Before Janeway and Sisko, before Picard and Kirk...
It Is the twenty-seoond century... and the dawn of mankind's boldest adventure. Thanks to the amazing breakthroughs in warp technology, an era of true Interstellar exploration is about to begin, and a whole new universe, full of astounding wonders and unparalleled dangers, has just opened up for humanity.
Someone has to lead the way, and that someone is Capt. Jonathan Archer of the first Starship Enterprise, NX-01. Archer and his crew, including Vulcan SubCommander T'Pol and the enigmatic Dr. Phlox, will face challenges previously unimagined as they truly go where no man has gone before.
But they must also survive first contact with a fearsome extraterrestrial race known only as the Klingons.
The thrilling premier of an all-new Star Trek saga. Plus, as a special bonus, a 32-page look behind the scenes of the hit TV series!
Diane Carey (born 1954) is an author of historical fiction and science fiction who is perhaps best known for her work in the Star Trek franchise. She is the co-creator, with John J. Ordover, of the spin-off series, Star Trek: New Earth, and its continuation series, Star Trek: Challenger.
Among her other Star Trek novels are the original series books Star Trek: First Frontier, Starfleet Academy, the Starfleet Academy novel Cadet Kirk, the Star Trek: The Next Generation novel Ghost Ship, and the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novelization of the two-part episode "The Way of the Warrior."
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