Annotations for Articles of the Federation

Annotations for Star Trek: Articles of the Federation
by Keith R.A. DeCandido

What follows are explanations of references in the Star Trek novel Articles of the Federation. Be warned that this page includes a huge number of SPOILERS for, not just this book, but many many many Trek episodes, movies, novels, comic books, short stories, and eBooks.

If you have any questions, find any errors, or think something is missing, don't hesitate to e-mail me.

Initial citations are provided as follows:

Television episodes are listed in "quotation marks," followed by an abbreviation of the TV show in question:
TOS=the live-action Star Trek (1966-1969)
TAS=the animated Star Trek (1973-1975)
TNG=Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994)
DS9=Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993-1999)
VOY=Star Trek: Voyager (1995-2001)
ENT=Star Trek: Enterprise (2001-2005)
Movie titles are listed in italics.
Novel and eBook titles are listed in italics, followed by the author of the novel or eBook, with a prefix indicating series:
ST=Star Trek (general)
TOS=Star Trek (the original series)
TNG=The Next Generation
DS9=Deep Space Nine
VOY=Voyager
ENT=Enterprise
NF=New Frontier
SCE=S.C.E. (Starfleet Corps of Engineers)
SGZ=Stargazer
GKN=I.K.S. Gorkon
TTN=Titan
Short story titles are listed in "quotation marks," followed by the author of the story, followed by the book or magazine that the story appeared in in (parentheses and italicized).
Comic book titles are listed in italics, followed by the writer of the comic book (distinguished by getting a "written by" credit instead of a "by" credit).
Subsequent citations of the same work will be limited to the title, without byline or series indicators.

On with the annotations...

January 2380
Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6

March 2380
Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12

May 2380
Chapter 13 | Chapter 14 | Chapter 15 | Chapter 16 | Chapter 17

August 2380
Chapter 18 | Chapter 19 | Chapter 20 | Chapter 21

October 2380
Chapter 22 | Chapter 23 | Chapter 24

December 2380
Chapter 25 | Chapter 26 | Chapter 27 | Chapter 28




January 2380

Chapter 1:

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The Federation News Service was established in "Call to Arms" (DS9).

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Paris as the seat of the Federation government was established in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. The Palais de la Concorde was established in TNG: A Time to Kill by David Mack.

Bre'el IV and its inhabitants were first seen in "Déjà Q" (TNG).

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Kriosians were first established in "The Perfect Mate" (TNG). (Not to be confused with the Klingon colony world of Krios from "The Mind's Eye" [TNG], which would appear to be a different world.)

Trill were first established in "The Host" (TNG). When the species' makeup pattern was redesigned for DS9, the style of spots encircling their faces, also used for the Kriosians in "The Perfect Mate," was adopted.

Betazoids were first established in "Encounter at Farpoint" (TNG), in the person of Counselor Deanna Troi.

Andorians were first established in "Journey to Babel" (TOS), in the person of Ambassador Shras. The Andorian gender chan is one of four Andorian sexes, as established in various post-finale DS9 novels, spelled out in Andor: Paradigm by Heather Jarman (Worlds of DS9 Volume 1). The others are zhen, thaan, and shen.

Bolians first appeared in "Conspiracy" (TNG), in the person of Captain Rixx. They have blue skin, as Andorians do.

Efrosians first appeared in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, in the person of the U.S.S. Saratoga's helm officer. The name was never given onscreen; the species was named for Star Trek IV's unit production manager Mel Efros.

Nanietta Bacco first appeared in TNG: A Time for War, a Time for Peace by Keith R.A. DeCandido as the governor of Cestus III. She ran for president against Ktarian Special Emissary Fel Pagro in that book and won.

President Min Zife first appeared in A Time to Kill, and also appeared in ST: Vulcan's Soul Book 1: Exodus by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz, "Eleven Hours Out" by Dave Galanter (ST: Tales of the Dominion War), and Trill: Unjoined by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin (Worlds of DS9 Volume 2). He resigned in TNG: A Time to Heal by David Mack.

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President Jaresh-Inyo first appeared in "Homefront" (DS9).

Sovan first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

Admiral Taela Shanthi first appeared in "Redemption Part 1" (TNG). She also appeared in DS9: Hollow Men by Una McCormack.

The Romulans first appeared in "Balance of Terror" (TOS).

The events in the Romulan Star Empire described on this page occurred in Star Trek Nemesis and TTN: Taking Wing by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels.

William T. Riker first appeared as a commander in "Encounter at Farpoint." He served as first officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D and -E. He was offered command of the U.S.S. Titan in TNG: A Time to Hate by Robert Greenberger, and accepted shortly after A Time to Heal, formally taking command at the end of Nemesis.

Shinzon first appeared in Nemesis. A clone of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, he was raised in the Reman mines, and later became a decorated soldier in the Dominion War, during which he laid the foundations for his coup, as seen in "Twilight's Wrath" by David Mack (Tales of the Dominion War).

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The Remans first appeared in Nemesis. Their full origin as an offshoot of the Romulans is detailed in ST: Vulcan's Soul Book 3: Epiphany by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz.

Ambassador Spock first appeared in "The Cage" (TOS). After serving as first officer and later captain of the Enterprise, he died and was resurrected by the Genesis Device in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and then became first officer of the Enterprise-A despite his rank in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and Star Trek VI. He became captain of the Intrepid after the Enterprise was decommissioned in TOS: Vulcan's Forge by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz, then entered the Diplomatic Corps, and served as a Federation ambassador-at-large for many decades, before undertaking a personal long-term mission underground on Romulus in "Unification Parts 1-2" (TNG). He was aiding the Remans in Taking Wing, and came to Earth to plead the case for Riker's plan shortly after that novel.

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Ambassador T'Kala first appeared as Romulan ambassador to the Federation in A Time to Heal. She also appeared in Exodus.

Benzar was first referenced in "Coming of Age" (TNG), in the person of Mordock, a Benzite.

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Triex was first referenced in "One of Our Planets is Missing" (TAS), in the form of Arex, who was formally identified as a Triexian in NF: Gateways Book 6: Cold Wars by Peter David. (Some believe Arex to be an Edoan, a discrepancy addressed in "The Road to Edos" by Kevin Dilmore [NF: No Limits].)

