Summary[edit | edit source]

In this novella, Picard comes face-to-face with the Nexus one last time. As the Federation worries about the temporal portal that is about to enter Kinshaya space, Picard comes full circle. Through his experience, he will not only understand Soran better, but himself as well.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Thom BryantT'Ryssa ChenBeverly CrusherRavel DyganDina ElfikiJoanna FaurHalnKolbGeordi La ForgeEen NorgaddJean-Luc PicardRene Jacques Robert Francois PicardRhonuSallosAneta ŠmrhováTolian SoranTaro TrinellTanna VetroWorf
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Jasminder ChoudhuryZefram CochraneJack CrusherWesley CrusherDataDelkaCharles DickensGuinanJohn HarrimanJames T. KirkAntoinette MimouniMortodRene PicardRobert PicardWilliam T. RikerLaya SoranTaurikDeanna TroiTroppTasha Yar

Locations[edit | edit source]

DenevaNexus
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AndorEarthElysiumKodian PeaksPacificaStyris IVVeridian III

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Cam (Danube-class) • USS Enterprise-E (Sovereign-class) • Iconoclast-series (Kinshaya liberator) • USS Newton (Nebula-class)
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Borg tactical cubeUSS Enterprise-BUSS Enterprise-DPhoenixSteamrunner-class

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

ArkarianBajoranBenziteBetazoidBoslicCaldonianCardassianCygnianDeltanEl-AurianHumanKinshayaKlingonKreelOrionStyrisianVulcan
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Borg

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Daystrom InstituteDepartment of Temporal InvestigationsDevotionalist movementEpiscopate of the Holy Order of the KinshayaFederation Science CouncilHoly Order of the KinshayaOrion SyndicateStarfleetStarfleet CommandTyphon PactUnited Federation of PlanetsUniversity of Vega

Science and technology[edit | edit source]

Anchilles feveranesthezineastrophysicsbio-scanblack holecircuitrycloaking devicecomputerdeck platedeflector dishdeflector shieldDNAemitter overloadEPS conduitfeedback spikeG class starholo-emitterinertial dampenerthe Machinemechanismmeson pistolmetermicrosecondn-dimensional spacenacellenerveplantproberelay modulesecondsensor palletspacedockstarbasesubspace transmitterthrustertimetractor beamtransmittertransportertricorderturbolifttype-1 phaserverteronviewscreenwarp corewarp pontoon

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

bishopcaptaincommanderensignfirst officerlieutenantmedical officersecurity chiefsecurity officerspytactical officer

Other references[edit | edit source]

25th centuryalpha shiftAltair waterarboretumbaldricBattle of Sector 001bootBorg Invasion of 2381bridgebrigcabinChristmasChristmas treeclothingcorridorglassgriffinhistoryHoly Rings of BetazedhumanoidKaferian peonyKataanian memory tracemarriageMissionary Remoteobservation loungeplanterpocketpokerprefix codeprimary hullProject Nexusquartersred alertsabotagesaucer sectionsecondary hullshuttlebaysickbaysoulspiritteatigertransporter roomtritaniumtunicwarwaterweaponwedding

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Related media[edit | edit source]

Star Trek: The Next Generation novels set after Star Trek Nemesis
Death in WinterResistanceQ & ABefore DishonorGreater Than the SumLosing the PeaceIndistinguishable from MagicCold Equations (The Persistence of MemorySilent WeaponsThe Body Electric) • The Stuff of DreamsThe Light FantasticTakedownArmageddon's ArrowHeadlong FlightHearts and MindsAvailable LightCollateral Damage

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