|"The Better Part of Valor"|
|Writer(s):||Michael D. Garcia|
|Previous episode:||"Eternal Midnight"|
|Next episode:||"Eight The Hard Way"|
The Better Part of Valor was the sixth episode of the first season of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead. It was published on January 10, 2010.
Stardate 38896.89: A peek into the past! Commander Krystine Leone, the executive officer of the Excelsior-class starship USS Potemkin, along with her faithful friend and fellow officer, Lieutenant Commander Ariel Elannis, voyage with the crew to the planet Turkana IV, where a general distress call has piqued their interest. Upon arrival, the ship is seemingly greeted by a friendly enclave of people looking for assistance from a deadly enemy. However, on Turkana IV, not all is as it appears to be...
Background & TriviaEdit
- Krystine Leone and Ariel Elannis were promoted to commander and lieutenant commander, respectively, on the same date.
- William T. Riker is mentioned as a officer joining the crew, but has yet to arrive for duty.
- Captain T'Cirya wears the same two-piece uniform popularized by Doctor Katherine Pulaski in Star Trek: The Next Generation. The captain's version is, of course, adorned in command red.