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To Brave The Storm is a Star Trek: Enterprise novel published by Pocket Books in 2011. It is the second book in a multi-part story about The Romulan War miniseries, and a direct and concluding continuation of the narrative from Beneath the Raptor's Wing and other books in the Pocket's Enterprise novel series. It chronicles five years of Earth-Romulan War and the founding of the Federation.

Publisher's descriptionEdit

EARTH STANDS ALONE The Coalition of Planets has shattered, with Vulcan, Andor, and Tellar abrogating the treaty. Their pledge to come to the mutual defense of any power that is attacked has been shunted aside. Horrified by how easily the Romulans can seize control of their advanced starships, turning them into weapons, Andor and Tellar have joined Vulcan on the sidelines. Humanity is now the only thing that stands between the Romulan Star Empire and total domination of the galaxy.

To drive humans from the stars, the Romulans employ ruthless and murderous tactics . . . and even dare to strike on the Vulcan homeworld with the hopes of demoralizing their Vulcan brethren. Heartened by their victories, the Romulans carry their all-out war assault closer to the heart of humanity-Earth.

But the tattered remains of Starfleet stand unwavering, with the resolution that never again would any enemy strike ever reach Earth. On the front lines of the Earth- Romulan War is the United Earth flagship, the Starship Enterprise. Her captain, Jonathan Archer, has seen his vessel of exploration become a battleship. Once hailed for his work bringing the Coalition of Planets into existence, Archer is now a pariah. Undaunted, the captain keeps fighting, searching for allies and determined to do his duty: to save Earth and forge a new federation of planets.[1]

SummaryEdit

With the rest of the Coalition having withdrawn from the war with the Romulans, Prime Minister Samuels chooses to conduct a purely defensive war. With Enterprise patrolling near Earth space, Archer begins to build a relationship with other races to try and get help and information.

On Vulcan, it is eventually discovered Romulan infiltrators were responsible for the Mount Seleya explosion. When Terix goes missing, Tucker goes after him, he finds he has regained his original memories and Tucker is captured by the Romulans. He is kept alive to help find the Ejhoi Ormiin's warp seven ships and, with Nijil having been executed for his involvement, the task of getting them operational is given to him.

The Romulans win their war with the Haakonans by deploying the Loque'eque virus and commit their full forces to the humans. Enterprise helps foil an attempt to bomb the Martian colony with explosives hidden in meteors and Lieutenant Mayweather, who uncovered the plot, rejoins the crew.

Tucker sends Enterprise a message saying the Romulans are gathering their forces at Cheron and Archer convinces Gardner to let him take a force there. The human fleet is outnumbered, despite the assistance of a group of privateers led by Shran and Kolos and Tucker providing the prefix codes. Tucker's minder T'Luadh, who he believes to be a Vulcan agent, gets him to an escape pod but it is later destroyed. The arrival of a group of Vulcan, Andorian and Tellarite ships sent by T'Pau sees the Romulans forced to retreat.

The Romulans sue for peace and, with Enterprise decomissioned, Archer is a signatory on the treaty and the Federation Charter. Valdore is assassinated by First Consul T'Leikha who is herself killed by Terix. T'Pau turns down a seat on the Federation and resigns as administrator, unhappy at being forced to order violence. Twenty-five years later, a journalist attempting to track T'Pol down for an interview catches a glimpse of the officially dead Tucker with her and their two children, posing as the family gardener.

