Star Trek Expanded Universe

Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions is a fan fiction series taking place from mid-2372 until late 2376, featuring the adventures of Captain Noah Wrightson and his crew aboard the USS Cantabrian and USS Cantabrian-A against an ancient race called the M'Tar trying to destabilize peace in the region around the Typhon Expanse. This series is a spin off of Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles.

Central and Major Supporting Characters[]

Character Position Introduced Last Seen
Noah Wrightson Commanding officer "Catalyst, Part One" "By All Means Necessary"
"Where There's A Man Who Has No Voice, There Ours Shall Go Singing"
Patricia Graves Commanding Officer "In the Still of the Night" "Where There's A Man Who Has No Voice, There Ours Shall Go Singing"
Elizabeth Singh First officer "Catalyst, Part One"
Antonio Fernandes Second officer "Catalyst, Part One"
Ethan Arden Chief engineer "Catalyst, Part One" "Save The Last Dance"
Marie Bourget Chief medical officer "Catalyst, Part One"
Helena Bourget Civilian "Breaking Benjamin" "The Betrayed"
"She Woke Up Screaming Aloud, A Prayer From Her Secret God" "Homeland"
"Hard To Make A Stand"
"Do What You Have To Do"
Benjamin Caldwell Chief linguistics officer "Catalyst, Part One" "Do What You Have To Do"
Liam de Gaillimhe Aotearoa CO "White Flag" "I Who Have Nothing"
HEIDI Kaartali hologram "In the Still of the Night"
Zahara Hogan Sector Commander, DS4 "Catalyst, Part One" "Where There's A Man Who Has No Voice, There Ours Shall Go Singing"
Ulitania Jonar Security chief "Catalyst, Part One" "Oh, What a Lovely War"
Tawana Jonar (formerly Killan) Flight controller "Catalyst, Part One" "Too Much Truth Overshadows The Right Lies"
"Brutally Honest" "The Meek Shall Inherit"
Daniel Radke Counselor "Catalyst, Part One"
Milami Thall Assistant chief engineer "Oh, What a Lovely War" "The Scourge That Sent The Angels Crawling"
Chief engineer "Save The Last Dance"
Vehayz Ca'l Kaartali leader "The Fire In Which We Burn" "The Judas Iscariot Syndrome"
Yh'ahni Security chief "Catalyst, Part One"

Major Adversaries By Season[]

Season Synopses[]

Season One - 2372[]

A rise in Myhr'an violence near the Typhon Expanse diverts Captain Noah Wrightson and his crew aboard the USS Cantabrian from their original mission to explore the area. Picking up new crew members from other destroyed ships or starbases, the Cantabrian fights to find the real reason behind the sudden jump in Myhr'an ability and technology, finding every answer they uncover leads to so many more questions.

Season Two - 2373[]

The Federation catches up with Samantha Delaney, but she's found some new allies and a new starship, fitted with some devastating weaponry. The Cantabrian and Aotearoa corner Delaney, but like a caged animal, she fights back, hitting the Cantabrian crew deep in their personal lives. But her final assault on Earth sees the Cantabrian crew fight tooth-and-nail to keep her from attacking the planet with some disastrous results.

Between Season Special Episode - 2373 / 1945 / 2374[]

Survivors from the Cantabrian and other Starfleet ships find themselves stuck in 1945, fighting a deadly new enemy, looking to exploit Earth at one of its weakest moments in history.

Season Three - 2374[]

A new starship and a new captain start off 2374, with Daniel Radke not only mourning the loss of Noah Wrightson but also being found guilty of assaulting a Federation civilian: the price a reduction in rank. Leaving on extended leave, Radke's kidnapped by the Treaty Killers, while Graves tries to carve her niche as the Cantabrian's commanding officer. After defeating the Treaty Killers in the present and creating a cease-fire with their counterparts in the past, Wrightson returns to the present, with Graves taking his place in the past. Responding to a new mission with her old captain back at the helm, the Cantabrian is assigned to the Pilmarian-Steranmio War as peacekeepers, while the M'Tar strike the Cantabrian at year's end, one of the senior officers turns her rifle on a transformed Radke.

Season Four - 2375[]

The Gateway is destroyed. A senior officer's shipped off to another assignment for betraying her crew in their moment of need. Benjamin Caldwell and Helena Bourget have disappeared, presumed dead. And Captain Noah Wrightson and his crew find the Scourge Conglomerate, a nomadic band of races using cityships, are the region's M'Tar lackeys. The Scourge target the Cantabrian-A, and the two play a cat-and-mouse game with disastrous results. A third of the crew die. The Cantabrian's severely damaged. And the survivors need to not only repair the ship but also stop the Scourge Cityship from destroying their next target: Hanej Prime.

Between Season Special Episode - 2376[]

Main article: "Howl". Part of the Star Trek: Unity crossover.

Milami Thall returns home to face her father and her demons, but there are other, more real demons on the planet's surface...

Season Five - 2376[]

Main article: Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions (season 5).

The Scourge threat evaporated, the Cantabrian-A crew find their ship refitted and start the long trek home. After one final fight with the Scourge, they depart for parts unknown to find the Renai'i and Dark Messiah. They must battle them both, and the M'Tar, in a final showdown...

Special Cross-Over Episodes[]

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" - 2367 / 2384[]

Counselor Daniel Radke learns one of his old patients and friends, Corey Aster, has lost his husband in the Andromeda Galaxy. Undercover, Radke infiltrates the Romulan Star Empire, posing as a Tal Shiar operative, attempting to extradite Aster while thinking about his days as a counselor dealing with patients in the shadow of the Battle of Wolf 359.

"Gravity" - 2379[]

Part of Star Trek: Pendragon's Other Knights anthology.

The Federation Civil War is over. Project Restoration is completed and the new Deep Space 9 is on-line. But Captain Daniel Radke needs to gather his friends and the commanding officer of the USS Cantabrian together to face a growing threat...

This story takes place in the Pendragon universe.

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