The Preservers are the first of the humanoid races
to explore the galaxy. They receive a genetically encoded hologram from Captain
Jean-Luc Picard, sent through a wormhole from four billion years in the future.
Strange New Worlds II)
The Enterprise crew witnesses the asteroid
collision with prehistoric Earth, causing the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Frontier - TOS#75)
Stef is critically wounded in a battle on the Ishaya
plain. Prior to his death, he gives the Ko N'ya stone to Surak, who
in turn gives it to the warrior Garamond. (The
Devil's Heart - TNG) Note: As seen by Picard within a vision, this may be historically unreliable.
World, both of Surak's parents remain alive well into his adulthood.
A science-fiction radio play written by Ben Russell
is broadcast. ("Captain
Proton And The Orb Of Bajor," Strange New Worlds IV) Note: It is unlikely that this is the same Benny Russell who worked for
the magazine Incredible Tales Of Scientific Wonder since he would only
be fourteen, did not write for radio, and did not yet have knowledge of the
16 year-old Benny Russell attends the annual fair
at Flushing Meadow, where he views a strange orb allegedly of extraterrestrial
Beyond The Stars - DS9) Note: It would appear that in Benny Russell's reality, Star Trek
is his own fictional creation. This reality is experienced in a vision by
The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise, under
command of Captain Osborne B. Hardison, supports Task Force 16 against Japanese
attacks at Guadalcanal during World War II. ("World
Of Strangers," Enterprise Logs)
Naval lieutenant Charles Taylor leads a squadron of
Avenger torpedo bombers on a training mission into the Bermuda Triangle. All
five planes vanish into a spatial anomaly. ("Flight
19," Strange New Worlds IV)
Science fiction writer Benny Russell pens the story
of an alien space station called "Deep Space Nine." However, due
to issues of racism, the story will not be published. (Far
Beyond The Stars - DS9)
Khan Noonian Singh is deposed as the ruler of Southern
Asia and the Middle East in the Eugenics Wars. He will leave the planet with
83 of his genetically engineered followers in the sleeper ship S.S. Botany
Seed," Star Trek 2)
The Icarus discovers sentient humanoid life
in the Alpha Certauri system. (Strangers
From The Sky - "Author's Foreward") Note: The Icarus was not a sleeper ship. The 30-year duration of
its voyage is a predictable consequence of relativistic time distortion at
very high sublight speeds.
Cochrane returns from his interstellar trip to Alpha
Centauri on the Bonaventure, arriving at Christopher's Landing on Titan.
The entire journey had taken 243 days. Shortly after his return, he departs
again to flee Adrik Thorsen.(Federation
- Ch. 1-2) Note: The given year of 2061 is incorrect, as this would predate Cochrane's
first manned test of warp drive.
The U.N.S.S. Amity rescues a disabled Vulcan
craft within the solar system. (Strangers
From The Sky - "Author's Foreward") Note: The text claims this to be the first encounter with Vulcans. Either
the prior contact with Zephram Cochrane was kept secret, or else the author
meant the first offworld contact initiated by an Earth vessel. This particular
event appears to have paved the way toward diplomatic relations.
The planet Trill is attacked by the L'Dira for refusing
an offer of trade. Lela Dax, having communicated with the L'Dira prior to
the attack, is tried for treason. T'Pau of Vulcan pays her a visit. ("First
Steps," The Lives Of Dax)
Cochrane flees the aftermath of World War III and
takes up permanent residence on the Alpha Centauri colony. (Federation) Note: Encounter
At Farpoint speaks of the "post-atomic horror" in 2079. Therefore,
it seems that Col. Thorsen brought about a revival of the Optimum movement
and a second nuclear war in the 2070s.
Romulan androids from the future assassinate Dr. Palmer,
thus weakening support for space exploration and eventually preventing the
formation of the U.F.P. The Earth will eventually join the Interstellar Alliance
of Planets, founded by Vulcan. The Romulans refer to this timeline as "Second
History." This timeline will be eliminated when Captain Spock and Ensign
Kirk from Second History travel back in time to foil the assassination. (Killing
Time - TOS#24)
Zephram Cochrane speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony
for the Warp 5 Complex. (Broken
Bow - ENT)
Cochrane leaves his home on Alpha Centauri and disappears
into space. (Federation,
Star Trek 7) Note: The text gives the year as 2117, which would be before Cochrane speaks
at the Warp 5 Complex.
The Earth Starfleet vessel Enterprise NX-01
is launched with Captain Jonathan Archer in command. Sub-commander T'Pol is
the Vulcan liason and science officer. Commander Charles Tucker is Chief Engineer.
Lt. Malcolm Reed is at Tactical, Ensign Hoshi Sato at Communications, Ensign
Travis Mayweather at Helm, and Dr. Phlox is a Denobulan member of the Vulcan
Interspecies Medical Exchange. (Broken
Bow - ENT)
The Articles of Federation are signed at Babel. Participants
include Earth, Andor and Rigel, but not Vulcan. Initially, this is merely
an alliance, with planetary governments still retaining all of their sovereignty.
Final Reflection - TOS#16 - Part Three, also The
Abode Of Life - TOS#6 and The
Romulan Way - TOS#35 - Ch. 12) Note: This is ninety years prior to the events of The Final Reflection
Part Three. This is described as the "incorporation" of the U.F.P.—a
term also used in Federation to describe the events of 2161. However,
it is well established that a "Federation" existed in some form
during the First Romulan War. Consult the footnotes
for further information. In Strangers From The Sky, the date is given
as 2087, which contradicts "Metamorphosis" and Broken Bow.
The Federation vessel U.S.S. Carrizal makes
first contact with the Rihannsu homeworlds. They receive no reply to standard
friendship messages. The planets are designated Romulus and Remus, and the
inhabitants are called "Romulans." (Rihannsu
#2: The Romulan Way - TOS#35 - Ch. 12)
Romulans capture the Heisenberg in an attempt
to obtain Terran warp technology. Tobin Dax and Skon of Vulcan reclaim the
ship with the aid of a transporter prototype. ("Dead
Man's Hand," The Lives Of Dax)
The First Romulan War ends with the Treaty of Algernon.
Vulcan pledges to join a new, amalgamated Federation. (Starfleet:
Year One, also Federation)
In the aftermath of the Romulan conflict, the U.F.P.
Constitution is signed and Starfleet is commissioned as the armed services
via the Paris Charter. (Federation) Note: Consult the footnotes
for more information about the establishment of the Federation.
Captain Lucien Murat and the crew of the U.S.S.
