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Series: The Next Generation
Author(s): Peter David
Publication information
Published: paperback - May 1991
ISBN: ISBN 0671741454
Date: 2367

The USS Enterprise's most deadly foe returns!



from the book jacket 
The Borg -- half organic and half machine, they are the most feared race in the known galaxy. In their relentless quest for technological perfection, they have destroyed entire star systems, enslaved countless peoples, and, in a single brutal attack, decimated Starfleet's mightiest vessels. Only a final desperate gambit by Captain Picard and the USS Enterprise crew stopped the Borg from conquering the entire Federation. And now they have returned.


At Starfleet Academy, Cadet Jean-Luc Picard and his class (including rival Morgan Korsmo) attend a lecture on Starfleet history by Professor Talbot. A topic discussed is the doomsday machine encountered by the USS Constellation and USS Enterprise. Picard speculates that the planet killer could not have come from far outside the galaxy, because its low speed and requirement of planetary masses for fuel would make it incapable of traveling from another galaxy. Before and during the lecture, Picard repeatedly sees a mysterious woman, who disappears quickly and whom no other person is able to see. Later that night, Picard is alone in his quarters when he sees her again. She speaks to him, thanking him for his insight into the origins of the planet killer. She says that it was built to combat the soulless ones who destroyed her kind, and that she would stop them. Puzzled by her words, Picard tries to find out everything he can about the planet killer and its origins, but is unable to answer the questions the woman's appearance left with him.

Act one

On the planet Penzatti, the family of Dantar the 8th is engaged in a family ritual, when klaxons sound. A Borg ship is approaching. The planetary defense system, completely controlled by computers, analyzes the threat and recognizes the attackers as the Borg. Still, the Penzatti are not worried, because the defense system has always saved them, even from an attack by the Romulans twenty years earlier. However, the defense computers actually welcome the Borg, recognizing their way of life as superior, and the defense systems are deactivated. The Borg begin carving up large portions of the planet, transporting them to their ship with tractor beams. Meanwhile, the Penzatti try to defend themselves on the ground. Dantar the 8th is able to kill a Borg soldier with his energy weapon, but the others quickly adapt with force fields. Dantar is knocked unconscious, and a Borg drone enters Dantar's house. Trying to interact with a computer terminal, the Borg is attacked by Dantar's wife, who is able to stick a knife into the Borg's circuitry. The Borg defends itself, killing one of Dantar's daughters and his eldest son. The piece of Penzatti where Dantar's house stands is the last to be cut up by the Borg. While it is being dragged up, the house collapses, killing the whole family, with Dantar as the last witness. Meanwhile, another ship approaches the Borg cube in orbit and quickly begins an attack. Heavily damaged, the Borg stop transporting the last piece of the planet up, which begins to fall back to the surface. The Borg are able to send a warning to the Borg Collective before their ship is destroyed. The ship that destroyed them moves on.


Act two

Grand finale



USS Enterprise-D crew

BoyajianTom ChafinBeverly CrusherDataGuinanGeordi La ForgeMeyerMiles O'BrienJean-Luc PicardWilliam RikerSelarDeanna Troi
Referenced only 
LocutusJack CrusherWesley Crusher

USS Repulse crew

ArgyleKatherine Pulaski • Seth • Ariel Taggert

USS Chekov crew

Goodman • Hobson • Morgan KorsmoElizabeth Shelby • Polly Parke • Peel • Toomey

Other Starfleet personnel

Leah Sapp • Talbot • Terman • unnamed USS Enterprise-D personnel
Referenced only 
Matthew DeckerJames T. KirkHanson

Fictional characters

Don Quixote • Sancho Panza • Dulcinea

Other characters

Borg dronesReannon Bonaventure • Dantar the 8th • Dantar the 9th • Delcara • Lojene • Loskene • Darr • Martok (Ferengi) • Turane (Vastator) • unnamed Penzatti
Referenced only 
Miguel de Cervantes • Dantar the 6th • Dantar the 7th

Starships and vehicles

Borg cube (unnamed Borg cubes) • USS Chekov (Excelsior-class) • USS Curie (hospital ship) • USS Enterprise-D • Turane's ship (unnamed Ferengi starships) • Doomsday machineUSS Repulse (Excelsior-class)
Referenced only 
Phantom CruiserUSS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • USS Constellation (Constitution-class)


Interior locations

Starfleet Academy 
classroom • corridor • quarters
USS Chekov 
bridgeready room
USS Enterprise-D 
bridgeconference room • corridor • holodecksickbay • ten forward
USS Repulse 

Planetary locations and landmarks

Golden Gate Bridge • La Mancha • SpainSan Francisco

Planets and planetoids

Referenced only 
Tri Epsilon Delta


Howell 320 • Kalish • Sol system • Wolf 359]] • Beta Quadrant]] • sector 001 • Andromeda Galaxy]]

