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Farewell Address to the Crew of USS Tethys
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, February 1st, 2010 @ 08:42am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Two years ago, I assumed command of this vessel at Utopia Planetia Fleet Yards just prior to her initial launch. The Tethys was a new ship with a new commanding officer and a new crew. We were eager to set out and make our mark on ... [ Read More » ]
Official Notice to Crew of USS Tethys
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, January 29th, 2010 @ 02:30pm
Category: General News

Attention to Orders

To the Crew of the USS Tethys:

By order of Starfleet Command, the Prometheus-class USS Tethys is to undergo a complete and total refit operation under the direction of Commander Ka'el Fermat (NPC).

Those individuals seeking a petition to transfer or wish to determine their eligibility for transfer are instructed ... [ Read More » ]
New Awards and New Crew
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 @ 12:32pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure and honor to welcome Lieutenant Mia Drake to the position of Chief Science Officer. Although Lt. Drake will not be joining us in character until later, she has graciously offered to NPC our acting chief science officer, Ensign Sonya Masterson (NPC), as well ... [ Read More » ]
New Forum Page Opening
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, July 11th, 2009 @ 08:26am
Category: Simm Announcement

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Check out the USS Tethys' brand new forum page. Before you start to worry, we are not switching simming styles to Bulletin Board. I felt that yahoo groups had become limiting on our Out of Character interactions and not everyone can find the time to get ... [ Read More » ]
HF Story Arc, MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS!!!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, July 10th, 2009 @ 05:19pm
Category: General News

Greetings All!

I am very pleased to inform you that we are going to be participating in a major Horizon Fleet story arc event! Don't worry, this won't be interrupting our current mission, as it takes place later in character.

For the first time in the history of Horizon Fleet, we ... [ Read More » ]
Email Concerns
Posted by on Saturday, June 20th, 2009 @ 03:45am
Category: Out of Character

I am currently unable to access my Vashna@nerdshack.com email address and am very sorry. However, for the time being, if anyone needs to contact me, I have switched most things over to Bjorn890@aol.com as the owners of the nerdshack.com mail servers sort out the problem.

I apologize sincerely for the inconvenience. ... [ Read More » ]
Leave of Absence for Earlond
Posted by Commander Earlond on Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 @ 12:14am
Category: General News

Hello all. I know I just started a JP, but I will be out of contact for about two weeks as I travel on a school trip. If you want to, just keep the JP rolling. Otherwise, I'll be back by the 30th. ... [ Read More » ]
New TFCO Meets With New Station Commander
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, June 1st, 2009 @ 10:30am
Category: General News

Rough Start Hasn’t Stopped the Pathfinders


A week ago, Commodore Iluvar, the newly appointed Task Force Commanding officer of Horizon Fleet’s Task Force 22 arrived at Starbase 386 to meet with the station’s new commanding officer.

Colonel Madeline Dubois, now provisional Commander, a veteran of the Dominion war and decorated twice for ... [ Read More » ]
Task Force Flagship Vanishes While Charting Anomalous Region
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, June 1st, 2009 @ 10:30am
Category: General News

Starfleet investigates probable cause, denies rumors of sabotage


Three days ago, the USS Tethys departed from Starbase 386 for a region of space near the Cardassian Border known as the Golden Discontinuity. Similar to the Badlands, this region is plagued by severe plasma storms that have been a source of ... [ Read More » ]
Goodbye all.
Posted by on Monday, June 1st, 2009 @ 07:14am
Category: Out of Character

It is my sad duty that I have to say goodbye to all off you on-board the Tethys. Iluvar has decided to remove the marine department and with it my character in result. I will not go into further details unless Iluvar is willing to share them

Iluvar offered me to ... [ Read More » ]
On Vacation
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Sunday, May 17th, 2009 @ 07:33pm
Category: Out of Character

I'll be on a LOA thru May 30th. You can expect me to check in next on the evening of May 31st.

I'm going on vacation! Woo hoo!

-Michael Evans, CMO ... [ Read More » ]
April 2009 Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, May 1st, 2009 @ 09:16am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The results are in for the monthly awards from April 2009.

Captain's Merit - "This was a difficult month to pin down one specific player who deserved merit. Everyone has done such a good job participating and being active. The posting quality has gone up and you ... [ Read More » ]
Dark Reflections to Begin
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 @ 06:31pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am very pleased to announce that our next mission, "Dark Reflections", will be starting this Saturday, April 25. Please try to complete your shoreleave posting by then. You guys have done a great job with shoreleave.

