Hard Crash is the third installment in the Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers series, written by Christie Golden and published in October 2000. In 2002 it was reprinted in the paperback omnibus Have Tech, Will Travel.

Publisher's descriptionEdit

An alien starship of unknown origin has crashed into a planet inhabited by a large and populous civilization. Accompanied by Geordi La Forge, temporarily on loan from the Starship Enterprise, the S.C.E. investigates the mysterious vessel, only to discover that the ship was not nearly as damaged as it first seemed. Now the berserk ship, which seems to possess its own life and intelligence, is on a rampage across the surface of the planet, and Captain Gold and his crew face the awesome challenge of trying to stop a starship gone insane!


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110 (aka Soloman) • Carol AbramowitzP8 BlueDomenica CorsiKieran DuffyEmmettBart FaulwellDavid GoldSonya GomezTlaimon KassantJaldark KeniriaGeordi La ForgeElizabeth LenseDavid McAllanJean-Luc PicardFabian StevensSongmin Wong
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111Borg QueenGallowayHughIna MarJensonAnthony MarkMontgomery Scott

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS da VinciUSS Enterprise-D (Galaxy-class) • Omearan Starsearcher 7445 (aka Friend) • USS Lexington


BynausEarthIntarRisaStarbase 92Starbase 505Verutak

Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

Starfleet CommandUnited Federation of Planets

Other referencesEdit

autopsyConjoinedcorpus callosumdermal regeneratorEMHhot chocolateIntari Makestrujiksnmacaroni and cheeseNemarOlisuPeSarimunTaklathiXlatitigu


Background information Edit

Related storiesEdit

Star Trek: Corps of Engineers stories and publications
eBooks The Belly of the BeastFatal ErrorHard CrashInterphase (Part OnePart Two)Cold FusionInvincible (Part OnePart Two)The Riddled PostHere There Be MonstersAmbushSome Assembly RequiredNo SurrenderCaveat EmptorPast LifeOathsFoundationsEnigma ShipWar StoriesWildfireHome FiresAge of UnreasonBalance of NatureBreakdownsAftermathIshtar RisingBuying TimeCollective HindsightThe DemonRing Around the SkyOrphansGrand DesignsFailsafeBitter MedicineSargasso SectorParadise InterruptedWhere Time Stands StillThe Art of the DealSpinCreative CouplingsSmall WorldMalefictorumLost TimeIdentity CrisisFables of the Prime DirectiveSecurityWoundsOut of the CocoonHonorBlackoutThe CleanupProgressThe Future BeginsEchoes of CoventryDistant Early Warning10 is Better Than 01Many SplendorsTurn the PageTroubleshootingThe LightThe Art of the ComebackSigns from HeavenGhostRemembrance of Things Past
Short stories "Field Expediency" • "An Easy Fast"
Omnibuses Have Tech, Will TravelMiracle WorkersSome Assembly RequiredNo SurrenderFoundationsWildfireBreakdownsAftermathGrand DesignsCreative CouplingsWoundsOut of the CocoonWhat's Past


published order
Previous eBook:
Fatal Error
SCE eBooks Next eBook:
Interphase, Part One
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Fatal Error
Memory Beta Chronology Next Adventure:
One Small Step

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