Verdun are stranded on Torgu-Va during a war with the Tarn. They and their
descendants will remain stranded for 204 years. (The
Forgotten War - TNG#57) Note: The descendants of the Verdun claim knowledge of the Enterprise,
which obviously must refer to the NX-01, though Riker mistakenly calls
The Romulan cruiser Scorah abducts a Reyan
exploratory vessel and kills everyone aboard. (The
Great Starship Race - TOS#67) Note: Though this occurs in the interim after the Romulan War, the text
indicates that the Romulans view the war as ongoing. This is not surprising,
given that the Romulans continued to build and mobilize their forces during
Following twenty-five years of continuing hostility,
the Romulan Neutral Zone is established by the Treaty of Trianguli, negotiated
via subspace without any representatives ever meeting face-to-face. No contact
will occur between the races for the next fifty years. (Rihannsu
#2: The Romulan
- TOS#35 - Ch. 12, also"Balance
Of Terror," Star Trek 1) Note: Blish's novelization of "Balance Of Terror" contradicts
the teleplay, which states that over a century had passed since the war. Duane's
novel follows Blish's record of events, including the assertion that the conflict
lasted 25 years. Therefore, we must assume that a protracted conflict resumed
following the major war and was not conclusively resolved until this time.
Negotiation of the treaty was urged by "Ambassador" Sarek. Though
not yet Ambassador Plenipotentiary, according to Spock's
World he was likely posted to the Vulcan Embassy at this time.
The U.S.S. Sentry meets with the Klingon vessel
IKV Devisor. (The
Final Reflection - TOS#16, also Federation) Note: Described as "first contact" between the U.F.P. and the
Klingon empire. This may be the first formal contact with the Federation,
although Broken Bow establishes that Klingons had contact with Terrans
prior to the founding of the U.F.P. One may assume that this is the incident
that touched off fifty years of hostilities according to "Day Of The
Sarek returns to Vulcan following an extended internship
as a cultural attaché on Earth and is appointed Ambassador Plenipotentiary
to the U.F.P. Shortly thereafter, he meets Amanda Greyson. (Spock's
World - Vulcan Seven) Note: The year is given as 2212, and the length of Sarek's stay on Earth
is said to have been 50 years. Both are problematic.
A secret faction within the Klingon Empire attempts
to forge a treaty with the Romulans. Once discovered, Vrenn Khemara assumes
a new identity (Krenn) to avoid assassination.(The
Final Reflection - TOS#16 - Part One) Note: This takes place six years prior to Part Two. Considering that these
events are all framed within a novel read by Kirk, they may be apocryphal.
Upon developing dilithium-focused warp drive, Captain
Krenn sutai-Rustazh serves as the first Klingon ambassador to the U.F.P. in
the 22 years since "first contact." While on Earth, he plays a game
of chess with young Spock, age eight. (The
Final Reflection - TOS#16 - Part Two)
The Federation's first starship, the U.S.S. Enterprise,
is secretly commissioned early to rescue colonists stranded aboard the Rosenberg.
Captain Robert April commands the mission, accompanied by George S. Kirk,
Security Chief of Starbase Two and father of George Jr. and James (age ten).
Wishing to avoid yet another major war, Field Primus t'Cael Zaniidor Kilyle
helps April to escape from Romulan space. (Final
Frontier) Note: A letter from George Sr. to his children is dated May 10, 2183—obviously
a little off the mark.
Spock, along with a group of Vulcan and human students,
is taken hostage by Sered, a Romulan sympathizer. Spock escapes with David
Rabin, who will later convince Spock to join Starfleet. (Vulcan's
George Kirk Sr. allows young James, age sixteen, to
accompany him on an expedition to the planet Faramond. They depart from the
shuttle bay of the Enterprise, where Jim Kirk meets Captain April and
sets foot on the bridge. Later, they are attacked by Roy Moss and the pirate
ship Shark, and are rescued by April. (Best
Destiny) Note: This is 43 years before the framing story, whereas the text claims
Ensign Spock graduates from the Academy and serves
as Assistant Science Officer on a space cutter ship. (Vulcan's
Glory - TOS#44)
Cadets James Kirk and Gary Mitchell receive a commendation
from Captain Bannock for their actions during a patrol of the Klingon Neutral
Brother's Keeper: Republic - TOS#85) Note: According to "Where No Man Has Gone Before," Kirk was a
lieutenant when Mitchell joined the Academy. Friedman's story tries to reconcile
this by suggesting Kirk achieved the rank in his second year as a student.
A more reasonable solution would be to place Mitchell's academy years a bit
After nine years, April announces Christopher Richard
Pike as his successor to the captaincy of the Enterprise. (Final
Frontier - Epilogue)
Ensign James T. Kirk, age 22, receives a Decoration
Of Valor for his injuries sustained while battling the pirates of Epsilon
Canaris III aboard the U.S.S. Farragut. McCoy oversees Kirk's rehabilitation
on Starbase 7, and later Kirk visits his home on Centaurus (aka Alpha Centauri
IV). McCoy's daughter Joanna is nine years old. (Crisis
On Centaurus - TOS#28 - Ch. 3)
Spock is promoted to full Lieutenant and assigned
Second Officer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise under Captain Pike. Lt.
Montgomery Scott is assigned to Engineering. (Vulcan's
Glory - TOS#44)
Yeoman Colt signs aboard the Enterprise. The
Federation negotiates a dilithium mining agreement with the Eremoids. ("Conflicting
Natures," Enterprise Logs) Note: The Enterprise is said to be only nine years old.
Captain Pike is captured by the Talosians, who have
incredible power to create illusion. ("The
Menagerie," Star Trek 4) Note: According to the details given in the televised version of "The
Menagerie," the Talosian incident would be in 2253, while Spock's assignment
to the Enterprise would be in 2252. However, these dates are incompatible
with Spock's service record in Vulcan's Glory.
Serving aboard the U.S.S. Constitution with
Gary Mitchell, Second Officer Kirk is forced to take command when Captain
Augenthaler and First Officer Hirota are incapacitated on Sordinia IV. (My
Brother's Keeper: Constitution - TOS#86)
While holding his three month-old son David, Kirk
informs Carol Marcus that he has been asked to oversee the refit of the Enterprise.
Ashes Of Eden - Ch. 35) Note: Several novels, including The Wrath Of Khan and Faces
Of Fire, contradict this account by claiming that Kirk was unaware of his
son. Given that this scene is described as a dream, it may be historically
Pike is promoted to Commodore. Just prior to his 30th
birthday, James T. Kirk is commissioned as captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Commander Spock is chosen by Starfleet to serve as First Officer over Kirk's
objections. Kirk selects McCoy to be Chief Medical Officer. Montgomery Scott
is Chief Engineer, Nyota Uhura is Communications Officer, Hikaru Sulu is Helmsman,
Janice Rand is Yeoman with bridge duty. Ensign Chekov has low watch on the
bridge. Navigator Gary Mitchell is still recovering from his injuries at Ghioghe.
Kirk's relationship with Carol Marcus ends. (Enterprise-The
First Adventure) Note: McIntyre's novel stretches the limits of credibility, forcing the
reader to assume that the entire bridge crew (except Spock) transferred elsewhere
prior to "Where No Man Has Gone Before," only to return to their
previous posts immediately thereafter. For those who would eliminate certain
novels to preserve continuity, the storyline in Friedman's Brother's Keeper
omnibus is probably preferred.
