The U.S.S. Enterprise-E has launched, with Captain Picard in command, but soon Picard is devastated to learn that there's a saboteur on board, in the form of a changeling infiltrator from the Dominion.
Sent to investigate the mysterious disappearances of several Federation starships, the U.S.S. da Vinci discovers a true technological marvel: a holographic vessel. Commander Sonya Gomez and her S.C.E. team try to navigate the different holographic scenarios playing inside the "holoship," and are surprised to find the crews of the missing ships - who think they've been rescued!
A derelict vessel heading straight for the inhabited world of Locra needs to be diverted to avoid catastrophe. The S.C.E. team must figure out how to operate the vessel before it crashes and destroys the Locra civilization. As Commander Sonya Gomez and her team try to unlock the secrets of the ship, Captain David Gold must find out what the Locra are hiding.