Star Trek: Messenger was supposed to be the series I stuck with, as the characters were well-liked and engaging. But my Muse, fickle creature that she is, decided she wanted to go in yet another direction. Dominic Murphy, Calista Nir'ahn, and Charlaine Tucker also appear briefly in the Alpha Chronicles story "The Inconvenient Truth", and Murphy and Nir'ahn also appear in Starbase Echo's "Even Darkness Must Pass".
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"Acceptable Losses" The U.S.S. Messenger responds to a distress call from a fellow Starfleet ship only to find themselves embroiled in a mystery—and if they can't solve it, the danger it represents could impact the entire Alpha Quadrant. (novelette, G, 2011)
"New Life, New Civilization - Part One" Unexpected news leads the crew of the Messenger to feel uncertain about their future, and one young woman begins the next phase of her own. (novelette, PG, April 2019)
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"New Life, New Civilization - Part Two" Tensions rise and tempers flare on the new Messenger after an inter-dimensional rift ejects an exact replica of Earth's moon into their path. Can peace be restored in time to save a pre-warp civilization—and the moon's inhabitants—from annihilation? (novelette, PG, April 2019)
"Echoes of the Past" A follow-up of sorts to "New Life, New Civilization - Part One", Lt. Hansen discovers something unusual in the survey data from the Paulson Nebula and clashes with Lt. Cmdr. Ja-Nareth as to its significance. What she and her team discover leads back to a classified mission of the U.S.S. Enterprise! (novelette, PG-13, September 2019)
"Coming Home" While Commander McMurty solves the puzzle of rotating the Alphans' moon, another ship in the 11th Fleet finds a vessel floating in space that by all rights should not be there. Just how did it arrive, and who are the three crewmen found onboard? (novelette, G, September 2019)