"New Alexandria"
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Setting:  NEW ALEXANDRIA, Personnel Quarters, Ensign Andromeda T'Leia
Stardate: 30149.0755

Andromeda T'Leia sat in her quarters reading her PADD, going over the list of supplies she would need when the ANUBIS arrived and she assumed her position in the Medical Department.   She completed her reading and rose.  Deciding to take a walk around NEW ALEXANDRIA, and find a restaurant.  

As she strolled into the entertainment area she found a tea room and went inside.  

The waitress walked over and said.  "One, this way please."  Andromeda T'Leia followed her and then sat down at the table by the window.  

"So what will you have?"  The waitress ask.  Andromeda T'Leia looked up and replied.  "I will have the lemon chamomile tea and the scones."

The waitress departed and placed the order.  

Andromeda T'Leia sat looking out the large window, listening to the sounds in the tea house and smelling the fragrant aroma of the various teas and food products in the restaurant.

The waitress arrived and placed the tea and scones on the table.  "Enjoy!"

Andromeda T'Leia nodded and sampled the tea.  "Fascinating,"  she said as she sat at the table.  She sampled the scones, they were very good, almost as good as her Grandmother Andromeda, she thought about her and her other Grandmother T'Leia, she had been named for her two Grandmothers and that suited her well.

The Doctor finished the tea and scones, rising from the chair she walked out of the tea house and made her way along the promenade, she walked into a designer dress clothier and looked at the gowns, she had a private party to attend later on in the week and she still had not found a gown to wear to the formal event.

The Sales Lady walked up and ask.  "How may assist you?"

Andromeda T'Leia turned and replied.  "I have an invitation to the Admirals Black and White ball, and I need to update my formal wardrobe."

"Ah, yes we have several selections to choose from, would you like to see the gowns that no other lady has selected to wear?"

"Of course and if you have any one piece designer gowns that would be my preference."

"Ah, very good we do have a selection of one piece designer gowns what color are you looking for?"

"White."  Andromeda T'Leia replied.  She brushed through her long medium brown locks with her fingers as she waited for the Sales Lady to return.

The Sales lady returned and said.  "I have the gown ready in the large dressing area."

Andromeda T'Leia followed her and walked into the big room.  Left alone, she took off her clothing and picked up the ball gown.  She pulled it on over her head and smoothing it down ..  The Sales woman appeared again to help fasten the gown.

With the gown fastened, Andromeda T'Leia turned around to look at the mirror, her image transformed from Star Fleet Uniformed Doctor into a Haute fashioned woman.

"I will take this gown, and the matching shoes, gloves, stockings and under garments, please send it to this apartment."

The Sales woman beamed and went to work preparing the order.  While Andromeda T'Leia got out of the gown and back into her uniform.

As she departed the dressing room, she noted other women in the salon shopping for gowns.   

One of the women saw her white gown and ask the sales women if she could try it on.

"Oh no my dear this gown has already been purchased, and I do not sell the same gown for the same event."

Andromeda T'Leia, looked around as the Sales woman approached.  "Here is your ticket and your gown and other packages are already in delivery mode for your apartment, it has been a pleasure helping you, do come again."

Andromeda T'Leia nodded and said.  "I shall."

Departing the salon, she then made her way onwards stopping at the floral salon, where she ordered some flowers to be delivered to her apartment.  She had chosen lilies and roses, they were fragrant flowers and her favorites.

Renda Carr

(Ensign) T'Leia,M.D.
Assistant Chief Medical Officer
NCC 18501