ReferencesEdit

CharactersEdit

AhrrekHaroun al-RashidJonathan ArcherGannet BrooksMike BurchGeorge CaseyCerebrarCh'uivhChulakCostaCrenqCunaehrDagarthDavisDaxTobin DaxDenakAnishtalla zh'DhavenThirijhamel zh'DhavenDrennikFraddokSamuel GardnerGenorexGora bim GralSelma GuitierrezValdore i'Kaleh tr'IhaimehnBote J'RefW.M. JefferiesEmily JensenMichael KenmoreKhazaraTakashi KimuraKolosKrellKuvakElrene LeydonJie Cong LiLydia LittlejohnL'NelLorianMakarTravis MayweatherRachel McCullersM'RekNijilOgilvyO'MalleyDonna O'NeillPhloxAlexandre Robert PicardPorthosQaletaquMalcolm ReedRhadakR'TalHans RudenMiguel SalazarOwen Salazar-TuckerNathan SamuelsSarahdHoshi SatoShianekSilokSitavSkonSodokSolkarSopekSovalStephensRichard C. StilesEric StillwellTaithTalokTerixThenirThorisThrelT'LeikhaT'LinaekT'LuadhT'MaranT'MetT'MirTomalT'PakT'PauT'PolAlbert TuckerCharles Tucker IIIT'VelekhPell UnderhillThomas VanderbiltAnlenthoris ch'VhendreniYch'aYienekGrethe ZhorHravishran th'Zoarhi
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AkraanaAmarcanBettatan'ruChefZefram CochraneElizabeth CutlerDanielsLela DaxD'deridexDuvallEhrehinEinsteinC. S. ForesterFrenchotteGaavrinHarrisJenningsKaitaamaKarzanKossRebecca MayweatherNash McEvoyJohn MiltonKeisha NaquaseUttan NarsuMartin NiemöllerTinh Hoc PhuongLahvishri sh'RalaavazhCarlos RamirezWilliam ShakespeareSharielSkalaarSophoclesOnalishenar ch'SorichasS'TenSurakSyrranTivarhT'RamaElizabeth TuckerGrandma TuckerGrandpa TuckerT'VetV'LasVrax

LocationsEdit

83 Leonis A83 Leonis BAlpha CentauriAlpha Centauri IIIAndoriaBayview HeightsBeta QuadrantBradbury SpaceportCandlestick AuditoriumCarraya sectorCheronCochrane InstituteDarthaDraylaxEarthEarth Outpost 1Earth Outpost 2Earth Station McKinleyGalorndon CoreGamma Hydra sectorGamma TucanaeGasko IIGlintara sectorHaakonaHall of DeliberationHall of StateHenry Archer HallIceberg FourteenIota VirginisKuiper BeltMarsMu AraeMu Arae systemNevasaNew ChicagoNew SamarkandNorthern WastesPalace of TechnologyPi 3 Orionis systemPrantaresPresidioQam-CheeQo'noSQuebec sectorRomulusSan FranciscoSausalitoShikahrSol systemStarfleet HeadquartersSurak's PeakT'KhutT'Klass's PillarVissiaVissia PrimeVorkado systemVulcan's ForgeVulcan
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82 EridaniAchernarAdigeon PrimeAfricaAltair VIAntarcticaApnex SeaAquila constellationAreinnyeArizonaAtacama DesertBarradasBeta Virginis VBig DipperB'Saari IICalder IICarraya IVCassiopeiaCaves of Mak'alaCharonChileCoridan PrimeCygnus constellationDeimosDelphic ExpanseDelta PavonisDenevaEndurance UniversityEpsilon IndiErebusEuropeEyjafjallajökullFire PlainsFloridaGamma EquuleiGermanyGlintaraHeavenHellIcelandIota HorologiiIrelandIuruth CityIveragh PeninsulaJia'anKahr CityKrios PrimeLyr T'ayaMadridMargaritifer TerraMcMurdo Dry ValleysMount SeleyaMount TarhanaNathan Samuels RoomN'Vak colonyOphiuchus constellationOrion sectorPalais de la ConcordePhobosP'JemPlutoPorrimaQu'Vat colonyRomulan Neutral ZoneSagan StationSahara DesertSaturnSauriaScottsdaleSiriusSpicaSto-Vo-KorTarsus IVTau CetiTellarTenebiaTimes SquareT'Panit monasteryTrillTunisUtopia PlanitiaUrquatVoroth SeaVuldi GorgeYadallaYosemite National Park

