Below is my shrine to the newest Series I've found and enjoyed by Peter David (author of other favorites, Q-Squared and Imazadi to name a few), as all the information was gathered by myself and no other. It is a great series mainly because its nostalgic value, but it deserves a look! ~Jai'byrd =^.^=



SHIP:

Ambassador-class starship Registry Number NCC-26517 Crew Compliment 603 MISSION: To explore and provide humanitarian aid to Sector 221-G or otherwise known as the former Thallonian Empire. CREW: Name: Mackenzie Calhoun (formerly Míkínízy of Calhoun) Rank: Captain Duties: Captain of the starship Excalibur Race: Xenexian Home: Calhoun, Xenex Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: (before leaving Starfleet) U.S.S. Grissom Data: Formerly Míkínízy of Calhoun, a Xenexian freedom fighter who helped free his planet from Danterian rule before he was even 19. Afterward he joined Starfleet with help from none other than Captain Picard of the Stargazer, but then left Starfleet and spent time as a renegade until called back into service to captain the Excalibur.
Name: Elizabeth Paula "Eppy" Shelby Rank: Commander Duties: First Officer of U.S.S. Excalibur Race: Terran Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur (then under command of Captain Korsmo) Data: {Episodes seen in: ST:TNG; "The Best of Both Worlds, Parts I and II"} After the battle of Wolf 359 serving aboard the Enterprise-D, she was assigned to Starfleet HQ to help reassemble the destroyed fleet. From there she was assigned to be First Officer of the Excalibur under the command of Captain Korsmo, who was killed in the second major battle with the Borg (ST:FC).
Name: Burgoyne "Burgy" 172 Rank: Lieutenant Commander Duties: Chief Engineer of U.S.S. Excalibur Race: Hermat Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur (then under command of Captain Korsmo) Data: Burgoyne 172 is from a race that has the attributes of both male and female reproductive organs in one body and the sexual drive of both. S/He was the Chief Engineer under the command of Captain Korsmo and continues to serve on the Excalibur under Captain Calhoun with the same zeal equal to that of her sexual exploits.
Name: Doctor Selar Rank: Unknown Duties: Chief Medical Officer Race: Vulcan Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: U.S.S. Enterprise-D Data: {Episodes seen in: ST:TNG; "The Schizoid Man", also mentioned in "Yesterdayís Enterprise", "Remember Me", "Tapestry", "Suspicions", "Sub Rosa", and "Genesis"} She serves with the usual Vulcan efficiency and dedication, but is colder than usual towards her patients due to a past trauma.
Name: Soleta Rank: Lieutenant Duties: Science Officer Race: Vulcan/Romulan Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: Teaching at Starfleet Academy Data: A wandering scientist of mixed parentage, she was teaching at Starfleet Academy when a very infamous Vulcan recommended her for service aboard the Excalibur.
Name: Zak Kebron Rank: Lieutenant Duties: Security Chief Race: Brikar Home: Brikar Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: Unknown Data: A very dedicated individual to his job, he looks like and is about as immovable as a mountain, but he has the brains to match his brawn as well as a anti-grav unit on his belt so he can use both.
Name: Mark McHenry Rank: Lieutenant Duties: Astronavigator/Helmsman Race: Terran Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: Unknown Data: Mr. McHenry is not a usual officer since he looks like he is half-asleep at his post, but in reality, he is more aware of what is going on with the ship than even the Captain.
Name: Robin Lefler Rank: Lieutenant Duties: Operations Officer Race: Terran Home: Unknown Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: U.S.S. Enterprise-D (??) Data: {Episodes seen in: ST:TNG; "Darmok" and "The Game"} She was promoted to Opps from the Engineering Department since her days aboard the Enterprise-D. In addition to her regular duties, she is also Ambassador Si Cwanís Assistant.
Name: Si Cwan Rank: "Ambassador" Duties: Guide to Sector 221-G Race: Thallonian Home: Thal, Thallon Current Assignment: U.S.S. Excalibur Last Assignment: Not Applicable Data: A fallen prince of the Thallonian Empire originally came on board as a stowaway and was accepted as a guide and source of information to Sector 221-G and was loosely given the title of "Ambassador". At the same time as helping the crew of the Excalibur, he is also looking for his younger sister reportedly missing in the sector.


NOVELS:


#1 House of Cards
By Peter David

#2 Into the Void
By Peter David

#3 The Two-Front War
By Peter David

#4 End Game
By Peter David

#5 Martyr
By Peter David

#6 Fire On High
By Peter David

Captainís Table Book #5
Once Burned
By Peter David

Double Helix Book #5 
Double or Nothing
By Peter David

#7 The Quiet Place
By Peter David

#8 Dark Allies
By Peter David

Excalibur Book #1
Requiem
By Peter David

Excalibur Book #2
Renaissance
By Peter David

* Excalibur Book #3
Restoration
By Peter David
(Hardcover)

(* = Due out November 2000)


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