Annotations for A Time for War, a Time for Peace

Annotations for Star Trek: A Time for War, a Time for Peace
by Keith R.A. DeCandido

What follows are explanations of references in the ninth and final novel of the A Time... series of Star Trek novels. 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, with a prefix indicating series (a lack of prefix means it crosses more than one series):
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.
Subsequent citations of the same work will be limited to the title, without byline or series indicators.

On with the annotations...

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Epilogue

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Worf, son of Mogh, first appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint" (TNG) as a junior-grade lieutenant and member of the Enterprise-D bridge crew. He was made acting chief of security in "Skin of Evil" (TNG), getting the position permanently some time prior to "The Child" (TNG), and being promoted to full lieutenant some time prior to "Evolution" (TNG). He remained on the Enterprise until its destruction in Star Trek Generations, shortly after his promotion to lieutenant commander, and, after spending some time at the Klingon monastery on Boreth, he was assigned to Deep Space 9 as strategic operations officer in "The Way of the Warrior" (DS9). He was made Federation ambassador to the Klingon Empire in "What You Leave Behind" (DS9).

Worf's enjoyment of the sunrise over the First City was first mentioned in TNG: A Time to Sow by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore.

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Worf's providing of prefix codes to the Enterprise at Tezwa occurred in TNG: A Time to Kill by David Mack.

Giancarlo Wu was introduced as the senior attaché to the Federation ambassador to the Klingon Empire in TNG: Diplomatic Implausibility by Keith R.A. DeCandido, which also established his dress patterns and his omnipresent padd. He has also appeared in TNG: Gateways: Doors Into Chaos by Robert Greenberger, The Brave and the Bold Book 2 by Keith R.A. DeCandido, GKN: Honor Bound by Keith R.A. DeCandido, A Time to Sow, and A Time to Kill.

Wu's starting the day by commenting on the weather also was established in A Time to Sow.

Councillor T'Latrek of Vulcan was introduced as the councillor in charge of external affairs in Diplomatic Implausibility.

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

The Pandrilite species was introduced in TNG: Reunion by Michael Jan Friedman.

President Min Zife and his secretary of military intelligence Nelino Quafina were introduced in A Time to Kill, though Zife was also mentioned in "Eleven Hours Out" by Dave Galanter (Tales of the Dominion War) and seen in TOS: Vulcan's Soul Book 1: Exodus by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz. Zife's chief of staff Koll Azernal first appeared in TNG: A Time to Hate by Robert Greenberger. All three resigned in TNG: A Time to Heal by David Mack.

The office of the Federation president was first seen in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, which also established its location in Paris, France. An office with a different design was seen in "Paradise Lost" (DS9). Zife's office is the same as the one from Star Trek VI, albeit redesigned a bit.

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A portion of Zife's resignation speech was seen in A Time to Heal, although it was written for this volume, and David Mack used a portion for the appropriate scene in his book.

Zife and Azernal's role in the Alpha Quadrant victory in the Dominion War was established in A Time to Kill. The Dominion War began in "Call to Arms," and continued for two years, ending in "What You Leave Behind." It involved the Federation and the Klingon Empire, and later the Romulan Star Empire, fighting against the Dominion, which had absorbed the Cardassian Union, and later the Breen Confederacy. The war was the subject of most of the final two seasons of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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Councillor Ra'ch B'ullhy first appeared in TNG: Perchance to Dream written by Keith R.A. DeCandido, as the governor of Damiano. She was established as being president pro tem in A Time to Heal.

Admiral William Ross first appeared in "A Time to Stand" (DS9), and was the head of Starfleet forces during the Dominion War.

Zife and Azernal's true reasons for resigning were chronicled in A Time to Heal.

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The Khitomer Accords were signed in Star Trek VI.

Chancellor Martok first appeared as a general in "In Purgatory's Shadow" (DS9), though a changeling impersonating him was seen in "The Way of the Warrior" and "Apocalypse Rising" (DS9). He served as Chancellor Gowron's chief of staff until Worf beat Gowron in a duel and transferred the chancellorship to Martok in "Tacking Into the Wind" (DS9).

Worf was made a part of Martok's House in "Soldiers of the Empire" (DS9).

Worf challenged the High Council's condemnation of his father Mogh, then accepted discommendation in order to preserve unity on the High Council, in "Sins of the Father" (TNG).

Gowron was introduced in "Reunion" (TNG) as a candidate to take on the chancellorship. He was described as an outsider who often challenged the High Council. He remained chancellor until near the end of the Dominion War.

Worf and his brother Kurn put their support behind Gowron when his chancellorship was challenged in "Redemption Parts 1-2" (TNG).

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Gowron's ascension to the chancellorship happened because Worf killed his only opponent, Duras in "Reunion." Worf also was the one who suggested installing the clone of Kahless as emperor to Gowron in "Rightful Heir" (TNG).

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 met Worf and told him of his influence on Klingon politics in The Brave and the Bold Book 2.

Alexander Rozhenko first appeared in "Reunion," the son of Worf and Ambassador K'Ehleyr. He was sent to live with Worf's foster parents on Earth after his mother's death, but came to live with Worf on the Enterprise-D in "New Ground" (TNG). After the Enterprise's destruction in Generations, he returned to Earth, as established in "The Way of the Warrior" and TNG: Triangle: Imzadi II by Peter David, then enlisted in the Klingon Defense Force during the war some time prior to "Sons and Daughters" (DS9). He was assigned to the Ya'Vang in "You are Cordially Invited..." (DS9), and has remained at that post since.

K'Ehleyr first appeared in "The Emissary" (TNG) as a Federation special emissary. She first met Worf at the Academy in TNG: Line of Fire by Peter David, but their relationship came to a bad end six years prior to "The Emissary." She was made Federation ambassador to the Klingon Empire some time prior to "Reunion," and in that episode she revealed to Worf that she had a son by him. She was killed by Duras, son of Ja'rod in "Reunion."

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The Ya'Vang's presence as part of the endangered fleet being sent to Tezwa was established in A Time to Kill.

Worf saved Ra'ch's life during her inauguration in Perchance to Dream.

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Ho'nig was established as the deity of the Damiani in Perchance to Dream.

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Bajor joined the Federation in DS9: Unity by S.D. Perry.

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Praxis, a moon orbiting Qo'noS, was destroyed in an industrial accident in Star Trek VI, a catastrophe that crippled the Klingon Empire and led to the Khitomer Accords.

