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Posted on Sunday 18 June 2017 @ 15:44 by Lieutenant Commander David Tan
Edited on Friday 23 June 2017 @ 12:05

Personal Log :: SD 239406.18 - 14:20 hrs ...

A couple of hours ago my Daughter, Mackenzie, told me about her dream from the night before:

I was absolutely astonished to hear she had carried out a landing of an Intrepid Class Starship, not only once but twice, then carried out an ascent to orbit of the same Starship ... To be honest I was under the impression that the 'training' was going slowly, shuttles, light aircraft from the twentieth century et cetera, but I'm surprisingly pleased. She did say that on her first attempt she crashed the ship into the surface, but on the second attempt ensured she ran through the sequence thoroughly before she began. He initial issue was not bringing the atmospheric thrusters on-line and I have to admit it didn't occur to me either at first, but I'll be keeping that titbit to myself I think.

I did ask how she had got on, but it seems her 'Instructor' was saying nothing in regards to her performance ... but she was under the impression that Melody wasn't too happy with her. Both Lana and Myself told her that she was a child and not an Officer being rebuked, and if Melody was quiet she could rest assured that there was a reason. Kenzie say's she is taking a surprise test, which she tends to like and normally does well in, but this isn't school and the test is more focused and intense. Kenzie grinned at this and relaxed as she ate her lunch running through the information Melody had brought round for her the previous night. Two hours later she was off for her second session of the day, and surprisingly, she was showing little or no nerves at what unknown tasks were to come.

Despite my offering to accompany her to the holo-deck, Kenzie, and her newly acquired freedom refused the offer, choosing to walk there by herself as usual. Obviously had this been planet-side I would have insisted, but she is more than capable and never prone to wandering off over some minor distraction. hope she does well today.

I sometimes have to remind myself that Kenzie is only six years old, and not a Starfleet Cadet undergoing Flight Training, but it is only a holodeck program, so there's no harm in her trying her hardest ! ... Thankfully her dreaming slightly outweighs her abilities as a Pilot, that no doubt will change very quickly with age ...

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