Title: Failure Is Not An Option
Rating: PG-13 (possibly R in later chapters)
Pairing/Character(s): Jim/Bones, Pike, Chekov, Scotty; past Jocelynn/Bones; background Uhura/Spock, Sulu/OFC, Trip/T'Pol
Length: ~38,000 (WIP)
Warnings/Spoilers: AU Star Trek: 2009, with a dash of TOS and ENT; language, minor character death
Disclaimer: All characters, situations, quotes et al are properties of their respective owners and I am merely using them under Title 17 of the US Code, § 107, aka the Fair Use Doctrine, without intents to infringe upon or defame anyone's legal rights. It wouldn't be worth the cost to sue me anyway.
Summary: Space is a dangerous frontier, even in 2028. NASA has it's Constellation Project, but recent space disasters have caused manned missions to be considered prohibitably dangerous and so the Space Age, after seventy years, seems to be in it's final hours. There are some, though, who refuse to consider this the end and are working on sending man back to the Moon, without the goverment's knowledge. This is the story of the eight who will make that journey.
Note: This is an actively updated Work In Progress. Currently, it is the main story I am working on but, because of the length of each chappie (6-7k), it's about 3-4 weeks between udates. Do not fear. This story has eaten me alive and will not release me until it's finished. Which probably won't be for another 10 chapters...
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Part Six
Part Seven (TBA) | Author's Notes (WIP)