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You may be looking for the TOS novel The Rift.

What lies beyond the rift?


Log entries

Captain's log, stardate 45482.6
It appears that Captain Okona will have to wait a while longer before being reunited with his vessel.
We have received a distress call from the Federation research station orbiting Beta Maxilla VII. A rather strange distress call. The Enterprise is headed there now at warp nine...



Beta Maxilla Rift dwellersBeta Maxilla Station personnelBeverly CrusherDataJenna D'SoraEspinozaGuinanJonasGeordi La ForgeMiles O'BrienThadiun OkonaJean-Luc PicardWilliam RikerDeanna TroiWorfUSS Enterprise-D personnel (unnamed USS Enterprise-D personnel)

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise-D (Galaxy-class explorer)
Referenced only


Beta MaxillaBeta Maxilla VIIBeta Maxilla RiftBeta Maxilla Station

Races and cultures


States and organizations


Technology and weapons

communicatorimpulse enginepower conduitsensorspace stationtransporterventilation systemviewscreenwarp drive

Ranks and titles

captainchiefcommandercounselordoctorensignlieutenantlieutenant commanderlieutenant junior grade

Other references

bridgecaptain's logcardscommunicationsdistress callimpulse speedlifeformlog entryobservation loungeten-forwardtransporter roomsolitairestardatewarp speedwormhole


stardate 45482.6



  • A later issue's letter column addressed a discrepancy from this issue, the character Jenna D'Sora was mistakenly called "D'Soro" and was shown wearing a yellow suit with a white jacket rather than a Starfleet uniform.
  • On the cover, the space station appears in the configuration of an R1 type station, but a different design is used in the interior of the comic.


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Star Trek: The Next Generation
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