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#185: Rogue Saucer (TNG #39)

This week, when a malware attack softlocks the Enterprise bridge, Admiral Nechayev takes the opportunity to have them to test a new prototype saucer section. But when her new aide hijacks the experiment, the Prime Directive itself may be at stake. Who is the Architect? Who was the worst senior officer to babysit as a kid? And are canon-foreshadowing jokes ever not funny? All this and more in Rogue Saucer, or, When Keepin’ Saucer Sep Real Goes Wrong.

#176: Incident at Arbuk (VOY #5)

This week, when Voyager finds a space city melted to slag, Janeway wants to figure out who pointed the gun at their own faces. But when Tuvok eats the brown acid by proxy, he’ll need a heaping helping of Vulcan control to overcome oppositional defiant disorder. When does space-ifying concepts go too far? Who’s the real first officer? And is a portable replicator too much for Voyager’s status quo to bear? All this and more in Incident at Arbuk, the book that has only a mouth and must argue.

#171: Violations (VOY #4)

This week, Voyager wakes up from a sketchy deal with one less computer core. But when they reboot in safe mode, they’ll need to get it back before it gets used to start a revolution. How many different ways can the EMH get “sick”? Is it cruel to drop continuity teases you know you can’t deliver on? And how necessary is it to tell people in the Delta Quadrant that you’re from the Federation? All this and more in Violations, the book that does a barrel roll.

#161: Devil in the Sky (DS9 #11)

This week, a Horta bound for Bajor gets forcibly rerouted by Cardassian raiders. But when Kira, Bashir, and Dax go to retrieve her, they learn her capture is only half the story. Meanwhile, Odo and O’Brien have to move fast to keep Deep Space Nine from being turned into an all-you-can-eat buffet. Has Odo finally found his comfiest form? Is everything okay at Chateau Picard? And how is Brightspot’s acting career going? All this and more in Devil in the Sky, the book that underscores the need for stronger holosuite privacy.

#158: Valhalla (DS9 #10)

This week, when an influential Cardassian figure dies, a whole host of potential heirs line up to fill his boots. But when a derelict starship starts asking questions about the afterlife, Sisko has to stay on his toes to make sure he isn’t the one who gets Sunday-schooled. Will Dukat get that big promotion? Will O’Brien get to play with a new toy? And can DS9 get its outbreak of crabs under control? All this and more in Valhalla, where we take on the ugly elephant in the room.

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