by Miranda Fave
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Summary:

Stories set within an expansive shared universe that are seperate and stand alone but if read together lend to a larger picture and story scale. Hope Station: Watchtower - stories concentrating on the diplomatic, economic and operational centre of a sector of Federation space bordering unclaimed space, Cardassia, Klingon, Breen and Kzinti. Base to the Sixth Cutter squadron and the attached relay of stations and outposts that man the borders.

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Cheiron - stories featuring a crew of a Border Patrol vessel attached to the Sixth Cutter Squadron. Patrolling the notorious 'Gauntlet' and dicing with Breen and Kzinti, raiders and slavers. They are the frontline defence to holding the line. Étoile Cheval - stories concerning bounty hunter Beatrix Knight, known as Beks, as she hunts down the criminal elements running rogue in the jurisdiction and universe of Hope Station and the Sixth Cutter Squadron.

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Shepherd's Reach - a relay outpost charged with scanning and monitoring the border and patrolling a difficult nebula stretch. Wherein enemies may be closer than anyone expectsAegolius Harrier - stories involving the crew of an Excelsior class vessel assigned to the to the Cardassian peacekeeping and relief effort taskforce known as the Eleventh Fleet. Commanded by former Cardassian POW, Cyste Ryaenn, who faces the challenge of turning around a down on its morale crew and an outdated vessel in order to be up to the task of keeping the hard won peace post Dominion War.  Rhapsody Rabbit Gavilán - stories about a civilian cargo freighter crew captained by the adventurous Tabatha Katherine Chase. Ship and crew only want to make a profit but fates lands them amid the political intrigues and criminal plots within the Watchtowerverse.

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Legacy - stories focusing on a joint colony venture between the Federation and Cardassia. Efforts to find and make a new world for Cardassia's needs faces unprecedented challenges and dangers from within and without.


Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Parent Series: None
Stories: 19
Series Type: Closed

Summary:

A run of the mill bounty turns lethal for bounty hunter Beatrix Eliza Knight, known as Beks. Beks and her crew face off against a lethal assassin and the cost will be high and change lives forever.

A story set in the Watchtower Universe.


Chapters: 4    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Tragedy
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 12747    Read Count: 5227
[Report This] Published: 16 Aug 2011 Updated: 16 Aug 2011
A Legacy of Ashes by Miranda Fave    Rated: T      Reviews (8
Summary:


A Legacy of Ashes


The first tale in the Legacy stories focusing on a joint colony venture between the Federation and Cardassia.


In the wake of the devastation wrought by its allies at the end of the Dominion War, Cardassia finds it must turn to its one time enemies to find a way to survive.


Efforts to find and make a new world for Cardassia's needs faces unprecedented challenges and dangers, from within and without.


Chapters: 2    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Tragedy
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Legacy
Completed: No    Word count: 8446    Read Count: 1231
[Report This] Published: 02 Jul 2013 Updated: 14 Jul 2013
Summary:

A story of the civilian cargo freighter Rhapsody Rabbit Gavilán and its motley crew. A Corellia class Medium Endurance Freighter working on the borders of the Federation, struggling to make a living and fighting to survive.

 

 

Painting created by Art deWhill [Stefan Böttcher] and used with his kind permission.


Chapters: 4    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure
Warnings: None
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Rhapsody Rabbit GavilŠn
Completed: Yes    Word count: 22547    Read Count: 4113
[Report This] Published: 03 May 2011 Updated: 03 May 2011
Summary:

Cargo freighter Rhapsody Rabbit Gavilán travels to RRG 2 Title Coverthe Klingon world of Q'onraf where local customs dictate no energy weapons are permitted. Tabatha Chase finds more than she bargains for and mysteries surrounding passenger Ajshae continue to stack up. Blood pacts, business rivals and secrets land the Rabbit in trouble - again!


Chapters: 7    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Chase, Tabatha
Genre: Action/Adventure, Humor, Mystery
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Rhapsody Rabbit GavilŠn
Completed: No    Word count: 14469    Read Count: 3724
[Report This] Published: 21 Apr 2014 Updated: 25 May 2014
Shepherd's Reach by Miranda Fave    Rated: T      Reviews (68
Summary:

Part of the Twelve Trials of Triskellion Ficlet Challenge.



SHEPHERD’S REACH


SIXTH CUTTER SQUADRON


The creed of the Border Patrol Service is a simple one:


To save lives. To protect borders. To hold the line.


On the frontier, on the edge of Federation space, stands guard a series of stations and outposts charged with keeping a watchful vigil to be an ever vigilant sentinel. The first line of defence ...


Seven ficlets depicting life on a Space Station Relay Outpost for a newly appointed Lt. Commander. Outpost Shepherd's Reach, the farthest flung and unimportant outpost serving Star Station Hope is not the place of dreams. But it is where one Lt. Commander will make or break her career.


Chapters: 7    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: The Watchtower Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3524    Read Count: 4539
[Report This] Published: 19 May 2013 Updated: 25 May 2013
Summary:

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Tracking an Orion slaver in ‘The Gauntlet’, a treacherous region of space, the Border Patrol Cutter Osprey must mount a daring rescue and interdiction mission before it is hit by a deadly storm front. There’s a reason it’s called running the Gauntlet.


Chapters: 15    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Friendship
Warnings: Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 35034    Read Count: 10194
[Report This] Published: 12 Jul 2014 Updated: 26 Jul 2014
Summary:

The first story of the starship Aegolius Harrier. A down on its luck ship and crew are assigned to the newly formed Eleventh Fleet. The crew  worry about their new assignment and are disturbed to learn that they are to receive a new commanding officer who comes with a troubling reputation.


Chapters: 5    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Warnings: Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Aegolius Harrier
Completed: Yes    Word count: 26304    Read Count: 5384
[Report This] Published: 06 Feb 2012 Updated: 06 Feb 2012
Summary: Past Featured Story

The second story of the Aegolius Harrier. Ryaenn has taken command of her new ship but now she must prove herself to the crew and begin to win their loyalty. As Ryaenn readies the ship and crew for launch, she is faced with challenges ... and Ryaenn meets every challenge as a duel.


Chapters: 5    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Warnings: None
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Aegolius Harrier
Completed: Yes    Word count: 16460    Read Count: 3351
[Report This] Published: 14 Aug 2013 Updated: 17 Aug 2013
By the Dying Light... by Miranda Fave    Rated: T      Reviews (9
Summary:

Written for the 2014 March Challenge:

Write a story with the opening or closing line ‚ÄúBefore the dying of the light,‚ÄĚ any Trek setting or characters.

Featuring a glimspe into Cyste Ryaenn's experiences.

Musical inspiration Track 21: Seppuku from 47 Ronin, music by Ilan Eshkeri

Winner: Before the Dying of the Light Challenge 


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Angst, Tragedy
Warnings: Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe, Aegolius Harrier
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1879    Read Count: 659
[Report This] Published: 24 Mar 2014 Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Summary:

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Star Station Hope, known to the locals and crew as 'Watchtower', stands sentinel in a dangerous and volatile region of space. Today it is to pay host to the first Breen delegation since the Dominion War peace treaties. Tensions run high as crew, ambassadors and civilians prepare for what is not going to be just another day.


Chapters: 13    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Drama
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Series: The Watchtower Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 22530    Read Count: 6571
[Report This] Published: 28 Jul 2014 Updated: 01 Aug 2014