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Cestus III was first established in "Arena" (TOS). That it remained a thriving human colony in the 24th century was established in "Family Business" (DS9). Bacco was established as its governor of a decade's standing in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

The collapse of the Trill government occurred in Trill: Unjoined.

The gateways crisis occurred in TNG: Gateways Book 3: Doors Into Chaos by Robert Greenberger, DS9: Gateways Book 4: Demons of Air and Darkness by Keith R.A. DeCandido, VOY: Gateways Book 5: No Man's Land by Christie Golden, Cold Wars, and "Horn and Ivory" by Keith R.A. DeCandido, "Into the Queue" by Christie Golden, "Death After Life" by Peter David, and "The Other Side" by Robert Greenberger (all ST: Gateways Book 7: What Lay Beyond).

The Genesis wave crisis occurred in TNG: The Genesis Wave Books 1-3 by John Vornholt and TNG: Genesis Force by John Vornholt.

The Selelvians first appeared in TNG: Strike Zone by Peter David. They were established as manipulating the rest of the Federation telepathically to suit their needs in NF: Stone and Anvil by Peter David. Shortly after that, they allied with the Tholians (and also Orions) in battle against the Federation, a war that ended by NF: After the Fall by Peter David.

The Tholians first appeared in "The Tholian Web" (TOS).

The problems with the Ontalians occurred in TNG: A Time to be Born by John Vornholt and TNG: A Time to Die by John Vornholt. The Ontalians were prepared to leave the Federation over an incident in their space involving a so-called "demon ship," though in the end they remained.

The crisis on Tezwa occurred in A Time to Kill and A Time to Heal.

That Cestus III took in refugees from the Cardassian Demilitarized Zone was established in A Time for War, a Time for Peace. The Gorn attack on Cestus III during the Dominion War occurred in TNG: The Gorn Crisis written by Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta.

In addition to Bacco and Pagro, Admiral William Ross was declared a candidate for election by the Federation Council in A Time for War, a Time for Peace, but he declined to run.

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Deltans first appeared in Star Trek: The Motion Picture, in the person of Lieutenant Ilia.

The Carreon first appeared in Doors Into Chaos, which also established the enmity between them and the Deltans.

Chapter 2:

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The president's office used by Bacco was first seen in Star Trek VI.

Atrea was first referenced in "Inheritance" (TNG).

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Esperanza Piñiero, Ashanté Phiri, and Fred MacDougan all first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace as part of Bacco's campaign staff.

Rigelians were first referenced in "Journey to Babel" (TOS).

Ross first appeared in "A Time to Stand" (DS9).

Z4 Blue first appeared as a forest quadrant governor in SCE: Balance of Nature by Heather Jarman.

Nasats were first seen in "Jihad" (TAS), in the person of M3 Green. The species was given a name in SCE: The Belly of the Beast by Dean Wesley Smith.

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Zakdorns were first seen in "Peak Performance" (TNG), in the person of Sirna Kolrami.

Kant Jorel first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

Tiburonians were first seen in "The Way to Eden" (TOS), in the person of Dr. Sevrin.

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The real reasons why Zife, as well as his chief of staff and one of his cabinet members, resigned, and that it was at the insistence of Starfleet Command in the person of Ross, were revealed in A Time to Heal.

The U.S.S. Io is one of the new Luna-class ships, same as the Titan, as established in Taking Wing.

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The Ontalians and Trill both almost left the Federation in A Time to Die and Trill: Unjoined, respectively. The Selelvians did leave the Federation shortly after Stone and Anvil.

The Sugihara was first referenced in SCE: Fatal Error by Keith R.A. DeCandido. The ship was named for Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania who issued visas that helped more than two thousand Lithuanian Jews to freedom during World War II.

Starbase 10's location near the Romulan border was established in "The Deadly Years" (TOS).

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The Hood was first seen in "Encounter at Farpoint." Captain Robert DeSoto was first referenced in that episode, but not seen until "Tin Man" (TNG).

The Borg were established in "Q Who" (TNG). Borg remains of the type Ross describes were seen in the Alpha Quadrant in "I, Borg" (TNG), in the Delta Quadrant in "Blood Fever" (VOY), and in the Gamma Quadrant in DS9: Mission: Gamma Book 4: Lesser Evil by Robert Simpson.

The Borg attacked Earth in "The Best of Both Worlds Part 2" (TNG) and in Star Trek: First Contact.

Janus VI and the Horta first appeared in "The Devil in the Dark" (TOS). The Horta are a silicon-based lifeform that are capable of eating through solid rock, hence Xeldara's chair-eating comment.

Antede III was first referenced in "Manhunt" (TNG).

"The parasite mess" refers to the events of Lesser Evil, DS9: Unity by S.D. Perry, and Trill: Unjoined.

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Bacco and Piñiero learned of the real reasons for Zife's resignation in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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The Elaysians first appeared in "Melora" (DS9), in the person of Ensign Melora Pazlar. The planet Gemworld was established in TNG: Gemworld Book 1 by John Vornholt.

Though never stated onscreen, Jaresh-Inyo was a Grazerite, so that planet and species first appeared in "Homefront."

Pandril and Pandrilites, as well as Gnala and the Gnalish, first appeared in TNG: Reunion by Michael Jan Friedman, in the persons of Vigo and Dr. Phigus Simenon.

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The Place de Cochrane is named after Zefram Cochrane, established in "Metamorphosis" (TOS) as the inventor of warp drive.

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Retired Admiral Jas Abrik first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace as Special Emissary Pagro's campaign manager.

Pangea was established in A Time for War, a Time for Peace, in the person of a reporter from that world named Maria.

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Betazed fell to the Dominion in "In the Pale Moonlight" (DS9) and "The Ceremony of Innocence is Drowned" by Keith R.A. DeCandido (Tales of the Dominion War).

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Abrik accepted the job of security advisor in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

The Miridian system was established as being in Romulan space in "Future Imperfect" (TNG).

That Romulan ships used to have ion drives is speculation on the part of the author, based on what was seen in "Balance of Terror." That they now use singularity drives was established in "Timescape" (TNG).

