Tania Tobias, Anyone?

While reading a book the other day, suddenly I wondered, whatever became of Tania Tobias? And might we see her appear in a future Star Trek: New Frontier novel, possibly as part of Shelby’s crew on the Trident, possibly as Shelby’s first officer? Or is Ms. Tobias no longer in Starfleet, or did she perish in the Dominion War?

Why was I wondering this?

In Keith R.A. DeCandido’s recent Star Trek: The Next Generation novel Diplomatic Implausibility, we have cameo appearances by McHenry, Soleta, and Kebron, characters that attended Starfleet Academy with Worf, and they send Worf letters of congratulations on his appointment as the Federation’s Ambassador to Qo’noS.

So, where’s Tania Tobias? Why didn’t she send him a letter of congratulations?

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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