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Unworthy is a Pocket VOY novel – part of the post-finale storyline – written by Kirsten Beyer. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in September 2009.


From the book jacket
Freed with a thought, the greatest menace to humanity, the Borg are gone, absorbed into the Caeliar gestalt. But are they? Can this deadly menace, that has hovered over humanity for decades truly be gone? Might some shadow of the Caeliar remain? The Federation decides that they have to know and Starfleet is ordered to find out.
The Starship Voyager leads a fleet into a region of space that has lived in fear of instant annihilation for generations, home of the Borg, the Delta Quadrant. Afsarah Eden – the new captain of Voyager is charged getting answers, to reach out to possible allies, and resolve old enmities in the Delta Quadrant.
The perfection that was given to the Borg was withheld from Seven of Nine. Left behind she is living a twilight existence – neither Borg nor Human – and slowly going mad. The whispers of the Collective, comforting mummers she has always known, is replaced with a voice deep within her that keeps insisting she is Annika Hansen. Chakotay, the former captain of Voyager, offers to help Seven rendezvous with the ships that Starfleet Command has sent into the Delta Quadrant, the probable destination of the mysterious Caeliar.
These are not the friendly stars of the Federation, the unknown and the unexpected are the everyday.
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Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in Pocket TNG characters.

Regular and recurring characters

Afsarah Eden 
Captain of Voyager
Seven of Nine 
A professor at Starfleet Academy
Tom Paris 
First officer of Voyager
The Doctor 
CMO aboard the USS Galen
B'Elanna Torres
Harry Kim 
Security chief aboard Voyager
Willem Batiste 
Starfleet admiral
Miral Paris 
Daughter of B'Elanna and Tom
Cadet at Starfleet Academy

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