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Alexander Rozhenko first appeared in "Reunion" (TNG). He was appointed Federation Ambassador the Klingon Empire following the resignation of his father, Worf, son of Mogh, in A Time for War, a Time for Peace. Rozhenko served in the Klingon Defense Force during the Dominion War, as established in "Sons and Daughters" (DS9), and continued to do so after the war, as established in DS9: The Left Hand of Destiny Books 1-2 by J.G. Hertzler & Jeffrey Lang, Genesis Force, and A Time to Kill.

The Cardassian Union was established in "The Wounded" (TNG). They allied with the Dominion in "In Purgatory's Shadow" (DS9); Cardassia Prime was devastated in the ending days of the war in "What You Leave Behind" (DS9), right before the Dominion withdrew back to the Gamma Quadrant. Federation relief efforts on Cardassia have been ongoing since DS9: Avatar Book 1 by S.D. Perry.

The Tzenkethi were established in "The Adversary" (DS9). We'll be learning more about them in a future Star Trek: The Lost Era novel.

Chapter 3:

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Baseball stopped being played professionally on Earth in the late 21st century, as established in "The Neutral Zone" (TNG). It was revived on Cestus III, as established in "Family Business." Bacco's predilection for the sport was established in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

Babe Ruth is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player who ever lived, in part because he was an elite pitcher and a great hitter; he revolutionized the game of baseball with his power-hitting ways in 1920. He played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Boston Braves from 1914-1935.

Satchel Paige was one of the best and most popular pitchers in the Negro Leagues from 1924-1947. That last year was when blacks were finally allowed to play in the Major Leagues in the person of Jackie Robinson. In 1948, when he was over forty, he pitched for the Cleveland Indians, and stayed in the majors until 1953, though he appeared in one final game in 1965 for the Kansas City A's, pitching three innings when he was almost sixty.

Willie Mays is usually right up there on the list of greatest baseball players of all time as well. He's best known for a catch he made during the 1954 World Series and for being one of the few people to hit more than 600 home runs. He played for the New York/San Francisco Giants and New York Mets from 1951-1973.

Barry Bonds, the godson of Mays and the son of Bobby Bonds, has spent the early part of the 21st century demolishing many hitting records, including home runs in a season, slugging percentage, and on-base percentage, three of the most important offensive categories. He has been playing from 1986 to the present, for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.

José Ramirez is a 21st-century baseball player created by the author for this book.

Buck Bokai was a player for the London Kings, as established in "The Big Goodbye" (TNG), which also established his breaking of Joe DiMaggio's fifty-six-game hitting streak, a record long considered unbreakable. Bokai hit the home run that won the last World Series, as established in "If Wishes Were Horses" (DS9).

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Ozla Graniv first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

The Breen attack on Earth occurred in "The Changing Face of Evil" (DS9) and "Eleven Hours Out."

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The runabout explosion that killed Vara Tal occurred in A Time to Heal.

Edmund Atkinson first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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Regia Maldonado, Annalisa Armitage, and Zhres all first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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Maria Olifante first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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T'Nira first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

Chapter 4:

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Andor's population crisis was first hinted at in Avatar Book 1, as well as Demons of Air and Darkness, and was spelled out in DS9: Mission: Gamma Book 2: This Gray Spirit by Heather Jarman and Andor: Paradigm.

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The Golden Gate Bridge was badly damaged during the Breen attack in "The Changing Face of Evil."

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The planet Pacifica was first established in "Conspiracy."

That high warp speeds were damaging the fabric of space, and the short-term fallout from it, was established in "Force of Nature" (TNG).

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The planet Kharzh'ulla was established in SCE: Ring Around the Sky by Allyn Gibson.

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The Damiani were established in TNG: Perchance to Dream written by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

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Montgomery Scott first appeared in "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (TOS). He served as the chief engineer on the Enterprise until its destruction in Star Trek III, where he was promoted to captain and assigned to the Excelsior. He was later assigned to the Enterprise-A for its entire time of service, from Star Trek IV until shortly after Star Trek VI. After the Enterprise-A was decommissioned, he retired. Shortly after the launch of the Enterprise-B in Star Trek Generations, he met Ensign Matt Franklin in a pub, and was convinced by him to ride on his ship, the Jenolen, established in ST: Engines of Destiny by Gene DeWeese. The Jenolen crashed into a Dyson Sphere, with Scott and Franklin as the only survivors. Scott was able to "freeze" the two of them as a looping transporter pattern until they were rescued; however, by the time they were rescued by the Enterprise-D in "Relics" (TNG) seventy-five years later, Franklin's pattern had degraded. Scott eventually took on a supervisory role with the Starfleet Corps of Engineers, as established in The Belly of the Beast, and his office is in San Francisco.

Zefram Cochrane was introduced as the creator of warp drive in "Metamorphosis." That there is a statue of him in Montana was established in First Contact.

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Admiral Alynna Nechayev first appeared in "Chain of Command Part 1" (TNG). That the U.S.S. Gorkon was her flagship was established in "Descent Part 1" (TNG). That Piñiero served on the Gorkon while she was in Starfleet was established in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

The U.S.S. Intrepid first appeared in Demons of Air and Darkness, though the class for which it is the model and namesake first appeared in "Caretaker" (VOY).

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The T'Met system was established as part of Romulan space in ST: Star Charts by Geoffrey Mandel.

Chapter 5:

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Kellinite was established as a component of shipbuilding in "Extreme Risk" (VOY).

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Ambassador K'mtok first appeared in A Time to Heal.

Councillor T'Latrek first appeared in TNG: Diplomatic Implausibility by Keith R.A. DeCandido, and also appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace and Trill: Unjoined.

Councillor Matthew Mazibuko first appeared in Trill: Unjoined.

The Zaldans first appeared in "Coming of Age," as was their lack of interest in politeness.

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Leonard James Akaar first appeared as an infant in "Friday's Child" (TOS). After being exiled from his homeworld of Capella IV, where he was to become High Teer of the Ten Tribes, he joined Starfleet, serving for a time on the U.S.S. Excelsior, as established in ST: The Lost Era: The Sundered by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels. He was established as a fleet admiral in DS9: Mission: Gamma Book 1: Twilight by David R. George III. He was on Titan during their mission to Romulus in Taking Wing, as well as their unexpected trip outside the galaxy in TTN: The Red King by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels.

