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A Dangerous Trade is a Star Trek: Prodigy middle grade novel written by Cassandra Rose Clarke. Published by Simon Spotlight, it was released in January 2023.


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While traveling through the Delta Quadrant, the Protostar crew discovers a worn transporter coil on their ship. Despite Janeway's misgivings, the crew decides to trade a Starfleet-issued battery for new transporter parts at a market on a distant planet. Little do they know that a group of rogue traders are intent on getting their hands on something much bigger: the Protostar! Will the crew be able to defend their ship and stay out of trouble?

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  • Despite being listed as the second novel by Simon Spotlight, the events of this novel are referred to in Supernova as taking place just days before.

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