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS A.G. Robinson (Daedalus-class) • IRW Aoi'fviennUSS Armstrong (Daedalus-class) • automobileIRW DabhaeEirethEnterprise (NX-class) • escape podUSS Franklin Roosevelt (Daedalus-class) • Grukhai (Bird-of-prey) • Haakonan transporthovercarIntrepid (Intrepid-class) • USS Jein (Daedalus-class) • Kilhra'enKhueaMaymora (Diplomatic Vessel) • ChR Nel TrencoUSS Okuda (Daedalus-class) • IRW PontilusChR Ra'kholhIRW RaonRepublic (Intrepid-class) • Sepok (D'Kyr-class) • Shuttlepod 1shuttleChR Terrh'Dhaelworkpod
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USS ArgusUSS Cowpensfreight haulerUSS GettysburgUSS HermesECS HorizonUSS IroquoisECS Kobayashi MaruUSS LovellUSS Nez PerceNyranPhoenixUSS San AntonioTrill ground carUSS William Clark

Races and culturesEdit

AenarAndorianDenobulanDraylaxianHuman (BritishFrenchGermanJewTerran) • KlingonM'klexaNeethianRomulanTellariteTenebianTrillTrill symbiontVulcanVissian
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ArkonianB'SaariCheron nativesCoridaniteHaakonanKreetassanKriosianLoque'equeNausicaanOrionRetellianTakretYridianXindi-Reptilian

States and organizationsEdit

Andorian Imperial GuardCoalition of PlanetsCoalition of Planets Security CouncilCochrane InstituteConfederacy of VulcanContinuing CommitteeDytallix-Barsoon Resource Extraction CorporationEarth StarfleetEjhoi OrmiinFifth LegionGrand MootKlingon EmpireKlingon High CouncilMartian ColoniesMilitary Assault Command OperationsRomulan Countermeasure Development TeamRomulan Star EmpireSolarcorp News ServiceStarfleet CommandTal ShiarUnited EarthUnited Earth Space Probe AgencyUnited Federation of PlanetsV'SharV'tosh ka'turVulcan Defense Force
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AlliesThe BeatlesBureau of Extraterrestrial Resource ExtractionDewey, Cheatham, & HoweFederation CouncilFederation News ServiceOrion SyndicateRomulan SenateRoyal NavySan Francisco 49ersSan Francisco GiantsSection 31Starfleet Corps of EngineersStarfleet IntelligenceSyrranniteTerra PrimeTerraforming AurthorityVulcan Diplomatic ServiceVulcan Science Academy

Ranks and titlesEdit

Administratoradmiraladvocateambassadorarmory officercaptaincenturionChancellor of the Klingon Empirechief engineerchief medical officerchief technologistcolonelcommandercommodorecorporalcrewmandecuriondoctorensignFirst Consulfirst officerFirst MonarchForeign Minister of TellarForeign Minister of the Andorian EmpireForeign Minister of the Confederacy of VulcangeneralGrand Moot Moderatorlieutenantlieutenant commandermajorMartian RepresentativeMinisterPraetor of the Romulan Star EmpirePresident of United EarthprivateSenatorsergeantSpecial Aenar Representativespecial agentsubalternsubcenturionsubcommanderuhlanunderchiefUnited Earth Environment MinisterUnited Earth Interior MinisterUnited Earth Prime Ministervice admiralVissian Minister of ScienceVulcan Peace Ministerxenobiologist

EventsEdit

Battle of CheronBattle of Galorndon CoreBattle of Gamma HydraBattle of PrantaresBattle of VorkadoEarth-Romulan WarFirst Battle of Altair VINapoleonic WarsSecond Battle of Altair VIWorld War I

