Kirk must stop a power-hungry alliance from destroying the Federation!

Summary[edit | edit source]

From the book jacket
The crew of the Nautilus, a battered starship of mysterious origin, is beamed aboard the starship Enterprise. The group claims they are freedom fighters from the future working to save the Federation from the Consilium—a group of corrupt power seekers.
But when the Nautilus crew members suddenly seize control of the USS Enterprise, and a starship from the future arrives to arrest the renegades, Kirk must separate his true allies from those who wish to destroy the Federation.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

AdajiaAdamsAdamsEmiko AdamsDylan AriosTonia BarrowsBergdahlBistieBrayJohn BrunowskiButterfieldCane-TwelveChristine ChapelChavezPhil CooperCurtisEdward DaleCymris DarthanianDaweDazriNeil DeNouxDeSalleDykstraEffingerTracy GiacomoGildenIncivigliaIrianeJeffersonKarethaSharnas T'Gai KhirJames T. KirkKyleMahaseMarioMaynoothMbuLeonard McCoyMcDonoughGermaine McKennonDan MillerObaOrganaPaxsonRakshaKevin RileyRussellMontgomery ScottShimadaHayden SinghThaddeus SmithSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraRial VarosWatanabeWeinWheelerWinfieldWolfmanLao Zhiming
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al-JasirAriadneBellocqBryantJames CookZia FangGannovichGordonSherlock HolmesIndipenIseEdith KeelerMaria KelloggRoger KorbyFeshan KznithRobert E. LeeLitasH.P. LovecraftHarry MuddNemoPattonLao QixhuRelukiRuthSchindlerKratisos ShahTelemarsosT'IanaTsmianXenophonYoruba

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS AlexanderUSS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • USS Harriet TubmanNautilusSagittariusSavasciSavasci cargo shuttle (cargo shuttle) • unnamed Federation shuttlecraft (cargo shuttle)
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AntelopeUSS ConstellationUSS Enterprise-DUSS FarragutUSS IntrepidUSS Kreigerunnamed Klingon starshipsUSS ValiantUSS Van der Vekken

Vehicle types[edit | edit source]

cruiserfreighterheavy cruiserinterceptorshuttlecraft

Locations[edit | edit source]

Planetary locations[edit | edit source]

ClevelandHindu KushNew OrleansOobastParisRuigSan FranciscoYemen City

Establishments[edit | edit source]

Consilium InstituteFederation Science InstituteStarfleet AcademyVulcan Science Academy

Shipboard locations[edit | edit source]

arboretumauxiliary bridgebowling alleybridgebrigcargo holdcorridorengineeringgymnasiummessroomquartersrecreation roomscience officesickbaytransporter room

Planets and planetoids[edit | edit source]

Tau Lyra III (Yoondri)
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AndorusAntares IVDelta VIIEarthExo IIIGamma Helicon IIGamma Hydra IIGiliarenKhergosMarsMemory AlphaRemusThalia III

Stars and systems[edit | edit source]

Tau Lyra
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AchernarBeta LyraeBetelgeuseBrigadoon systemDelta systemDenebExoGamma HeliconKlingon systemRigelRomulan system

Stellar regions[edit | edit source]

Crossroad NebulaCygnus constellationQuadrant 6Sector 8

Outposts and stations[edit | edit source]

Memory AlphaStarbase 12Starbase 20

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

EseriatHuman (Indian, etc.) • KlingonOrionRembegilRomulanVulcanYoon
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BetazoidDeltanGornKargiteRigellian

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Assist ServicesConsiliumFederationShadow FleetStarfleet (command divisionoperations divisionsciences division) • T'Gai Khir
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First FederationStarfield

Technology and weapons[edit | edit source]

astrogatorbreathing maskbullet trainchronometercommand chaircommunicatorcomputerdegausserElthonian androidflashlightfood synthesizerfusion torpedohologameholovidhyposprayimpulse engineintercomlife supportlog padmatter-antimatter reactormind sifternanotechnologynuclear reactorsensorspace buoystarshipstilettostylussun lamptricordervelcroviewscreenwarp drivewaxerwelder

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

captainchief medical officercommandercommanding officercommunications officerdoctordominaengineerensignfirst officerhelmsmanlieutenantlieutenant commandermastermidshipmannavigatoroperations managerpresidentscience officerscientistsecuritytechniciantransporter chiefyeomanpresident

Substances and energies[edit | edit source]

ammoniaantimatterbloodcalciumcoppercrystalplexdilithiumgasironmu radiationnitrogenoxygenpewterporcelainradio waverhodonsaltsilvertitaniumwater

Drugs and biological compounds[edit | edit source]

adrenalaseadrenalineanticaneantishock compoundbrain-spicecillanocyclenedalpomineDNAendorphinhyperenalyofanemasiformmelanexmetebeliteneurophylozeneretinoxtri-ox compoundvitamin D7zimath

Foods and beverages[edit | edit source]

almondapplebeerbuttercaramelchocolatecoconutcoffeefruitmacadamiamarshmallowmilknougatorangepeanutpretzelTurkish coffeevegetable oil

Lifeforms[edit | edit source]

animalbelothmerebirdboreglunchcatferretfungushumanoidinsectjellyfishKurlanian seedfishmothmousequasi oakSt. John's lichenslothoidUdarian blood maggotvescens ceollivescens zicreedensyagghorth

Other references[edit | edit source]

anthropologyarchaeological medicinearchaeologyAsteroid MonstersatmospherebaseballbasketballBattle of Achernarbowlingcaptain's logcardschesscivilizationcolonycometDack & Homiliediseasedocilization codedress uniformdrugelectrosynaptic patternenergyFeast of Bullsfive-year missionfoodgalaxygallbladderGallery of AmazementgameGargoyle Mangenetic engineeringgeologyGhi'har ScalegovernmentgravityhistoryholoshowHoney Whats-Her-Nameillo-spexKlingon languagelanguagelaserbrainlaser tennislifeformlog entrymagnetismmedicinemedullaMen's AdventuremeteormoneymoonnebulaNecroblaster 989nerveneurologyoperationsopticsOrion languagepachinkoPelleter's syndromephysicspinballplanetpokerprimary hullPrime Directivepsionicsquadrantradiationsecondary hullsingularitySmuggler's TreasurestarstardateStarfleet uniformstar systemsynapseTagalogTak's syndrometelepathyTerror of the Pecostime travelTurtledove Anomaly PointuniformvertebraeviolinVulcan languageVulcan nomenclaturexenomedicineYermakoff Psychic Index

Timeline[edit | edit source]

17th century
19th century
20th century
2265
The Enterprise five-year mission begins.
2270
The crew travels near the Crossroad.
2478
2546 (alternate timeline)

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Some spelling irregularities exist in this book, Roger Korby is referred to as "Roger Corby" and Captain Garrovick is referred to as "Gannovich".

Connections[edit | edit source]

Published Order
Previous novel:
Traitor Winds
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The Better Man
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Ghost-Walker
Stories by:
Barbara Hambly
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The Girl Who Controlled Gene Kelly's Feet
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... Like a Woman Scorned!
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