Re: So you're commissioned to write an actual Star Trek book...
Excuse me Rush for pointing this out, but in your signature line I believe you transposed two words. Shouldn't it be ...
"Then I shall RISE and FIGHT again."
Unless this was deliberate on your part, in which case I'm just stupid.
Every time the Federation Council is featured in the new series, it should be like a episode of House of Cards, with some Throne of Swords thrown in too