"Dark Reflections" looks to be an interesting mission that I ... [ Read More » ]
New Database Entry
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Monday, April 13th, 2009 @ 12:31pm
Category: Simm Announcement

I've inserted a new Database Entry in the Medical & Counseling section called 'CMO's Standing Orders'. These aren't actual orders so much as they are general notes that may help in our simming. Most of it's general knowledge or already assumed anyways, but I thought it might be ... [ Read More » ]
Medical Records
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Sunday, April 12th, 2009 @ 07:00pm
Category: General News

For our newer members: welcome! If you've thoroughly browsed the site already you'll know that I keep a Medical Records File on each of the PCs here aboard the Tethys. They can be found in the Database in the Medical & Counseling section under, you guessed it, Starfleet ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome Aboard
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, March 27th, 2009 @ 10:55pm
Category: General News

It is my pleasure to announce that Cadet Drew Norrington will be joining us as Shuttle/Runabout pilot following the completion of the current mission. This is his first time as a Cadet so I wish him the best of luck in the future. Welcome aboard, Cadet!

Commodore Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Horizon Fleet Annual Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 @ 09:11am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is approaching the 2nd Year anniversary of Horizon Fleet. As such, there are a few annual awards that will be presented soon. You have the opportunity to submit nominations for one of these awards: CO of the Year!

CO of the Year may be nominated by ... [ Read More » ]
January 2009 Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, February 2nd, 2009 @ 09:14am
Category: Simm Announcement

The January award winners are...

CO's Merit – Commander T’Lara Elbrun – “For her dedicated service, assistance in and out of character, and her willingness to stand up to her commanding officer.” – Captain Iluvar, Commanding Officer


XO's Merit – Lieutenant Commander Earlond – “For his dedication to ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome, Welcome, Welcome
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, January 29th, 2009 @ 08:07pm
Category: General News

Okay, so we've had quite a few people join up in the past week or so. That being the case, I'd like to reintroduce the line-up joining us at Starbase 624.

Captain Anastasia Webster (Guest) - Deputy JAG, Horizon Fleet
Major Ryan Grimes - Marine Executive Officer
Ensign Trayven Roh - Asst. ... [ Read More » ]
Is there a Doctor in the House?
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, January 23rd, 2009 @ 11:05pm
Category: General News

Why yes...two in fact. I would like to welcome Ensign Margaret Winchester, our new Asst. CMO, to the team. She will be assisting Doc, our EMH, in sickbay following our return to Starbase 624.

We look forward to simming with you, ensign.

- Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Guest Appearance by Deputy JAG, Horizon Fleet
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 @ 10:00pm
Category: General News

I would like to welcome Captain Anastasia Webster, who has agreed to guest star for our next mission, Spectre of the Past. She is the Deputy JAG officer in Horizon Fleet and comes to us with much experience in Horizon Fleet. She'll be helping with the different facets ... [ Read More » ]
The Counselor is In
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 @ 11:04pm
Category: Simm Announcement

I'd like to welcome Ensign Dane Fursida, our new Chief Counselor. He will be joining us following this mission (in character that is) but is looking to broaden his simming experience.

Please do your best to make him feel welcome. We look forward to simming with you, Ensign.



- ... [ Read More » ]
December 2008 Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, January 4th, 2009 @ 01:10pm
Category: General News

CO's Merit – Lt. Celestial Dancer – “Sometimes a little unsure of himself, Lt. Dancer has demonstrated a continuous capability to write interesting and detailed posts. This past month, he has reached out to more than one individual to write joint mission posts that did not directly affect ... [ Read More » ]
Tethys Reaches One Year Under Captain Iluvar
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 @ 08:23pm
Category: General News

I can hardly believe that it was one year ago when I took command of the USS Tethys. Since that time, we have certainly grown and prospered, though not without our rough spots along the way. It is my pleasure to be commanding a simm with such fine ... [ Read More » ]
Illness
Posted by on Sunday, December 28th, 2008 @ 02:51am
Category: General News

Please forgive me, but I have been out a few days due to illness. I am, however, back on my feet now.

Merry Christmas!


- Celestial Dancer ... [ Read More » ]
Merry Christmas
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 @ 08:46am
Category: General News

Merry Christmas!

I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincerest wishes of a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all. May this time with family and friends be a happy and safe time of enjoyment for each and every one.

