Cantabrian counselor Daniel Radke was reading Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five before his Special Operations mission. This is from a scene cut from "Catalyst, Part One" which the author still considers canon. He also recommended Slaughterhouse Five to Noah Wrightson to read. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Isolation")
- Some members of the Cantabrian crew were set to meet Kurt Vonnegut in the aftermath of "By All Means Necessary" where, in the original story, Samantha Delaney jumped to the past to try and destroy Earth. This would have been at one of Earth's most crucial and vulnerable points in history -- World War II -- and some Cantabrian survivors, including Daniel Radke and Anne Lansing, would have landed behind Nazi Germany lines. Finding the Rejatalians trying to conquer Earth as well, the Cantabrian team, on the run from the Rejatalians, bump into Vonnegut (who, by this time, was separated from his 106th Infantry Division after Battle of the Bulge. There were large problems with this story line, and too many Star Trek incarnations have used World War II and time travel, so the author decided to drop this storyline from "Hemorrhage."