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The Higher Frontier is a TOS novel, written by Christopher L. Bennett. It was published 10 March 2020.

Description[]

Investigating the massacre of a telepathic minority, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise confront a terrifying new threat: faceless, armored hunters whose extradimensional technology makes them seemingly unstoppable. Kirk must team with the powerful telepath Miranda Jones and the enigmatic Medusans to take on these merciless killers in an epic battle that will reveal the true faces of both enemy and ally!

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Characters[]

Daniel AbioyeAgkanMahar AnazaMaya AriasBarbara AttiasRem Azem-OsRalston BeachErin BlakeChristine ChapelPavel ChekovCheremisDevin ClancyShantherin th'ClaneScott CrickNiloufar DarvishAnjani DesaiMarcella DiFalcoJade DinhErenGetranGirsuJim GoetchKeshemai ch'HatharuEmily JacksonMiranda JonesKi'ki're'ti'keJames T. KirkKisakKollosJohn KyleCasey LanceKinoch zh'LentharEdward LoganCody MartinLeonard McCoyTom McNairRavi MehrotraMajurisa zh'MenlichRukash th'MiraphHarry MorrowM'sharnaMosi NizhoniMarko NörenbergJaulas nd'OmeshefReiko OnamiPalurRixilArashiki ch'RushimaSaavikSisyra zh'SakabSakamotoSanzioRahadyan SastrowardoyoDaryl SchnellHannah SchwarzschildMontgomery ScottSpockSpring Rain on Still WaterS'trakhaHikaru SuluLeilani SungkarClark TerrellT'NalaeTong Chi KiangNyota UhuraHrrii'ush Uuvu'itThelin th'ValrassNaomi VegaJoshua VidmarBianca WilderWoreneMeihua WuArsène XiangHaru YamasakiZabishThamizhan sh'Zava
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Tristan AdamsLori CianaElizabeth DehnerWillard DeckerCharles EvansAsahf FerrisIrina GalliulinGarth of IzarAmanda GraysonAdolf HitlerLee KelsoSatakeshi th'KendaMaltuvis (Saurian)Lawrence MarvickGary MitchellHeihachiro NoguraMark PiperCharlie PlaineSarekSelek'heldRota SevrinRhenas SherevKhan Noonien SinghAndrew StilesDemora SuluSurakStewart TsaiUzavehFrancesca VassalloV'GerXon

Starships and vehicles[]

USS Asimov (Malachowski-class) • USS CharasChrysaor (Medusan starship) • USS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • Euryale (Medusan starship) • class J cargo shipUSS Palmares (Soyuz-class) • USS Potemkin (Constitution-class) • USS Reliant (Miranda-class) • shuttlecraftworkbeeYggdrasil
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SS Botany BayUSS BozemanUSS DocanaUSS PioneerUSS SacagaweaUSS Sagittarius

Locations[]

Aenar CompoundAldebaran IIIAltair IVAndoriaCetoDeneb Kaitos IVEarth (AfricaMediterranean SeaSan Francisco) • Earth SpacedockLaikanMedusaMotar (Oresan Colony) • Northern WastesOmega Sagittarii IIRegulus III (Kardia) • Starfleet Sector Headquarters, AndoriaTaurus ReachTerebellum ColonyVulcan (planet)
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Alpha CentauriAntos IVArdan IVDelta IVDelta Vega IDeneb VEiffel TowerGoaHellguardNelghaPlatoniusSauria (Vasakleyro rainforest) • Starbase 24Starbase VanguardTaurus IITyphon Expanse

Races and cultures[]

AenarAndorianArbazanArgelianArkeniteArodiAulacriAurelianBetelgeusianCaitianEdosianEscheriteHuman (esper) • KazariteKinakuMedusanMegariteNaazhRegulanReon-KaRomulanSaurianSpectre (species)SulibanVulcan
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AgniBetazoidDeltanDenebianKelvanKlingonPelosianPlatonianRedheriShedaiThasianTholianTomolWare

States and organizations[]

Andorian GuardDuke UniversityFederation Department of Temporal InvestigationsHeidelberg UniversityMedusan ComplexNarumiya Science InstituteNew HumansRedheri Trade ConsortiumRomulan Star EmpireSpectre LordsStarfleetStarfleet AcademyStarfleet SecurityStarfleet Training CommandSuliban CabalTal ShiarUnited Federation of PlanetsV'tosh ka'tur

Ranks and titles[]

ambassadorastrophysics specialistcaptainchiefchief of securitycommandercrewmandirectordoctorensigngovernorlieutenant commandermedtechoceanographerofficersecond officertechnician

Science and classification[]

aperception quotientastrophysicsblack holeDNAesper ratingextradimensionalextrasensory perceptionfullerenemonthnadionparsecpattern bufferScoville Heat Unitsensor webtelekinesistelepathyxenoethnography

Lifeforms[]

besuincaninecentipedecetaceandogdolphinhaipahorsehumanoidTerebellan giant corvid

Technology and weapons[]

anlac'vencommunicatorEV suitkeyboardplasma cuttersword

Other references[]

arboretumarmoratriumbatonbirthdaybolasbridge simulatorcakechahancoconutcrystaldancedeathdimension stoneelisiaremotionEugenics WarsEvacuation of Ardan IVGreat Bird of the GalaxykironideKobayashi Maru scenariomagicmusicParmesanPhantom ProtocolphilosophypsionStarfleet: The Enterprise ChroniclesSurakian saluteswimming poolVulcan languagewitchcraftWorld War III

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Timeline[]

Published Order
Previous novel:
The Antares Maelstrom
TOS novels Next novel:
Agents of Influence
Previous story:
The Captain's Oath
Stories by:
Christopher L. Bennett
Next story:
Living Memory

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