Chapter 6:

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The Monet Room was first seen in A Time to Heal, though its name and history are established here.

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Ross's background in Starfleet Intelligence is extrapolated from his dealings with Section 31, as seen in "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges" (DS9), and was also seen in SCE: Home Fires by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore.

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K'Ehleyr first appeared as a Federation special emissary in "The Emissary" (TNG), where her past relationship with Worf was established. She next appeared in "Reunion" as Federation Ambassador to the Klingon Empire; that episode also established that she and Worf had a child.

Worf returned to Starfleet in A Time for War, a Time for Peace. He now serves as first officer of the Enterprise-E, as established in TNG: Resistance by J.M. Dillard.

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K'Ehleyr's murder during the transfer of power from Chancellor K'mpec to Gowron occurred in "Reunion."

Karas-class strike ships were established in GKN: A Good Day to Die by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

D'Deridex-class warbirds were established in "The Neutral Zone."

General Khegh first appeared in Taking Wing, and was put in charge of Klingon forces protecing Remans in that novel.

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Emperor Shiarkiek first appeared in TOS: Vulcan's Heart by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz. He was assassinated in "Blood Sacrifice" by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz (Tales of the Dominion War).

The Watraii affair occurred in the Vulcan's Soul trilogy.

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The Bellerophon first appeared in "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges." The T'Kumbra first appeared in "Take Me Out to the Holosuite" (DS9). The Malinche first appeared in "For the Uniform" (DS9). The Prometheus first appeared in "Message in a Bottle" (VOY).

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Romulan honor blades were first established in TOS: My Enemy, My Ally by Diane Duane.

March 2380

Chapter 7:

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Enaren University is named for Cort Enaren, who first appeared in TNG: The Battle of Betazed by Charlotte Douglas & Susan Kearny. A former member of Betazoid's parliament, Enaren led that planet's resistance movement after it fell to the Dominion. As established in A Time to Heal, he was later elected as Betazed's councillor.

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Kathryn Janeway first appeared as captain of the U.S.S. Voyager in "Caretaker." She helmed that ship while it was lost in the Delta Quadrant, finally bringing it home in "Endgame" (VOY). She was first seen as an admiral in Nemesis, a promotion that took place in VOY: Homecoming by Christie Golden.

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Granting the Remans the continent of Ehrie'fvil was one of the terms of the agreement in Taking Wing.

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Voyager took in several former members of the Borg Collective, including Seven of Nine in "Scorpion Part 2" (VOY), and several children in "Collective" (VOY). One of the latter children, Icheb, is attending Starfleet Academy, as established in Homecoming.

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The Khitomer Accords were signed shortly after Star Trek VI, and is the basis of the alliance between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.

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Tellarites were first established in "Journey to Babel" in the person of Ambassador Gav.

The Federation's dealings with the Son'a were established in Star Trek: Insurrection.

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The Klingon Empire withdrew from the Khitomer Accords in "The Way of the Warrior" (DS9). They re-allied with the Federation in "In Purgatory's Shadow" (DS9).

Chapter 8:

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The Chalnoth, as well as their proclivity for anarchy, were established in "Allegiance" (TNG), in the person of Esoqq.

The Pike City Pioneers team on Cestus III was established in "Family Business."

The Palombo Sehlats are named after the Vulcan animal established in "Journey to Babel," and seen domesticated in "Yesteryear" (TAS) and in the wild in "The Forge" (ENT).

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Councillor Bera chim Gleer first appeared in A Time to Heal, and also appeared in Trill: Unjoined.

Kharzh'ulla was established as a Tellarite colony in Ring Around the Sky.

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President Kenneth Wescott first appeared in TOS: Errand of Fury Book 1: Seeds of Rage by Kevin Ryan.

President Ra-ghoratreii first appeared in Star Trek VI. His name comes from J.M. Dillard's novelization of the film.

The Organian Peace Treaty was signed some time after "Errand of Mercy" (TOS), as established by name in "The Trouble with Tribbles" (TOS).

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The Rashanar Battle Site in Ontalian space was established in A Time to be Born.

Chapter 9:

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Bey Toh was first referenced in A Time for War, a Time for Peace as Ambassador Worf's speechwriter.

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Joseph Sisko and Sisko's Creole Kitchen first appeared in "Homefront," which also established the story about the alligator that comes down off the ceiling at night.

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Joseph's grandson is Jake Sisko, who first appeared in "Emissary" (DS9). He started writing for FNS some time prior to "Call to Arms."

Joseph's son is Benjamin Sisko, who first appeared as a commander in "Emissary," when he was posted to Deep Space 9 as its commanding officer. He was promoted to captain in "The Adversary." He disappeared in "What You Leave Behind" to learn with the aliens residing in the Bajoran Wormhole, but he returned to this plane of existence in Unity.

Joseph's daughter is Judith Sisko, a concert pianist, who was first referenced in "Past Tense Part 1" (DS9), and first appeared in Lesser Evil.

Joseph's other grandchild is Rebecca, who was born in Unity, and his daughter-in-law, and Rebecca's mother, is Captain Kasidy Yates, who first appeared in "Family Business." She and Benjamin married in "Till Death Do Us Part" (DS9).

Kava juice was established in "Penumbra" (DS9).

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Lembatta Prime is no doubt near the Lembatta Cluster mentioned in "Nor the Battle to the Strong" (DS9).

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Ventax II was first seen in "Devil's Due" (TNG).

Kessik IV was first established in "Faces" (VOY).

The Damiani, of which Ne'al G'ullho is one, are three-gendered, as established in Perchance to Dream. For ease of translation, the three genders are referred to with the pronouns he, she, and it, and Ne'al is of the latter gender.

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Ruth Field is named after Babe Ruth.

Ambassador Colton Morrow first appeared in TNG: A Time to Love by Robert Greenberger, and also appeared in TNG: A Time to Hate by Robert Greenberger.

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Councillor Kellerasana zh'Faila first appeared in A Time to Heal.

Councillor Huang Chaoying first appeared in Trill: Unjoined, and also appeared in Hollow Men.

Cait is the homeworld of the Caitians, a species first seen in "The Survivor" (TAS) in the person of Lieutenant Shibolene M'Ress.

