An attack on a small planet triggers a deadly interstellar war!The Trellisane Confrontation is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel by David Dvorkin. It was published in March 1984, the 14th book in Pocket Books' series of numbered Star Trek novels.


Spacecraft trellisane

A spacecraft.

The Enterprise has rushed to war-torn Trellisane! Kirk is on the bridge of a Klingon warship, McCoy is dining with cannibals, and the ship is surrounded by Romulans.
In the Neutral Zone, power is up for grabs. Now only the ingenuity and raw courage of the Enterprise crew can avert catastrophe!


Spock trellisane


Hand weapon abode

Hand weapon.

Chapel trellisane




Jtk abodeoflife


Log entriesEdit

See also captain's log, USS Enterprise (NCC-1701), 2269
Captain's log, stardate 7521.6 
Standard orbit has been established around the outpost colony on Trefolg. Due to the sensitive nature of this mission, I had planned to beam up the prisoners and return them directly to Star Fleet Headquarters. However, the governor of the colony, Lerak Kepac, has issued a formal invitation to me to pay a courtesy call. This is a request I have of course agreed to honor.
Captain's log, stardate 7526.4 
The Enterprise is in orbit of Trellisane. I have spoken to Veedron, a member of one of Trellisane's many gemots, or ruling councils. Veedron's is the voice in the message recorded on Trefolg. He has promised to explain to me how their system of government works, but his more immediate concern is the threat to Trellisane. I am scheduled to beam down and speak to him about it shortly.
Captain's log, stardate 7532.8 
The Enterprise will be leaving Trellisane orbit for Starbase 28 in a matter of moments. Upon arrival, I will deliver our surviving prisoners. I will also dump to the starbase diplomatic computer the full details of the accord I have signed with the Romulans and Klingons.



BillChristine ChapelPavel ChekovGodorGoroJohnsonKagedKaroxLerak KepacKinitzJames T. KirkMatabeleLeonard McCoyHander MorlPellisonMontgomery ScottSpenreedSpockTalNyota UhuraVeedron
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GeldopKorIsaac NewtonPongolJ. Potgieter

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class)


Planetary locationsEdit


Stations and outpostsEdit

Starbase 28

Stars and star systemsEdit

Trellisane-Sealon system

Planets and planetoidsEdit


Stellar regionsEdit

Federation Treaty Exploration TerritoryOrganian Treaty ZoneOrion ArmPerseus ArmRomulan Neutral Zone

Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

BuildersBuilding ErectorsFood ProvendersKlingon EmpireMan HealersOrbit Traffic ControllersProtocol BindersRomulan Star EmpireStarfleetStarfleet CommandStarfleet HeadquartersStarfleet MedicalStarfleet SecurityTripartite CommissionUnited Expansion PartyUnited Federation of Planets

Technology and weaponsEdit

aircraftcommunicatorcomputerimpulse driveintercomlog recorderphaserphoton torpedoradarsensorsubspace tranceievertractor beamtransporterwarp drive

Ranks and titlesEdit

captainchief engineerchief medical officercommandantcommandercommunications officercrewmandoctorfirst officerfleet leadergovernorhelmsmannavigatornursepilotrear admiralsecurity guard

Other referencesEdit

ambulancebeachheadbiologybrandybridgecargo baycity statecolonycondition reddecommissiondetention celldistress calldress uniformgemotgroup-creaturehospitalkidneylanding partymetabolic boosterMiddle AgesorbitOrganian Peace Treatyoutpostphaser burnphilosophyPrime Directivered alertScotch whiskyscoutstarsubspace messagetransporter roomUEPuniformVulcan mind meldwateryegemot





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