Chapter OneU.S.S. Enterprise, NCC 1701-E
Lormit SectorThree days ago
"Give me one good reason why I shouldn't kill you, Picard."
He'd done it. Lotre had accomplished what so many had tried yet failed -- he'd taken by force a Federation starship, and had its captain at his mercy.
The Klingon pulled his weapon away from the underside of Picard's chin and grabbed the captain around the neck with his open hand. Grunting, he strenuously lifted Picard off the deck of the bridge.
It was a moment to behold. Captain Jean-Luc Picard, commander of the Starship...