The Huanni and the planet Huan (mistakenly identified as Huanni here) were first seen in TOS: The Last Roundup by Christie Golden, in the person of Cadet Skalli.

Sulamid, both planet and species, were first seen in TOS: The Wounded Sky by Diane Duane.

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The explosion at the Antwerp Conference and subsequent declaring of martial law occurred in "Homefront."

Concern over changeling infiltration of the Alpha Quadrant was a concern as soon as it was revealed that the rulers of the Dominion were shapeshifters in "The Search Part 1" (DS9). General Martok of the Klingon Empire ("The Way of the Warrior," "Apocalypse Rising" [DS9]), Dr. Julian Bashir of Deep Space 9 ("By Inferno's Light" [DS9], "In Purgatory's Shadow"), Federation Ambassador Krajensky ("The Adversary"), and Tal Shiar Colonel Lovok ("The Die is Cast" [DS9]) are among those who were replaced by changelings.

Chameloids were first seen in Star Trek VI in the person of Martia.

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Dominion forces took Deep Space 9 in "Call to Arms," which was the official commencement of hostilities between the Federation-Klingon alliance and the Dominion.

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Chancellor Azetbur first appeared in Star Trek VI. She took over as chancellor after her father, Chancellor Gorkon, was assassinated, which occurred shortly after the destruction of Praxis. She represented the Klingon Empire at the Camp Khitomer conference that led to the Khitomer Accords.

The "blip" Bacco is referring to is the Klingon Empire's withdrawal from the accords in "The Way of the Warrior."

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Spock's role in saving Akaar's mother's life happened in "Friday's Child."

Chapter 10:

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Regradnischrak and Sebrotnizskeapoierf both first appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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Vkruk first appeared in Nemesis, where he was only identified as Shinzon's viceroy. The name derives from J.M. Dillard's novelization of the film.

Remus being barely habitable, and solely used for mining and heavy weapons construction, was established in Nemesis.

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Martok, son of Urthog, first appeared as a general in the Klingon Defense Force in "By Inferno's Light," though the changeling impresonating him appeared in "The Way of the Warrior" and "Apocalypse Rising." He ascended to the chancellorship in "Tacking Into the Wind" (DS9), and consolidated his power in The Left Hand of Destiny.

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Tal'Aura first appeared in Nemesis as a senator. She left a thalaron bomb in the senate chambers, assassinating the majority of the Romulan Senate and paving the way for Shinzon to take power. After Shinzon's death, she assumed the title of praetor, as established in Taking Wing.

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The Klingon Empire's exploration of the Kavrot Sector began in A Good Day to Die.

Page 138:

Delbians first appeared in "The Drumhead" (TNG), in the person of Nellen Tore.

Page 141:

The Klingons' respect for Spock derives partly from his and Captain Kirk's victory over the Klingons in "Errand of Mercy," and for Spock's actions in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and Star Trek VI.

Chapter 11:

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Wescott being the youngest Federation president was established in Seeds of Rage.

Page 145:

Deltans' sexual proclivities were first established in The Motion Picture.

Page 149:

The Centaur-class was first seen in "A Time to Stand." The Cheiron is named after the centaur from Greek mythology (sometimes spelled "Chiron") who was renowned for his wisdom and skill, and who tutored several Greek heroes, among them Achilles, Asclepius, Jason, and Heracles.

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The I.K.S. Ditagh and Captain Vikagh were first established in GKN: Enemy Territory by Keith R.A. DeCandido. The Ditagh is a Chancellor-class vessel, a class established in Diplomatic Implausibility, in which all ships are named after past chancellors of the Klingon Empire. Ditagh first appeared in ST: The Lost Era: Serpents Among the Ruins by David R. George III, and was seen as chancellor in ST: The Lost Era: The Art of the Impossible by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

Page 154:

That the Khitomer Accords include weapons bans was established in Insurrection, where it was said that the accords banned subspace weapons.

Page 156:

The council chambers were first seen in Star Trek IV. The movie implied that the chambers were in San Francisco, but there's nothing in the movie that contradicts the notion that they're in Paris, especially in a universe with transporter technology.

Page 158:

The debate between Ambassadors Sarek and Kamarag over Genesis occurred in Star Trek IV. Kamarag, who also appeared in Star Trek VI, was named in Vonda N. McIntyre's novelization of Star Trek IV.

The debate between Ambassador Lwaxana Troi and Elim Garak was mentioned in ST: The Brave and the Bold Book 2 by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

Page 159:

Krim Aldos first appeared as a general in the Bajoran Militia in "The Circle" (DS9). He was appointed as Bajor's councillor, replacing a candidate who died, in Bajor: Fragments and Omens by J. Noah Kym (Worlds of DS9 Volume 2).

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The Alliance for Global Unity, or the Circle, attempted to overthrow the Bajoran Provisional Government, as established in "Homecoming" (DS9). Krim's support of the Circle was revealed in "The Siege" (DS9); in that episode, the coup failed, its leader, Minister Jaro Essa, imprisoned, and Krim was asked for his resignation. As established in Bajor: Fragments and Omens, Krim remained out of the public eye in the years since then, until his appointment.

Krim's ex-wife is First Minister Asarem Wadeen, who first appeared in Twilight as second minister. After First Minister Shakaar Edon was assassinated in DS9: Mission: Gamma Book 3: Cathedral by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels, Asarem took over as first minister in Lesser Evil. Her relationship with Krim was revealed in Bajor: Fragments and Omens.

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Bajor was a subject of the Cardassian Union for over fifty years, as established in "Ensign Ro" (TNG), until they withdrew just prior to "Chain of Command Part 1" and "Emissary."

The Bajoran Wormhole was established in "Emissary," and is a stable wormhole that provides access to the Gamma Quadrant. The Dominion War's commencement was the taking of Deep Space 9, a Bajoran space station operated by Starfleet, in "Call to Arms," and even after the Federation took the station back in "Sacrifice of Angels" (DS9), it remained one of the major frontline outposts for the war effort.

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Bajor's proximity to Cardassia was established in "Ensign Ro," given that Bajor was part of Cardassian territory for some time. Its proximity to Tzenketh is implied from "The Adversary." Its proximity to the Badlands was established in "Caretaker."

