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Dukat returns from the Fire Caves. The crews of Deep Space 9 and the Enterprise-E face the end of the universe.


Kasidy Yates and her son Jonathan have been kidnapped by the Cult of the Pah-wraiths and taken to a planet in the Badlands. Kira Nerys, now a captain in Starfleet, has brought the USS Defiant to the planet, where she, Julian Bashir and Odo, who has returned from the Dominion to help, attempt a rescue.

In America in the 1950s, Benny Russell has decided to write his final Star Trek story.

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Julian BashirEzri DaxSkrain DukatElim GarakLester JohnsonKira NerysGeordi La ForgeNia ManningMcCrayNogMiles O'BrienOdoJean-Luc PicardRichardsBenny RussellBenjamin SiskoJonathan SiskoWorfJames WykoffKasidy Yates
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Jadzia DaxWillie HawkinsCassie JohnsonQuarkRoy RitterhouseNyota Uhura


BadlandsDeep Space 9New York City

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Defiant (Defiant-class) • USS Enterprise-E (Sovereign-class)
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USS Voyager

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States and organizationsEdit

Cult of the Pah-wraithsDominionStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Federation Department of Temporal Investigations

Other referencesEdit

ablative armorchronitonDominion WarEmissary of the ProphetsIncredible Tales of Scientific WonderOrb of Vengeanceorbital weapon platformPrometheustranspectral sensor arraytrilithium


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The Last Refuge
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