Sulu transfers to Astrophysics, replaced at the helm
by Lee Kelso.
McCoy requests leave on Starbase 6 (perhaps to attend
to his ill father). Dr. Mark Piper, David Bailey and Dr. Elizabeth Dehner
sign aboard. While investigating the planet Kapeshet, the landing party is
transported back in time to witness a secret first contact with Vulcans on
Earth. The party's memories of the event are surpressed. (Strangers
From The Sky)
Services for Lee Kelso are held aboard the Enterprise.
Lt. Daniel Alden, Yeoman Barbara Smith and Dr. Mark Piper transfer off the
ship. Lt. Hikaru Sulu is (re)assigned as helmsman. (My
Brother's Keeper: Constitution - TOS#86) Note: Kirk is surprised to hear Piper's request for a discharge. However,
earlier in Strangers
From The Sky, Piper's retirement date had already been set.
Uhura, Bailey and Rand are (re)assigned to the bridge
crew. McCoy returns as Chief Medical Officer. Kirk delivers the eulogy at
Mitchell's funeral. (My
Brother's Keeper: Enterprise - TOS#87) Note: It is inferred that Uhura, Bailey and Rand are coming aboard the
Enterprise for the first time. Also, McCoy claims to have served with
Kirk previously aboard the Constitution, but not the Enterprise.
The Enterprise investigates a self-imposed
quarantine of the planet Timshel, and discovers the citizens are enslaved
to a computer that produces an artificial euphoria. (The
Joy Machine - TOS#80)
The Enterprise rescues member of the Anjiri
and Nykuss, but does not log the incident to protect the location of their
Dragons - CT#1)
McCoy's daughter Joanna turns eighteen. (The
Better Man - TOS#72 - pages 62-63) Note: The text states that this is near the end of the five-year mission,
which is inconsistent with all other references to Joanna's age.
On planet M-113, a creature capable of psychic disguise
makes its way onto the Enterprise and attacks the crew for their body
Unreal McCoy," Star Trek 1)
A virus contracted on Psi 2000 spreads throughout
the crew, causing wildly erratic behavior. A "cold start" of the
warp engines throws the ship back in time three days. ("The
Naked Time," Star Trek 1)
Thanksgiving day. The human Charles Evans, having
been raised by Thasians, exhibits extraordinary telekinetic powers and is
returned to Thasius to preserve the crew's safety. ("Charlie's
Law," Star Trek 1)
On a planet that has evolved parallel to Earth, an
entire population of pre-pubescent children is discovered. ("Miri,"
Star Trek 1)
By this time, all survivors of the Tarsus IV massacre
have been mysteriously killed except Kirk and Lt. Riley, both now aboard the
Enterprise. Kodos the Executioner, now going by the name Karidian,
is brought aboard with his daughter, Lenore. ("The
Conscience Of The King," Star Trek 1)
Fleet Captain Pike saves the lives of seven cadets
aboard a training vessel, but is exposed to massive amounts of radiation.
He soon loses all motor control and is confined to a mobile life-support carriage
on Starbase 11. ("A
Private Anecdote," Strange New Worlds I)
Kirk is forced to jetisson an observation pod occupied
by Benjamin Finney. The investigation reveals negligence by Kirk, but he is
absolved of wrongdoing when it is revealed that Finney is alive and has doctored
the record tapes. ("Court
Martial," Star Trek 2)
The Enterprise unwittingly spreads a computer
virus to five planetary systems. A "virtual" alien civilization
is discovered in orbit around Tyrtaeus. Rand is still aboard. (Heart
Of The Sun - TOS#83)
Spock is promoted to full commander. Pike is kidnapped
by Spock, who diverts the Enterprise to Talos IV without authorization.
Spock's court martial is dismissed when Pike chooses to remain with the Talosians,
who provide him the illusion of good health. Note: According to Spock in the television episode "The Menagerie
Part I," this is thirteen years after the incident on Talos IV. In "Journey
To Babel," it has been eighteen years since Spock left home for Starfleet.
Subtract the one year between the episodes, and we have only four years for
young Spock to have received all his academy training, promotion to full lieutenant,
and assignment as Second Officer aboard the Enterprise. This is incredible,
even for a Vulcan; plus, it contradicts Spock's service record given in Dorothy
Glory. Fortunately, since the "thirteen years" figure never
appears anywhere in print, we can ignore it in good conscience.
Jean-Luc Picard arrives on Cestus III two days before
the events of "Arena." (Requiem
The Gorn destroy a Federation base, claiming that
it falls within their claimed territory. When Kirk pursues the Gorn craft,
both are captured by the Metrons, who abhor violence. ("Arena,"
Star Trek 2)
A plague destroys a third of the Romulan population.
Of The Romulans - TOS#10) Note: Footnotes referring to "The Enterprise Incident" and "The
Gamesters Of Triskelion" are incongruent with the stated time frame of
the story, which immediately follows "Tomorrow Is Yesterday."
Khan Noonian Singh and the surviving crew of the Botany
Bay are discovered and revived by the Enterprise. After an unsuccessful
attempt to commandeer the ship, he and his crew are left on Ceti Alpha V to
begin a new colony. ("Space
Seed," Star Trek 2)
Chekov assigned to the bridge crew. Uhura temporarily
transfers to the U.S.S. Lexington. Rithrim mercenaries raid several planets
in the Xaridian system. (The
Disinherited - TOS#59) Note: A reference to an upcoming landing party mission on "Gamma II"
invites the possibility that this novel should be immediately before "The
Gamesters Of Triskelion." However, this seems inconsistent with the untested
relationship of Chekov to the rest of the bridge crew.
A race known as the Furies arrive with an invasion
force from the far side of the galaxy to reclaim Federation and Klingon territory,
including Earth, which they claim was once a homeworld. (Invasion!
#1: First Strike - TOS#79)
Commodore Matthew Decker, the sole survivor of an
attack by an enormous planet-eating weapon, is recovered from the U.S.S.
Constitution. Following Decker's death, Kirk pilots his ship into the
device to destroy it. ("The
Doomsday Machine," Star Trek 3)
Deep Space Station K-7, while holding a shipment of
grain destined for Sherman's planet, becomes infested with tribbles brought
by Cyrano Jones. The death of the tribbles warns of the grain having been
poisoned by Arne Darvin. ("The
Trouble With Tribbles," Star Trek 3)
Captain Sisko prevents Arne Darvin from planting an
explosive tribble on Deep Space K-7 to kill Captain Kirk. (Trials
The crew of the Vulcan science ship T'Pau is
found dead, and the secrets of Alnath II are discovered. The Enterprise
returns to Delta Canaris IV to complete a mapping mission. (The
Klingon Gambit - TOS#3)
While responding to a distress call from the merchant
ship Selessan, Dr. McCoy is attacked by an unknown species and suffers
severe amnesia. (Dreams
Of The Raven - TOS#34) Note: McCoy's age (48) is problematic. The stardate was used as a reference
Harry Mudd negotiates peace between the planets of
Prastor and Distrel. (Mudd
In Your Eye - TOS#81) Note: Kirk asks Mudd how he managed to escape from the android planet.
