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AnthwaraBlue Water BoyChakotayKamaranKolopakLakkamAnne O'HaraSekayaDemora SuluT'Piran
Referenced only
Hikaru Sulu

Starships and vehicles

USS Mandela


Chakotay's homeworld
Referenced only
Central America

Races and cultures

Human (HopiNavajoSioux) • Vulcan
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CardassianSky Spirit

States and organizations


Other references



Related stories

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
Previous story:
Iron and Sacrifice
Tales from the Captain's Table short stories Next story:
An Easy Fast
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Coffee with a Friend
Pocket Next Adventure:
Old Wounds
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2378.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in two other timeframes:
Previous Adventure:
The Art of the Impossible
Chapters 27-29
Sections 1-10
Next Adventure:
Chapter 2, Sections 1-3
Previous Adventure:
Chapter 2, Sections 1-3
Section 11
Next Adventure:
Chapter 4