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These stories feature Star Trek characters from period of time following The Original Series and The Animated Series and just before Star Trek: The Motion Picture begins. Look for a diverse set of regulars including Admiral Heihachiro Nogura, Vice Admiral Lori Ciani, Admiral James T. Kirk, his nephew Peter Kirk, Spock, Doctor Leonard McCoy and his wife High Priestess Natira, Engineer Montgomery Scott, Intelligence Officer Hikaru Sulu, Academy Instructor Penda Uhura, Security Trainee Pavel Chekov, Captain Willard Decker, Lieutenant Ilia, Interstellar Trader Kate Logan and Doctor Christine Chapel.

Click here for a list of the assignments of Starfleet personnel during this timeframe.

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"No Place Like Home"

written by Nomad; set in 2270/29
available in ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 1982: Stardate 14
this story was nominated for a TrekStar Award in 1983

The story bridges the ending of Kirk's first five year mission on the Enterprise to the beginning of the second five year mission when V'ger was approaching Earth. You'll learn more about Heihachiro Nogura and Lori Ciani. Note: Sexual situations.


written by Donna S. Frelick; set in 2270/32
available in ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 1997: Antares 1

Spock has returned to Vulcan, Kirk has accepted a desk job, and McCoy has received an invitation from a certain Fabrini woman who wishes to pick up where they left off. Unfortunately, Yonadan revolutionaries have other plans.

"Scotty's Vacation"

written by Mark C. Henrie; set in 2271/04
available in ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 1984: Stardate 20

Our favorite chief engineer with a lot of time on his hands. To keep him busy, Starfleet arranges for him to escort some Starfleet brats on a tour of Tellar. But the Kzinti have other plans. A detailed look at life on Tellar.

"Federation Day Dreams"

written by Deborah Baudoin; set in 2271/77
available in  ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 1992: Tantalus 4

Christine Chapel's visited by a somewhat drunken Penda Nyota Uhura who is facing one of those crises that life throws at you: is it time to change careers?

"That's What Friends Are for"

written by Ann Zewen; flashback set in 2272/64
available in ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 1990: Orion 29

A recollection of the personal tragedy Uhura faced prior to the refit of the Enterprise, and of whom she turned to in her time of need: Montgomery Scott. The story is meant to explain the hitherto unseen relationship between Scott and Uhura we find in Star Trek: The Final Frontier. Note: Adult themes.

"Ski Vacation on Centaurus"

written by Diane Doyle; set in 2272/99
available in ORION ARCHIVES 2270-2272 The First Hiatus 1
first published in 2007: Antares 16

While vacationing on a nearby planet, Pavel Chekov and his girlfriend become involved with a deadly mystery.

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