Welcome to the USS Defiant!

Welcome to the USS Defiant! We are part of Obsidian Fleet's AU Timeline. A ship devoted to exploration, we aboard the Defiant are devoted to IDIC and all similar philosophies, looking to make an open and welcoming environment for all.

With our simulation set in 2264, the USS Defiant is set roughly a year after the events of Star Trek Beyond, letting our ship and our characters explore the macro and micro scale effects of the films' events, while also giving us the freedom to tell our own tales. Whether its the political changes on the Federation council caused by a diminished Vulcan presence or the lingering feelings of loss for those who knew people killed on Vulcan, the Defiant sim aims to explore what it feels like to live in the world set around the new film series. 

The Federation is in the process of remodeling itself. After the shocking loss of Vulcan and the defensive militarism caused by Nero's attack, the UFP is pulling itself back toward the idealistic and peaceful goals of its original mission. Starfleet has made a renewed effort to put exploration and diplomatic outreach as its primary goals and has christened several new ships under that banner. Settling into an uneasy calm with its Romulan and Klingon neighbors, the Federation is looking to find new frontiers.

The USS Defiant has been purpose built to explore the stars. Filled with all of the technological advantages of its time, the Defiant puts science and exploration first, boasting impressive databases, laboratories, and sensor facilities. The Constitution class's versatility helps it fit most classes of mission and the Defiant has been outfitted for a lengthy trip away from the rest of the Federation. It’s a good thing too. The Defiant's mission is set to take her far outside of the Federation support network and she's going to face some significant threats.

Starfleet Long Range Telemetry has detected an extragalactic object on course for the Milky Way. Its point of origin is outside Federation Territory, and the Defiant has been dispatched to determine the nature of the object and what threat it may pose. Along the way, the crew is going to carry out Starfleet’s Mission: seeking out new life and new civilizations as they boldly go where no one has gone before.

Take a look around and if you're interested then enlist and join us as we boldly go where no one has gone before!

Current Mission:

Latest News Items

» Test message

Posted on Wed Jan 9th, 2019 @ 2:12am by Major General Myers Hanson in General News

just testing

» New Intelligence Officer

Posted on Wed Aug 15th, 2018 @ 10:22am by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1 in General News

Attention everyone!

Going to be making a point of using our news feature more often.

On that note, we have a new a crewman who will be helping to round out our staff!

Please welcome aboard Lieutenant Si'tann as our new Chief Intelligence Officer!

Everyone please introduce yourselves and make them feel welcome. And open some JPs with our new officers.

Captain Charlotte Reynolds
Commanding Officer
USS Defiant

» New Faces

Posted on Sat Apr 7th, 2018 @ 8:03pm by Captain Christopher James in General News

Attention everyone!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, we have some changes going on aboard Defiant. There will be a much lengthier post coming soon, but for now I want to highlight the newest faces aboard.

Rounding out our Tactical and Security branches are:
Lt. JG Samuel Case, as Chief Tactical Officer
Lt. JG Andrew McGarrett, as Chief Security Officer

I’m sure they’ll be whipping the redshirts into shape in no time. Everyone please introduce yourselves and make them feel welcome. And open some JPs with our new officers.

More announcements to come very soon.

Captain Christopher James
Commanding Officer
USS Defiant

» Commander Gallagher returns to Chief Intelligence Officer

Posted on Thu Nov 9th, 2017 @ 12:31pm by Captain Christopher James in General News

Attention all hands:

Commander Summer Gallagher is once more taking up the mantle of Chief Intelligence Officer. Relevant subordinate officers will be following her to that department as Defiant reshuffles its staff. Please direct any intelligence matters to her, once again.

Strategic Operations related concerns should be run through Petty Officer Amelia Redgrave, who will be handling those matters in the interim.

Thank you all,
Captain Christopher James
Commanding Officer
USS Defiant

» 1 Year Service - Captain James

Posted on Tue Sep 5th, 2017 @ 8:54am by Commander Gerald Holmes in General News

Greetings Crew,

Please congratulate our fearless leader on reaching his 1 Year (& 6 Days) Milestone. As of August 30th Captain Christopher James joined this website and started us all off on this adventure. I believe I speak for the crew when I say "Thank you, Sir. And congratulations." Now on to drinks!

Thanks for your time.