This creates a continuity error with the later episode, "Mudd's Passion,"
when Kirk asks basically the same question.
Centaurus, the homeworld of 21 year-old Joanna McCoy,
is bombed by terrorists. Uhura is left in command while the Enterprise
landing party investigates. McCoy stays on the planet while the Enterprise
is refit at Starbase 7. (Crisis
On Centaurus - TOS#28)
Gary Seven takes the Enterprise to a secret
Romulan base under control of Commander Dellas of the Tal Shiar. They prevent
her from murdering Spock in the future at the Khitomer Conference. (Assignment:
Eternity - TOS#84)
Captain Spock and Ensign Kirk of the V.S.S. ShiKahr,
along with Romulan Commander Thea, travel back in time to 2097 to restore
First History. (Killing
Time - TOS#24)
A visually unappealing race known as the Sackers cause
a growing spacial rift, where another universe begins consuming our own with
intense heat. (The
Three-Minute Universe - TOS#41)
The Enterprise carries a delegation of nominees
to the Nobel and Z. Magnees ceremonies on Memory Prime. (Memory
Prime - TOS#42)
The Enterprise warp engines are engaged while
within the gravity well of Talin IV, destroying the nacelles and much of the
surface of the planet. Members of the crew spend four months in exile before
being absolved of responsibility for the accident. (Prime
Directive)Reference to Nobel and Z. Magnees ceremonies?
Enterprise recommissioned as Achernar class
cruiser. Chekov temporarily transfers off the Enterprise. M'Ress and Arex
War breaks out between the Federation and Klingons,
and the Enterprise attempts to contact Organia via long-range transport
by using tachyon particles. The signal is reflected back, causing duplicate
Spock's mind is damaged by cephalic implants. He disables
the Enterprise warp drive and beams down to the planet Kyros, where
he becomes a revolutionary leader. (Spock,
Harry Mudd causes a Federation-wide shortage of dilithium.
As Usual During Altercations," Mudd's Angels) Note: The events of Spock Must Die! include a massive six-month
war with the Klingon Empire, as well as a judgement handed down by the Organians
depriving the Klingons of spaceflight for a thousand years. Obviously, it
is quite impossible to reconcile this with the rest of the Trek chronology.
However, at the end of Mudd's Angels, the Enterprise is flung backward
in time at least six months. Therefore, one must assume that the events of
Spock Must Die! occur within that period, thus becoming a divergent
timeline. Spock, Messiah! refers to events in Spock Must Die!,
and therefore must also belong to the alternate timeline. To appease those
who worship at the shrine of the Okudachron, you may even assume that all
of the Bantam novels, as well as the Animated Series, are a part of this divergent
reality as well. (Heck, why not throw Prime Directive in there too.
It's a great story, but there's just no way it could ever fit into established
Following the death of her daughter, Janice Rand returns
to the Enterprise. Eventually, she is promoted to Chief Petty Officer
and is trained for transporter operations. (The
Captain's Daughter - TOS#76)
Following patrol of the Klingon Neutral Zone and a
month shore leave on Starbase 4, the Enterprise discovers the planet
Mercan after being transported through a gravitational anomaly. (The
Abode Of Life - TOS#6)
Scientists in suspended animation are rescued from
Black Box Nebula Station One. (Corona
Following an incident with the insane Professor Omen,
the Enterprise docks at Starbase 12. (The
Starship Trap - TOS#64) Note: Kirk receives his orders from Admiral Nogura, but it is reasonable
to assume that Nogura is not yet Starfleet Chief of Staff. Note that Triangle
suggests that "Commander-In-Chief" and "Chief Of Staff"
may be distinctly separate positions.
During layover at Starbase 12 (perhaps to install
the new sensors for detecting the gravitic anomalies), a novel of Klingon
history becomes popular with the crew. Rand is aboard. (The
Final Reflection - TOS#16) Note: The crew complement and rank clearly place this event within the
original five-year mission. However, the "author's notes" of the
novel read by Kirk inexplicably claim it to have been written well over ten
years since the Organian peace treaty, and 65 years since first contact with
A Klingon ore freighter departs Starbase 12 with Spock
aboard and mysteriously vanishes. (Ishmael
- TOS#23) Note: Spock's rank is given as Lt. Commander, which is inconsistent with
Chekov's presence on the bridge.
After departing Starbase 12, the Enterprise
recovers the Sparrow, a ship with an experimental cloaking device developed
by Flint the Immortal. Admiral Komack is still Fleet Commander. (The
Cry Of The Onlies - TOS#46)
At Starbase 23, the Enterprise receives orders
to mediate a dispute on Okeanos, a former Federation colony. (From
The Depths - TOS#66)
Spock retrieves his son Zar through the Guardian Of
Forever. Following a dispute with the Romulans over claims to the Gateway
planet, Zar returns to Sarpeidon's past. Masters is Chief of Security. (Yesterday's
Son - TOS#11)
Spock suffers psychological damage during a mission
to protect Aritani from Romulan pirates. Ingrit Tomson recently promoted to
Security Chief. (Mindshadow
Vulcan is invaded by non-corporeal beings from Beekman's
- TOS#30) Note: Kirk's claim that the crew will take shore leave "for the first
time in seven months" is assumed to be an exaggeration.
Earth's history is altered during tests of a new warp-powered
shield technology, eliminating all human life. The Enterprise is destroyed
in orbit around the Time Planet.(First
Frontier - TOS#75)
Agricultural specialist Jean Czerny is abducted by
Commander Kang to help the Klingon Empire fight a severe famine. Giotto (from
"Devil In The Dark") temporarily returns as Security Chief. (Pawns
And Symbols - TOS#26) Note: A diary entry dated "10/5/06" obviously reflects some alternate
Three months before the end of the five-year mission.
Chapel applies to the Federation Science Institute to complete her doctorate.
Klingons capture a terraforming colony on Beta Canzandia
III. Commander Kruge is promoted to Captain. Kirk meets his son, David Marcus.
Of Fire - TOS#58) Note: Continuity problems abound within Friedman's novel. The Malurian
system was wiped out in "The Changeling," but they feature prominently
in this story, suggesting placement prior to that episode. However, the presence
of Dr. M'Benga disallows it. Granted, the star system in "The Changeling"
was Omega Ceti, whereas Friedman gives Alpha Maluria, so it is possible that
the race had colonized many different systems. More troubling is that David
Marcus is ten years old. David is twenty during The
Wrath Of Khan, which is consistent with the idea that Kirk and Carol
broke off their relationship just prior to his captaincy. If the story occurs
"halfway though the five-year mission" (per the historian's note),
David would still be a toddler. Even according to Okuda, he would only be
Primary hull is jettisoned after explosion. Enterprise
is refit at Starbase 12. Chekov is promoted to Lieutenant. Gray uniforms introduced.
