Set during the darkest day of the Klingon-Federation conflict in the latter parts of the 24th century, the USS Mendelssohn races to assist a Federation colony under vicious attack by Klingon forces.

The Mendelssohn seems outnumbered and outgunned but it has one ace in it’s favor: Tactical officer Pava Lar’ragos.

Read Sam Redfeather’s short story at the TrekBBS which is a prequel to his 2010 short story Klingon Afternoon.