The term jeghpu'wI' literally means "conquered people," and describes members of the empire who are less than citizens but more than slaves. It was first used in Diplomatic Implausibility.

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The Federation embassy's design as an inverted pyramid was established in A Time to Kill.

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The Kinshaya were established as an enemy of the Klingon Empire in TOS: The Final Reflection by John M. Ford.

K'mpec was the chancellor prior to Gowron, introduced in "Sins of the Father." He ascended to the chancellorship by winning a duel with Chancellor Kravokh in The Lost Era: The Art of the Impossible by Keith R.A. DeCandido, and was killed by poison in "Reunion."

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The Breen were first mentioned in "Hero Worship" (TNG) and first seen in "Indiscretion" (DS9). They allied with the Dominion in "Penumbra" (DS9).

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Nog first appeared in "Emissary" (DS9). He went to Starfleet Academy in "Little Green Men" (DS9), and was assigned to Deep Space 9 as a cadet in "The Ascent" (DS9), serving alongside Worf. During the war, he was given a field promotion to ensign in "Favor the Bold" (DS9), and became a junior-grade lieutenant in "What You Leave Behind."

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The secret sub-subbasement of the embassy, used by the rogue underground Federation agency Section 31, was revealed in A Time to Kill.

Klingon Imperial Intelligence, or I.I., was established in The Final Reflection.

Lorgh was first mentioned in "Sins of the Father" as the family friend who took in Worf's brother Kurn after Worf's parents were killed at the Khitomer Massacre. His affiliation with Imperial Intelligence was established in The Art of the Impossible. He revealed the sub-subbasement's location to Worf some time prior to A Time to Kill.

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The House of Mogh was made defunct by Chancellor Gowron after Worf opposed the Klingon invasion of Cardassia in "The Way of the Warrior."

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Commander William Riker, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Counselor Deanna Troi, Lt. Commander Data, and Dr. Beverly Crusher all first appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint" as the first officer, commanding officer, ship's counselor, second officer, and chief medical officer, respectively, of the Enterprise-D. After that ship's destruction in Generations, they took on the same positions on the Enterprise-E, established in Star Trek: First Contact.

Lieutenant Christine Vale first appeared as the Enterprise-E security chief in SCE: The Belly of the Beast by Dean Wesley Smith. She also appeared in Doors Into Chaos, The Brave and the Bold Book 2, and all eight prior A Time to... books.

Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge first appeared as a junior-grade lieutenant in "Encounter at Farpoint" as the Enterprise-D's conn officer. He was promoted to full lieutenant and made chief engineer just prior to "The Child" and promoted to lieutenant commander some time prior to "Evolution." After the Enterprise-D's destruction in Generations, he took on the same position on the Enterprise-E, established in First Contact.

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The Rashanar Battle Site was the location of many Dominion War battles, as established in TNG: A Time to Be Born by John Vornholt. While on a salvage mission there, the Enterprise and the Juno were harassed by what turned out to be a so-called "demon ship" that could impersonate other vessels; said ship framed the Enterprise for the destruction of the Juno.

Data's creator, Dr. Noonien Soong, gave him an emotion chip in "Brothers" (TNG). However, it was stolen by Data's "brother" Lore. When Data deactivated Lore in "Descent Part 2" (TNG), he took the emotion chip, but did not install it until Generations. On orders from Admiral Nakamura, Data removed his emotion chip in TNG: A Time to Die by John Vornholt.

Riker's experiences as a POW on Tezwa occurred in A Time to Heal. Kinchawn, the power-mad prime minister of Tezwa, was introduced in A Time to Kill, during which he was ousted; he led guerrilla attacks on Tezwa in an attempt to restore his government in A Time to Heal.

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Riker and Troi decided to get married in A Time to Hate.

Riker's regular poker game was established in "The Emissary."

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The Gorn, the planet Cestus III, and the Metrons all first appeared in "Arena" (TOS), when the Gorn attacked Cestus, resulting in retaliation by the Enterprise. The Metrons then put the Gorn captain and Captain James T. Kirk on a planet to solve their dispute one-on-one.

The Enterprise's attempt to recruit the Gorn for the war effort, the Gorn coup, and the Gorn attack on Cestus III, were chronicled in TNG: The Gorn Crisis written by Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta.

The establishment of the Demilitarized Zone between Cardassia and the Federation occurred in "Journey's End" (TNG). The Federation colonists who remained in the DMZ eventually gave rise to the Maquis resistance in "The Maquis Parts 1-2" (DS9). Not everyone, however, would have remained in the DMZ.

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The two-hundred-year-old mystery and the historic first contact are both the encounter with the Dokaalan in A Time to Sow and TNG: A Time to Harvest by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore. The two major wars that were averted were between the Bader and the Dorset on Delta Sigma IV in TNG: A Time to Love by Robert Greenberger and A Time to Hate, and between the Federation and the Klingon Empire over Tezwa in A Time to Kill and A Time to Heal.

Riker was established as the captain of the Titan in Star Trek Nemesis. He was offered the captaincy in A Time to Hate. He accepted it shortly after A Time to Heal.

Admiral Nakamura first appeared in "The Measure of a Man" (TNG), and also appeared in "Phantasms" (TNG) and "All Good Things..." (TNG). He also was the primary mover behind the censure of the Enterprise in A Time to Be Born and A Time to Die.

The inspection tour of various Starfleet vessels was established in A Time to Love.

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La Forge had to scale a mountain on Tezwa in A Time to Kill.

Picard was Riker's best man in Nemesis.

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Lwaxana first appeared in "Haven" (TNG). She was on Betazed when it fell to the Dominion in "In the Pale Moonlight" (DS9), and led the Betazoid resistance against the occupying Dominion forces, as established in "The Ceremony of Innocence is Drowned" by Keith R.A. DeCandido (Tales of the Dominion War) and TNG: The Battle of Betazed by Charlotte Douglas & Susan Kearney. Her efforts in the reconstruction of Betazed were established in The Brave and the Bold Book 2.

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Mr. Homn died in "The Ceremony of Innocence is Drowned."

Betazed's liberation by the resistance and a five-ship Starfleet force, including the Enterprise, the Defiant, the Tulwar, the Scimitar, and the Katana, occurred in The Battle of Betazed.

Riker and Troi meeting when he was assigned to Betazed was established in "Encounter at Farpoint" and detailed in TNG: Imzadi by Peter David.

Lwaxana's pregnancy by the Tavnian Jeyel, and that the baby was male, was established in "The Muse" (DS9). The child was born in TNG: Slings and Arrows Book 3: The Insolence of Office by William Leisner; his name of Barin was established in The Battle of Betazed.