I will not be posting ... [ Read More » ]
LOA
Posted by on Thursday, December 18th, 2008 @ 01:35pm
Category: Out of Character

I be gone form 22 dec till 30 dec.
week away with the family and no net access during that time. ... [ Read More » ]
We're Back
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 @ 08:24am
Category: General News

Alrighty folks,

Everything is back up and running. Our transfer has been successful.

Let's wrap up those shoreleave posts and get that mission rolling...

Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome, Welcome
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, December 4th, 2008 @ 05:33pm
Category: General News

I'd like to extend a warm welcome to Lt. Cmdr. Karenna Andeaus, our new Chief Strategic Operations Officer. She comes to us with a good simming background.

Welcome aboard, commander...

... [ Read More » ]
USS Tethys Posting Policy
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 @ 03:26pm
Category: General News

As of December 1, 2008, the USS Tethys is adopting the following Posting Policy:

1. To help maintain a steady flow of mission plots, all players are expected to post on a regular basis.
2. All players must post no less than four times per month.
3. Posts include mission posts, joint posts, or personal ... [ Read More » ]
Horizon Fleet Shuffling
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 @ 08:33am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my privilege to announce that the newly promoted Rear Admiral Rabb has been granted command of Task Force 42 within HF. As a result, a few of us Task Group COs have been shifted about. The Tethys has been reassigned to TG 22-B where ... [ Read More » ]
Promotions!!!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, November 21st, 2008 @ 11:55am
Category: General News

Congratulations to Lieutenant Commander Earlond and Lieutenant JG Logan Banks on their promotions. They have been with the Tethys since day one, through thick and thin. Both of them highly deserve this reward.

Thank you gentlemen.

Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations USS Tethys!!!!!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, November 21st, 2008 @ 10:45am
Category: General News

Congratulations everyone on a job well done. The Horizon Fleet simm of the month award results are out and the Tethys has earned the Platinum Award (second highest).

The Platinum Award winner is:

USS Tethys - "It's about time that Captain Iluvar and his crew
receives the recognition they deserve. They have ... [ Read More » ]
Need a hand?
Posted by on Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 @ 04:32pm
Category: General News

I also brought this up in the last staff meeting, but i ought it wise to note it here to.

The marines with the nature of their main job dont have much to do in between the problem moments. Now I can compensate by that partly by writing some post of ... [ Read More » ]
Second Officer's Report, Tethys Staff Meeting
Posted by Commander Earlond on Sunday, November 9th, 2008 @ 11:09pm
Category: General News

First of all, Id like to apologize for missing the past two staff meetings. I had prior commitments, and will likely have more problems like that in the future.

Secondly, I apologize for not getting this report out before the meeting, so comments could be made. However, here are my thoughts:

-Condolences ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome to Commander T'Lara Elburn
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 @ 09:57pm
Category: General News

Everyone,

I would like to introduce Commander T'Lara Elburn, our new XO. She has been gracious enough to step in and assume the role following the departure of Lt. Cmdr. T'Laura Ramsey. Please extend greetings and be sure to show our welcoming hospitality to her as she joins our ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome 0110
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 @ 11:11am
Category: General News

I would like to extend a warm welcome to Lieutenant 0110 "Zero", our new Chief Intelligence Officer. Pleas show her our hospitality and help her to get accustomed to the way we do things around here.

Sincerely,

Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
October 2008 Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, November 1st, 2008 @ 10:05pm
Category: General News

CO's Merit - Lt. JG Michael Evans
Comment: Lieutenant JG Evans has done an exceptional job with every post and personal log he has made. He puts 110% into his writing and character development, trying to keep others involved as much as possible. His work with both his own ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome Aboard
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, October 25th, 2008 @ 11:01am
Category: General News

I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome aboard Ensign Rodney Baucutt, our new Asst. Chief Flight Control Officer. Guess this means you'll have someone to share the workload Banks.

Please extend him a warm welcome as he will be coming aboard IC between now and our next mission.

Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations to Commander Tomak of the USS Babylon
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 @ 11:09pm
Category: General News

I wish to extend our congratulations to Commander Tomak and her crew. The USS Babylon, one of our sister ships, earned Horizon Fleet's Platinum Simm of the Month award (second highest).

USS Babylon - "A great rebound month for the crew of the Babylon. They
had a rough time last month ... [ Read More » ]
Major bio update
Posted by on Sunday, October 19th, 2008 @ 04:22pm
Category: Out of Character

I want to inform you all that I just made a major update and change in my bio. I didnt felt 100% happy with the old one so I made some modifications in the general description ect. Also Ii added a large part to my history to describe in what ... [ Read More » ]
USS Tethys Welcomes Sister Ships
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, October 16th, 2008 @ 06:43pm
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would like to thank Captain Vorn Krace of the USS Iapetus and Commander Sherrel Tom'ak of the USS Babylon for agreeing to enter into a sister ship relationship with the USS Tethys. You can find more information about our sister ships here.

