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Issue 48 of Star Trek Monthly was the January 1999 issue. A German-language edition was, otherwise unedited, released the subsequent month as issue 3 of Star Trek: Das offizielle monatliche Magazin.


Front cover
A minor redesign of the barcode box, with the price, issue number, cover date box being integrated into the barcode section.
First Contact
Darryl Curtis on Star Trek: Insurrection.
The Best of All Worlds
Interview – Patrick Stewart – "The Picard Manoeuvre"
by Ian Spelling.
Interview – Marina Sirtis – "Backpacking on Ba'ku"
by Ian Spelling.
A Fistful of Data
Seven of Nine's knowledge of Star Trek: First Contact, Alexander Rozhenko and Klingon aging.
War & Peace
Todd Lindsay takes a detailed look at the new film.
Through the Ages – a look at the history of the Fountain of Youth concept, and other Trek attempts to fend off the aging process.
Interview – F. Murray Abraham – "The Heights of Abraham"
by Ian Spelling.
Interview – Donna Murphy – "Murphy's Law"
by Ian Spelling.
Book extract
Pocket TOS, My Brother's Keeper: Republic.
From the Replicator
UK Update: Playmates Star Trek: Insurrection releases, Ralph Marlin ties, Wesco Enterprise-E FM radio.
Austalasia Update: Spotlight Stores bedroom sets.
US Update: SkyBox, The Hamilton Collection, William Shatner's official website, Playmates.
Read Out: Where Sea Meets Sky, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual, Once Burned; interview with Michael Jan Friedman (erroneously put as Jan Michael Friedman).
Captain Picard Wants You!James Swallow looks at Star Trek role-playing games.
Next Issue
Issue 47 Star Trek Monthly
Issue 48 – January 1999
Issue 49
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