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Crusher taught Data how to dance in preparation for the marriage of Miles O'Brien to Keiko Ishikawa in "Data's Day" (TNG), which also established the "Dancing Doctor" nickname.

Crusher was verbally offered the position as the head of Starfleet Medical by outgoing head Dr. Yerbi Fandau in A Time to be Born and more formally offered the post some time prior to A Time to Sow.

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Riker and Vale had an anbo-jytsu spar in A Time to Love.

Daniels first appeared in First Contact and also served as the Enterprise's tactical officer in Star Trek: Insurrection. His six-month paternity leave was established in TNG: Immortal Coil by Jeffrey Lang.

Worf accompanied the Enterprise on a mission involving the reopening of the Iconian gateways in Doors Into Chaos and "The Other Side" by Robert Greenberger (Gateways: What Lay Beyond).

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Picard joined the poker game in "All Good Things...," which is also where he mentioned that he was "quite the card player" in his youth.

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Falon Wriede first appeared in A Time to Kill.

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Troi was betrothed to Wyatt Miller (not Kevin Wyatt, as he is mistakenly called here) as a girl, and almost married him in "Haven."

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Riker's problems with his father Kyle were established in "The Icarus Factor" (TNG), which is where Kyle was introduced. Kyle was killed in A Time to Hate.

General Gyero Minza was introduced in A Time to Kill. He was captured and interrogated by Troi in A Time to Heal, but he never broke.

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Counselor Marlyn Del Cid was introduced in A Time to Heal, during which she counseled Troi both on her anger toward Minza and her difficulties dealing with Riker's kidnapping.

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Earth and Vulcan made first contact in 2063, as established in First Contact.

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Holographic communications were introduced in "For the Uniform" (DS9). Use of a holosuite for a "conference call" was simultaneously established in Doors Into Chaos, DS9: Gateways: Demons of Air and Darkness by Keith R.A. DeCandido, and NF: Gateways: Cold Wars by Peter David.

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The Ontalians threatened to leave the Federation in A Time to be Born and A Time to Die, due to the events at the Rashanar battle site, and Picard's censure was in part done to placate the Ontalians and keep them from leaving.

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The Federation's relief efforts to Cardassia, which was decimated in "What You Leave Behind" by the Dominion, began in DS9: Avatar Book 1 by S.D. Perry. The setbacks in their recovery were hinted at in "The Calling" by Andrew J. Robinson (DS9: Prophecy and Change).

President Jaresh-Inyo declared martial law in "Homefront" (DS9), but it was due to manipulation on the part of Admiral Leyton, as revealed in "Paradise Lost" (DS9). Jaresh-Inyo was out of office by "Extreme Measures" (DS9), and Zife was established as his replacement in A Time to Kill.

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There was considerable upheaval on the Trill homeworld after the events of Unity and "Trill: Unjoined" by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels (Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Volume 2).

There was a "holostrike" by various holographic programs in VOY: Homecoming by Christie Golden and VOY: The Farther Shore by Christie Golden.

The so-called "Genesis wave" decimated an entire sector of Federation space in TNG: The Genesis Wave Books 1-3 by John Vornholt and TNG: Genesis Force by John Vornholt.

The Petraw posed as the Iconians, opened all the Iconian gateawys, and tried to sell off the gateway technology in Doors Into Chaos, Demons of Air and Darkness, Cold Wars, "The Other Side," VOY: Gateways: No Man's Land by Christie Golden, "Horn and Ivory" by Keith R.A. DeCandido (What Lay Beyond), "Death After Life" by Peter David (What Lay Beyond), "Into the Queue" by Christie Golden (What Lay Beyond), and SCE: Here There be Monsters by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

The Selelvians revealed themselves to be telepathically manipulating other Federation species in NF: Stone and Anvil by Peter David.

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The Evorans were introduced in Insurrection, during which they were being fast-tracked into the Federation. The anti-alien faction was revealed in SCE: Past Life by Robert Greenberger.

Members of Voyager's crew who were former Borg drones were imprisoned after that ship's return from the Delta Quadrant in Homecoming.

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Baseball ceased to exist as a major sport in the late 21st century, as established in "The Neutral Zone" (TNG), though it had some proponents in the 24th, among them Dr. Paul Stubbs in "Evolution" (TNG). Cestus III's revival of baseball was established in "Family Business" (DS9).

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Captain Benjamin Sisko first appeared as a commander in "Emissary," where his love for baseball was established, as was his place as a religious figure on Bajor. He married Captain Kasidy Yates in "Till Death Do Us Part" (DS9); Yates was first seen in "Family Business," where her brother's participation on the Pike City Pioneers baseball team was established.

Sisko's son Jake started writing for FNS shortly before "Call to Arms." His father Joseph's New Orleans restaurant was established in "Homefront."

That the London Kings were the winning team in the last World Series was established in "If Wishes Were Horses" (DS9), as was Buck Bokai's game-winning homer. That they played the Yankees was established in "One Small Step" (VOY). That the final game was at Yankee Stadium is a conceit of the author's, whose dedicated Yankee fandom is well established.

Sisko was the commander of Deep Space 9, which was at the forefront of the war effort. Sisko led the fleet that took Cardassia Prime, the decisive victory in the war, in "What You Leave Behind."

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That the Statue of Liberty still stands in the 24th century was established in "Safe Harbors" by Howard Weinstein (Tales of the Dominion War).

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The Breen attacked Earth and destroyed the Golden Gate Bridge in "The Changing Face of Evil" (DS9).

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The Federation signed a treaty with the Cardassians two years prior to "The Wounded" (TNG), though their oppression of Bajor, established in "Ensign Ro" (TNG), continued for some time, until "Chain of Command Part 1" (TNG).

The Federation came down on the Cardassians' side in the Klingon-Cardassian conflict begun in "The Way of the Warrior," which sundered the Federation-Klingon alliance. Cardassia then joined the Dominion in "By Inferno's Light" (DS9).

Klingon conquest was established in their very first appearance in "Errand of Mercy" (TOS). That they still conquer worlds was established in "The Mind's Eye" (TNG), Diplomatic Implausibility, GKN: A Good Day to Die by Keith R.A. DeCandido, and Honor Bound.

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The Children of San-Tarah were conquered by the Klingons in Honor Bound. The Brenlekki were conquered in A Good Day to Die.

