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"The Killax Vendetta" was the second of four licensed short stories published by FASA in Stardate Magazine. Written by Christopher Allen in vol.1 #2, this story featured the deadliest living Klingon, Killax the Executioner.

Summary[]

In a bar on Klingon-occupied Arnos IV, rebel Coll agrees to purchase weapons from Klingon Captain Konav in exchange for a quarter of the subArnite's dilithium mining output. The weapons will be used to support a rebellion on the planet and divert dilithium from the Klingon Imperial Fleet. Konav proposes a toast with Romulan ale, but Coll refuses to drink with the Klingon, feeling that the deal was necessary but unfair.

Suddenly a massive presence enters the bar, a towering Klingon that dwarfs Konav. It is Killax, a renowned member of the Klingon Emperor's personal guard, and guarding the exit outside is a fanged Hallan nightrazor. Konav uses his communicator to call for backup from his ship as he watches Killax confront Coll and snap the rebel's spine.

Killax then turns to the traitor Konav, but Konav warns him back with a disruptor, well aware of Killax's legendary unwillingness to use energy weapons. In a swift motion, Killax throws a kligat at Konav's arm, then kills him with a knife.

Now three shock troopers in heavy gear aim disruptors at Killax and warn him back. Killax falls to one knee and in a swift movement disintegrates the men with a personal disruptor cannon hidden on his wrist. Mission accomplished, he whistles twice to the nightrazor and they disappear together into the fog.

References[]

Characters[]

CollKillaxKonav

Starships and vehicles[]

IKS Dominator

Locations[]

Arnos IV
Referenced only 
Klingon homeworld

Races and cultures[]

ArniteKlingonsubArnite
Referenced only 
Capellan

States and organizations[]

FederationKlingon EmpireKlingon Imperial Fleet

Science and classification[]

agonizerbladecannoncommunicatordisruptorguardkligatwarp driveweapon

Ranks and titles[]

barkeepcaptainEmperor of the Klingon Empireexecutionerminerrebeltraitor

Other references[]

armorbarbeambloodcantinacatDark Fatesdilithium crystaldogexecutionfogglassHallan nightrazorhunterlegendsmetalmeterminingneonrebellionRomulan ale

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Published Order
Previous story:
Force of Law
FASA short stories Next story:
Planetfall
Short stories and roleplay modules published in magazines and dev blogs
TV21 Weekly TOS stories "Gateway to the Future"
Stardate Magazine TOS stories "Force of Law" • "The Killax Vendetta" • "Planetfall" • "Coronation Presumptuous"
TOS modules "The Serpent Factor" • "Deneva Deception" • "Safari in Violet" • "Continuing the Line" • "Operation Shadowfall" • "The Barrier of Essai" • "Orion Rising" • "The Hottest Blood of All" • "Operation Kingmaker" • "Operation Starling"
StarDrive TOS modules "Another Piece of the Action"
Star Trek Magazine STO stories "Unexpected Honor" • "Shakedown" • "The Gale, Part I" • "The Gale, Part II" • "Mirror Image, Part I" • "Mirror Image, Part II" • "Chief, Part I" • "Chief, Part II" • "Of Chaos and Kal-toh, Part I" • "Of Chaos and Kal-toh, Part II" • "Dove" • "There's No Place Like..." • "Locks Without Keys, Part I" • "Locks Without Keys, Part II" • "Hope Remains" • "After the Storm" • "Recruitment Drive" • "Time of the Scotsman" • "An Honorable Frontier"
Star Trek: Explorer stories "All That Most Maddens and Torments" • "Q and False"
Dev blogs STO stories "Steel and Karma" • "Aftershocks" • "Utopia Planetia: The Mystery of Yard 39" • "First Impressions" • "Triple Cross" • "Calm Amidst the Storm"
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