Rise of the Federation: A Choice of Futures

Rise of the Federation: A Choice of Futures

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by Christopher L. Bennett
     
 

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An original novel set in the universe of Star Trek: Enterprise!

A new nation has arisen from the ashes of the Romulan War: the United Federation of Planets, an unprecedented union of diverse species cooperating for the good of all. Admiral Jonathan Archer—the former captain of the Earth starship Enterprise, whose efforts made this

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An original novel set in the universe of Star Trek: Enterprise!

A new nation has arisen from the ashes of the Romulan War: the United Federation of Planets, an unprecedented union of diverse species cooperating for the good of all. Admiral Jonathan Archer—the former captain of the Earth starship Enterprise, whose efforts made this union possible—envisions a vibrant Fed­eration promoting galactic peace and a multispecies Starfleet dedicated to exploring strange new worlds. Archer’s former crewmates, including Captain T’Pol of the U.S.S. Endeavour and Captain Malcolm Reed of the U.S.S. Pioneer, work with him to secure that bright future. Yet others within the Federation see its purpose as chiefly military, a united defense against a dangerous galaxy, while some of its neighbors view that military might with suspicion and fear. And getting the member nations, their space fleets, and even their technologies to work together as a unified whole is an ongoing challenge.

When a new threat emerges from a force so alien and hostile that negotiation seems impossible, a group of unaligned worlds asks Starfleet to come to its defense, and the Federation’s leaders seize the opportunity to build their reputation as an interstellar power. But Archer fears the conflict is building toward an unnec­essary war, potentially taking the young nation down a path it was never meant to follow. Archer and his allies strive to find a better solution...but old foes are working secretly to sabotage their efforts and ensure that the great experiment called the Federation comes to a quick and bloody end.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476706757
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Series:
Star Trek: Enterprise
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
38,799
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Christopher L. Bennett is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, with bachelor’s degrees in physics and history from the University of Cincinnati. He has written such critically acclaimed Star Trek novels as Ex Machina, The Buried Age, the Titan novels Orion’s Hounds and Over a Torrent Sea, the two Department of Temporal Investigations novels Watching the Clock and Forgotten History, and the Enterprise novels Rise of the Federation: A Choice of Futures, Tower of BabelUncertain Logic, and Live By the Code, as well as shorter works including stories in the anniversary anthologies Constellations, The Sky’s the Limit, Prophecy and Change, and Distant Shores. Beyond Star Trek, he has penned the novels X Men: Watchers on the Walls and Spider Man: Drowned in Thunder. His original work includes the hard science fiction superhero novel Only Superhuman, as well as several novelettes in Analog and other science fiction magazines.

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Star Trek: Enterprise: Rise of the Federation: A Choice of Futures 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rise of the federation was fantastic, interweaving several subplots into the main story, subplots that are just are fascinating as the central story. The first three chapters had a wealth of potential that was not wasted in the whole book. It was never boring and had no wasted pages..introducing characters like tobin dax, kirks grandparents, and a dictator brought up in a tos episode, cant wait to see where that element goes. very happy that its going to be a continued series....cant wait til spring
Anonymous 5 months ago
The only ebook I have ever wanted to return.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not bad
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good job of progressing the Enterprise characters forward. I really enjoyed the introduction of new, but familiar, characters!
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Read this book
Theechief7 More than 1 year ago
Very good read!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really really stupid!!