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Articles of the Federation


In the wake of the events of "Star Trek: Titan", in Book One: "Taking Wings", relations between the Federation, The Klingon Empire and the Romulans remain fragile. Refugees are requesting asylum within the Federation, requiring delicate negotiations whose outcome could prove as deadly as any starship combat. As public opinion about the continued tenability of the Federation/Klingon alliance goes south, Federation councillors unhappy with the solution brokered by Captain. Will Riker in Titan begin power plays of their own against the fledgling Bacco administration.

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Following the surprise resignation of Federation President Min Zife after the disastrous Tezwa affair, Nan Bacco of Cestus III has won a hotly contested election to become the new chief executive of over one hundred fifty planetary civilizations and their colonies. But no sooner does she take office than the Romulan Star Empire falls into chaos. With tensions already high, a Reman refugee ship is sighted approaching a Federation outpost, its intentions unknown.

As the first year of the Bacco Administration unfolds, the Federation Council is slow to work with its new president, and not always supportive of her policies or her appointments to key council positions; a successful first contact suddenly becomes a diplomatic disaster; and the sins of President Zife prove difficult to lay to one celebrated Starfleet officers career reaches a turning point.

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Pocket Books

Original Release:

24 May 2005

Book Length:

402 pages

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Featured Characters:

William Ross, The Doctor, Kathryn Janeway, Spock, B-4

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Mass Market Paperback/eBook

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Wed 04 May, 2016 10:56 PM
A very different Star Trek story focusing on Federation President Nan Bacco. A must read!
Fri 02 Sep, 2016 8:34 AM
Probably one of my favorite trek novels. I've always been a fan of the show The West Wing, and this book is basically that but IN SPAAAAAACE! You can't go wrong with that. It's a must read.