Sincerely,

Capt. Iluvar
CO - USS ... [ Read More » ]
an introduction
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 @ 11:23pm
Category: General News

The captain and I had an idea to make the Tethys more attractive to visitors who are looking for a ship. All department heads please submit a short letter to Iluvar via PM. Its going to be attached to the Main page of our site.

This should be a ... [ Read More » ]
HF JAG Office Offers Open Position
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, October 5th, 2008 @ 08:14pm
Category: General News

Good evening:

The Office of the Judge Advocate-General for Horizon Fleet is now seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Associate Justice of the Courts for Horizon Fleet.

The ideal candidate:
- Is extremely organized
- ... [ Read More » ]
"New Earth" / Sept. 08 Awards
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, October 4th, 2008 @ 12:20pm
Category: General News

Ladies and gentlemen,

This being our first official award ceremony, I would like to thank everyone that participated in voting and nominating your fellow crewmembers for awards.

Congratulations to the following individuals:

CO's Merit - Lt. Korel (Lt. JG Liam Gor)
Comment: 'Lt. Korel sacraficed himself to protect those under his care. He ... [ Read More » ]
Award Polls Closed
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, September 29th, 2008 @ 09:39am
Category: General News

Okay, so I know that the polls didn't work this month...sorry about that. The situation has been corrected and they have been updated for October.

If you would still like to vote for September awards, please send me a PM or an email with your votes so that they can ... [ Read More » ]
Fond Farewells
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, September 25th, 2008 @ 05:51pm
Category: General News

It is my unfortunate duty to inform you that, for real life reasons, Lt. Raynah will be unable to continue simming with us. He recently informed me of this in an email and I wish him the best of luck in the future. Our door is always open.

However, ... [ Read More » ]
Mission Creation Challenge
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, September 22nd, 2008 @ 06:29pm
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Aliens of all Backgrounds...

The USS Tethys is proud to present the Mission Creation Challenge!

Here's the way it works:

We will provide a mission image in the database to spark ideas. It'll be your job to come up with a cool tagline to describe the ... [ Read More » ]
Tethys Polls Site
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, September 19th, 2008 @ 07:32pm
Category: General News

Okay everyone,

In an effort to provide greater player involvement with awards and such, I have created a link on the upper menu bar that will take you to a site for our award and mission polls as well as our calendar of events. Check it out everyone and be ... [ Read More » ]
A Commendation
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Thursday, September 18th, 2008 @ 12:34pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Ensign Logan Banks has received a Commendation for Valor from the Medical Department.

Swing by his bio to check it out. Kudos, Banks!

-CMO Evans

OOC: Nice posting on your part, Banks, for this last mission. It stinks being stuck in sickbay and it would have been easy to just lie ... [ Read More » ]
Medical Files
Posted by Lieutenant Commander Michael Evans on Thursday, September 18th, 2008 @ 12:24pm
Category: General News

Howdy, everyone.

I'm going to be adding Personnel Medical Files to the Medical Database for the sake of continuity reference (besides which it'll be fun). I'll be keeping them rather brief. If anyone has anything they'd like in their files (scars, moles, surgical or disease history, artificial organs, alien ... [ Read More » ]
End of "New Earth", Beginning of "Shifting Shadows"
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, September 18th, 2008 @ 09:27am
Category: Simm Announcement

Okay everyone,

Great job on this mission. You have all stepped up to the plate on this one. We've reached the end of "New Earth". For those of you still working on posts for "New Earth", that's fine. I can get them in the right spot when ... [ Read More » ]
Joining the HF Community
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 @ 09:47am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would like to encourage you to try out our new HF Forums link on the upper menu bar. There are categories there about almost anything...from Treknology to image help to just general chat. Check it out and feel free to register with the forums. ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations to T'Laura Ramsey
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 @ 06:36pm
Category: General News

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Lt. T'Laura Ramsey for agreeing to take on the role of XO aboard the Tethys. She has been an example for this crew and I feel confident that she will continue to display such leadership skills in her new position. ... [ Read More » ]
Crew's Choice Award Poll open
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 @ 08:41am
Category: General News

Please vote for crew's choice award on this mission by going here. or to the Crew's Choice link under the database.

