Bestselling novelist Michael Jan Friedman steps back 20 years before the start of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" to tell the riveting, action-packed story of the first command mission of Captain Picard--and the trial-by-fire adventure that made him a hero.
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|Grouping Author||friedman michael jan|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-06-18 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-06-19 04:29:35AM|
|auth_author2||Head, Anthony Stewart, 1954-|
|author||Friedman, Michael Jan.|
|author2-role||Head, Anthony Stewart,1954-|Narrator, hoopla digital.|
|author_display||Friedman, Michael Jan|
|display_description||Three hundred years ago, the S.S. Valiant was destroyed during an ill-fated attempted to cross the legendary Galactic Barrier. Starfleet had always assumed that the Valiant had perished with all hands aboard, until a pair of unusual humanoids arrive at Starbase 209, claiming to be the descendants of a handful of Valiant survivors who found refuge on an M-Class planet beyond the Barrier. Even more shocking, the visitors warn that a hostile alien species, the Nuyyad, are preparing to invade our galaxy. Starfleet orders the U.S.S. Stargazer to investigate at once. Lieutenant Commander Jean-Luc Picard is second office on the Stargazer and yet to command a vessel of his own. He soon develops a special bond with one of the visitors, a strikingly beautiful woman who has inherited mysterious psychic abilities from her alleged Starfleet ancestors. But can Picard truly trust her? His doubts deepen when the Stargazer is ambushed by Nuyyad warships. Picard finds himself in command - trapped on the wrong side of the Barrier, cut off from Starfleet. Not only the Stargazer, but perhaps the entire Federation, may depend on the decisions he must make. The Valiant is a gripping saga that explores an untold chapter in the life of Jean-Luc Picard - and reveals the making of a captain!|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11372630|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Simon & Schuster Audio ,|2000.|1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.)) : digital., ils:.b1433219x|Book|Books||English|Pocket Books,|2000.|279 p. ; 23 cm.|
|series||Star Trek The Next Generation. Stand alone novels|
|series_with_volume||Star Trek The Next Generation. Stand alone novels|19|
|subject_facet||Interplanetary voyages -- Fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Space ships -- Fiction, Star Trek fiction|
|title_full||The Valiant / Michael Jan Friedman, The valiant [electronic resource] / Michael Jan Friedman|
|topic_facet||Interplanetary voyages, Science fiction, American, Space ships, Star Trek fiction|