-Dr.(Commander) Gerald "Jerry" Holmes
Executive & Chief Medical Officers
USS Defiant, Obsidian Fleet

Latest Mission Posts

» Healing Old Wounds

Mission: Shore Leave: Starbase Arcadia (S3)
Posted on Wed May 6th, 2020 @ 6:10am by Lieutenant Caroline Isley

The chance encounter with a crew member with musical curiosities had affected Caroline Isley more than she had realized at the time. No one had talked to her about her music in a very long time. She wasn't even the type of person to say what kind of music she…

» Revelations

Mission: Shore Leave: Starbase Arcadia (S3)
Posted on Mon May 4th, 2020 @ 12:44pm by Lieutenant Dante Rawlins V1 & Petty Officer 2nd Class Jovani Carter V1

Dante reclined on the couch, wearing a pair of loose lounge pants, with a book in one hand, and a cup of hot tea in the other. His head still ached at how much work there was to be done on the Defiant, and how much of it the Corps…

» Just Need to Get Back on Our Feet

Mission: Episode 2: Inevitable
Posted on Sun May 3rd, 2020 @ 6:09pm by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1

The power pulsed down the length of the backup conduit. It seemed to reach the nacelle, causing a brief flicker of life through its lights and systems. But the effect was short-lived, quickly replaced by the lifeless look it had had for a few days now.

Charlotte heard numerous officers…

» The Road Back

Mission: Episode 2: Inevitable
Posted on Sun May 3rd, 2020 @ 6:08pm by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1 & Lieutenant Dante Rawlins V1 & Lieutenant Caroline Isley & Lieutenant JG Morgan Lindsay

Captain Reynolds felt distant. Her uniform was back on, but her hair was tied back to avoid having to put any other work in. She didn't feel like she was in a place to muster anything more. Her shoulders seemed to be carrying hundreds of pounds each, despite having nothing…

» Welcome Back

Mission: Episode 2: Inevitable
Posted on Tue Apr 21st, 2020 @ 11:57am by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1 & Lieutenant Commander Niamh O'Donoghue V1 & Lieutenant Dante Rawlins V1 & Lieutenant JG Morgan Lindsay

Morgan rubbed at his eyes with the knuckles of his thumbs and bit back a yawn as he sat on a rolling stool and kept an eye on the bio-bed readouts above Captain Reynolds. It wasn’t that he didn’t trust the readouts, but he liked to match them to the…

Latest Personal Logs

» First Officers Log, Stardate Unknown.

Posted on Thu Mar 12th, 2020 @ 2:22pm by Lieutenant Commander Niamh O'Donoghue V1

First Officers log, Stardate [shuffling sounds], Stardate currently unknown.

Approximately half an hour ago Captain Reynolds departed from the Defiant aboard a shuttle packed with enough explosives to take a small station out and headed for Typhons ship. Our sensors indicate she's currently unharmed, but the virus that's ripped through…

» Temporary Lodging

Posted on Sun Nov 3rd, 2019 @ 11:27pm by Lieutenant JG Veronica Rios

Ensign Rios's Personal Log:

The Captain of the Defiant was kind enough to set me up in one of their guest quarters. Diplomatic Quarters, no less. I think she's taking pity on me, for the situation she found me in. I don't love that, but I'm not about to turn…

» —-X..Alpha..113....Security Override Failed. Please Try Again

Posted on Thu Aug 22nd, 2019 @ 12:23am by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1

Reynolds, Charlotte (Source Unknown): Captain’s...Log....S..s..s..Star-r-r

Reynolds, Charlotte (Source Unknown): Initiate override, Authorization Code Reynolds-Alpha-1-1-3-Theta

Computer: Unable to Comply. Incorrect authorization code.

Reynolds, Charlotte (Source Unknown): Activate Voice Command.

Computer: Query not recognized.

Reynolds, Charlotte (Source Unknown): Lower Shields.

Computer: Unable to comply. Security Override Required.

Reynolds, Charlotte (Source Unknown): Reset…

» Messing With My Mind

Posted on Sun Jul 14th, 2019 @ 9:04pm by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1

Captains Log...Stardate Uncertain,

I've been placed in a tower by the being who refers to himself as Typhon. I don't know for sure how long I've been here. It feels as if it's been days, but with the way the sun moves in this place, I can't say anything with…

» Cat Calling

Posted on Wed May 8th, 2019 @ 4:27pm by Captain Charlotte Reynolds V1

-The following log was reconstructed with Audio Recognition Protocal-

Noise detection: *Shuffle. Patter. Tap tap. Patter*

Reynolds, Charlotte (Verbal): Hey! Get off the console! What are you doing?

Unknown Individual (Verbal): Mrow?

Reynolds, Charlotte (Verbal): Come here, you little gremlin.

Noise Detection: *Swiping noise*

Unknown Individual (Non-verbal emission): Prrrrrr