Races and cultures

androidBetazoidBorgEl-AurianFerengiGornHumanKlingonnanite • Penzatti • Shgin • Tholian
Referenced only 

States and organizations

FederationFederation CouncilFerengi AllianceKlingon EmpireRomulan Star EmpireStarfleetTholian AssemblyUnited Federation of Planets

Technology and weapons

androidantiproton beambiobedblastercommunicatorcomputerforce fieldhologram • Keldin blaster • knife • lance • nanitestarshiptractor beamtransportertricorderVISORwarp nacelle • windmill


antiproton • castrodinium • ass]] • cancercivil warcommunications • Dapple • energy • galaxyGod • government • hairhistoryhomeworldhorse • hyperspace • klaxonlight-yearmoneymoonplanetphilosophyPicard Maneuverrank • Rozinante • Starfleet Academyweaponzinator


Picard's Academy days.
The Romulans attack Penzatti.
The Borg begin their approach to sector 001.
After the Borg are defeated at the Battle of Wolf 359, Starfleet begins rebuilding. The next Borg incursion is at Penzatti.



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Vendetta may refer to:

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From the eWrestling Encyclopedia.

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Billing information
Ring name(s) {{{names}}}
Height 6 ft. 1 in.
Weight 220 lb.
Born {{{born}}}
Hometown Parts Unknown
Theme music "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
Federation(s) Lords of Pain Wrestling
Previous federations
Wrestling information
Alignment Face
Wrestling style Technical, Aerial and Dirty
Finisher(s) "Anarchist's Cookbook" (Double Underhook Brainbuster)
Professional career
Accomplishments LPW Hardcore Champion

"Vendetta" (real name unknown) is a professional wrestler (presumably of English origins) that currently works for Lords of Pain Wrestling (LPW), performing on its Inferno brand. He is a former LPW Hardcore Champion.

A individual without a true identity, Vendetta is bent on the complete destruction of society. With the idealism that only through anarchy are true liberties and freedoms restored, he is motivated simply by seeing that all functions of a greed-driven society are reduced to mere rubble while at the same time, avenging wrongs done unto him as well as the weak, the insignificant, and the down trodden. A consummate showman with a bit of a flair for the dramatic and exotic, as well as a master of subterfuge, espionage, and trickery, Vendetta enters LPW to help it escape the hedonistic behavior that controls it.



Coming soon.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Anarchist's Cookbook (Double Underhook Brainbuster)
    • The Butterfly Effect (Elevated Cloverleaf Leg Lock)
    • Revenge's Requiem (Shooting Star Leg Drop)
    • Remember Remember (Side Effect into a Steel Chair)
  • Favorite moves
    • Fisherman's Suplex
    • Tiger Suplex
    • Elevated Cutter
    • Missile Dropkick
    • Chop Block
    • Boston Crab
    • STS
    • Rear Naked Choke
    • Hurricanrana
    • Diving Headbutt with Chair
    • Diving Bulldog
    • Guillotine
    • Elevated Electric Chair Facebuster
    • Low Blow
    • Blatant Choke
    • Curb Stomp
    • Crossface Chickenwing
    • Corner Foot Choke
    • Inverted Figure Four Necklock
  • Theme music
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana

Championships and accomplishments

External links

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Marvel Database

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From Marvel Database

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Real Name
Current Alias







Presumably American


When scanned by the Sentinels, Vendetta's origin was undeterminable.

First appearance



Vendetta first appears saving an unidentified mutant from destruction at the hands of the Sentinels in New York City.

Vendetta uses his powers

He's soon caught, and is sprung from their grip by Firestar. The two team up and visit the President in the White House, where Vendetta uses some kind of power to 'exercise' the Goblin Queen's corruption from the President. It looks as though he is killed, though it's not stated in so many words, but this would make sense since Reed Richards becomes president at the end of the book.

Vendetta's real name, or alternate identity are never revealed, but the character seems to move like Daredevil, Spider-Man, or Deadpool, and uses quite a bit of joking or sarcasm, leading the reader to believe it could possibly be Deadpool of Earth-1298. This theory is further solidified by the fact that the character, though a hero, is also okay with murdering people.

Powers and Abilities


Acrobatics, Enhanced Strength, and some kind of "Exercising" ability, much like that of Scotty Summers, only the subject seems to die from the experience.


  • It's also interresting to note that the "President" Vendetta seems to kill was previously named as the Vice President in Mutant X #8, with no mention of how he became the actual President. Similarly, Reed Richards becomes President at the end of the book, even though there was no election and he was not in line to become President when the current one was murdered. Somehow he just got the job.


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Vendetta was the name of three starships:

This is a disambiguation page—a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page.

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Star Wars Fanon

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The Vendetta was a prototype warship in the Sith Empire active during the Jedi Civil War. In 3,956 BBY, it was destroyed by Jedi Knight Keese Somar with the assistance of the RS Niare.


  • Force Legend: The Burning Galaxy

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