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Tomorrow's Starfleet officers face their first deadly challenge!

Starfleet Academy is a novelization of the Interplay video game, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy. Written by Diane Carey, it was released in June 1997.


From the book jacket
Cadet David Forester has made it to Starfleet Academy's Command School, where the starship captains of the future are trained on mission simulators that make you feel as if you are really on the bridge of a Federation starship. But there's trouble at the Academy – sabotage, conflict, and a series of "accidents" throw Forester's team of cadets into a scramble for their very lives.
Determined to save his crew, Forester rushes to stop a plot to destroy the Academy itself, and is thrust into a mission with Starfleet legends Captain James T. Kirk, Captain Hikaru Sulu, and Commander Pavel Chekov. Together they must find the cause behind a series of ever deadlier raids on Federation outposts by an unknown enemy.

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Background information

  • The story is set during the Original Series movies, specifically two years before Sulu takes command of the USS Excelsior in 2290.


James T. Kirk 
Hikaru Sulu 
Pavel Chekov 
David Forester 


Starfleet Academy 
Command School that trains future captains.

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