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Captain David Gold relates a story of vengeance and mercy in The Captain's Table.



Mak Dav Al (Captain)Mak Dav Al (criminal)CapDavid Gold
Referenced only
Rachel GilmanAbraham Silver

Starships and vehicles[]

USS da VinciUSS GettysburgUSS Tian An MenUSS Venezia


ArgeliusBronxThe Captain's TableCarnegieCathius IXEarthMagatha IVRisa

Races and cultures[]


States and organizations[]

Starfleet Corps of EngineersStarfleet Intelligence

Other references[]

26th centuryAssistance to Unaligned Planets ProgramglanthorJefferies tubesJudaismmatzoh ball soupmidrashparableparnonpastrami sandwichPrime DirectiveskreeeterwelledVirtual awardYom Kippur


Related stories[]

Star Trek: The Captain's Table stories
Novels War DragonsDujonian's HoardThe MistFire ShipOnce BurnedWhere Sea Meets Sky
Tales from the Captain's Table short stories "Improvisations on the Opal Sea: A Tale of Dubious Credibility" • "Darkness" • "Pain Management" • "LoDnI'pu' vavpu' je" • "The Officers' Club" • "Have Beagle, Will Travel: The Legend of Porthos" • "Iron and Sacrifice" • "Seduced" • "An Easy Fast"


published order
Previous story:
Tales from the Captain's Table short stories Next story:
last story
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Ties of Blood and Water
Pocket Next Adventure:
Ferengi Love Songs
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2373.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in four other timeframes:
Previous Adventure:
Nova Command
Section 2
Next Adventure:
Chapter 1
Previous Adventure:
Enter the Wolves
Sections 4 and 6
Next Adventure:
The Human Factor
Ian Troi section
Previous Adventure:
Hour of Fire
Sections 8 and 10
Next Adventure:
The Valiant
Previous Adventure:
The Art of the Impossible
Chapters 19-26
Sections 12 and 14
Next Adventure:
Vulcan's Heart