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Admiral Norah Satie first appeared in "The Drumhead" (TNG), where she came out of retirement to investigate an act of sabotage on the Enterprise-D. She went back into retirement, this time in disgrace, after that episode.

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Establishing that Alexander never left the embassy is the only way to reconcile Alexander's line in "Firstborn" (TNG) that he'd never set foot on the Klingon homeworld with the fact that he spent the first few years of his life being raised by the Federation ambassador to Qo'noS, who would have spent most of her time on the Klingon homeworld. However, insisting that Alexander not leave the embassy confines was wholly in character for K'Ehleyr.

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Alexander mediated a dispute on Aluwna in the so-called "Genesis sector" in Genesis Force.

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K'Ehleyr died in Worf's arms while Alexander looked on in "Reunion."

Alexander refused to kill a downed foe in "Firstborn." Unknown to him, K'mtar was actually a future version of himself, who travelled back in time to avert a tragedy.

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A coup was led against Martok by Morjod, backed by his mother Gothmara, during which the Great Hall was destroyed, in DS9: The Left Hand of Destiny Book 1 by J.G. Hertzler & Jeffrey Lang. Martok reclaimed the chancellor's chair and killed Morjod and Gothmara in DS9: The Left Hand of Destiny Book 2 by J.G. Hertzler & Jeffrey Lang.

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Worf married Jadzia Dax in "You Are Cordially Invited..." Jadzia was killed in "Tears of the Prophets" (DS9) and Worf dedicated a battle to her memory in "Shadows and Symbols" (DS9).

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The sub-subbasement was completely cleaned out at the end of A Time to Kill.

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Kl'rt's accusations only have a passing resemblance to reality. K'mpec's killer in "Reunion" was never revealed, though Duras's responsibility for it has always been assumed; either way, it wasn't Worf. Worf was the one who found the clone of Kahless and convinced Gowron to install him as emperor in "Rightful Heir."

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Lubbockian slime devils were first mentioned in Diplomatic Implausibility, and have nothing to do with the author's miserable trip to Lubbock, Texas in 1998. Really. Honest.

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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 Generations, he met Ensign Matt Franklin in a pub, and was convinced by him to ride on his ship, the Jenolen, as established in Engines of Destiny by Gene DeWeese.

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Scott's crash and transporter trickery to "freeze" himself for over seven decades was chronicled in "Relics" (TNG).

Scott spent time on Risa as a greeter in NF: Renaissance by Peter David and SCE: The Future Begins by Steve Mollmann & Michael Schuster. He travelled to Romulus to aid Ambassador Spock in TNG: Crossover by Michael Jan Friedman. His aid during the Dominion War was established in "Safe Harbors," and his taking over the S.C.E. during the war was established in The Belly of the Beast.

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Ross offered Scott the S.C.E. position in The Future Begins.

Leonard McCoy first appeared in "The Corbomite Maneuver" (TOS). He was the chief medical officer on the Enterprise and Enterprise-A. He remained a prominent member of the Starfleet medical community throughout the 24th century, eventually attaining the rank of admiral, as established in "Encounter at Farpoint." His inspection tour with Scott during the Breen attack was chronicled in "Safe Harbors."

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That Scott was present at the Khitomer Accords was established in Star Trek VI; indeed, he singlehandedly stopped an assassin who planned to kill Chancellor Azetbur in that movie. He was also part of the Enterprise crew during "Arena."

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James T. Kirk first appeared in "Where No Man Has Gone Before" as the captain of the Enterprise, under whom Scott served on both that ship and the Enterprise-A; Scott was also there when Kirk was believed killed on the Enterprise-B in Generations. "Mirror, Mirror" (TOS) was one of the rare times when Scott called Kirk "Jim."

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Dr. Toby Russell first appeared in "Ethics" (TNG), during which she butted heads with Crusher over a medical procedure.

McCoy's friendship with Crusher was seen in both The Lost Era: Catalyst of Sorrows by Margaret Wander Bonanno and "Mirror Eyes" by Heather Jarman & Jeffrey Lang (Tales of the Dominion War).

Sabin Genestra first appeared in "The Drumhead," where he aided Satie in her witch-hunt aboard the Enterprise-D.

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Scott's sister was first seen in the novelization Star Trek III: The Search for Spock by Vonda N. McIntyre, where she was also established as being a sculptor.

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The Sugihara was first mentioned 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.

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Captain Janna Demitrijian first appeared as commanding officer of the Sugihara in SCE: Cold Fusion by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

Ambassador K'mtok, the hawkish new Klingon Ambassador to the Federation, was appointed between A Time to Kill and A Time to Heal.

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The picture of Worf and Jadzia was taken during "You Are Cordially Invited..." The picture of Worf and Alexander was first seen in "The Way of the Warrior," and was taken at some point during Alexander's time on the Enterprise-D.

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Worf's service on the Aldrin between his Academy graduation and his assignment to the Enterprise-D was established in "Revelations" by Keith R.A. DeCandido (NF: No Limits).

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Mogh was first mentioned in "Sins of the Father," which was when Worf challenged the High Council's ruling against him at Khitomer and then was discommendated. Mogh first appeared in The Art of the Impossible, which is also where his mate, and Worf's mother, Kaasin was named, and where it was established that Worf was named for his grandfather, who appeared as a military litigator in Star Trek VI.

Worf convinced Martok to let the Enterprise-E accompany the Klingon fleet moving on Tezwa in A Time to Kill.

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Councillor Kopek first appeared in A Time to Kill, where Worf coerced him into providing the prefix codes for the Klingon fleet about to attack Tezwa.

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The clone of Kahless first appeared to Worf on Boreth, and was made emperor, in "Rightful Heir."

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Along with Worf, Alexander, Drex, and several others, Kahless aided Martok in his re-taking of the chancellorship from Morjod in The Left Hand of Destiny Book 2. At the end of that book, he took a leave of absence, but his presence within the empire in Homecoming implies that he came back some time between those two books.

The mobile emitter first appeared in "Future's End Part 2" (VOY), a piece of technology from the 29th century that was stolen by a time-travelling 20th-century tycoon named Henry Starling and given to Voyager's Emergency Medical Hologram when that ship travelled to 1996 Earth and encountered Starling. The EMH kept the device after Voyager was returned to the 24th-century Delta Quadrant, and brought it back to the Alpha Quadrant with him when Voyager returned home in "Endgame" (VOY).

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The S.C.E.'s attempts to reverse-engineer the mobile emitter, based on logs that Voyager had been sending to the Alpha Quadrant since "Pathfinder" (VOY), was seen in SCE: Malefictorum by Terri Osborne.

