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|editor = [[Dean Wesley Smith]] (with [[Elisa J. Kassin]] and [[Paula M. Block]])
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|artist = [[Doug Drexler]] with [[John Vairo, Jr.]]
| class="even" | [[Dean Wesley Smith]] with [[Elisa J. Kassin]] and [[Paula M. Block]]
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|publisher = [[Pocket Books]]
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|series = [[Star Trek: Strange New Worlds|Strange New Worlds]] #8
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|published = {{d|19|July|2005}}
| class="even" | [[Doug Drexler]] with [[John Vairo, Jr.]]
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|pages = 371
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|year = Various
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|ISBN = 1416503455 (paperback)<br />{{ASIN|B000FCK9HW}} (Kindle)
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''All-New ''Star Trek'' Adventures &ndash; ''By'' Fans, ''For'' Fans!''
| class="even" | [[Strange New Worlds]]
 
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| class="odd" | Published:
 
| class="even" | [[July 2005]]
 
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| class="even" | 371
 
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| class="odd" | Year:
 
| class="even" | ''Varies'', [[Early history|1863]] - [[Far future|123rd century]]
 
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| class="even" | ''Varies''
 
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| class="odd" | Reference #:
 
| class="even" | ISBN 1416503455
 
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''All-New ''Star Trek'' Adventures - ''By'' Fans, ''For'' Fans!'' -- A collection of stories from all ''Star Trek'' series, the ''Kobayashi Maru'', the wedding of Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres, and what happens when the Borg finally defeat the Federation.
 
   
==Summary==
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'''''Strange New Worlds 8''''' is a short story anthology &ndash; the eighth in the ''[[Star Trek: Strange New Worlds|Strange New Worlds]]'' series &ndash; edited by [[Dean Wesley Smith]] (with [[Elisa J. Kassin]] and [[Paula M. Block]]). Published by [[Pocket Books]], it was first released in {{m|July|2005}}.
;From the book jacket:
 
:''This newest volume of ''Strange New Worlds'' features original ''Star Trek'', ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'', ''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'', ''Star Trek: Voyager'', and ''Star Trek: Enterprise'' stories written by ''Star Trek'' fans, for ''Star Trek'' fans!''
 
   
:''Each of these stories features our favorite ''Trek'' characters in new and adventurous situations. In this anthology, we get to experience a new version of the ''Kobayashi Maru'', feel what it's like to be inside the Borg collective, delight in tasting new foods, and encourage Starfleet's future.''
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The anthology collected selected stories from the eighth [[Star Trek: Strange New Worlds#Writing Contest|''Strange New Worlds'' writing contest]] for amateur authors; many of whom went on to write other ''Star Trek'' stories.
   
:''This year's ''Strange New Worlds'' winners encompass newcomers and veterans alike, including [[Alan James Garbers]], [[Kevin Lauderdale]], [[Kevin Andrew Hosey]], [[Paul C. Tseng]], [[Kevin G. Summers]], [[Sarah A. Seaborne]], [[John Takis]], [[Dan C. Duval]], [[Amy Vincent]], [[David DeLee]], [[Muri McCage]], [[Susan S. McCrackin]], [[M.C. Demarco]], [[Annie Reed]], [[Amy Sisson]], [[J.B. Stevens]], [[Robert Burke Richardson]], [[Lorraine Anderson]], [[A. Rhea King]], [[Derrek Tyler Attico]], [[Geoffrey Thorne]], and [[Paul C. Kaplan]].''
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== Summary ==
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;From the book jacket
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:''This newest volume of [[Star Trek: Strange New Worlds|Strange New Worlds]] features [[TOS|original ''Star Trek'']], {{s|TNG}}, {{s|DS9}}, {{s|VOY}}, and {{s|ENT}} stories written by ''Star Trek'' fans, for ''Star Trek'' fans!''
   
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:''Each of these stories features our favorite ''Trek'' characters in new and adventurous situations. In this anthology, we get to experience a new version of the [[Kobayashi Maru scenario|Kobayashi Maru]], feel what it's like to be inside the [[Borg]] collective, delight in tasting new foods, and encourage [[Starfleet]]'s future.''
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:''This year's ''Strange New Worlds'' winners encompass newcomers and veterans alike, including Alan James Garbers, Kevin Lauderdale, Kevin Andrew Hosey, Paul C. Tseng, [[Kevin G. Summers]], Sarah A. Seaborne, John Takis, Dan C. Duval, Amy Vincent, David DeLee, Muri McCage, Susan S. McCrackin, M.C. Demarco, Annie Reed, Amy Sisson, J.B. Stevens, Robert Burke Richardson, Lorraine Anderson, A. Rhea King, Derek Tyler Attico, [[Geoffrey Thorne]], and Paul C. Kaplan.''
 
