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Strange New Worlds V is the fifth edition of the Strange New Worlds anthology series, published by Pocket Books in 2002.

Publisher's description

Back by popular demand! Our fifth anthology featuring original Star Trek®, Star Trek: The Next Generation®, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine®, and Star Trek: Voyager® stories written by Star Trek fans, for Star Trek fans!
The past Strange New Worlds competitions drew thousands of submissions. This new galaxy of amazing stories proves that our writers keep on expanding the boundaries of their collective imaginations.
Strange New Worlds V features newly released stories spanning the twenty-third and twenty-fourth centuries, from the early days of Captain Kirk and his crew to the later generations of Captains Picard, Sisko, and Janeway. These unforgettable stories explore and examine the past and future of Star Trek from many different perspectives.
This year's contributors include Mary Scott-Wiecek, William Leisner, Alan L. Lickiss, Mark Murata, Steven Scott Ripley, Alan James Garbers, Julie A. Hyzy, Jeff D. Jacques and Michelle A. Bottrall, Kevin Killiany, Tonya D. Price, Penny A. Proctor, Mary Sweeney, Robert J. Mendenhall, Cynthia Deatherage, Craig Gibb, Robert T. Jeschonek, T.G. Theodore, Diana Kornfeld, Catherine E. Pike, Phaedra W. Steele, James and Louisa Swann, John Takis, and Kelle Vozka.
Join Strange New Worlds in its thrilling quest to uncover the most compelling Star Trek fiction this side of the Galactic Barrier!


Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Voyager

Star Trek: Enterprise


published order
Previous book:
Strange New Worlds IV
SNW anthologies Next book:
Strange New Worlds VI
Previous book:
What Lay Beyond
Star Trek anthologies Next book:
The Amazing Stories
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
See individual stories
-- Next Adventure:
See individual stories



  • Despite the inclusion of three Enterprise short stories in this collection, the back cover blurb makes no mention of the series, its era, or its captain.

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