More refitting occurs after sustaining damage from Tomarii and Romulan warships.
Fire - TOS#8)
Five-year mission ends, and the Enterprise
returns to spacedock. Kirk is promoted to Admiral. Uhura is promoted to Lt.
Commander. Scott is promoted to Commander. McCoy and Spock request to be discharged.
Spock returns to Vulcan to undergo Kolinahr. (The
Chekov is accused of killing Dr. Mark Piper with a
Klingon disruptor, while Sulu is arrested for theft of information on the
Romulan cloaking device. A conspiracy is discovered to incite a war between
the Klingons and Romulans. (Traitor
Winds - TOS#70) Note: Sadly, this story represents the second time Chekov has been
promoted to Lieutenant. Perhaps the earlier change was only a field promotion.
The year has been adjusted from the given date of 2269.
Kirk and McCoy visit the Cochrane monument on Titan.(Federation) Note: The year has been adjusted from the given date of 2270.
Eighteen months following the end of the mission.
G'Dath, a Klingon instructor working on Earth, is kidnapped by Klingons following
his discovery of a new propulsion system. (A
Flag Full Of Stars - TOS#54) Note: The story occurs during the Apollo Tricentennial, presumably commemorating
the end of the entire Apollo space program in 1972.
An immense spacecraft indentifying itself as V'ger
threatens to destroy the Earth. Joined by the rest of the crew from the first
five-year mission, Kirk takes command of the Enterprise from Captain
Decker, who is lost during the encounter. Chekov is Chief of Security. (Star
Trek I: The Motion Picture - TOS#1)
The Empyreans renew their treaty with the Federation.
McCoy meets his second daughter, Anna. (The
Better Man - TOS#72) Note: Internal references explicitly place the story in 2272, not
two years after TMP as per the "Historian's Note." Also,
this is far too early for Chekov to have the stated rank of Lt. Commander.
Commander Spock takes a two-week leave on Vulcan while
the Enterprise transports a diplomatic party of Kaldorni. (Enemy
Unseen - TOS#51)
Spock rescues Saavik from Hellguard, and extends his
leave to a full year to help assimilate Saavik into Vulcan culture, eventually
preparing her for training at the Academy. (The
Pandora Principle - TOS#49)
Kirk finds himself aboard a Klingon vessel and is
told that he has travelled into the future. (Timetrap
The Enterprise is selected to test the new inversion
drive propulsion system. Lia Burke is trained in sickbay as Chapel begins
work on her doctoral thesis. Colin Matlock serves as Security Chief while
Chekov returns to Navigation. (The
Wounded Sky - TOS#13) Note: Despite McCoy's comment in TMP that Chapel is an M.D., we
must assume that she had not yet completed her practicals and thesis.
The Enterprise rescues Vulcan prisoners from
a Romulan research lab with the assistance of Ael t'Rllaillieu, a Romulan
#1: My Enemy, My Ally - TOS#18) Note: Minor inconsistencies in crew rank. Chekov and Sulu are both lieutenants.
Christine Chapel leaves to complete her doctorate.
Lia Burke replaces her as head nurse. Ingrid Tomson returns as head of Security.
Kirk has recently celebrated a birthday. (Doctor's
Orders - TOS#50)
After two years in the field, the Enterprise
returns to Earth for a month-long retrofit. A proposal among Vulcans to secede
from the Federation is narrowly defeated. Kirk meets K's't'lk for the first
time. Death of T'Pau. (Spock's
Onset of the Second Romulan War. (Rihannsu
#4: Honor Blade - TOS#96) Note: The Rihannsu novels #2-4 clearly follow Spock's World, particularly
given the appearance of K's't'lk in Swordhunt; however, most of the
crew ranks are incorrect for this period.
Saavik enters Starfleet Academy. A Romulan warbird
is discovered adrift in Federation space. (The
Pandora Principle - TOS#49) Note: Saavik is still attending the academy six years later in The
Wrath Of Khan; this is consistent with the fact that she achieves the rank
of Lieutenant while still a student. The story contains an inference that
T'Pau is still alive... and in fact, a Vulcan matriarch with the same name
is very much alive decades later in Vulcan's Heart.
The renegade Klingon Captain Kasak sutai-Khomezh attempts
to trigger a war with the Federation. Admiral Randolph Morrow has become Starfleet
Chief of Operations. (Rules
Of Engagement - TOS#48) Note: Many of the novels in this period feature the red "tunic-style"
uniforms and Chekov as a Lieutenant Commander. Unfortunately, the "New
Earth" series chronicles not only the introduction of the new uniforms
but also Chekov's promotion and transfer to the Reliant. Therefore,
uniform style and Chekov's rank must be ignored during this period.
After crash-landing a shuttle on Mars resulting in
the death of Lt. Mears, McCoy meets Irum, who sends McCoy back in time to
avoid the crash. His action spawns a genetic mutation called Irumodic Syndrome
that will eventually affect Jean-Luc Picard. ("The
Name Of The Cat," Strange New Worlds IV)
The Akkalla-Chorym Alliance is formed. Chekov is offered
assignment as First Officer of the U.S.S. Reliant. Kirk decides to
become an instructor at the Academy. The Enterprise is recommissioned
as a training vessel under command of Spock (soon to be promoted to Captain).
Domain - TOS#33) Note: For whatever reason, Chekov's new assignment is substantially delayed
until the "Belle Terre" expedition.
Launch of the U.S.S. Bozeman under Captain
Bateson. Kirk temporarily takes the Enterprise out of the Academy training
program to investigate a Klingon incursion into Federation space. The Bozeman
disappears into a temporal distortion. (Ship
Of The Line - Ch. 1-5)
Kirk accepts an offer to return to the Enterprise
and lead the 72 vessels of the Belle Terre colonial expedition on a
nine-month journey to Occult IV. Captain Spock and the rest of the Enterprise
crew agree to join the mission. (Wagon
Train To The Stars - TOS#89)
New red Starfleet uniforms are introduced. (Wagon
Train To The Stars - TOS#89) Note: The text gives the year as 2272, and the cover blurbs support this
date by placing the "New Earth" series shortly after the V'ger incident.
However, the details of the story clearly support a much later date: Spock
is a captain, Kirk is an instructor, the Enterprise is a training vessel,
Chekov is about to be transferred, etc. Furthermore, the uniform alterations
would not occur so soon after the change in ST:TMP. Nonetheless, we must contend
with several problems, including the whereabouts of Sulu's daughter and the
fact that Chekov hasn't yet received the promotion to First Officer of the
Reliant as mentioned in Deep Domain.
