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Log EntriesEdit

  • First officer's personal log, Supplemental 
    I have decided to maintain our position in the hope that Captain Picard can outwit Q, as he's done in the past.
    But, I must admit, if only to myself, the possibility that the captain will finally run out of ways to deal with this super-being.
    And even if he does manage to outmaneuver his adversary once again... Will Q abide by the rules of whatever game he's invented? Or will hegive in to a whim-- and make the captain pay the price?



Beverly CrusherWesley CrusherDataGuinanGeordi La ForgeLanzaChristine PicardClaude Picard Jr.Claude Picard Sr.Jean-Luc PicardQWilliam RikerDeanna TroiWorfYvonne
Referenced only 
Julius CaesarAdolf Hitler

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise-D



Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

GendarmeQ ContinuumStarfleetStarfleet AcademyUnited Federation of Planets

Other referencesEdit



  • This story, written before the TNG episode: "Family", establishes an alternate version of the Picard family, with different names than those later establishes, as well as a brother, Claude, who died as a child.
  • John de Lancie is credited as the writer, with Michael Jan Friedman receiving an "additional dialogue by" credit.
  • The Q fantasy portions of the story occur in 2332. No date is given for the present-day story, but the DC Comics Timeline gives a stardate of 43738.8.
  • Lieutenant Worf is incorrectly pictured with Lieutenant Commander rank pips.
  • This comic is collected in The Best of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Related StoriesEdit



published order
Previous comic:
first annual
TNG comics
DC annuals
Next comic:
Thin Ice
Previous story:
first story
Stories by:
John de Lancie
Next story:
I, Q
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Memory Beta Chronology Next Adventure:
Captain's Holiday
Previous Adventure:
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)
Next Adventure:
Captain's Holiday
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2366.
The Memory Beta Chronology places events from this story in two other timeframes:
Previous Adventure:
Hour of Fire
2332 Next Adventure:
An Easy Fast
Section 8 & 10
Previous Adventure:
Wildfire, Book 2
Chapter 8
2351 Next Adventure:
A Stitch in Time
Part One: Chapters 21 & 23, Part Two: Chapters 2, 4, 6 & 8

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