The future representatives encountered by Voyager were the crew of the timeship Relativity, seen in "Future's End, Part 1" (VOY), "Future's End, Part 2," and "Relativity" (VOY).

Among Worf's experiences with time travel are his hops to alternate timelines in "Parallels" (TNG), and travels back in time on both the Enterprise-E, in First Contact, and the Defiant, in "Trials and Tribble-ations" (DS9).

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That the Founders of the Dominion were suffering from a disease was revealed in "Treachery, Faith, and the Great River" (DS9). In "When it Rains..." (DS9), Dr. Bashir of Deep Space 9 theorized that Section 31 was responsible for infecting the Founders by giving the disease to DS9 security chief Odo when he was on earth in "Homefront," and who infected the Founders with it when he went into their Great Link in "Broken Link" (DS9), a theory that was confirmed in "Extreme Measures."

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The Pheben system was established as part of Klingon space in "A Matter of Honor" (TNG).

Captain Tavana first appeared as an engineer on the Rotarran in "Soldiers of the Empire."

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Starbase 24's proximity to the Klingon border was established in "Sins of the Father."

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Picard's interest in archeology was established in "Contagion" (TNG).

Myrmidon was mentioned in "Q-Less" (DS9). Vash, a woman with whom Picard was involved, was wanted for stealing an artifact from that planet, and one may speculate that her connection to that planet relates to his interest in their archeological finds.

The Tkon Empire was established in "The Last Outpost" (TNG) as being an interstellar confederation from six hundred thousand years prior to the 24th century.

The lost city of B'Hala was unearthed on Bajor in "Rapture" (DS9), and archeological digs have continued since then, as seen in Avatar Book 1.

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The promotion ritual was seen in Generations, and involved a holodeck re-creation of an old sailing ship.

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Betazoid weddings are held in the nude, as established in "Haven." Worf's discomfort with that aspect of Betazoid ceremonies was established in Nemesis.

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Picard learned that Crusher had discussed the Starfleet Medical offer with other members of the Enterprise crew in A Time to Hate.

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That Picard kept together a good portion of the command crew of the Stargazer for most of his time captaining that vessel is implied from the use of the Stargazer crew in TNG: The Valiant by Michael Jan Friedman, the books in the Stargazer series by Michael Jan Friedman, TOS: Vulcan's Heart by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz, TNG: Double Helix: The First Duty by Michael Jan Friedman & Christie Golden, and Reunion.

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Lieutenant Aaron Studdard and Ensign Anh Hoang both first appeared in A Time to Love. They started dating around the end of A Time to Hate.

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Picard's proclivity for hot Earl Grey tea was established in "Contagion."

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Lieutenant Kell Perim first appeared in Insurrection as the Enterprise-E's conn officer. Lieutenant Jim Peart first appeared in A Time to Hate as Vale's deputy chief of security. They started dating between A Time to Hate and A Time to Kill, and decided to resign their commissions and begin a new life together in A Time to Heal.

Crain, Nybakken, and Kawasaki were all mentioned in A Time to Love as requesting transfers.

Lieutenant Scott Fillion (inaccurately referred to as an ensign here) was introduced in A Time to Kill, where it was established that he washed out of special-ops training. He was killed by Tezwan insurgents in A Time to Heal.

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As established in A Time to Love, Hoang's family was killed in the Breen attack on Earth in "The Changing Face of Evil," and she was being counseled by Troi for it in both A Time to Love and A Time to Hate.

Technician Nafir was introduced in A Time to Love, where his disciplinary troubles were established.

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Crusher's reprimand of Russell for her fatal treatment of a Denver crewperson occurred at the same time as her controversial treatment of Worf, in "Ethics."

Dr. Chum Wasdin Chum, the Dorset physician in charge of the liscom gas problem on Delta Sigma IV, was introduced in A Time to Love, and she worked closely with Crusher in that book and A Time to Hate.

Dr. Tropp, the deputy chief medical officer of the Enterprise-E, first appeared in A Time to Sow.

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The Delta Sigma IV crisis, and its solution, occurred in A Time to Love and A Time to Hate.

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Ensign Aiken first appeared in A Time to Love; he was killed while subduing a mob in that book.

Chief Razka first appeared in A Time to Kill; he was killed protecting Riker in that book.

Ensign Melorr first appeared in A Time to Sow; he was killed during a rescue operation in that book.

Lieutenant Jeloq first appeared in A Time to Harvest; she was killed by a Satarran agent in that book.

Lieutenant Nikros first appeared in A Time to Hate; she was killed in a riot in that book.

Ensign Jarek Maxson first appeared in A Time to Sow; he was killed by a Satarran agent in A Time to Harvest.

Ensign George Carmona first appeared in A Time to Love; he was killed in a terrorist attack on a government building in A Time to Heal.

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La Forge enlisted the aid of a Ferengi trader named Dex to aid in resupply in A Time to Love and A Time to Hate.

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Simon Tarses first appeared as a medical technician in "The Drumhead," when it was revealed by Genestra that he was a quarter Romulan and lied on his entry forms for Starfleet.

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In Avatar Book 1 it was established that Tarses went to and graduated from medical school and was assigned to Deep Space 9 as a doctor.

Scott's misbehavior in La Forge's engine room occurred in "Relics."

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The disastrous installation of the M-5 computer on the Enterprise occurred in "The Ultimate Computer" (TOS).

Sonya Gomez first appeared as a nervous ensign in "Q Who" (TNG). After a term as chief engineer on the Sentinel during the Dominion War, as seen in SCE: War Stories Book 1 by Keith R.A. DeCandido, she was assigned to the U.S.S. da Vinci as first officer and head of that ship's Starfleet Corps of Engineers team by Scott, as established in The Belly of the Beast.

Reginald Barclay first appeared as a nervous lieutenant in "Hollow Pursuits" (TNG). He eventually became one of La Forge's most trusted engineers, as seen in (among other places) "The Nth Degree" (TNG), "Ship in a Bottle" (TNG), First Contact, and TNG: Gemworld Books 1-2 by John Vornholt. He then ran Project: Pathfinder (later Project: Voyager), which put the Alpha Quadrant in contact with Voyager, as established in "Pathfinder."

O'Brien first appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint" as the battle bridge conn officer on the Enterprise-D; by "The Child," he was the transporter chief, where he remained until he became chief of operations of Deep Space 9 in "Emissary." After "What You Leave Behind," he became a Starfleet Academy professor, then headed up the S.C.E.'s team on Cardassia that is helping that planet rebuild, as established in Unity and "Cardassia: The Lotus Flower" by Una McCormack (Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Volume 1).

