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The USA TODAY bestseller—based on the new Star Trek TV series!

“Fifteen years ago…you led us out of the darkness. You commanded the greatest rescue armada in history. Then...the unimaginable. What did that cost you? Your faith. Your faith in us. Your faith in yourself. Tell us, why did you leave Starfleet, Admiral?”

Every end has a beginning…and this electrifying novel details the events leading into the new Star Trek TV series, introducing you to brand-new characters featured in the life of Jean-Luc Picard—widely considered to be one of the most popular and recognizable characters in all of science fiction.

Una McCormack is the author of eight previous Star Trek novels: The Lotus Flower (part of The Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine trilogy), Hollow MenThe Never-Ending SacrificeBrinkmanshipThe Missing, the New York Times bestseller The Fall: The Crimson ShadowEnigma Tales, and The Way to the Stars. She is also the author of four Doctor Who novels from BBC Books: The King’s DragonThe Way Through the Woods, Royal Blood, and Molten Heart. She has written numerous short stories and audio dramas. She lives with her family in Cambridge, England.

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