Star Trek: The Next Generation — Takedown

{4.5/5} “This is Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise… Aventine, you are ordered to stand down immediately. I repeat, stand down immediately, or we will fire!”

Star Trek: The Next Generation — Takedown by John Jackson Miller, published in 2015

Admiral Riker has been sent to a peace conference that will be attended by several Khitomer Accord powers and several Typhon Pact powers. When he returns he has a mission for Captain Dax and the Aventine — cross the border into Kinshaya space and destroy a station where they’ve developed a devastating computer virus called Takedown. Meanwhile, the Romulan delegate to the conference, Bretorius, commandeers a ship and attacks a Federation outpost — and the Enterprise.

There’s a mystery through most of the book — why is Riker doing what he’s doing, or has he been replaced by a duplicate?

It’s an exciting story that features Picard, Riker, and Dax. Troi, LaForge, and Worf also show up.

Some sections are from the point of view of Bretorius.

The book fits right in with other novels written by authors who have been doing it for years.

The previous novel in the story of the 24th century is Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — The Missing. This is the first novel of Miller’s I’ve read.

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