|Star Trek: Pioneer (STP) episode|
|"The Hornet's Nest"|
|Prod. code:||STP 4.40|
|Original post date:||11/20/2006|
|Previous episode:||"In Custody"|
|Next episode:||"Fall of the Apollo"|
The USS Regal, which has gone missing in the Trajan Nebula. Foul play on the part of the So'ja is suspected, and with the USS Pioneer is being repair, Captain Kelsoe and his crew take the Defiant-class ship, the USS Imperial, out to investigate. Once there the recovery process seems quite normal, but something goes wrong...
- USS Regal (NCC-13522) is attacked by the Coalition.
- Admiral Toshio Kawamura is made commander of Starfleet operations in the Oralian sector.
- The Military Assault Command Operations or MACOs return to active duty.
- War is officially declared between the United Federation of Planets and the So'ja Coalition.
- First skirmishes of the Coalition War occur.