(written from a Production point of view)
The Tholians have attacked a Federation outpost, and the USS Enterprise-D brings Kyle Riker on board as an expert on the species. Later, the Klingons are drawn in wondering why the Federation declared war on the Tholians.
- #71: "The First Casualty"
- #72: "A Handful of Dust"
- #73: "The Dying of the Light"
- #74: "Ceremony of Innocence"
- #75: "Cry Havoc"