Page 163:

The Circle Commission's exoneration of Krim was established in Bajor: Fragments and Omens.

Page 165:

Councillor Tomorok first appeared in A Time to Heal.

Chapter 12:

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Councillor Kopek first appeared in A Time to Kill. He is a fierce opponent of Chancellor Martok, and was the prime mover behind the installation of the hawkish Ambassador K'mtok in A Time to Heal.

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The Organians, highly evolved beings, forced the Starfleet and Klingon Defense Force vessels combatting each other in "Errand of Mercy" to cease and desist, and forced the Federation and the Klingon Empire to make peace.

Page 173:

Captain Walter Emick first appeared as captain of the Intrepid in Demons of Air and Darkness.

Page 180:

"Victory and freedom" was established as Shinzon's battle cry in "Twilight's Wrath."

Page 181:

The Evorans first appeared in Insurrection as candidates for Federation membership. They joined some time after SCE: Past Life by Robert Greenberger.

May 2380

Chapter 13:

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Kornelius Yates was first referenced in "Family Business" as the brother of Kasidy Yates who played for the Pike City Pioneers. His first name is established for the first time here.

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The Cestus Comets were first referenced in "Family Business."

Josh Gibson was one of the greatest hitters of the Negro Leagues, playing for the Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays from 1930-1946. He was called the Babe Ruth of the Negro Leagues, and is reported to have hit as many as 84 home runs in a season, something that has never been matched in the Major Leagues. He died in January 1947, and so never lived to see the Major Leagues integrated.

Page 189:

Captain Rixx first appeared in "Conspiracy."

Page 194:

Taurus III was first referenced in "Call to Arms" as the location of a Jem'Hadar spacedock, implying that it was part of Cardassian space. Presumably after the war it was ceded to the Federation.

The New Paris colonies were first referenced in "The Galileo Seven" (TOS).

Irumodic Syndrome is a degenerative disorder suffered by humans over the age of seventy or so, and was first referenced in "All Good Things…" (TNG).

Chapter 14:

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The first Gorn attack on Cestus III was in "Arena," which was the Federation's first contact with that species.

Page 197:

The dress uniforms Piñiero decries were introduced in Insurrection, and were also seen in "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges" and Nemesis.

Page 198:

Ra'ch B'ullhy first appeared in Perchance to Dream as the newly elected planetary governor of Damiano. She next appeared as the Damiani councillor in A Time for War, a Time for Peace (where she served as president pro tem after Zife resigned until Bacco was elected), and also appeared in Trill: Unjoined.

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President Thelian first appeared in TOS: Enter the Wolves written by A.C. Crispin & Howard Weinstein.

Koll Azernal first appeared in A Time to Hate as Zife's chief of staff. In A Time to Kill it was established that he, like Zife, lived in a château.

Page 201:

Ferenginar was first seen, and established as a rain-and-swamp-filled humid world, in "Family Business."

The Ferengi were first referenced in "Encounter at Farpoint," and first appeared in "The Last Outpost" (TNG), which also established their strictures against women wearing clothing. Said strictures were removed by Grand Nagus Zek just prior to "Profit and Lace" (DS9).

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The U.S.S. Venture was first referenced in "The Way of the Warrior."

Page 204:

President Hiram Roth first appeared in Star Trek IV, though his name is provided here for the first time.

Page 206:

The probe attack on Earth occurred in Star Trek IV.

Chapter 15:

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That Tezwan food is generally incredibly spicy was first mentioned in A Time to Heal.

Page 212:

Dr. Dennis Chimelis and the U.S.S. Musashi first appeared in A Time to Heal. Chimelis was killed in that book when the Tsavo exploded. Chimelis and the Musashi also appeared in SCE: Security by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

Ambassador Lagan Serra first appeared in A Time to Kill.

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The nadion-pulse cannons on Tezwa were destroyed by Enterprise personnel in A Time to Kill. That novel established the cannons' history, as well.

The Orion Syndicate is a criminal organization whose existence was first hinted at in "The Cage," and which was first seen in "Honor Among Thieves" (DS9).

Page 217:

General Gyero Minza first appeared in A Time to Kill as the head of Prime Minister Kinchawn's military. His soldiers engaged in many of the guerrilla attacks on the planet in A Time to Heal.

Chapter 16:

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The Alonis first appeared in Twilight.

Admiral Lhian Mendak first appeared in "Data's Day" (TNG).

Page 229:

The Squyres Amphitheatre is named after Dr. Steve Squyres, the Principal Investigator of the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Endurance is named after Endurance Crater, which Opportunity explored in 2004.

Page 230:

The Tzenkethi War was during Benjamin Sisko's time on the Okinawa, according to "Homefront," which predated his time on the Saratoga, which ended in 2367. Hostilities with the Cardassians ended two years prior to their first appearance in "The Wounded," which would be 2366. Jaresh-Inyo was elected in 2368.

The Romulans went into isolation after the Tomed Incident in 2311, as mentioned in "The Neutral Zone" and seen in Serpents Among the Ruins. They came out of that isolation in "The Neutral Zone."

Formal contact with the Dominion was made in "The Jem'Hadar" (DS9).

The Cardassian government fell and the Klingon Empire invaded Cardassia in "The Way of the Warrior."

Page 233:

The I.K.S. Azetbur was first referenced in Enemy Territory, which is when the vessel was destroyed in battle against the Elabrej Hegemony.

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Spock was the one who pushed for having Captain Kirk and the Enterprise escort Chancellor Gorkon to Earth, a trip during which Gorkon was assassinated, in Star Trek VI. In "Unification Part 2," Spock told Picard that those events were why he preferred to work alone rather than let someone else suffer the consequences of his actions.

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The expansion of the rights of sentients is extrapolated from the likely fallout from the landmark legal decision regarding the sentience of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in "The Measure of a Man" (TNG).

The Children of Tamar first appeared in "Darmok" (TNG).

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The Romulan attack on the Klingon world of Narendra III was seen in "Yesterday's Enterprise" (TNG), and expanded on (including the role of Praetor Dralath) in Vulcan's Heart.

The U.S.S. da Vinci was introduced as a ship in the service of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers in The Belly of the Beast.

