The USS Chimera takes the new Starfleet prototype probe to the Ajax Anomaly and deploys it as instructed. However, when the probe is destroyed by a mysterious alien emerging from the anomaly, the crew finds themselves confronted with a mystery bigger than the anomaly itself.
Now that the crisis with the First Federation has been resolved, the various crews can celebrate and embark on their latest missions.
The stalemate with the First Federation causes Captain Buchanan to take a risky gamble…and the eventual outcome may not be what anyone expects.
Negotiations with the First Federation continue…but Captain Buchanan realizes that there may be more to his adversary’s threats than meet the eye…
While Captain Buchanan and Commander Torkelson work to resolve the situation with the First Federation through diplomatic negotiations, the crew of Deep Space Three and the Chimera attack the issue from another front.
When four Fesarius-class vessels surround DS3, and Betty demands the surrender of the station, Captain Buchanan is forced to confront one of Starfleet’s former allies – one that now threatens to bring the two powers to the brink of war.
The bits and pieces surrounding Deep Space Three’s latest visitors start to fall into place with the arrival of new crew and a familiar face from Starfleet’s JAG office.
The search continues for Betty’s parents, but her situation seems to raise more questions than answers. Meanwhile Chief Knox takes Engineer Graves under his wing and starts showing him how to take advantage of “opportunities.”
Deep Space Three prepares for the return of Captain Buchanan and Dr. Breetal, but the arrival of Vurk and Tirgil – and their young charge, Betty – complicate matters.
Dr. Breetal and Captain Buchanan find themselves trapped aboard the Mahr dreadnought with their old nemesis, Fist. Meanwhile, Skelerune continues his reign of chaos on Deep Space Three.