Losing the Peace.

The Federation has won the war. The Borg, once humanity's most lethal enemy, are gone forever. However, new challenges arise as the people of the Federation deal with the aftermath of the greatest, most unimaginable loss of life, leading to the displacement of countless Federation citizens. Will Starfleet have won the war only to lose the peace they've struggled so valiantly for?

In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are joined by The Edge's Brandi Jackola to talk about Losing the Peace by William Leisner. We talk about Crusher's role in the story including flashbacks to her past, the refugee situation on Pacifica, Chen and Taurik's grief, Choudhury's journey, the grim reminder to listen to our better angels, and wrap up with our final thoughts and ratings.

At the top of the show, we discuss the newly-revealed cover of *Agents of Influence* by Dayton Ward and respond to listener feedback from The Babel Conference for Literary Treks 298: Utopia is a Series of Choices.

News
Agents of Influence Cover (00:02:16)
Listener Feedback (00:07:08)

Feature: Losing the Peace
Having Not Read the Books Before (00:13:47)
Starting at Chateau Picard (00:18:58)
Beverly Helping Others Selflessly (00:23:52)
Refugees on Pacifica (00:31:27)
Chen and Taurik’s Grief (00:40:25)
Choudhury Coming to Terms (00:45:55)
Listen to our Better Angels (00:51:45)
Kadohata and Her Family (00:56:55)
Captain Hernandez Reference (00:59:54)
Ratings (01:01:02)
Final Thoughts (01:09:30)

Hosts
Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson

Guest
Brandi Jackola

Production
Bruce Gibson (Editor and Producer) Dan Gunther (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Greg Rozier (Associate Producer) Jeffery Harlan (Associate Producer) Casey Pettitt (Associate Producer)

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