— On the cusp of their epic battle with Shinzon, many of Captain Jean-Luc Picard's long-time crew were heading for new assignments and new challenges. Among the changes were William Riker's promotion to captain and his new command, Riker's marriage to Counselor Deanna Troi, and Dr. Beverly Crusher's new career at Starflee... more »t Medical. But the story of what set them on a path away from the Starship Enterprise™ has never been told.
Following the scandalous Tezwa affair, the Federation president's resignation forces an election, with the future of the United Federation of Planets to be determined by who emerges victorious from a hotly contested vote. But it is the fate of the entire galaxy that may actually be decided on Qo'noS, as the Federation embassy is seized by terrorists whose actions expose intrigue reaching the highest levels of Klingon government -- and it will take all of Ambassador Worf's skills to keep the fragile Federation-Klingon alliance from collapsing. And while this potential intergalactic chaos looms, Commander Riker finds his plans for command and marriage soured by a brutal, high-level inspection of the ship from which the crew may not escape unscathed....
The epic miniseries comes to a shocking conclusion -- one that will leave the Star Trek universe changed forever!
I have yet to read a book by DeCandido that I didn't love. Doesn't matter what series he's writing for or if it's one of his stand alones. This guy writes wonderful engrossing stories. When he writes for a series, he captures every bit of the characters. Just great!