Description[edit | edit source]

Tracking a shuttle's distress signal to the nearly deserted Arbuk system, the USS Voyager crew encounters an unusual weapon a thousand times more powerful than the starship. Inside the shuttle, the crew discovers an unconscious alien and no more information about the device. Soon Captain Janeway and her crew are attacked by a group of mysterious warships with an interest in the weapon's power. With warp power off line, the crew of the Starship Voyager must find a way to save themselves from a group of aliens desperate to control the superweapon.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

BasattJoseph CareyChakotayPeter DawsonThe DoctorMarta DvorakPaul FairmanPablo IglesiasKathryn JanewayKesHarry KimNeelixRichard N'garaPietr OgdanovichDmitri OnasisTom ParisSezauSozoasB'Elanna TorresTuvokLi Wong
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EnglehardtDorian Schweitzer

Locations[edit | edit source]

ArbukDelta QuadrantSperia
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Alpha QuadrantEarthFeldersk IVHelorius VIIMernical IIINew RussiaOrdinia IX

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

A-Zha-GorA-Zir-ToinA-Zna-TasUSS Voyager (Intrepid-class)

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

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States and organizations[edit | edit source]

MaquisStarfleet AcademyUnited Federation of Planets

Science and technology[edit | edit source]

alienbinary starbiobedcommunicatorcomputerelectrolyteexternal power supplyfire extinguisherholonovelhourhydroponicsmetathoraxminutequasarred giantreplicatorTetramyzoltetsorum Dthermal mittenstimeviewscreenwarp acceleratorwhite dwarf

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

captainchefcrewmandoctorensignfirst officermercenarymiddleman

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Artelian sweetbreadBlaxan puddingbureaucracyClass Mcoffeedabinrootdistress callDrayonian red saucedurasteelengineeringFederation-Cardassian Treaty of 2370foodgalleyhagglingHamletjuicemaga-berrymarblemoneyMorse codepagapaga stewpagaloafpaperworkpeace treatyPegrina Mating Chantphuplanetpoliticspotquadrantsciencespindle-kittenVerosan goulashwarweekWuthering HeightsXantaxan mushroomyearYerma sauce

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Related stories[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

  • On page 73, Captain Janeway incorrectly refers to Lieutenant Tuvok as her first officer.

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Connections[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous novel:
Voyager numbered novels Next novel:
The Murdered Sun
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Life Support
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Orb of Opportunity
Previous Adventure:
Journey of the USS Voyager Next Adventure:

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