The Belle Terre expedition is attacked by an
alliance of two local races—the Kauld and the Blood—along with Orion pirates
under direction of a renegade colonist named Billy Maidenshore. (Wagon
Train To The Stars - TOS#89)
Following the colonization of Occult IV, nearly half
of the planet is obliterated by a release of pressurized quasar olivium within
one of its moons. (Belle
Terre - TOS#90)
Chekov transfers to the U.S.S. Reliant as First
Officer. The Kauld attack Belle Terre with an olivium-powered laser constructed
on a comet. (The
Flaming Arrow - TOS#92)
A plague of nanoprobes infect the Belle Terre colonists
with a deadly siliconic gel. (Thin
Air - TOS#93)
The cruiser Peleliu arrives at Belle Terre
to relieve the Enterprise but is destroyed by Kauld warships. The colonists
construct a new ship, the Challenger, using components from other colonial
vessels. Following the surrender of the Kauld and the apprehending of Maidenshore,
the Enterprise returns to U.F.P. space. (Challenger
McCoy learns from his grandson Conner, age two, that
his ex-wife Jocelyn had remarried and joined the diplomatic corps. (Shadows
On The Sun)
A representative from Sigma Iotia visits Kirk at his
home to pay him his "piece of the action." ("A
Little More Action," Strange New Worlds IV) Note: The story mentions that Spock has resigned from Starfleet and intends
to return to Vulcan, suggesting placement just after The Lost Years.
However, the story also states that Spock is a "former captain"
and implies that Admiral Kirk reports to Admiral Morrow; therefore, we must
assume that Spock made this decision in the post-TMP timeframe only to reconsider
Saavik works with Torias Dax on the Transwarp development
project. Torias is killed when the shuttle Infinity attempts the first
test flight. ("Infinity,"
The Lives Of Dax) Note: Several problems here... The story takes place two days before the
scheduled launch of the Excelsior, which is during the events of The
Search For Spock when Saavik would be investigating the Genesis planet.
We must assume that this is an earlier launch date which was postponed following
the accident. Also, Saavik is consistently addressed as "cadet"
though she must hold a commissioned rank by this time. Finally, several references
in the television series indicate that Torias would not have been joined until
sometime between 2286-88.
Kirk's 51st birthday. His son, David Marcus, is twenty.
Khan Noonian Singh captures the U.S.S. Reliant and attacks a research
station in an attempt to locate the Genesis device. The Enterprise
investigates and is attacked. After the battle, Captain Spock dies from radiation
burns suffered while saving the ship from the detonation of the device. Prior
to his death, he transfers his katra to McCoy. (Star
Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan) Note: Consult the footnotes
for more information about the dating of TWOK.
Sarek and Amanda learn of Spock's death. (Sarek
- Ch. 12) Note: The text gives the date of March 14, 2285. The Genesis Wave
dates Spock's death on March 26, 2285.
Kirk and crew steal the Enterprise from spacedock
and travel to the Genesis planet, where Spock's regenerated body is discovered.
Kirk's son David is killed by Klingons under command of Captain Kruge. The
Enterprise is destroyed when Kirk orders a self-destruct. The crew
capture Kruge's warbird and go into exile on Vulcan, where Spock's katra
is reunited with his body. (Star
Trek III: The Search For Spock)
A probe from deep space arrives at Earth and broadcasts
a message toward the oceans, threatening to destroy the planet when there
is no response. Kirk and crew time travel to twentieth century Earth in the
warbird to retrieve humpback whales capable of communicating with the probe.
Kirk is reduced in rank and commissoned as Captain of the Enterprise-A.
Trek IV: The Voyage Home)
While investigating an uprising on Nimbus III, Spock's
half-brother Sybok incites a mutiny among the Enterprise crew, and
takes the ship beyond the Great Barrier at the galactic center.(Star
Trek V: The Final Frontier)
Kirk buys a log cabin on Earth with his girlfriend,
Antonia, whom he had met two years earlier. After considering retirement,
he decides instead to return to Starfleet. (Star
Trek VII: Generations) Note: Dillard's novelization places this event seven years prior to "Generations."
Note that the screenplay gives nine years, which would be prior to TWOK
on the Okuda timeline.
Tuvok graduates from the Academy and breaks up with
his human girlfriend, Sophie Timmins. He will pursue an advanced degree in
Tactical Strategies and Weaponry, and will be posted to Deep Space Three.
- VOY - Ch. 14, also War
Dragons - CT#1)
Sulu is given command of the Excelsior. Chekov
is temporarily assigned First Officer. Janice Rand is Communications Officer.
Dragons - CT#1)
Six crewmen from the Excelsior are taken hostage
by the Anjiri-Nykuss, including Commander Chekov. The intervention of Captain
Koloth nearly results in a war. Afterward, Chekov returns to the Enterprise
as Security Chief. (War
Dragons - CT#1)
Spock is killed by Commander Dellas at the Khitomer
Conference. The timeline is corrected by Gary Seven. Spock is introduced to
Romulan Senator Pardek. (Assignment:
Eternity - TOS#84)
The Enterprise is ordered to transport a group
of mediators to the violent planet Ssan. McCoy's ex-wife Jocelyn Treadway
is killed. (Shadows
On The Sun)
The former pirate Ray Moss captures the U.S.S.
Bill Of Rights in orbit around the planet Faramond using an alien dampening
field. The Enterprise responds to the distress call, and gains a temporary
reprieve from retirement. (Best
T'Lar of Vulcan agrees to bond Spock's seven year-old
niece (?) to Hasmek of Romulus, in an effort to further peace negotiations
and obtain backing of the Vulcan Science Academy for a study of reunification.
Meld - TOS#82) Note: Sarek's age (138) is incorrect.
Kirk renews his relationship with Carol Marcus. The
Enterprise-A is destroyed while defending the Excelsior from
Klingon warships under the direction of Starfleet Chief Admiral Drake. (The
Ashes Of Eden)
Ensign Tuvok resigns his Starfleet commission and
returns to Vulcan. (Flashback
- VOY, alsoPathways
- VOY - Ch. 14) Note: Pathways states that Tuvok completed his three-year tour of
duty aboard Excelsior, while Flashback implies that he resigned
immediately after TUC.
Captain Sulu is captured by the Beta Promethean ship
Sundew and is rescued by Kirk and crew aboard the star-yacht Plush
Fearful Summons - TOS#74) Note: The year is given as 2294, which would be after Kirk's disappearance
The Jenolen crashes while investigating a Dyson
sphere. Captain Scott and Ensign Matt Franklin place themselves into stasis
in a transporter buffer. (Relics)
Tuvok announces to his parents his decision to pursue
the Kohlinar discipline. (Pathways
- VOY - Ch. 14) Note: This is six years after Tuvok's "graduation," which we
must assume refers to his advanced degree.
Six months after its launch under Captain Rachel Garrett,
the Enterprise-C is attacked by a group of ships with a weapon similar
to the Tholian web. ("Hour
Of Fire," Enterprise Logs)
Four year-old Katheryn Janeway, daughter of Edward
and Gretchen, learns her multiplication tables. (Mosaic
- VOY - Ch. 2)
Encouraged by ongoing communication with Senator Pardek
of Romulus, Ambassador Spock asks Solvar of the Vulcan Science Academy to
commission a study on reunification with the Romulans. His request is deemed
At the request of Romulan Commander Charvanek, Spock
secretly travels to Vulcan to uncover Praetor Narviat's plans for war. Starfleet
sends Commander Saavik of the U.S.S. Armstrong and Captain Picard of
the U.S.S. Stargazer to extricate him. Spock's cover is threatened
by the onset of Pon Farr. After departing Romulus, Saavik is rescued by the
Enterprise-C. Upon return to Vulcan, Spock and Saavik are married.
