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Foundations, Book Two is a Pocket SCE eBook novella – #18 in the series, and the second part of a three-part story – written by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in July 2002. The novella was later collected in the SCE omnibus Foundations.


From the book jacket
Continuing the all-new trilogy that tells the origin of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers!
While the USS da Vinci has managed to stop a ship that was careening out of control, they still have work to do: the vessel's computer has broken down, and the ship cannot function without it.
This echoes the early days of the S.C.E.:
Over a century before the days of the da Vinci, the Starship Enterprise encountered – and deactivated – a world-running computer called Landru on Beta III. In the aftermath of the incident, a team of engineers, led by Montgomery Scott, is tasked with getting Beta III back on its feet. But even in "death," Landru's influence can still be felt…

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