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Introduction (blurb)

Taking its title from the last words spoken by Captain Picard in the series finale, The Sky’s the Limit is a collection of all-new original stories spanning and celebrating the entire twenty-year history of the most popular and successful Trek series of all. Stories by a variety of authors -- some old favorites, some new -- set during the events of the television series give the authentic feel of a newly discovered "missing season" of Star Trek: The Next Generation.


- set before "Encounter at Farpoint"
- set in season one, just after the episode "11001001"
- set in season two
- set in season three
- set in season five, concurrent with the episode "New Ground"
- set in season six, just after the episode "Face of the Enemy"
- set in season seven, concurrent with the episode "Journey's End" in an alternate timeline
- set between "All Good Things..." and Generations
- set between Generations and First Contact
- set between First Contact and Insurrection, after the Deep Space Nine episode "In the Pale Moonlight"
- set between Insurrection and Nemesis
- set between Insurrection and Nemesis
- set during the Nemesis epilogue
- set during the Nemesis epilogue


  • The anthology was originally to have included one more story, "Now You See Her...", by Fred Bronson, however Bronson had to pull out due to other commitments. His story took place between the end of season one and the beginning of season two.
  • In the novel's inner title page, the 5th city listed under Pocket Books is Farpoint, the location of the Enterprise-D's first mission.


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Strange New Worlds 10
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Shards and Shadows
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