Captain Uhura is head of Starfleet Security.(Vulcan's
Heart) Note: The story features T'Pau of Vulcan, but it is unclear if this is
the same T'Pau that presumably died in Spock's World.
The Enterprise-C is destroyed by Romulans while
defending a Klingon outpost on Norenda III. Richard Castillo survives in a
lifepod. Tasha Yar, having traveled back in time from an alternate future,
is captured alive by the Romulans. She will later give birth to a half-Romulan
daughter, Sela. ("The
Fourth Toast," Strange New Worlds III)
Ensign Janeway is assigned as Junior Science Officer
aboard the U.S.S. Icarus under Admiral Paris. Six months into the mission,
Janeway and Paris are captured by Cardassians and rescued by Lt. Justin Tighe.
- VOY - Ch. 16)
Twelve days before his 19th birthday, Neelix flees
to Talax from his home on Rinax, the Talaxian moon. He helps to run a sanctuary
for military deserters during the war with Haakan. (Pathways
- VOY - Ch. 10)
300,000 people, including Neelix's family, are killed
on Rinax by the Metrion cascade. Neelix travels to Rinax on a humanitarian
- VOY - Ch. 10) Note: The length of Neelix's later stint as a scavenger is unknown, thus
the placement of all prior events in his life is uncertain. The destruction
of Rinax is well-referenced in the television series, but the data conflicts
wildly: 15 years prior to the episode "Jetrel," or 11 years prior
to "Mortal Coil." The shorter timeframe is preferred.
Jean-Luc Picard is commissioned as captain of the
Enterprise-D. Commander William Riker is assigned First Officer. Beverly
Crusher is CMO. Lt. Cmdr. Data is Operations/Navigation officer. Lt. Geordi
LaForge is Conn Officer. Lt. Tasha Yar is Security Chief. Lt. Worf is stationed
at tactical. Leonard McCoy, age 137, makes an inspection tour of the ship.
On the first mission, the crew is tested by the omnipotent being Q.
At Farpoint - TNG)
Lt. Tasha Yar transports Picard to the Enterprise
in spacedock. The mission to Farpoint Station is cancelled when a spacial
anomaly is discovered in the Romulan Neutral Zone. (All
Good Things... - TNG)
The pre-alliance Klingon warship T'Ong is discovered
with the crew still in suspended animation, and K'Ehleyr is dispatched to
the Enterprise to act as a liason should they awaken. Worf and K'Ehleyr
momentarily renew their relationship. Note: Probably the single most absurd detail of the Okuda chronology is
the claim that Worf's son Alexander was conceived at this time.
Admiral Paris removes Tom's name from consideration
for posting aboard the Enterprise. Soon after, Tom's three friends
are killed due to his negligence during a routine piloting exercise. Tom conceals
the truth of his actions. (Pathways
- VOY - Ch. 8)
Janeway appears before a review board comprised of
Admiral Paris, Admiral Finnegan, and Ensign Tuvok. Tuvok is promoted to Lieutenant
and assigned to Janeway's crew aboard the U.S.S. Bonestell. (Mosaic
- VOY - Ch. 22, also Pathways
- VOY - Ch. 14) Note: According to Janeway in the television series, this event should
be nine years prior to the episode "Revulsion." The span has been
shortened to eight years to coincide with Tom Paris's training accident.
The Enterprise-D encounters the Enterprise-C
emerging from a temporal rift. This event alters history such that the Federation
has been involved in a protracted war with the Klingon Empire, and Tasha Yar
is still alive. Following the death of Captain Garrett, the Enterprise-C
returns through the rift with Tasha aboard to correct the timeline.
Lt. Commander Shelby temporarily signs aboard the
Enterprise. Picard is captured and assimilated by the Borg collective.
The Borg head toward Earth, destroying 39 Starfleet vessels that intercept
the cube at Wolf 359, including the Saratoga. The Enterprise
recaptures Picard and uses his link into the collective to decommission them.
Trek VIII: First Contact, also Vendetta
- TNG and Emissary
After serving with Tuvok for five months, Janeway
requests his posting to the crew of the U.S.S. Voyager. (Pathways
- VOY - Ch. 14)
Following the death of Ambassador Sarek, Picard and
Data travel to Romulus aboard the cloaked Klingon vessel Kruge to investigate
the disappearance of Ambassador Spock. Spock is found in the company of Romulan
Senator Pardek, who arranges a meeting with Proconsul Neral to discuss reunification
with Vulcan. The meeting is simply a front for a planned invasion of Vulcan
led by Commander Sela. After the plan is foiled by the Enterprise,
Spock chooses to remain underground on Romulus. (Unification
Alexander Rozhenko returns to the Enterprise
to stay with Worf.
A Borg designated "Three Of Five" is rescued
from a crashed shuttle. He is given the name "Hugh" by the crew,
and experiences a taste of individuality before being returned to the collective.
The Ko N'ya stone is recovered from a wrecked Ferengi
vessel. The descendants of the Iconian race are reunified. (The
Devil's Heart - TNG)
Captain Montgomery Scott is rescued from the wreckage
of the Jenolen on the Dyson Sphere. Ensign Franklin's transporter pattern
is irrecoverably degraded. After helping to extricate the Enterprise
from the interior of the sphere, Scott departs in the shuttlecraft Goddard.
Captain Edward Jellico is given temporary command
of the Enterprise while Picard, Worf and Beverly Crusher conduct a covert
mission into Cardassian space. Picard is captured on Celtris III and tortured
by Gul Madred until Jellico demands his release. (House
Of Cards - NF#1)
At the age of eighteen months, Kes meets Daggin and
begins exploring the tunnels at the boundaries of the city. She will meet
with the Elder Toscat to ascertain the extent of Ocampan historical records.
- VOY - Ch. 12)
While aboard the Spartacus, Chakotay's crew
is infected with a deadly plague on the planet Helena. They abduct Thomas
Riker, now a medical courier, in the hope of obtaining medical supplies. Tom
Riker later joins the Maquis and attempts to steal the Defiant from Deep Space
Helix #4: Quarantine - TNG#54)
Worf is promoted to Lt. Commander. Accompanied by
Jean-Luc Picard, James T. Kirk exits the Nexus at Veridian III. Kirk is killed
while preventing Tolian Soran from destroying the Veridian sun. The Enterprise-D
is destroyed in an attack by the Duras sisters, but the crew survives by performing
an emergency saucer landing. (Star
Trek VII: Generations)
Spock laments Kirk's "second" death. (The
Ashes Of Eden - Prologue/Epilogue) Note: Spock's reference to the crew's "final adventure" together
is incorrect, unless he meant the last time aboard the Enterprise.
