Real World article
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I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky…
… and all I ask is a tall ship and a start to steer her by…
… and the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sails shaking–

Summary Edit

With the running of the solar sailing competition known as the Federation Cup, the USS Enterprise-D is assigned to the security and support detail.

Background information Edit

  • This is part 1 of a 4 issue mini-series.
  • The story appears to take place before the events of TNG: "All Good Things...".

Creators Edit

Characters Edit

Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in DC TNG volume 2 characters.
Jean-Luc Picard 
USS Enterprise-D captain.
William T. Riker 
Enterprise-D exec.
Beverly Crusher 
Enterprise-D surgeon.
Android Enterprise-D operations officer.
Geordi La Forge 
VISOR-sighted Enterprise-D chief engineer.
Klingon Enterprise-D security chief.
Deanna Troi 
Half-Betazoid Enterprise-D counselor.

References Edit

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First issue in series DC TNG volume 2
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Ill Wind
#2: "Ill Wind, Part Two"