Revealed at last, the untold story of Kathryn Janeway!

Publisher's descriptionEdit

From Captain Kirk in the original series, to Captain Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Captain Sisko of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek has been the story of mankind stretched to the ultimate limits of strength, skill, and courage.

Now a new captain has joined the ranks of the Star Trek heroes. Mosaic tells the compelling life story of Captain Kathryn Janeway, commander of the Starship Voyager.

Mosaic finds Captain Janeway fighting a desperate battle on two fronts: while she duels the Kazon warship in the gaseous mists of a murky nebula, an Away Team led by Lt. Tuvok is trapped on the surface of a wilderness planet. Forced to choose between the lives of the Away Team and the safety of her ship, Captain Janeway reviews the most important moments of her life, and the pivotal choices that made her the woman she is today.

From her childhood to her time at Starfleet Academy, from her first love to her first command, she must once again face the challenges and conflicts that have brought her to the point where she must now risk everything to put one more piece in the mosaic that is Kathryn Janeway.



BlancaRuah BrackettBrambleCameronCametChakotayDataDarren DitilloDobryninThe DoctorDutMcGeorge FinneganLettie GarrettHowieHutchinsonEdward JanewayKathryn JanewayPhoebe JanewayJerronMark JohnsonGreta KaleKashutKesHarry KimKlamerKlenmanKoslaLaurelNate LeFevreAnna MearsMiskkAlynna NechayevNeelixNimmetEmma NorthMary O'ConnellCheb PackerOwen ParisTom ParisPetuniaSally RhodesRollinsShalarikSittikTeslinBlake ThomasJustin TigheB'Elanna TorresT'PorTrakisTuvok
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AtheneZefram CochraneMary Joanna DugenEpkowiczHekkarAllie KeagleLewisMagruderMatsumotoLat NadeenArgonne ParisBailey ParisCaroline ParisJames ParisMackenzie ParisPythagorasBess TermanLibby WebberZeus


EarthIndianaMagruder MansionMarsMars ColonyMittern StationOhioOlympus MonsSan FranciscoTau Ceti PrimeTau Ceti systemUrtea IIUtopia Planitia
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AlaskaBoleCuritibaDeep Space Station FourDeep Space Station SevenGeorgiaHelix NebulaKlatus PrimeRisaSector 22309South AmericaVulcan

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Curie (Earth shuttle) • hovercrafthovercycleUSS Icarus (Excelsior-class) • Terra Nova (prototype starship) • USS Voyager (Intrepid-class)
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USS BonestellRMS Titanic

Races and culturesEdit

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States and organizationsEdit

Academy InstituteKazon-VistikThe MeadowsOfficer's ClubQuestor GroupStarfleetStarfleet AcademyStarfleet RangersUnited Federation of Planets
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Indiana UniversityKazon-NistrimKazon-Ogla

Science and technologyEdit

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Ranks and titlesEdit

admiralcadetcaptaincommandercrewmanexchange studentgulJallieutenantMajemathematiciannursemaidphilosopherwarrior

Other referencesEdit

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  • This story takes place about a year and a half after Voyager is originally lost in the Delta Quadrant, placing it towards the end of season 2.



  • The cover art for the original edition of this book was made for a special die-stamped foil cover, while the art can be seen printed normall on audio editions and later printings.
  • In the German language translated edition, cover artwork by Dru Blair that had originally been created for The Escape was used, mirrored.

Related StoriesEdit

  • The Doctor talks about the efforts Torres and Kim were making to allow him to be able to exist outside of sickbay (VOY episode: "Persistence of Vision").
  • Janeway remembers the alliance that nearly formed between the Kazon factions (VOY episode: "Alliances").
  • Kes mentions Tuvok's mindmeld with Lon Suder (VOY episode: "Meld").



published order
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First in Series
Voyager Stories Next novel:
Previous novel:
Novels by:
Jeri Taylor
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chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Starship Down
Pocket Next Adventure:
Cold Fire
Previous Adventure:
Journey of the USS Voyager Next Adventure:
Cold Fire
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2372.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in eleven other timeframes:
Previous Adventure:
Wildfire, Book 2
Chapter 8, Section 2
Chapter 2
Next Adventure:
Wildfire, Book 2
Chapter 8, Section 4
Previous Adventure:
Section 11
Chapter 4
Next Adventure:
Previous Adventure:
Flash Point
Chapter 6
Next Adventure:
Death in Winter
Previous Adventure:
Once Burned
First Encounter
Chapter 8
Next Adventure:
Dark Allies
Twenty Years Earlier
Previous Adventure:
Chapter 2, Section 10 and Chapter 6, Section 1
Chapters 10; 12
Next Adventure:
Final Entry
Previous Adventure:
Final Entry
Chapter 14, Section 1
Next Adventure:
A Ribbon for Rosie
Previous Adventure:
Chapter 14, Section 2
Next Adventure:
Lefler's Logs
9th entry
Previous Adventure:
Deny Thy Father
Part Three
Chapter 16
Next Adventure:
Worf's First Adventure
Previous Adventure:
Stone and Anvil
"Then":Chapters 14-20
Chapter 18
Next Adventure:
Uninvited Admirals
Third Flashback
Previous Adventure:
Lefler's Logs
11th entry
Chapter 20
Next Adventure:
Chapter 5
Previous Adventure:
Chapter 8, Sections 10-11
Chapter 22
Next Adventure:
Chapter 14, Section 12

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