Captain Baxter settles into his new job and Counselor Peterman meets the new Explorer captain, while Mirk, Lt. Hartley, and Lucille Baxter attack the Starshine Kids. Meanwhile, Commander Conley “goes retro” with his ship, and Tilleran and J’hana get totally shnarzzed.
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The crew continues to settle into their new positions, while Mirk struggles to figure out what the true intent of the Critics are, and where the heck the Directors have gone.
Things start to come to a boil as Mirk’s new religion hits some…snags, as does Baxter and Peterman’s marraige!
When the Galaxy Explorer meets up with the Starshine Kids, the old command crew must combine their efforts to save her.
What exactly happened between Richards and Kris Larkin while everyone else was trying to adjust to their crappy jobs and the Explorer was a cruise ship? Find out, as we flash back to a vacation on a forest moon that turns out to be less than idyllic for Richards, Kris, and Larkin.
Once Baxter gets back from his little…vacation, it’s back to normal aboard the Starship Explorer. Or is it? Maybe that guy who wrote Star Traks VI was right. The more things change…well, you’ll get the picture soon enough.
The crew heads back to Earth once again, this time to get their time-travel licenses renewed. Only all is not quite as it seems, as they soon find out, when Baxter starts acting a bit oddly, and the citizenry of New York City start acting downright SLIMY. Find out just what hoops the crew has to jump through to renew their license in a new story by guest-author Daniel McNickle!
It’s finally time for Browning’s little bundle of goo to be born, only the blessed event occurs at the wrong place and the wrong time. But at least she’s with the right person: Lt. Commander Chris Richards.
While investigating odd signals in Romulan space, Lt. Commander Larkin discovers a lot more than she was betting on, in a very special story co-written by Anthony Butler and Alan Decker.
A winning project in an art contest for the Andorian Art Academy sends Richards and J’hana on a trip to claim their prize, if the other contenders let them live long enough to do so.
Counselor Peterman gets in over her head when forced to deal with Dr. Browning’s crush on one of the less popular Explorer crewmen. Will Browning take the plunge with this Mr. Not-So-Right, or will Peterman go mad trying to convince her that it’s a bad idea? Or will Peterman finally learn to stay out of people’s business?
When Baxter and Browning visit Baxter’s dad on Breen, they realize his time there has not been altogether fun. Given what we already know about the Breen, that doesn’t seem so far-fetched. And didn’t you wonder what they’ve been up to since the close of Deep Space Nine?
Mirk’s religion begins to take on a…sour note among the crew, and Conway feels something must be done about it–especially after Maloxitarianism threatens the beverage he holds most dear. I am of course talking about Tang. Find out if Baxter is successful in keeping sanity aboard the Explorer in another outing by Traks creator Alan Decker!
The crew must go undercover to rescue a Section 31 operative from the clutches of the Starshine Kids. Matters get complicated when the crew finds out that Baxter knew this operative–quite well, in fact. Featuring a flashback to Baxter’s Secondprize days and Special Guest Stars from the Banshee crew!
As Conway, Tilleran, and J’hana pose as a loose, liberal, alternative lifestyle trio at the central Starshine recruitment facility, Baxter, Vorezze, and the others race to destabilize the Starshine Kids for good and rescue Baxter’s Section 31 friend. Co-starring the captain of USS Banshee and a slew of others!
J’hana and Tilleran air their dirty laundry to the Explorer crew and the whole quadrant when they go on a talk show to chat about their relationship.
J’hana deals with her relationship difficulties by getting in over her head in a kidnapping investigation. It’s up to Peterman to save her, but does she have the guts for all-out, Andorian-style counseling?
Just as Nurse Holly Wilcox becomes a full doctor, a cure for Dean Wilcox’s unstable brain problem comes about, and the results of his miraculous surgery lead Holly to wish he was braindead again.
As Irma draws nearer to a confrontation with Mirk, the question of how he will get his powers back comes into play, and Lt. Hartley is left with a frightening decision.
While Captain Baxter and Commodore Velara are at a Starfleet conference, Peterman and Conway battle over control of the Explorer. When a popular election seems to be the only way to decide who deserves the job of command, who will come out on top, the best candidate or the one with the sleaziest campaign. And just who might that be, anyway?
A certain representative of the Changeling race drops by on Dr. Browning and Plato to reconnect with the little tyke and show him the wonders of the Great Link. Will the temptation of a planet-sized swimming pool of orange gook be too much for little Plato to resist? And will Plato’s decision put the Federation back on the brink of war with the Dominion? Let’s freakin’ hope not!
When Earth gets bought out by some Ferengi, Baxter and company must do some creative bargaining to get it back, or else risk living in a capitalist state so harsh it would rival 20th century Earth!
When Kitty Larkin drops in to pay a visit to Commander Larkin, both androids develop a bizarre virus in their positronic nets that makes them totally…loopy, for lack of a more technical term. Will Richards be able to cure his daughters? And, when they find out what the virus is doing to them, will they want him to cure them?
On a doomed field trip, Captain Baxter and Commander Conway are forced to fend for themselves on a hostile planet, with the lives of some cute little Explorer kids at stake. What’s worse, the most hostile thing about the planet is dating Conway. Can Conway put aside Tyra’s nagging and his hatred of Baxter to save the day? Or, more realistically, can he save the day without doing either of those things? Let’s hope so!
It’s time for goodbyes and new frontiers for many of the Explorer crew when the USS Aerostar-A is commissioned. Things are going great for the crew, until the entire universe is wiped out and replaced with a parallel one. Oops.