For other uses, see Shadow.

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They are the self-appointed protectors of the Federation. Amoral, shrouded in secrecy, answerable to no one, Section 31 is the mysterious covert operations division of Starfleet, a rogue shadow group committed to safeguarding the Federation at any cost.

Someone or something is trying to kill Seven of Nine. As the crew races against time to save millions of refugees from an imminent stellar cataclysm, the former Borg becomes the target of several seemingly random but potentially lethal "accidents". The investigation reveals a truth more terrifying than anyone ever imagined, as Captain Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the Starship Voyager fight for their lives against the most unexpected enemy of all.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Voyager personnel[edit | edit source]

Alery MateinArisChakotayThe DoctorGilbertKathryn JanewayHarry KimLithadolousRoberta LukeMessinghamNeelixTom ParisRyzenSeven of NineB'Elanna TorresTuvokVorik
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DavisNaomi Wildman

Rhawnians/Rhawns[edit | edit source]

AetaynAndraCyotDetiaEreseGeletIquagtLyspaPagedtPetla • RefletTatiaTemblet
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Other characters[edit | edit source]

Luther Sloan
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DavidGoliathKahlessRichard Wagner

Locations[edit | edit source]

Delta QuadrantRhawn system
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Alpha QuadrantBadlandsDemilitarized ZoneEarthL-5 colonyO'Neil colonyRhawnSto-vo-kor

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

AircarDelta Flyer (Flyer-class) • escape podshuttlecraftTravelerUSS Voyager (Intrepid-class)
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Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

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BorgKtarianRomulanSpecies 8472Srivani

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Section 31StarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Borg CollectiveCardassian UnionMaquisObsidian OrderStarfleet AcademyStarfleet CommandTal Shiar

Science and Technology[edit | edit source]

airlock • artificial intelligenceasteroidatmosphereautopilot • biobedbioneural gel packblood pressurebombBorg alcovebroadbandcombadgecomputercomputer coreconcussioncortical subprocessordeflector shielddizzinessearendorphinenergyenvironmental suitforcefieldfrequencygravitygravity bootheart rateholodeckhologramhydrogenInverse-square lawlife supportlungmagnetmagnetic couplingmattermethanemobile emitternavigational deflectornuclear fission engineoptical data network relaypaddphaserphoton chargeplasmaplutoniumradiationradioregeneration cyclereplicatorsensor ghostsolar flaresteering jetstructural integrity • thrustertractor beamtransportertricordertrilithium resintrilithium resin storage tankturboliftviewscreenwarp corewarp engine

Ranks and Titles[edit | edit source]

agentambassadorcaptainchief engineerchief medical officercomputer specialistcounselorcrewmandirectoremperorengineerensignfirst officerlieutenant commanderlieutenant junior grademorale officernavigatoroperations officerorderlypilotscientistsecurity chieftactical officertechnicianvendor

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ancient technologiesastrometricsaxle greaseBajoran earringbasketballbioneural gel packcandy delescapitalismcargo baycatcoffeeDark Agesdiagnosticdiplomacyfireworksherbholodeck safety protocolhospitalThe IslandJefferies tubeknifelavendermachine oilThe Marriage of FigaromintmochamushroomoperapinePrime DirectivePurple People EatersrationshuttlebaySky SingersStarfleet General Orders and Regulationssteak and mushroomssugar leavestentthermostomato juicetomato saucetriviktrouserstuberosetunicwaistcoatwaterwinter

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Background information[edit | edit source]

  • The events of this novel take place before "Equinox".
  • Roberta Luke was the Lieutenant killed by the Srivani in "Scientific Method".

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Connections[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous novel:
Shadow of Heaven
Voyager Stories Next novel:
No Man's Land
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
I, Q
Pocket Next Adventure:
Barclay Program Nine
Previous Adventure:
Journey of the USS Voyager Next Adventure:

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