James DiBenedetto is back with an Adventure Seed best suited for the TNG and later eras.
What is an adventure seed? Story/Adventure Seeds are short bits of ideas that can be used to develop stories/adventures/campaigns.
James is a lifelong Star Trek (and sci-fi generally) fan, a gamer going back to high school and the original Advanced D&D books in the early ’80s, and an author of 20 novels (you can find his work (not scifi, but he hopes to entertain all the same) at his website: www.jjdibenedetto.com
While in the midst of whatever their current assignment is, the players’ ship receives new orders from Starfleet Command: proceed immediately to a star system on the very edge of explored space (in whichever direction suits your current campaign). A deep space monitoring array has reported massive and currently unexplainable energy readings and the players’ ship is the closest one available to investigate.