Under direction of Commander Shelby, Picard and Dr.
Crusher embark on the Monitor to Starbase 804 with orders to retrieve
a Borg vessel. On Veridian III, Kirk's body is retrieved by Romulans who revive
him using technology acquired in an alliance with the Borg. The Farragut
is destroyed. With orders to kill Picard, Kirk tracks down Worf on Qo'noS
as well as Data and LaForge on Trilex before being apprehended on DS9. Later
aboard the Challenger, Drs. Bashir and McCoy succeed in removing the
Borg implants, while Picard, Crusher and Ambassador Spock are taken aboard
after escaping from Borg captivity. The Monitor is fitted with a Borg
transwarp engine and temporarily designated Enterprise, and travels
to the Borg homeworld where V'Ger was repaired over a century earlier.
Kirk sacrifices himself to destroy the Borg Central Node. (The
The Liberty is transported over 70,000 light-years
to the Delta quadrant by the Caretaker. Tom Paris is released into Janeway's
custody to assist in the investigation of the Liberty's disappearance.
- VOY#1 - Ch. 1-4)
Voyager arrives in the Delta quadrant and takes
aboard Neelix and Kes. Janeway destroys the Caretaker's transporter array
to prevent its capture by the Kazon-Ogla. The Maquis members join the Voyager
crew and begin the long journey home. Casualties include First Officer Lt.
Cmdr. Cavit, Helmsman Lt. Stadi, CMO Dr. Fitzgerald and Nurse T'Prena. (Caretaker
- VOY#1 - Chs. 5-22)
A Romulan group led by Sela kidnaps Deanna and Alexander
from Lwaxana Troi's home on Betazed. Worf and Will Riker are captured while
attempting a rescue. While Picard and Odo are on Qo'noS, Sela sends Tom Riker
to assassinate Gowron. The hostages are rescued by Captain Korsmo and Cmdr.
Shelby of the U.S.S. Excalibur. Worf and Deanna break off their engagement.
Imzadi II - Chs. 7-26)
Believing that the Dominion has infiltrated the Cardassian
government, the Klingons launch an invasion under command of General Martok.
Worf joins the Deep Space Nine crew as an advisor on Klingon relations. After
Sisko intercedes to rescue the Cardassian leaders, Gowron calls off the attack
but again places discommendation upon Worf's family. (The
Way Of The Warrior - DS9)
The Sovereign-class Enterprise-E is launched
under command of Morgan Bateson, with Montgomery Scott as Chief Engineer.
They succeed in preventing the Klingon Kozara from capturing the ship and
invading Cardassia. Picard, accompanied by Worf from Deep Space Nine, rescues
Starfleet personnel from Cardassia, and eventually regains command of the
Of The Line)
Admiral Jellico, now commanding Deep Space Five, calls
a summit aboard the Enterprise to discuss the collapse of the Thallonian
Empire. Ambassador Spock and Admiral Nechayev are in attendance. Mackenzie
Calhoun of Xenex is given command of the U.S.S. Excalibur and dispatched
to Thallonian space on a peacekeeping mission. (House
Of Cards - NF#1)
The Virogen plague threatens to destroy all plant
life in the Federation, leading to massive starvation. On Babel, Spock discovers
that Sarek was murdered by deliberate exposure to the Bendii Syndrome pathogen.
Accompanied by the Enterprise, Kirk and Spock travel to Tarsus IV aboard
the Tobias and discover the home base of a terrorist group called the
Symmetrists, who created the virus. A cure is developed by Dr. McCoy. (Avenger) Note: Spock's age (143) would place the story one year later, whereas the
number of years since the Babel conference (106) would be a year earlier.
The Okuda dating provides a compromise.
The Excalibur leaves drydock with Cmdr. Shelby
as First Officer; Lt. Soleta, a half-Vulcan, as Science Officer; Lt. Cmdr.
Burgoyne, a Hermat, as Chief Engineer; Dr. Selar as CMO; Lt. Robin Lefler
at Ops; Lt. Zak Kebron, a Brikar, as Security Chief; and Lt. Mark McHenry
at Helm. Sir Si Cwan of Thallon is a stowaway. A group of refugees aboard
the Cambon are rescued. Si Cwan and Hebron depart in a shuttlecraft
to investigate a distress call from the Kayven Ryin. (Into
The Void - NF#2)
Anne Carey receives information about her husband
Joe via the Voyager medical logs sent through the Hirogen relay network. Joe
receives a message in response. ("The
Ones Left Behind," parts 4-7 - Strange New Worlds III) Note: The dates in these sections are a mess. Some are out of sequence
and appear to be misprinted.
While attending a conference for the temporally displaced
with Scott and Bateson, Kirk is abducted by Spock and Janeway from the Mirror
Universe. The Enterprise is captured by an alternate-Voyager.
Later, Kirk accepts a Starfleet commission and is assigned to the Sovereign
with Scott and McCoy under Admiral Nechayev, who is discovered to be a Mirror
Universe spy. Picard and his senior officers escape from a prison camp in
the Goldin Discontinuity. (Spectre) Note: As meticulous as the Reeves-Stevenses can be with the details of
their novels, why can't they keep the dates straight? Since this story takes
place two months after the television episode "Message In A Bottle"
and a year after First
Contact, both Kirk's age (142) and the number of years since the launch
of the Enterprise-B (82) are incorrect by anyone's reckoning.
The Excalibur travels back in time to prevent
a genocidal attack by the "Redeemers." When attempting to return
to the present, they overshoot the mark by sixteen months. Note: This fact is only chronicled in the comic book story "Double
Time." However, the event is critical for the proper placement of subsequent
The Voyager senior staff is captured on an
M-class planet while Janeway conducts diplomatic negotiations in a nearby
O'Brien leaves DS9 to teach at Starfleet Academy.
Worf is designated Federation Ambassador to the Klingon Empire. Garak returns
to Cardassia. Odo returns to the Great Link. (What
You Leave Behind - DS9 - Ch. 15)
Bolian Tiris Jast is assigned to DS9 as Executive
Officer. Andorian Thirishar ch'Thane is assigned as Science Officer. At the
insistence of the Bajoran government, Ro Laren is assigned as Security Chief.
Bashir is promoted to Lt. Commander. (Avatar,
Book One - DS9)
In an alternate future, Seven of Nine, now married
to Chakotay, dies from injuries suffered on an away mission. (Endgame
In an alternate future, the Voyager returns
home after journeying for 23 years through the Delta and Beta quadrants. Over
the next ten years, Chakotay will die, Kim will become Captain of the U.S.S.
Rhode Island, Torres will be appointed Federation Liason to the Klingon
Empire, Paris will begin writing holonovels, Tuvok will succumb to a degenerative
brain disease, and Janeway will be promoted to Admiral. (Endgame
With the help of Ensign Miral Paris, daughter of Tom
and B'Elanna, Janeway obtains a Klingon chronodeflector. She travels back
in time to 2377 to bring Voyager home early and eliminate this timeline.