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Author(s): various
Publisher: Pocket Books
Editor(s): Peter David
Series: New Frontier
Published: 1 October 2003
Pages: 386
Stardate: Unknown (2370s)
Reference(s): ISBN 0743477073

No Limits is an anthology of short stories featuring the New Frontier characters written some of Star Trek's top novelists.

Summary

From the book jacket
In 1997, Star Trek: New Frontier debuted and became an instant sensation, chronicling the exciting adventures of Captain Mackenzie Calhoun and the USS Excalibur, as told by New York Times bestselling author Peter David.
Now, over a dozen books later, Peter David has gathered some of the finest Star Trek authors to tell new tales of the Excalibur crew:
Dayton Ward's thrilling adventure from Calhoun's sordid past
Loren L. Coleman's tale of Shelby's first experience with the Borg
Robert Greenberger's origin of "Lefler's Laws"
Susan Shwartz' adventure with Soleta and Ambassador Spock
Terri Osborne's chronicle of Selar's encounter with the Q
David Mack's tale of the longest day of Zak Kebron's life
Plus stories by Keith R.A. DeCandido, Susan Wright, Josepha Sherman, Ilsa J. Bick, Kevin Dilmore, Christina F. York, Robert T. Jeschonek, Peg Robinson, Mary Scott-Wiecek, Allyn Gibson, and Glenn Hauman & Lisa Sullivan.
Added Bonus! Peter David himself tells the untold story of Calhoun and Shelby's honeymoon on Xenex!

Excerpts of copyrighted sources are included for review purposes only, without any intention of infringement.

Chapters

Introduction

by Peter David

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Loose Ends

by Dayton Ward

Featuring Mackenzie Calhoun

Future Excalibur captain and current Starfleet Intelligence operative Mackenzie Calhoun sneaks aboard a Romulan ship to destroy an experimental Starfleet cloaking device after the events of TNG: "The Pegasus".

All That Glisters...

by Loren L. Coleman

Featuring Elizabeth Shelby

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Waiting for G'Doh

or, How I Learned to Stop Moving and Hate People
by David Mack

Featuring Zak Kebron

Zak Kebron goes undercover as a park statue to track down a man wanted by the Federation and inadvertently winds up foiling an assassination attempt on a planetary leader.

Lefler's Logs

by Robert Greenberger

Featuring Robin Lefler

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Alice, on the Edge of Night

by Ilsa J. Bick

Featuring Morgan Primus

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Revelations

by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Featuring Soleta

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Turning Point

by Josepha Sherman

Featuring Si Cwan

Details Si Cwans life as a member of the royal family of his homeworld of Thallon and the court intrigue he has to deal with.

'Q'uandary

by Terri Osborne

Featuring Selar

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Oil and Water

by Robert T. Jeschonek

Featuring Burgoyne 172

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Singularity

by Christina F. York

Featuring Mark McHenry

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

The Road to Edos

by Kevin Dilmore

Featuring Arex

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

A Lady of Xenex

by Peg Robinson

Featuring D'ndai of Calhoun

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Making a Difference

by Mary Scott-Wiecek

Featuring USS Excalibur

Takes place just before the start of New Frontier and details how Morgan Korsmo, the previous captain of Excalibur died in battle against the Borg. Also shows how an Excalibur crewman, one of Seven of Nine's fellow drones, Marika Wilkarah (Three of Nine) was assimilated. (VOY: "Survival Instinct")

Performance Appraisal

by Allyn Gibson

Featuring Kat Mueller

Set aboard the USS Grissom prior to the events of Once Burned, a terse confrontation with the Romulan Tomalak along the Neutral Zone forces Kat Mueller to take command during a risky maneuver to save the Grissom from falling into Romulan hands.

Redemption

by Glenn Hauman & Lisa Sullivan

Featuring Xant

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Out of the Frying Pan

by Susan Shwartz

Featuring Soleta

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

Through the Looking Glass

by Susan Wright

Featuring Burgoyne 172

FURTHER SUMMARY NEEDED

A Little Getaway

by Peter David

Featuring Calhoun and Shelby

Details Calhouns and Shelbys honeymoon on his home planet Xenex and the amusing trials Shelby undertakes to show the local populace her love for Calhoun.

The New Frontier Timeline

compiled by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Background Information

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Memorable Quotes

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Characters

Main Characters

Mackenzie Calhoun
Elizabeth Shelby
Selar
Zak Kebron
Robin Lefler
Morgan Primus
Soleta
Si Cwan
Burgoyne 172
Mark McHenry
Arex
Kat Mueller
Xant

Secondary Characters

References

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