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FURTHER SUMMARY
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=== Contents ===
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;Introduction: by Dean Wesley Smith
   
==Background Information==
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==== ''Star Trek: The Original Series'' ====
BGINFO
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* "Shanghaied" by [[Alan James Garbers]]
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* "Assignment: One" by [[Kevin Lauderdale]]
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* "Demon" by [[Kevin Hosey]]
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* "Don't Call Me Tiny" by [[Paul C. Tseng]]
   
===Memorable Quotes===
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==== ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'' ====
QUOTES
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* "Morning Bells are Ringing" by [[Kevin G. Summers]]
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* "Passages of Deceit" by [[Sarah A. Seaborne]]
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* "Final Flight" by [[John Takis]] (third prize winner)
   
==Characters==
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==== ''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'' ====
;[[Ilia]] : Combined with [[V'Ger]] and [[Willard Decker|Decker]], they are the only thing that will by able to handle the [[Borg]] in the [[Far future|123rd century]].
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* "Trek" by [[Dan C. Duval]]
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* "Gumbo" by [[Amy Vincent]]
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* "Promises Made" [[David DeLee]]
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* "Always a Price" [[Muri McCage]]
   
;NON-CANON CHARACTER (unlinked) : Same type of brief description, do not link non-[[canon]] terms, link only canon terms cross referenced in a ''Star Trek'' episode or movie.
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==== ''Star Trek: Voyager'' ====
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* "Transfiguration" by [[Susan S. McCrackin]]
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* "This Drone" by [[M.C. DeMarco]]
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* "Once Upon a Tribble" by [[Annie Reed]]
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* "You May Kiss the Bride" by [[Amy Sisson]]
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* "Coffee with a Friend" by [[J.B. Stevens]]
   
==References==
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==== ''Star Trek: Enterprise'' ====
;[[Borg|The Borg]] : When the Borg find a way to assimilate the [[Q]], they take over [[Earth]] and the entire [[Federation]]. Progressively, destroying the only true unified force able to stand against them, the Borg assimilate the entire [[Universe]].
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* "Egg Drop Soup" by [[Robert Burke Richardson]]
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* "Hero" by [[Lorraine Anderson]]
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* "Insanity" by [[A. Rhea King]]
   
;[[Voth]] : The Q chose to put all of their tutalege into one species to fight the Borg or any other superspeies that may threaten them and the Universe. The "Q Council" wanted to go with the Voth, but [[Q]] advised them to go with the [[Human]] species.
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==== Speculations ====
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* "Alpha & Omega" by [[Derek Tyler Attico]] (grand prize winner)
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* "Concurrence" by [[Geoffrey Thorne]] (second prize winner)
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* "Dawn" by [[Paul J. Kaplan]]
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== Background information ==
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* [[Kevin G. Summers]], [[Kevin Hosey]] and [[Geoffrey Thorne]] have gone on to write other [[Novels|''Star Trek'' novels]] and short stories.
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== Characters ==
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;[[Ilia]] : Combined with ''[[V'ger]]'' and [[Willard Decker|Decker]], they are the only thing that will be able to handle the [[Borg]] in the [[Far future|123rd century]].
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== References ==
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;[[Borg]] : When the Borg find a way to assimilate the [[Q]], they take over [[Earth]] and the entire [[Federation]]. Progressively, destroying the only true unified force able to stand against them, the Borg assimilate the entire [[Universe]].
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;[[Voth]] : The [[Q (species)|Q]] chose to put all of their tutelage into one species to fight the Borg or any other superspecies that may threaten them and the Universe. The "Q Council" wanted to go with the Voth, but Q advised them to go with the [[Human]] species.
   
 
;Bane 23118 : A red giant [[star]].
 
;Bane 23118 : A red giant [[star]].
   
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All-New Star Trek Adventures – By Fans, For Fans!

Strange New Worlds 8 is a short story anthology – the eighth in the Strange New Worlds series – edited by Dean Wesley Smith (with Elisa J. Kassin and Paula M. Block). Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in July 2005.

The anthology collected selected stories from the eighth Strange New Worlds writing contest for amateur authors; many of whom went on to write other Star Trek stories.

Summary

From the book jacket
This newest volume of Strange New Worlds features original Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise stories written by Star Trek fans, for Star Trek fans!
Each of these stories features our favorite Trek characters in new and adventurous situations. In this anthology, we get to experience a new version of the Kobayashi Maru, feel what it's like to be inside the Borg collective, delight in tasting new foods, and encourage Starfleet's future.
This year's Strange New Worlds winners encompass newcomers and veterans alike, including Alan James Garbers, Kevin Lauderdale, Kevin Andrew Hosey, Paul C. Tseng, Kevin G. Summers, Sarah A. Seaborne, John Takis, Dan C. Duval, Amy Vincent, David DeLee, Muri McCage, Susan S. McCrackin, M.C. Demarco, Annie Reed, Amy Sisson, J.B. Stevens, Robert Burke Richardson, Lorraine Anderson, A. Rhea King, Derek Tyler Attico, Geoffrey Thorne, and Paul C. Kaplan.

Excerpts of copyrighted sources are included for review purposes only, without any intention of infringement.

Contents

Introduction
by Dean Wesley Smith

Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Voyager

Star Trek: Enterprise

Speculations

Background information

Characters

Ilia 
Combined with V'ger and Decker, they are the only thing that will be able to handle the Borg in the 123rd century.

References

Borg 
When the Borg find a way to assimilate the Q, they take over Earth and the entire Federation. Progressively, destroying the only true unified force able to stand against them, the Borg assimilate the entire Universe.
Voth 
The Q chose to put all of their tutelage into one species to fight the Borg or any other superspecies that may threaten them and the Universe. The "Q Council" wanted to go with the Voth, but Q advised them to go with the Human species.
Bane 23118 
A red giant star.

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