- Christine Chapel • Audrid Dax • Leonard McCoy • Spock
- Referenced only
- Neema Cyl • Will Decker • Gran • Henoch • James T. Kirk • Roger Korby • Penon • Nyota Uhura • Jayvin Vod
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- android • chief medical officer • five year mission • Kolinahr • plomeek soup • transporter • tranya • V'ger
- The cover first appeared as July image in the Ships of the Line 2010 calendar. The original artist is Tobias Richter.
- The historian's note sets the eBook about six months after Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
- Chapel recalls the events of "What Are Little Girls Made Of?" and "Return to Tomorrow".
- Audrid alludes to the events of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine The Lives of Dax short story Sins of the Mother.