(written from a Production point of view)
Treason is the seventeenth book in the Star Trek: New Frontier series by Peter David. Released in April 2009, the novel was first published in trade paperback format, instead of the hardback format established in Stone and Anvil. A mass-market paperback reprint was released in February 2010.
- From the book jacket
- It is a time of political upheaval and uncertainty in the New Thallonian Protectorate. Following the brutal assassination of her husband, Si Cwan, former Starfleet officer-turned-newly-appointed-Prime Minister Robin Lefler must now face the growing danger and intrigue surrounding her newborn son and heir to the noble line of Cwan. Following a harrowing assassination attempt, Robin has no choice but to flee New Thallon with her child... seeking refuge with Captain Mackenzie Calhoun and the crew of the USS Excalibur and creating a major diplomatic crisis in Sector 221-G.
- The political fallout between the Federation and the New Thallonian Protectorate pales, however, in comparison to the threat of an enigmatic alien race determined to seize the infant Cwan for its own mysterious purposes. But nothing could possibly prepare Calhoun for the shocking betrayal from within–an act of treachery to aid and abet this alien race–forever altering the lives of the Excalibur crew...
Background information Edit
- The novel and format were formally announced at the Shore Leave convention on 11 July 2008.
- Cover art by Jerry Vanderstelt, design by Alan Dingman.
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