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Synopsis[]

The Alliance has sent you to aid legendary Starfleet captain Geordi La Forge in investigating the Nexus, a stellar phenomenon that visits this part of the galaxy only once every 39.1 years.

Outline[]

Mission Text[]

Federation[]

We recently received a distress signal from the U.S.S. Forrestal - a ship we thought was lost in the Nexus back in 2332. We sent the U.S.S. Madison out to investigate, but they haven't checked in for some time. Considering the Nexus is involved, they could be in trouble.

The Madison's last known position was in the Rotanev system. Meet with the U.S.S. Challenger there to investigate the situation - her captain has some experience with the Nexus.

Klingon[]

Starfleet recently received a distress signal from the U.S.S. Forrestal - a ship they thought was lost in the Nexus back in 2332. They sent a cruiser out to investigate, but it hasn't checked in for some time. Starfleet would like our assistance in the matter.

The cruiser's last position was in the Rotanev system. Meet with the U.S.S. Challenger there to investigate the situation - her captain has some experience with the Nexus.

Romulan Republic[]

Starfleet recently received a distress signal from the U.S.S. Forrestal - a ship they thought was lost in the Nexus back in 2332. They sent a cruiser out to investigate, but it hasn't checked in for some time. Starfleet would like our assistance in the matter.

The cruiser's last position was in the Rotanev system. Meet with the U.S.S. Challenger there to investigate the situation - her captain has some experience with the Nexus.

Goal[]

Go to the Rotanev system and search for the U.S.S. Madison.

Objectives[]

  • Galaxy Class Down
    • Go to Rotanev System
    • Hail U.S.S. Challenger
    • Approach Disabled Starships
    • Hail the Madison
    • Close to Scanning Range
    • Scan the Madison
    • Answer Bridge Officer
    • Disable the Madison
    • Beam to the Madison
  • Hostile Territory
    • Go to The U.S.S. Madison
    • Confer with La Forge
    • Find a Way to Bypass Security
      • Go to the Holodeck
      • Defeat Hostile Forces
      • Bypass the Security System
      • Speak with La Forge
    • Investigate Ten Forward
      • Go to Ten Forward
      • Speak to Commander T'Fai
      • Defend Ten Forward
      • Speak to La Forge
      • Go to Engineering
    • Retake the Ship from Engineering
      • Talk to La Forge
      • Recalibrate the Nexus Defense Screens
      • Speak to La Forge
      • Restore Warp Power
      • Speak With La Forge
      • Go to the Bridge
    • Take Control of the Madison
      • Secure the Bridge
      • Return to Your Ship
  • Coup de Grace
    • Go to Rotanev System
    • Speak with Khaj'Buur
    • Disable the Forrestal
    • Hail the Forrestal
    • Speak with La Forge
  • Depart System

NPCs[]

Allies[]

Federation[]

Enemies[]

Borg Collective[]

Federation[]

Other[]


NPC starships[]

Enemies[]

Federation


Accolades[]

Icon Name Description Points
Beyond the Nexus Accolade icon.png A Lounging Observation You visited the Observation Lounge on a Galaxy-class Cruiser. 10
Beyond the Nexus Accolade icon.png Ready for Anything You visited the Captain's Ready Room on a Galaxy-class Cruiser. 10


Walkthrough

For a walkthrough of this mission, visit the Walkthrough page.

Mission Replay[]

This mission is repeatable through Mission Replay, although the Rewards for completing may be reduced.

Level Rank SP Exp Ore Mark <>
60 Fleet Admiral 2580 2865 192 XII

Gallery[]

Notes[]

  • Beyond the Nexus was released on September 12, 2017 as part of Season 13.5. It served as yet another part of Cryptic's on-going year of events commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. A special event was held until October 3rd. During this time, the mission had a minimum rank of 10 and rewarded a new special [Featured Episode Weekly Reward] once per account, per week for an effective event total of three. The Reward Box contains a choice of either one [Enhanced Universal Tech Upgrade], or one Specialization Point (claimable by all, but only usable on Level 50+ characters).
  • The Borg drones encountered in the U.S.S. Madison's holodeck are unable to adapt to energy weapon fire, the only mission outside of the Federation tutorial where the Borg exhibit this trait.
  • The Forrestal crew encountered in the mission use era-specific Wrath of Khan uniforms and weaponry.
  • The Dilithium Mining minigame is reskinned in this mission for use in the Bypassing Security portion.
  • Prior to being placed in the early game storyline, Beyond the Nexus served as a teaser for “Melting Pot” and Season 14 as well. Instead of mentioning the dangers of studying the Nexus, Geordi discussed his involvement with a joint Lukari-Kentari project. Additionally, the Madison crew encountered used Jupiter uniforms instead of NPC-standard Odyssey. Geordi La Forge also used a Type 3 phaser rifle of the type used primarily in Star Trek: The Next Generation instead of the standard phaser rifle used by other Federation NPC's.
  • As of 7 February, 2018, this mission has been moved back to the New Frontiers arc for Federation and Federation-aligned Romulan captains.
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