By Andy Mangels, Michael A. Martin

The start OF a brand new big name TREK ® ODYSSEY

After virtually a decade of strife opposed to foes reminiscent of the Borg, the Cardassians, the Klingons, and the kingdom, the United Federation of Planets is on the sunrise of a brand new period. Starfleet is renewing its undertaking of peaceable exploration, international relations, and the growth of information. one of the starships spearheading that activity is the U.S.S. Titan, commanded via Captain William T. Riker and manned via the main biologically various and culturally various team in Starfleet history.

But their challenge doesn't commence in line with plan.

In the wake of celebrity Trek ® Nemesis, Praetor Shinzon, slayer of the Romulan Senate, is lifeless. the facility vacuum created by way of his death has placed the Romulan big name Empire, longtime adversary of the Federation, on the verge of collapse of civil struggle. Competing factions now vie for keep an eye on in their fragmenting civilization, and if the empire should still fall, that complete zone of the galaxy might destabilize.

To fix order to the area, Titan 's long-anticipated project of exploration is behind schedule as Starfleet assigns Riker to establish power-sharing talks one of the Romulan factions. yet at the same time the 1st tentative steps are taken towards construction a brand new Romulus, the remnants of the Tal Shiar, the feared Romulan intelligence carrier, are regrouping backstage for an influence play in their personal. with out different support to be had, Riker and the Titan workforce turn into the final wish to avoid the quadrant from falling into chaos. (less)

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When the filaments were thick enough, they sculpted a simulation of the amazons' garment, grasping and shaping Rathere's growing breasts with a tailor's attention to detail, employing the AI's encyclopedic knowledge of her anatomy. Rathere grasped what was happening instantly, almost as if she had expected it. As women from various regiments passed, the minder pointed out the differences in the yaw and pitch of their aureoles, which varied by rank and unit, and explained the possibilities. Rathere winced a little at some of the adjustments, but never complained.

The visible portion was a kind of eye-stalk, cutting the surface like the dorsal fin of a dolphin breaking into the air. Isaah was here to steal their stories. He was a scoop. " Rathere asked. "That's for your father to decide," the AI answered. " This sort of mildly recursive loop had once frustrated the AI's conversational packages. Rathere's speech patterns were those of a child younger than her years, the result of traveling among obscure, Outward worlds with only her taciturn father and the AI for company.

Completing the six orders of magnitude between meter and micrometer. Next to the final detail box a cross-section of human hair floated for scale, as bloated and gnarled as some blackly diseased tree. " she whispered. A slight intake of breath, a softening of her eyes' focus, a measurable quantity of adrenalin in her bloodstream were all noted. Indicators of her simple awe: that a distance could be so small, a creature so slow. "About half that, actually," said the voice in her head. " She eyed the stone creature again, a look of triumph on her face.

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