Other referencesEdit

20th century21st centuryairlockalam-vedikAmonak flatcakeAndorian gendersantimatterantApnex longfishasteroidatomic warheadautomated probeavaihh lli vastamAxiomsbaseballbat'lethbeaglebeaverbeerbiobedblack holeBlue Horizonbrowniesbulkheadcandycaotai'hhuicatfishcheesecherrymash whiskeyClass Mclaustrophobiacloaking deviceCoalition CompactcobaltcoffeecogenitorcometcommunicatorCommunismconstellationcosmozoaCrossroad Bluesdandeliondathe'anofv-sendecontamination chamberdeflector shielddermal regeneration geldilithiumdisruptorDNAduraniumEartherEnglish languageenvironmental suiteolh iarr'voiequineewaexecutive orderfavinitFederation CharterFederation Dayfernfirecrackerfireworksfirst contactfleafootballFlying Dutchmanfvheisng'tethgesparGPSgranitegrapplergravitic minegravity platingGreat Bird of the GalaxyGreen Saharagrint houndguidance packageharmonicaheliopauseheliumHemQuchhla-methholo-cameraHornblower and the Hotspurhumanoidhydrogenic'tanimpulse boosterimpulse drivein'hhuiironi'su'kejackal mastiffKal RekkKal-tohkatraKir'Sharaklaxonkllhe grublanka-garlaserLatinle-matyaLevodian flumaglevmagnetarmagnetic bootsmagnetic field generatormagnesiummarlinmind meldmogaimongoosemosquitomutagenic virusnar'ruNavorkotNeutral Zone TreatyNewstimenickelOld Common AndorianOld High VulcanOperation HotspurOsmotic eelPa'nar SyndromepaddParadise LostPermanent Embargo on Technology Transfers to Immature Civilizations Actpetroleumphase cannonphase pistolphase riflephotonic torpedopineplanetologyplatinumplomeekpost-traumatic stresspulse cannonQuchHa'radiationramscoopraptorRegulan bloodwormRigelian feverRight of Statementrillan gourdRomulan mind probeSaurian brandyscannersehlatsensorsha'vokhshelthrethsickbaySiphonapterasousspare ribsstarsubspaceSuus MahnasymbiosisSyn laratactical alerttaral-etektargThe Teachings of Surakterraformtorpedotractor beamtransparent aluminumtransporterTreaty of VersaillestrelliumtrinesiumTrojan horsetungstenturboliftuniversal translatorValentine's DayVenus flytrapverteron arrayvolcanovoreborerwarp coilwarp drivewarp nacellewaterwhiskeywhite chocolatewindshield wiperXindi-Reptilian parasiteYear of Kahless

TimelineEdit

ChronologyEdit

Published Order
Previous novel:
Beneath the Raptor's Wing
ENT novels Next novel:
Rise of the Federation: A Choice of Futures

AppendicesEdit

BackgroundEdit

Related storiesEdit

  • ENT episode: "Minefield"- Malcolm Reed references the time his leg was impaled by a Romulan mine.
  • ENT episode: "Zero Hour"- During the signing of the Federation Charter, Archer considers how his younger self is watching the ceremony.
  • ENT episodes: "Affliction", "Divergence"- Phlox's assistance in helping the Klingons survive hurts Earth's chances of gaining assistance from the Empire.
  • ENT episode: "Kir'Shara"- T'Pau recalls helping heal T'Pol's Pa'nar Syndrome.
  • ENT episode: "These Are the Voyages..."- Charles Tucker acts confused about when his "death" took place: after the signing of the Coalition Compact or the Federation Charter.
  • ENT novel: Kobayashi Maru- Archer references the disaster involving the destruction of the ECS Kobayashi Maru multiple times.
Star Trek: Enterprise prose publications
Novelizations Broken BowShockwaveThe Expanse
Original novels set during the series By the BookWhat Price Honor?Surak's SoulDaedalusDaedalus's ChildrenLast Full MeasureRosetta
set after the series The Good That Men DoKobayashi MaruThe Romulan War (Beneath the Raptor's WingTo Brave the Storm)
Rise of the Federation (A Choice of FuturesTower of BabelUncertain Logic)

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/Star-Trek-Enterprise-Romulan-War-Michael-A-Martin/9781451607154-item.html?ikwid=star+trek&ikwsec=Books%7CChapters-Indigo, retrieved August 28, 2011.

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