Thanks to Deborah Schneider, Dave Stern and Kevin Ryan for their continuing support of the project, Nick Meyer for introducing me to the world of STAR TREK, and Barbara, Brook and Dylan for their patience.
"There is a saying in the Book of Muharbar," Maldari said to the Steersmand behind him.
"Maybe we could even take a little trip together somewhere," she suggested, looking directly up at the last remaining stars just before the sun washed them all out of the sky.
Captain Sulu of the U.S.S. Excelsior and his crew are kidnapped. When Federation-conducted negotiations come to a standstill, Captain James Kirk and the former officers of the U.S.S. Enterprise™ reunite to rescue their old comrade. The officers learn carrying out their mission could prove difficult when they encounter the kidnappers -- a greedy little-known race called the Thraxians, who believe their way is the only way. Now the Thraxians are demanding super-powerful weapons in exchange for the hostages. With no other alternatives, Kirk is forced to consider giving in to the Thraxians to save the Excelsior crew -- a decision that could save a few, but endanger the lives of an entire star system...