By Michael Jan Friedman
Lengthy prior to Captain Jean-Luc Picard took command of the mythical Starship Enterprise, he fell deeply and hopelessly in love with health professional Beverly Crusher. although, for one cause or one other, Picard by no means acted on his emotions, he chanced on a degree of contentment as Beverly's shut pal, colleague, and day-by-day breakfast companion.
but if medical professional Crusher leaves her place at the Enterprise to develop into the manager scientific officer of Starfleet, the brightest gentle in Picard's existence is taken from him. And he has rarely resigned himself to his loss whilst he learns that Beverly has been declared lacking in motion on planet -- and presumed useless.
Kevratas is a bleak, frozen international at the a ways part of the Romulan impartial sector the place the Federation has develop into the plague-ravaged natives' purely actual desire of survival and freedom. Starfleet has no recourse yet to ship in one other group to aim to avoid wasting the Kevrata -- and Picard is the traditional selection. serious to the good fortune of his venture are colleagues who served lower than him whilst he commanded the Starship Stargazer -- Pug Joseph, a guy with a previous to dwell down, and health professional Carter Greyhorse, who has served time for tried homicide -- in addition to a Romulan who left his humans years past and not anticipated to come. jointly, they persist with the path of Beverly Crusher to Kevratas, made up our minds to be triumphant the place the health care professional failed.
at the Romulan homeworld, in the meantime, the political vacuum created via the death of Praetor Shinzon has been stuffed through his staunchest supporter, Senator Tal'aura. yet there are those that oppose her, together with Commander Donatra and the warbird fleets below her command, end result of the method Tal'aura has mishandled rebellions at the Empire's topic worlds.
And one uprising specifically; the circulate for self-determination on frigid Kevratas.
So starts off a determined fight -- not just for the liberty of the long-oppressed Kevrata but additionally for the soul of the Romulan Empire. sooner than it's over, destinies can be solid and shattered, the Empire should be shaken to its old foundations, and Jean-Luc Picard's existence should be changed...forever.
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Death in Winter (Star Trek: The Next Generation) by Michael Jan Friedman