Capt. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Horizon Fleet Announcement
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, September 8th, 2008 @ 09:36pm
Category: General News

Today, the Horizon Fleet Council made some staffing changes to accomidate the recent loss of Rear Admiral Terrin Faux, TFCO of TF 42.

To assume the role of Task Force 42 CO, Captain James Stuart Newkirk of the USS Beowulf is being promoted to Commodore and transfered to TF 42. ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, September 8th, 2008 @ 06:08pm
Category: General News

I would like to take this opportunity to thank TLaura Ramsey once again for another fine job with our newest mission image. For her assistance, I am awarding her the Simm Contribution Award. Congrats Lieutenant...and thank you.

Cmdr Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
The Tethys has gone IRC
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, September 4th, 2008 @ 09:24am
Category: General News

Attention ladies and gentlemen,

Now, when you visit the site, you will find a new menu item at the top of your screen called USS Tethys Chat. This is a link to our IRC chat interface. Drop by and see who's around. It should give us a chance ... [ Read More » ]
Wrench Monkey
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 @ 09:35pm
Category: General News

I would like to announce that following our current mission, Lt. (prov) Raynah has agreed to take on the position of Chief Engineer full time instead of serving as our Chief Strategic Operations Officer. This will greatly help our missions so I would like to thank him for stepping ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome Aboard
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, August 29th, 2008 @ 08:39am
Category: General News

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome aboard our newest team member, Ensign Morgan Cygnus, who has graciously applied for the position of Asst. Chief Engineer. Let's make her feel welcome as I know you always do.

Welcome aboard.

Cmdr. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
July Simm of the Month Winner!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, August 28th, 2008 @ 02:19pm
Category: General News

The Jevonite Award winner is:

USS Tethys - "The Tethys has done extremely well during the month of
July. A decent post count and a decent crew number has secured this
nomination for Iluvar and crew. congratulations guys, keep it up."
-Rear Admiral Locke

I second that everyone...great job so far. Let's keep ... [ Read More » ]
System Upgrade - SMS 2.6.1
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, August 28th, 2008 @ 01:45pm
Category: General News

Okay everyone, I have upgraded the system to SMS 2.6.1 which should fix any bugs we were still having. If anyone is having problems, let me know. For those of you who wish to have an image in your biography, send me a copy of the image and ... [ Read More » ]
Wiki is Back!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, August 28th, 2008 @ 09:13am
Category: General News

Attention everyone:

The Horizon Fleet Wiki has returned after a brief sabbatical. I encourage you to check it out via the link in our database. If you have any questions, let me know or contact Captain Lorian Tharos, our new Information Services Coordinator.

Also, if you wish that your character's ... [ Read More » ]
Ensign Banks Nominated for Purple Heart
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, August 25th, 2008 @ 08:37pm
Category: General News

Ensign Banks received the Purple Heart based on the nomination of Lt. Earlond due to injuries sustained while on the mission to retreive message pods for Lt. Earlond. Congratulations Ensign. ... [ Read More » ]
Thank You
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, August 22nd, 2008 @ 06:51pm
Category: General News

A big thank you to Lieutenant T'Laura Ramsey who was gracious enough to create our current mission image for "New Earth".

Cmdr. Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
LOA
Posted by on Monday, August 18th, 2008 @ 01:58pm
Category: General News

I will be gone to Barcelona from 20-08 till 25-08 have fun.
(and if the Lt doesn't wanna talk we marines got some tricks (you know just in case)) ... [ Read More » ]
Crew's Choice Award Goes To...
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, August 16th, 2008 @ 08:09am
Category: Simm Announcement

The results are in and the vote tallied. After careful deliberation, the crew of the USS Tethys has decided to award the Crew's Choice Award to Cmdr. Iluvar.

I must say that this is an honor being chosen by you all for this award. To be honest, I am ... [ Read More » ]
NEW EARTH
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, August 10th, 2008 @ 08:22pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am pleased to announce that our new mission has begun. I apologize for the long down time, but I wanted to wait until it was easier to help the mission get on its feet.

As of Sunday night, I started a series of JP's that will help ... [ Read More » ]
ATTN: USS Tethys Crew
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 @ 10:38pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Be sure to wrap up any shoreleave posting you have in progress because as of August 11th, we will be starting our next mission: New Earth. I have a few posts to start it off but keep in mind that the mission is classified and we won't know our ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome Aboard
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, July 27th, 2008 @ 08:03am
Category: Simm Announcement

I would like to extend a warm welcome to Lt. JG Michael Evans who will be joining our merry crew as Asst. CMO. Please make him feel welcome and show him our best hospitality. (No throwing him out an airlock, Korel).