Robin Lefler first appeared in "Darmok" (TNG) as an Enterprise-D engineer. As of NF: House of Cards by Peter David, she was the operations officer on the Excalibur, and later married Si Cwan and became the first lady of the Thallonian Republic some time prior to NF: After the Fall by Peter David.

Emma Bartel first appeared in "Relics" as an engineer on the Enterprise-D.

Raisa Danilova was first mentioned by La Forge in Fatal Error as an engineer on the Enterprise-E who excelled during the Dominion War.

Taurik first appeared in "The Lower Decks" (TNG) as an ensign. He was established in A Time to Sow as having only recently signed on to the Enterprise-E as deputy chief engineer.

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The Klingon Empire withdrew from the Khitomer Accords in "The Way of the Warrior." They renewed the treaty in "By Inferno's Light."

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Worf's fosterparents, Sergey and Helena Rozhenko, were first mentioned in "Heart of Glory" (TNG), and first seen and named (and Helena's facility for rokeg blood pie established) in "Family" (TNG). That they live in Minsk was implied in "What You Leave Behind."

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Admiral Alynna Nechayev first appeared in "Chain of Command, Part 1" (TNG). She commanded the U.S.S. Gorkon in "Descent, Part 1" (TNG).

Chancellor Gorkon first appeared in Star Trek VI, and his assassination after making peace overtures toward the Federation following Praxis's destruction led to the Khitomer Accords.

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The I.K.S. Gorkon was established in Diplomatic Implausibility as one of the Chancellor-class ships; all ships in that class are named after past Klingon chancellors.

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Admiral Upton was introduced in A Time to Love. His work with Azernal was established in A Time to Hate.

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The U.S.S. Crazy Horse was first mentioned in "Descent, Part 1" and first appeared in "The Pegasus" (TNG). The author is very much aware that the ship ferrying Worf back to Klingon space is named after the guy who first coined the phrase, "It is a good day to die."

The Launching Pad was established as a "Starfleet bar" in "Take Me Out to the Holosuite" (DS9).

The Collins Amphitheatre is named after Michael Collins, the one member of Apollo 11's crew who did not get to walk on the moon, and who therefore gets much less press than Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

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The Romulan conflict with the Watraii occurred in the TOS: Vulcan's Soul trilogy by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz.

As established in "The Neutral Zone," the Romulans closed their borders for five decades after the Tomed Incident, which was chronicled in The Lost Era: Serpents Among the Ruins by David R. George III.

Romulan ale was legal in the Federation after the Romulans allied with the Federation, as established in "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges" (DS9).

Wolf 359 was the site of a devastating Starfleet loss against the Borg, as established in "The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2" (TNG) and seen in "Emissary."

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General Chang of the Klingon Defense Force and Admiral Cartwright of Starfleet were among the conspirators responsible for Gorkon's assassination in Star Trek VI.

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The truth about the Khitomer massacre was discovered in "Sins of the Father," but not revealed to the general public until "Redemption, Part 1" (TNG).

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A sehlat is a Vulcan animal, sometimes domesticated as a pet, as mentioned in "Journey to Babel" (TOS) and seen in "Yesteryear" (TAS), "The Forge" (ENT), "Awakening" (ENT), and "Kir'Shara" (ENT).

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Attempts to reform Klingon medicine have been in part due to Martok's support for Federation medicine, as seen in "A Time to Stand," and in part due to the efforts of a reformer who studied medicine in the Federation named B'Oraq, currently serving as physician on the I.K.S. Gorkon, as seen in Diplomatic Implausibility, The Brave and the Bold Book 2, and the books in the I.K.S. Gorkon series.

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Lieutenant T'Eama first appeared in A Time to Kill.

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Data's dream program alerted him to the presence of interphasic parasites on the Enterprise-D in "Phantasms."

Data's assumption that he would be able to reinstall his emotion chip at a later date was shown in A Time to Sow.

Dr. Soong was first mentioned in "Datalore" (TNG), and first appeared in "Brothers," which was also when he died.

Dr. Ira Graves was introduced in "The Schizoid Man" (TNG), where he was established as a mentor of Soong's (and urged Data to call him "Grandpa"), and in which he also died.

Lieutenant Tasha Yar was introduced as the Enterprise-D security chief in "Encounter at Farpoint." She and Data had an amorous encounter while they were under the influence of a variant of the Psi 2000 virus in "The Naked Now" (TNG). She died in the line of duty in "Skin of Evil" (TNG). In "The Measure of a Man," it was established that Data carried a holographic image of Yar.

Data and La Forge's friendship was established in "Code of Honor" (TNG).

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La Forge and Ensign Ro Laren were believed killed in an accident on a Romulan ship that was experimenting with a phased cloaking device in "The Next Phase" (TNG). Data organized the memorial service for them.

The events on the Sutherland, including the entire exchange that Go shows Data, took place in "Redemption, Part 2." That was also where Lieutenant Commander Christopher Hobson first appeared as the first officer of that ship.

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Picard ordered twenty-seven people beamed aboard the ship after they were blown into space by an accident at the Dokaalan colony despite the danger from radiation in A Time to Sow.

Picard told Data that it is possible to do everything right and still lose in "Peak Performance" (TNG).

The Bader and Dorset viewed the Enterprise's presence with extreme hostility throughout A Time to Love and A Time to Hate.

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That La Forge and Riker graduated the Academy the same year was established in "Conundrum" (TNG), as well as The Lost Era: Deny Thy Father by Jeff Mariotte. They both came to the Enterprise from the Hood in "Encounter at Farpoint."

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Scott told La Forge that being a chief engineer was the greatest time of his life in "Relics."

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Jordan was introduced as the Ten-Forward bartender in A Time to Love.

The Enterprise travelled to Eminiar VII, and Kirk gave Scotty General Order 24, in "A Taste of Armageddon" (TOS).

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Ambassador Robert Fox first appeared in "A Taste of Armageddon."

La Forge was put in command of the Enterprise-D at Minos in "The Arsenal of Freedom" (TNG).

Logan first appeared in the "The Arsenal of Freedom." The other chief engineers who preceded La Forge in the position besides him were Sarah MacDougal in "The Naked Now," Argyle in "Where No One Has Gone Before" (TNG) and "Datalore," and Leland T. Lynch in "Skin of Evil."

