For the original prompt, see: STO Literary Challenge #63 : Nightmare Anomaly

"Nightmare Anomaly" was the first literary episode of Star Trek: Phoenix-X and the first literary episode of the fourth season. It was the second Star Trek: Phoenix-X entry written for the Star Trek Online: Literary Challenge.


On an exploration mission into unknown space, the Phoenix-X stumbles upon and gets caught in an uncatalogued, unusual anomaly.

Memorable quotes

"Being the twenty-fifth Phoenix-ship, we have a standard to uphold, and that standard is existence."
Oroku Seifer

Background information

  • This story jumps ahead in the Star Trek: Phoenix-X timeline to 2410 and is the first story to feature Seifer, who is later established as a separate host, Oroku Seifer, to the Seifer symbiont in "Delta Recruit".
  • Red does not appear in this story and the 'literary' stories that follow this.
  • Cell makes a brief cameo appearance, but does not return in future stories.
  • This story was the first of Hawku's written challenges to be written in prose format.

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