I look forward to seeing him become a ... [ Read More » ]
Get Involved
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, July 20th, 2008 @ 05:58pm
Category: General News

Greetings everyone,

I hope your summer is going well. At this month's CO meeting, we discussed different ways to get players involved in the fleet as a whole as well as draw in new members. As such, I invite each and every one of you to drop by the ... [ Read More » ]
Short, new LOA
Posted by on Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 @ 01:34am
Category: Out of Character

I will be gone July 4th, 5th, and 6th. I hope to see you all when I get back. ... [ Read More » ]
Post of the Month & SIMM of the Month
Posted by on Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 @ 09:51am
Category: General News

Horizon Fleet has announced the May 2008 Post & SIMM of the Month.

This month saw joint winners for the Post of the Month:

The Post of the Month Award go to:

Commander Iluvar & Lieutenant Ramsey of the USS Tethys
The winning post was 'A Trip Down Memory Lane'
Yaaaay! ... [ Read More » ]
Welcome Aboard...
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 @ 05:26pm
Category: General News

Please welcome our newest member, Marine CO Major Serafina Palacios. She will be joining us from Starbase 165.

Cmdr Iluvar ... [ Read More » ]
Absence
Posted by on Saturday, June 14th, 2008 @ 02:18am
Category: Out of Character

I am very very sorry. My computer suffered a hard drive failure, and I lost everything related to RP and such. I'm slowly rebuilding, and want to apologize for the absence.

Dancer ... [ Read More » ]
Shoreleave
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, June 13th, 2008 @ 11:50am
Category: Mission Update

Dear Crew of the USS Tethys,

Congratulations on your accomplishments so far. Together, we have completed our first mission and earned both the Jevonite and the Platinum awards for Simm of the Month. With the end of our first mission come a few things...

1) I am happy to announce the ... [ Read More » ]
Keep those Doggies Rolling...
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 @ 02:15pm
Category: Mission Update

You guys are doing a great job and, though it is difficult for me to find computer access here at camp, I am glad things are continuing so smoothly. Keep up the good work.

Mission 1 has been under way now for some time and I think it is time ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations All
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, May 23rd, 2008 @ 12:10am
Category: General News

Great job on earning the Platinum Simm of the Month Award for April. Your hard work has earned recognition by the leaders and participants of Horizon Fleet. Well done. ... [ Read More » ]
Another Three Months
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 @ 02:15pm
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to announce the latest recipients of the Three Month Cross: Lt. T'Laura Ramsey and SCPO Dehvon Raynah. Great job on three months of service aboard the Tethys. Keep up the good work, everyone.

On another note, some may notice a distinct drop in ... [ Read More » ]
Second Batch
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, May 12th, 2008 @ 11:49am
Category: General News

Congratulations to Lt. Cmdr. Knight, Lt. Korel, and Lt. Dancer who have earned their three month service crosses for service aboard the Tethys. Please join me in expressing our sincere appreciation for their involvement. ... [ Read More » ]
Mission Update - New Threads
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, May 10th, 2008 @ 04:59pm
Category: Mission Update

Okay everyone,

Our away team is safely back on board (though how safe, I'm not sure). The bridge post will be wrapping up by the end of the weekend.

As for what's to come: (Remember, they are just suggestions)

Sickbay Post (Earlond, Knight, and Dr. Korel)

ready room JP (Iluvar and Ramsey)

Bridge ... [ Read More » ]
Crew's Choice Award - April 2008
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, May 2nd, 2008 @ 07:47pm
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The first ever monthly poll for Crew's Choice Award has just closed. Please join me in extending congratulations to Ensign Logan Banks who was voted Crew's Choice for April 2008.

Keep an eye out for future award polls. I will attempt to find an easier way to ... [ Read More » ]
First Crew Choice Awards Poll
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, April 25th, 2008 @ 11:01am
Category: General News

Okay everyone, it is time to vote for the Crew Choice Award. You can find the poll located here.

Please vote only once and do not vote for yourself. It is hoped that this will become a monthly tradition. Criteria are simply who you feel has performed ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations Everyone
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, April 24th, 2008 @ 07:37am
Category: General News

Congratulations everyone. Your hard work has paid off. The Tethys was voted this month's Jevonite Award Simm of the Month. It is an honor and I'd like to thank everyone for the good work that they have been doing so far. Keep it up.

