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Summary[edit | edit source]

Right after his death, Kirk meets a being named Kariel, who was there to guide him to his new plane of existence. But he is first given the option of changing something that happened in his life before he moves on. So he decides to save the life of someone that he loved greatly, deep in the past.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

KarielEdith KeelerJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyJean-Luc PicardMontgomery ScottSpock
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Pavel ChekovGod

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OK Corral

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States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Federation Starfleet

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bourboncoffeeGreat DepressionGuardian of ForeverhorseperfumePrime DirectiveroseWorld War II

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published order
Previous story:
Strange New Worlds 9
Next story:
Rocket Man
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Pocket Next Adventure:
Rocket Man
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2371.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in two other timeframes:
Previous Adventure:
Sections 2-7
Next Adventure:
Disappearance on 21st Street
Previous Adventure:
Sections 8-9
Next Adventure:
Marking Time

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