Introduction (blurb)Edit

There's a bar called "The Captain's Table," where those who have commanded mighty vessels of every shape and era can meet, relax, and share a friendly drink or two with others of their calling. Sometimes a brawl may break out but it's all in the family, more or less. Just remember, the first round of drinks is always paid for with a story... even if you're Jean-Luc Picard.

For more than two hundred years archaeologists and treasure hunters have dreamed of Dujonian's Hoard, a fabled trove of priceless historical artifacts that may contain technology that will shift the galactic balance of power. A dream was all the hoard seemed -- until a former Starfleet officer goes in search of the treasure and turns up missing. Now everyone from Romulans to Cardassians to an enigmatic female starship captain is looking for Richard Brant, including Worf and Captain Picard, who have gone deep undercover on a secret Starfleet mission to rescue Brant, if he's even still alive....


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AstellanaxBo'texCapCorbisBeverly CrusherDravvinDunwoodyFlenarrhNeil GleasonGoodyGortonHompaqMarrero JaiyaKuukervolJean LafitteJean-Luc PicardRed AbbyWilliam RikerRobinsonSheelBenjamin SiskoSturgisThadocTorlithDeanna TroiWorfUSS Enterprise-D personnel (unnamed USS Enterprise-D personnel)
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Dixon HillDujonianRichard BrantJavier Maribona-PicardQVigo

Starships and vehiclesEdit

DaringUSS Enterprise-DUSS Zhukov
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CoridanniErron'volFerretJerrok MorKalliopeUSS LaSalleNada ChunUSS Stargazer


Madigoor IVMilassos IVThe Captain's Table
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BadlandsCaliabris sectorCardassia PrimeEarthMephil TrantosQo'NosRimbona IV

Races and culturesEdit

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States and organizationsEdit

StarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Cardassian UnionFranceMaquisRomulan Star EmpireStarfleet AcademyStarfleet Command

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Other referencesEdit

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Related storiesEdit

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
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Planet X
TNG novels Next novel:
Previous novel:
War Dragons
The Captain's Table
Next novel:
The Mist
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Civil Defense
Pocket Next Adventure:
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2371.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in one other timeframe:
Previous Adventure:
The Tale
Next Adventure:
The Abandoned

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