Rear Admiral North ... [ Read More » ]
Weekly Report
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, April 20th, 2008 @ 08:27am
Category: Mission Update

Okay everyone. This past week went quite well, as far as I'm concerned. We had a few bumps but they got sorted out quickly. I want to thank Lt. Dancer for drafting up some NPC's for us which I will be putting into the system at my ... [ Read More » ]
Posting Guidelines
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, April 12th, 2008 @ 04:33pm
Category: General News

Please check the database for the new policy on posting guidelines. While I do not expect you to switch over night or mid-mission, I do hope that we can begin using this policy at the start of our next mission. It should help our posts to be more ... [ Read More » ]
Joint Posts
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, April 12th, 2008 @ 04:21pm
Category: Mission Update

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I decided that I am going to start providing a weekly update of what?s going on, just so it is a little easier for everyone to work together. This should help you to know what is going on both in and out of character regarding the mission ... [ Read More » ]
Joint Post Changes
Posted by Lieutenant JG Logan Banks on Friday, April 11th, 2008 @ 10:13am
Category: Out of Character

I just thought I would mention that while doing a joint post, I understand things can be edited by others, but I find it a little offending when content that I write gets removed without myself being consulted. I understand joint posts are there to be edited by others that ... [ Read More » ]
Three Months!!!!
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, April 4th, 2008 @ 12:04pm
Category: General News

I am happy to announce that the Tethys has been operating under my command for three months now. As such, it is my pleasure to announce that both Cmdr. Iluvar and Lt. Earlond are receiving their Three Month Service Crosses for having served aboard the Tethys since day 1.

Thank ... [ Read More » ]
Mission Update
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 @ 12:06pm
Category: Simm Announcement

Okay ladies and gentlemen, here's the scoop:

The Tethys has arrived at the edge of the Black Cluster to find a damaged vessel adrift with a possible survivor on board.

Knight and Earlond - you two should be working on the away mission, keep in mind that it isn't a simple walk ... [ Read More » ]
Red Alert
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, March 28th, 2008 @ 11:40pm
Category: General News

Attention all hands:

As per the post "Distress Call" which will be completed within the next few days, the Tethys has gone to Red Alert. Be sure to keep a close eye on the posting for opportunities to stay involved in the mission storyline. ... [ Read More » ]
Thankyou!
Posted by on Friday, March 28th, 2008 @ 08:08pm
Category: General News

I would like to thank everyone and anyone who gave their time to vote me into the awards I have received - I am really really pleased, thankyou.

I would also say THANKS to Commander Iluvar for giving all of us a brilliant storyline to follow that, looking through the posts, ... [ Read More » ]
Congratulations
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 @ 02:04pm
Category: General News

The first awards have been announced aboard the USS Tethys. Congratulations to Lieutenant T'Laura Ramsey, Chief Counselor, on receiving both the Newcomer Award and the Pulitzer Award.

Keep up the good work everyone and be sure to check out the awards page to see if there is anyone you think ... [ Read More » ]
Regulatory Psych Asessments
Posted by on Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 @ 01:07pm
Category: General News

Greetings Crew

I will be carrying out Psych Assessments on all crew on active duty aboard the Tethys. Our Commander has set a good example and his is now complete along with our Chief Science Officer Lieutenant Dancer.

Please feel free to JP me to carry out your assessment.

T'Laura Ramsey (Chief Councilor) ... [ Read More » ]
Site Face-lift
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Thursday, March 20th, 2008 @ 12:37am
Category: General News

I would like to extend a sincere thank you to Ambassador Ocal of the USS Frontier for making our mission images as well as our new Tethys Skin that is now in place. This should give our site a more personal touch.

I know the Easter holidays are just around ... [ Read More » ]
Mission Briefings
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, March 10th, 2008 @ 12:25am
Category: General News

Alright people, as the Tethys nears the its assigned post, I will be holding a series of briefing posts with two to three of you at a time. Keep an eye out for them over the next few days as they will be most helpful as spring boards for ... [ Read More » ]
Military Intelligence
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, March 3rd, 2008 @ 12:20am
Category: General News

Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like you all to welcome aboard our new Chief Intelligence Officer, Lt. Adam McMahon. Let's all make him feel welcome, you too Number One. He will probably be coming aboard as we near our destination. Oh, and keep an eye on the ... [ Read More » ]
Alert Status
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 @ 12:08am
Category: General News

