When I wake up every morning, I expect to be lying in my comfy bed, not looking at it from the ceiling.
I'm floating in the air.
After managing to find the Com, I try and communicate.
"Number One!" I shout, "What is going on?"
"Sorry, sir" comes the reply, "It's happening all over the ship. The entire antigravity system has failed. Geordi is trying to repair it. You'll have to dig out the anti gravity boots."
Growling a few well-chosen words, I fumble along, floating down by holding on to the parts of the furniture that are too heavy to move.
Lighter objects are all floating around, including the picture I have of Bev that I keep next to my bedside.
I struggle to open the wardrobe door and find the boots. Now upside down, I manage to affix them on to my feet and switch them on.
Immdiately, I fall to the floor, landing on my head.
After a few moments, I wake up again, and after some difficulty, manage to put my uniform on. This isn't easy. After having a headache pill, I go outside and clump towards Engineering.
I see Seven of Nine floating in the air. She must have been in the corridor when the gravity stopped.
"Whoever did this must be assimilated." she comments with some venom.
I, and all the other crewmembers look as if we are walking on the bottom of the ocean. Then I have a brainwave.
"Number One." I say in my Com, "Transfer me within the ship to Engineering."
I appear there, and approach Geordi.
"Where is the anti-gravity device, Mr La Forge?"
"It's over here, Captain." he indicates, "We haven't taken much notice of it previously, as it's always worked normally."
We go to a tiny part of Engineering where I've never visited before to see the machine.
"What's this?" I ask, "It looks positively archaic."
"Starfleet did try to cut a few corners when building the Enterprise." explains Geordi, "It was either have a 400 year old prototype anti gravity machine and a ship with replicators, or have a brand new device. Well it hasn't failed up to now."
"Can you repair it, Mr LaForge?" I ask, "I can't keep walking around in these diver's boots."
"I'll give it a try." he replies, "Although I must admit, this is not my field of expertise. I'm more used to warp core technology."
"Sid the repairman would have done this without a problem." comments Riker, as his boots clump near, "But I checked and he is currently using a hammer and chisel with a door that is jammed on the USS Constitution."
"I think I've got it." says Geordi, "Prepare for activation!"
Everybody falls to the floor as the combined effect of the boots and restored gravity have their effect.
"Well done, Mr LaForge." I say, "Number One, I think I'll tell Starfleet that it's time for them to save up their pennies to buy a new anti-gravity machine."