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Kathryn Janeway first appeared in "Caretaker" (VOY) as the captain of the U.S.S. Voyager. In that episode, the ship was sent to the Delta Quadrant, and was stranded there for seven years, finally returning to the Alpha Quadrant via a Borg transwarp conduit in "Endgame." She was promoted to admiral in Homecoming, and was established as one of Picard's direct superiors in Nemesis.

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The Enterprise-D was sent to Boreth to host both Gowron and the clone of Kahless in "Rightful Heir."

Riker served on a Klingon ship, the I.K.S. Pagh, in "A Matter of Honor."

K'mpec asked Picard to serve as his Arbiter of Succession shortly before his death in "Reunion."

Picard has encountered the S.C.E. in, among other places, The Belly of the Beast, SCE: Hard Crash by Christie Golden, SCE: The Art of the Deal by Glenn Greenberg, and A Time to Heal.

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Janeway officially offered Riker command of the Titan in A Time to Hate. She held the command for Riker even though he was kidnapped and missing in A Time to Heal.

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Worf was introduced to prune juice in "Yesterday's Enterprise" (TNG), and it has become a favorite drink of his since.

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The Klingon Empire will fight the Elabrej Hegemony in GKN: Enemy Territory by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

The Kreel were introduced in TNG: Strike Zone by Peter David as a long-time enemy of the Klingon Empire. They also appeared in TNG: Double Helix: Double or Nothing by Peter David and Diplomatic Implausibility.

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The episode "Day of the Dove" (TOS) established that there were whole planets of starving Klingons within the empire.

Chancellor Kravokh first appeared in The Art of the Impossible. He was responsible for the Klingon Empire's major economic recovery in the wake of Praxis, before being killed in a duel by K'mpec in that novel.

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Danqo was first mentioned in The Art of the Impossible as a great tapestry maker.

J'lang was introduced in The Brave and the Bold Book 2 as a sculptor.

Aktuh and Melota is a popular opera within the Klingon Empire, as established in "Unification Part 2."

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The Klingon aphorism "Drink not with thine enemy" was first quoted by Q in "Hide and Q" (TNG).

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Kopek is quoting from the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition, specifically the 34th Rule, first established in "Destiny" (DS9).

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Worf gave Kopek the latter's I.I. file in exchange for his access code in A Time to Kill, which is also when he placed both Kopek and his aide L'Vek in the closet after rendering them unconscious.

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Picard was promoted to captain in 2333, forty-six years prior to this novel, as seen in The Valiant.

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Captain Braxton of the Relativity first appeared in "Future's End Part 1." He encountered the U.S.S. Excalibur in Sector 221-G in NF: Double Time written by Peter David.

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Boreth was attacked by Morjod's forces in The Left Hand of Destiny Book 2.

Crusher learned of the song about Kahless's revival, and her part in it, in Diplomatic Implausibility. She performed the genetic test on Kahless, at Gowron's request, in "Rightful Heir."

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The Story of the Promise was first related in "Rightful Heir."

Commander Logt was introduced as the head of Kahless's personal guard on Boreth in Homecoming.

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The stellar cartography Data provides is based on the maps in Star Charts by Geoffrey Mandel.

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Picard was assimilated by the Borg and made into the Borg drone Locutus in "The Best of Both Worlds Part 1" (TNG). He led a Borg attack on Wolf 359 in "The Best of Both Worlds Part 2," in which forty ships were destroyed. Picard met Sisko and learned that the latter's wife Jennifer died at Wolf 359 in "Emissary."

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Riker and Troi's initial meeting at a wedding in the chapel in the capital city on Betazed was chronicled in Imzadi.

Lake Cataria was established as a picturesque spot on Betazed in "All Good Things..."

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Byram Hall was established as the place where Lwaxana and Ian Troi married in "The Ceremony of Innocence is Drowned," which is also where it was destroyed by the Dominion.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution is a volunteer women's service organization founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington D.C. on Earth, dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

The Order of the Bat'leth was introduced in "Apocalypse Rising." Its origins as a society created to maintain Kahless's doctrine after his death were provided in A Good Day to Die.

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Troi's response of "Yuck!" to kissing Riker when he had a beard was established in Insurrection, after which he shaved the beard. He grew the beard back shortly prior to A Time to Love.

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The Sword of Kahless was introduced in "The Sword of Kahless" (DS9) as a weapon carried by Kahless. Missing for centuries, it was discovered by Worf and two others in that episode, but it was decided that the empire wasn't ready for it to be returned yet. Worf later retrieved in on Martok's behalf in The Left Hand of Destiny Book 2, and Martok has carried it ever since.

Martok restored the Order of the Bat'leth to its original purpose in A Good Day to Die.

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Gowron engaged in a campaign to discredit Martok by sending him on impossible missions during the Dominion War in "When it Rains..." and "Tacking Into the Wind."

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Martok's origins in the Ketha Lowlands were established in "Once More Unto the Breach" (DS9). His difficult relationship with his father was established in The Left Hand of Destiny Book 1.

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Klingon agents surgically altered to pass as human were first seen in "The Trouble with Tribbles" (TOS).

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The Blue Parrot Café on Sarona VIII was first mentioned in "We'll Always Have Paris" (TNG).

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Allira punch was established in The Art of the Impossible.

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The Enterprise encountered a cloaked Romulan ship that destroyed several Neutral Zone outposts in "Balance of Terror" (TOS).

The Federation-Klingon conflict erupted into a war in "Errand of Mercy," which was stopped by the Organians in that episode.

Commander Kruge of the Klingon Defense Force tried to steal the Genesis Device in Star Trek III.

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The Cardassian War was first mentioned in "The Wounded."

The Tzenkethi War was first mentioned in "The Adversary" (DS9).

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The frozen hot chocolate is a creation of the excellent New York City restaurant Serendipity 3.

Troi's affinity for chocolate was first established in "The Price" (TNG).

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Lieutenant Commander Domenica Corsi first appeared as the security chief of the U.S.S. da Vinci in The Belly of the Beast, which is also where her past relationship with Vale was first hinted at. The full story of their past will be established in SCE: Security by Keith R.A. DeCandido.

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Ensign Almonte first appeared in A Time to Love.

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The Prometheus-class ship was established in "Message in a Bottle" (VOY). The Cerberus was established as Ross's flagship in Avatar Book 1.

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La Forge encouraged Data to start painting in "11001001" (TNG), a pursuit Data maintained thenceforth.

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The Enterprise-D's first mission was to Farpoint Station, as established in "Encounter at Farpoint."