Chapter 17:

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The fact that Cadet Karin Noosar's name is an anagram for Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, and also executive producer and primary writer for its first four seasons, is, uh, deliberate...

Page 245:

Ex astris, scientia was established as the Starfleet Academy motto in "The First Duty" (TNG).

Page 246:

Ad astra per aspera was established as the Earth Starfleet's motto in "Broken Bow" (ENT).

The Cairn first appeared in "Dark Page" (TNG).

Delta Sigma IV first appeared in A Time to Love.

Page 247:

The pre-Federation conflict between Vulcans and Andorians was introduced in "The Andorian Incident" (ENT).

Humans fought against the Xindi following the latter's attack on Earth in "The Expanse" (ENT).

Lorne McLaren was listed as the Federation president during Kirk's five-year mission in the Star Trek Core Games Book published by Last Unicorn Games.

Thelian was established as former Starfleet in Enter the Wolves (mostly by virtue of his wearing a Starfleet uniform during parts of the story; this may have been an artist's error, but what the hey, we're running with it...).

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The Enterprise's involvement in the Gorn coup and their attack on Cestus III was seen in The Gorn Crisis.

Page 249:

The Kelvans first appeared in "By Any Other Name" (TOS).

August 2380

Chapter 18:

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The Daystrom Institute was first referenced in "The Measure of a Man." It was named for Dr. Richard Daystrom, who first appeared in "The Ultimate Computer" (TOS) as the inventor of the duotronic computer system that most 23rd-century computers employed.

B-4 first appeared in Nemesis as a prototype. As established in "Datalore" (TNG), Dr. Noonien Soong created two androids on the Omicron Theta colony, Lore and Data, and as established in "Inheritance," he built several prototypes first. B-4 was abandoned by Soong when he departed the planet, established in "Brothers" (TNG), and was later found by Shinzon in a Tal Shiar outpost during the Dominion War, established in "Twilight's Wrath." In Nemesis, he used B-4 as a lure for the Enterprise. At the end of the movie, the Enterprise brought B-4 back to Earth, and at the beginning of Resistance, the android was shipped to the Daystrom Institute.

Page 255:

Bruce Maddox first appeared as a commander in "The Measure of a Man." The legal case that determined Data's sentience was in that episode, and Maddox was the plaintiff.

Lt. Commander Data first appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint." He was killed in Nemesis.

Noonien Soong was first referenced in "Datalore." He first appeared, and died, in "Brothers."

Chapter 19:

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The Hermat species first appeared in NF: House of Cards by Peter David, in the person of Burgoyne 172. They are hermaphrodites, hence the odd pronoun construction.

Page 262:

Alon Ghemor first appeared in DS9: A Stitch in Time by Andrew J. Robinson. His position at the head of the postwar Cardassian government was established there and solidified (barely) in Cardassia: The Lotus Flower by Una McCormack (Worlds of DS9 Volume 1). Later on, he was assassinated, as established in "The Calling" by Andrew J. Robinson (DS9: Prophecy and Change).

Page 264:

That Starfleet Headquarters is in San Francisco was established in The Motion Picture.

Page 266:

The threat by Enaren, zh'Faila, and Gleer to introduce a bill to cut off aid to Tezwa occurred in A Time to Heal.

Page 268:

Berellians were first referenced in "Redemption Part 2" (TNG) as a species that is not known for its engineering skills.

Page 269:

Starbase 375 was established as a frontline outpost for the Federation during the Dominion War in "A Time to Stand."

Chapter 20:

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Ihazs and his Balduk bodyguards first appeared in A Time to Heal.

Page 273:

Takarans were first seen in "Suspicions" (TNG), in the person of Jo'Bril.

Page 275:

Nelino Quafina first appeared in A Time to Kill, as Zife's secretary of military intelligence. He resigned, along with Zife and Azernal, in A Time to Heal, which is also where it was revealed that he worked with Ihazs.

Page 278:

Grakizh salad was first referenced in The Art of the Impossible.

Page 283:

Ardana was first seen, and established as a source of zenite, in "The Cloud Minders" (TOS).

Page 286:

The Betazoids' attacking the Jem'Hadar telepathically, an act that resulted in many Betazoid deaths, occurred in The Battle of Betazed.

The Cardassian geneticist Crell Moset experimented on several Betazoids in an attempt to create telepathic Jem'Hadar in The Battle of Betazed. Moset was first referenced in "Nothing Human" (VOY).

Captain Sisko led a massive task force to take Cardassia in "What You Leave Behind."

Page 289:

After the Bajoran wormhole was opened in "Emissary" and before the Dominion War, many ships from the Alpha Quadrant travelled through the wormhole to the Gamma Quadrant.

Project: Voyager was established as Project: Pathfinder in "Pathfinder" (VOY), which was undertaken to communicate with the U.S.S. Voyager in the Delta Quadrant, and was renamed when they achieved real-time contact. Through that project, which was run by Reginald Barclay, Voyager was able to send a great deal of information about the Delta Quadrant to Starfleet.

Chapter 21:

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Morrow's assignment to Delta Sigma IV occurred in A Time to Love and A Time to Hate.

Page 292:

The Hood's losses during the Dominion War were referenced in both The Brave and the Bold Book 2 and A Time to Heal.

Page 293:

The Rhaandarite species, misspelled here, was first seen in The Motion Picture in the person of a bridge ensign, who has been named both Omal, in Star Trek: Untold Voyages #2 written by Glenn Greenberg, and Vaylin Zaand, in TOS: Ex Machina by Christopher L. Bennett. The species was not named onscreen, but comes from backstage notes created for the film.

Page 294:

Starbase 1 was established as being in Earth orbit in "Eleven Hours Out."

Page 300:

The attempted coup against Martok occurred in The Left Hand of Destiny.

The battle at San-Tarah occurred in GKN: Honor Bound by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

The battle with the Elabrej occurred in Enemy Territory.

The Klingon Empire is in regular conflict with the Kinshaya, who were first referenced in TOS: The Final Reflection by John M. Ford.

Page 302:

The game of klin zha was first established in The Final Reflection.

Page 303:

Chirurgeon Ghee P'Trell was first referenced as a finalist for the Carrington Award in "Prophet Motive" (DS9).

