In a quest to solve a two-hundred-year-old technological mystery, Geordi La Forge and Montgomery Scott, with the help of Guinan and Nog, find themselves drawn into a larger, deadlier, and far more personal adventure.
The threat of the Gateways - portals that allow for travel to other times and places - is finally destroyed, in this explosive conclusion to the Gateways series, in which Captains Kirk, Picard and Janeway, Colonel Kira Nerys, and the crews confront untold perils in the distant reaches of space.
With the reappearance of the Iconians, an ancient alien civilization, and their offer to sell the secrets of their advanced technology to the Federation, chaos erupts all over the galaxy and Captain Picard and his crew contend with feuding Klingons and Romulans and with the sinister truth about the Iconians' return.
Twenty years ago, in the space near Belle Terre, a caravan of alien vessels disappeared into a gigantic Gateway. Now the descendants of those aliens have returned, armed with incredible new weapons and abilities. Captain Nick Keller of the USS Challenger, already struggling to maintain peace in the troubled sector, must now cope with a fleet of hostile aliens driven by their own fanatical agenda!
A new ship to take over the guardianship of Belle Terre from the Enterprise arrives in the midst of a deadly attack on the colony and is destroyed. The Enterprise must fight off a new and powerful enemy that threatens the colony as well as its enemies.