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The being known as Q first appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint," and he continued to show up regularly on the Enterprise.

Wesley Crusher first appeared as a teenager in "Encounter at Farpoint." He was made an acting ensign in "Where No One Has Gone Before" and given a full commission in "Ménàge à Trois" (TNG). He left the Enterprise-D to attend Starfleet Academy in "Final Mission" (TNG), but became disillusioned with the Academy after being reprimanded and forced to repeat a year in "The First Duty" (TNG). He left the Academy and became a Traveler in "Journey's End."

Ross recommended Worf for the ambassadorial position in "What You Leave Behind."

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The "vision" Worf refers to is the future version of Alexander who came back in time and pretended to be K'mtar in "Firstborn."

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Worf was taken in after the Khitomer Massacre by Starfleet Chief Petty Officer Sergey Rozhenko, as established in "Heart of Glory" and "Family." The host of the Dax symbiont prior to Jadzia was Curzon Dax, who served as a Federation ambassador to the Klingon Empire for many years, as established in "Blood Oath" (DS9).

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The battle simulation on the Hathaway occurred in "Peak Performance."

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Lieutenant Commander Ranul Keru was introduced as a stellar cartographer in Section 31: Rogue by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin. He will have been established as transferring to security in (and will get a promotion just prior to) TTN: Taking Wing by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels.

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The white dress uniforms first appeared in Insurrection.

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Crusher had a brief fling with Dr. Keith Hughes in A Time to Heal.

Crusher's feelings for Picard were made clear in "Attached" (TNG).

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Wesley was given a chance to renounce being a Traveler in A Time to Die, but decided to remain one.

Ambassador Sarek first appeared in "Journey to Babel" (TOS). By the time of "Sarek" (TNG), he was suffering Bendii Syndrome, and had to undergo an intense mind-meld with Picard in order to achieve the emotional stability necessary to complete his final mission. Sarek died in "Unification Part 1."

Gul Madred captured Picard in "Chain of Command Part 1" and tortured him in "Chain of Command Part 2" (TNG).

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Korgan first appeared in A Time to Die. A Medusan who aided Wesley in his attempt to clear Picard's name at Rashanar, Korgan became a Traveler at the end of that book.

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Fan complaints notwithstanding, Wesley only saved the Enterprise once, in "The Naked Now." He also saved the ship in "The Game" (TNG), but that was after he stopped being a regular.

Admiral Vance Haden first appeared in "The Defector" (TNG). He was established as Ian Troi's commanding officer on the Carthage in The Art of the Impossible.

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Guinan first appeared as the Enterprise-D's bartender in "The Child." Her multiple marriages were established in "Evolution," with a specific number assigned in Nemesis.

Katherine Pulaski first appeared as the Enterprise-D's chief medical officer in "The Child," when Crusher went to Starfleet Medical. She departed the ship some time prior to "Evolution" when Crusher ended her tenure.

Pulaski had a relationship with Kyle Riker for a time, as established in "The Icarus Factor."

Molly Miyaki Worf O'Brien first appeared in "Disaster" (TNG), when Keiko O'Brien gave birth to her on the Enterprise-D.

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The Phlox Institute is named after the 21st-century Denobulan physician Phlox, who first appeared in "Broken Bow" (ENT).

It was Guinan who introduced Worf to prune juice in "Yesterday's Enterprise."

Worf's hung over state at the Riker-Troi wedding was established in Nemesis.

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The Borg invaded the Alpha Quadrant in "The Best of Both Worlds" and First Contact.

The Enterprise-E travelled back in time to observe the first human warp flight on the Phoenix and to witness humans' first contact with Vulcans in First Contact.

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Riker's entire story to Vale occurred in Nemesis.

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The Tal Shiar were first mentioned in "Face of the Enemy" (TNG). That the creation of Shinzon and the possession by the Romulans of B-4 was part of a long-range Tal Shiar plan to replace Starfleet officers with duplicates was established in "Twilight's Wrath" by David Mack (Tales of the Dominion War).

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Corsi's shooting of Dar was hinted at in Cold Fusion, and will be expanded upon in Security.

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Data downloaded Lore's memories when he deactivated his "brother" android in "Descent Part 2." He created Lal as a "daughter" in "The Offspring" (TNG), but when she suffered cascade failure and had to be deactivated, he downloaded her memories. In "Datalore," it was established that Data had the journals of all the colonists on Omicron Theta, where he was created, in his memory. Data transferred his memories into B-4 in Nemesis.

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The Traveler first appeared in "Where No One Has Gone Before."

Counselor Colleen Cabot first appeared in A Time to be Born, where she was assigned to evaluate Picard after Rashanar. She accompanied him on the Enterprise when the ship returned to Rashanar, and she also entered into a relationship with Wesley. She was killed by a pirate in A Time to Die.

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Kozinski first appeared in "Where No One Has Gone Before" as an engineer who used the Traveler's abilities to advance his own nonsense theories about propulsion.

The Traveler invited Wesley to become a fellow Traveler on Dorvan V in "Journey's End."

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Jack Crusher was first mentioned in "Encounter at Farpoint," having served under Picard on the Stargazer, and died in the line of duty. He was first seen in "Family."

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Alexander was made a part of the House of Martok in "Sons and Daughters."

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Though not an official part of the crew, Worf served on the Enterprise-E against the Borg in First Contact, in the Briar Patch in Insurrection, during the gateways crisis in Doors Into Chaos and "The Other Side," and against Shinzon in Nemesis.

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Data gave Worf the painting of The Battle of HarOs in "Parallels" (TNG).

Data's interest in Sherlock Holmes was first sparked by Riker in "Lonely Among Us" (TNG). His and La Forge's affinity for pretending to be Holmes and Watson on the holodeck and Data's facility with the violin were established in "Elementary, Dear Data" (TNG).

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Data's initial disinterest in pursuing the human question after having his emotion chip removed, and La Forge's subsequent worry, occurred in A Time to Sow. He reversed that position in A Time to Harvest.

Data questioned Worf about the nature of faith in "Rightful Heir."

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Spot first appeared in "Data's Day."

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La Forge's failed attempt to take care of Spot occurred in "Force of Nature" (TNG).

Worf took care of Spot in "Phantasms."

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The Deltans first appeared in Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Gault was first mentioned in "Heart of Glory."

The Carreon were established in Doors Into Chaos, as was their animosity toward the Deltans.

Kharzh'ulla is a Tellarite colony, first established in SCE: Ring Around the Sky by Allyn Gibson.




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