Page 304:

That P'Trell was "of Andor" was established in "Prophet Motive," but was never specified as Andorian. That he's a Caitian who was raised (and got his medical degree) on Andor is a conceit of the author's to reconcile the character's name, which doesn't follow established norms of Andorian nomenclature as seen in "Journey to Babel," "The Andorian Incident" and other ENT episodes, and the post-finale DS9 fiction.

Page 307:

The Strata first appeared in SCE: Spin by J. Steven York & Christina F. York.

October 2380

Chapter 22:

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Alpha Proxima II was established as a Federation colony in ST: The Brave and the Bold Book 1 by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

Page 312:

Admiral Gregory Quinn first appeared in "Coming of Age."

Page 313:

The "parasite mess" that Quinn was involved in occurred in "Conspiracy."

Hortas' ability to communicate telepathically more easily than vocally was established in "The Devil in the Dark." Hortas have been seen using vocoders in, among other places, My Enemy, My Ally.

Chapter 23:

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Zife ordering the Enterprise to escort a Klingon fleet to Tezwa without informing anyone of the pulse cannons occurred in A Time to Kill.

Page 324:

Azernal's keen strategic mind was established, and seen, in A Time to Kill, as well as A Time to Heal.

Page 326:

Data was temporarily in charge of the Enterprise when it went to the aid of Cestus III in The Gorn Crisis.

Lore was first seen in "Datalore," established as the android Soong created before Data, but who was emotional and more violent. Lore was deactivated in "Descent Part 2" (TNG).

Lal was Data's daughter, created in "The Offspring" (TNG). She suffered cascade failure in that episode and died. Data transferred her memories into his positronic brain.

Ira Graves and Graves World were both first seen in "The Schizoid Man" (TNG). Graves, who was Soong's mentor, died in that episode.

Page 327:

That Data downloaded Lore's memories before deactivating him is an assumption of the author, though one supported by TNG: Immortal Coil by Jeffrey Lang. His having the memories of the Omicron Theta colonists was established in "Datalore."

Page 329:

Lore's positronic brain was destroyed when the Enterprise-D crashed in Generations, as established in Immortal Coil.

The Doctor first appeared as Voyager's Emergency Medical Hologram in "Caretaker." He was given a mobile emitter in "Future's End Part 2" (VOY). He was made part of the think tank in VOY: The Farther Shore by Christie Golden.

Page 330:

Dr. Lewis Zimmerman was first referenced in "The Cloud" (VOY) and first appeared in "Dr. Bashir, I Presume?" (DS9), although holographic representations of him were seen in "Projections" (VOY), sort of, and "The Swarm" (VOY).

Page 331:

The existence of subsequent models of EMHs was established in "Message in a Bottle," "Life Line" (VOY), and SCE: Hard Crash by Christie Golden.

Chapter 24:

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The underground newsfeed employed by the Bajoran Resistance was established in "Three Sides to Every Story" by Terri Osborne (Prophecy and Change).

Page 342:

Saurian brandy was first established in "The Enemy Within" (TOS).

Orion whiskey was first established in "Pain Management" by Peter David (ST: Tales from the Captain's Table).

Page 344:

L'Haan, an agent of Section 31, first appeared in A Time to Kill. She facilitated Zife's resignation in A Time to Heal.

December 2380

Chapter 25:

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Captain Charles Reynolds was first referenced in "A Time to Stand." His personality is derived from his portrayal in DS9: The Dominion War Books 2 and 4 by Diane Carey.

Page 358:

Kravokh first appeared in The Art of the Impossible, initially as a councillor, then as chancellor, where he was established as the chancellor who restored the Klingon Empire to its superpower status after the destruction of Praxis. He was slain in a duel in that novel.

Emperor Kahless is a clone of the original Kahless, and first appeared in "Rightful Heir" (TNG). Created as a way of having Kahless return as was prophesied, he was installed as emperor in that episode, and given responsibility for the empire's spiritual well-being. He retired from that duty in A Time for War, a Time for Peace, citing Martok's good work as making him redundant. Kahless was first referenced in "The Savage Curtain" (TOS).

Chapter 26:

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The Koas, and their unique journey to the Mu Arae system, were first seen in SCE: Small World by David Mack.

Page 361:

Grisella was first referenced in "The Ensigns of Command" (TNG), where they were described as a neutral party independent of the Federation and the Shelliak Corporate.

Page 364:

The Temecklia system was established as being proximate to Tzenkethi space in "Iron and Sacrifice" by David R. George III (Tales from the Captain's Table).

Captain Janna Demitrijian first appeared in SCE: Cold Fusion by Keith R.A. DeCandido, and also appeared in A Time for War, a Time for Peace.

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Ambassador Lantar was first referenced in SCE: Caveat Emptor by Ian Edginton & Mike Collins, established as the Klingon ambassador to the Federation in SCE: Creative Couplings Book 1 by Glenn Hauman & Aaron Rosenberg. He was removed from the post between A Time to Kill and A Time to Heal.

Page 370:

Martok's wife Sirella first appeared in "You are Cordially Invited..." (DS9); she died in The Left Hand of Destiny Book 2. The character was played by Shannon Cochran, who also played Tal'Aura in Nemesis, hence the author's little in-joke.

Page 372:

Mizarians first appeared in "Allegiance" in the person of Kova Tholl, which also established their proclivity for being conquered.

Page 374:

The incident on the Defiant that Bacco reminds Martok of took place in "A Time to Stand."

Page 376:

Commander Donatra first appeared in Nemesis.

Page 377:

The radical sect led by Durjik was established in Taking Wing.

Chapter 27:

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Vulcan's Forge was first seen in Vulcan's Forge, and also referenced in "Change of Heart" (DS9), and seen in "The Forge."

The Bajoran fire caves were first referenced in "The Nagus" (DS9), and seen in "What You Leave Behind."

Berengaria was first referenced in "The Paradise Syndrome" (TOS).

The Mayak Swamp on Ferenginar was first seen in Ferenginar: Satisfaction is Not Guaranteed by Keith R.A. DeCandido (Worlds of DS9 Volume 3).

Chapter 28:

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Caliph Sicarios first appeared in Small World.




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