Many of you may have noticed that both the main page and the control panel when you log in now contain an alert status. I will be attempting to keep these as up to date as possible. For a reference, the definition of each alert can be found ... [ Read More » ]
Real Food
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 @ 04:34pm
Category: General News

I'd like to welcome aboard Mr. Smedley, our new Chef and a friend of Lt. Earlond's. Hopefully his cooking will provide a healthy alternative for those who find replicated food a little less than desireable. ... [ Read More » ]
The More the Merrier...
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 @ 10:40pm
Category: General News

Okay everyone, I'd like you all to welcome aboard our new Chief Counselor, Lieutenant T'Laura Ramsey, and our new Chief of the Boat, Senior Chief Petty Officer Dehvon Raynah. Both of them will be joining us en route to our destination. Hopefully, this will provide us with more ... [ Read More » ]
Mission Update
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, February 16th, 2008 @ 12:26pm
Category: General News

Okay, now that we are fully underway, I'm happy that we have increased our numbers in the first few days. I understand that Lt. Earlond is on extended leave, however, he expressed the wish that we continue forward. When he is ready to return, we will arrange hs ... [ Read More » ]
Imminent Departure
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, February 4th, 2008 @ 11:10am
Category: General News

Okay everyone, as they would say on those old rails, "All aboard!" It's time to wrap up your boarding and introductions because we are about to head out.

As of today, the orders for our first mission have arrived. I will be posting the mission summary tonight as well ... [ Read More » ]
Introduction
Posted by on Sunday, February 3rd, 2008 @ 03:01am
Category: Out of Character

Well the time has come to introduce myself. My name is Aaron, and I play your new "tough as nails" XO. I may be rough, but I am fair. If anyone needs anything please don't hesitate to come to me, I'll be more than glad to help ... [ Read More » ]
Another Welcome
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Sunday, February 3rd, 2008 @ 01:14am
Category: General News

I want to welcome our new Chief Operations Officer, Lt. JG Bischoff, aboard and hope that you will all help to make him feel welcome too. I should be getting our info about our first mission up soon so keep an eye out. ... [ Read More » ]
Another Welcome and More Good News
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, February 2nd, 2008 @ 01:26am
Category: General News

I'd like to extend a warm welcome to my new right hand man, Lt. Cmdr. Knight, our new XO. This also means that we are considered an active vessel and that as soon as we get everyone aboard, we can depart on our first mission, which I will post ... [ Read More » ]
Good and Bad News
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, February 1st, 2008 @ 12:21pm
Category: General News

Well, first off, I'd like to wish our former XO, Lt. Cmdr. Dernah godspeed as he leaves our ship. It was an honor serving with him and I wish him all the best in the future.

More importantly, I would like to welcome Lt. Korel aboard as our new Chief ... [ Read More » ]
Ship Tour
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, January 28th, 2008 @ 12:01pm
Category: General News

For those of you wondering what some of our rooms look like, I have put a number of images up under ship tour. They are in order by deck placement. If there are any questions, do not hesitate to ask. ... [ Read More » ]
USS Tethys Wiki Page
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Monday, January 14th, 2008 @ 12:29am
Category: Out of Character

With the activation of the Horizon Fleet Wiki, the Fleet Council has encouraged COs to put up pages for their ships. I have already put our vessel up as well as my own character. For anyone interested in having their character put up on the Wiki, let me ... [ Read More » ]
"Just a quick run around the block."
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Friday, January 11th, 2008 @ 01:10pm
Category: General News

"Just a quick run around the block."

The USS Tethys is set to finish up a few of its final installations and awaits a full crew compliment. In the meantime, she has been granted authorization to make the traditional shakedown run out past Pluto, run maneuvering and tactical testing in the ... [ Read More » ]
Graduation
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Wednesday, January 9th, 2008 @ 11:55pm
Category: General News

Well, good news for all. I have passed Command Academy and was recently promoted to commander.

Shakedown Cruise begins tomorrow evening, so get ready to start telling us how your character arrives and their reactions to serving aboard the Tethys. I look forward to serving with you ... [ Read More » ]
Vessel Comissioned
Posted by Rear Admiral Iluvar on Saturday, December 29th, 2007 @ 12:34am
Category: General News

Greetings, my name is Lt. Cmdr. Iluvar, the CO of the USS Tethys. While I finish up my time at the Command Academy, the USS Tethys is finishing construction and installation at Utopia Planetia Shipyards. She still needs a crew to help her sail amongst the stars. ... [ Read More » ]