Enterprise: The Motion Picture
That's the vibe I got from this book, like it's ST: Enterprise's version of TMP. Time has passed, characters are reunited and the budget is through the roof.
I did think of that analogy, in fact. The idea of starting off after a time jump with the characters in a new situation -- but this time not resetting them to their old jobs.
**Without a doubt, Shran. Christopher, you nailed his speech patterns ("That was bracing.") and mannerisms.
It helps that Jeffrey Combs's delivery and performance style are so memorable. I could just see and hear him in my head, and his "performance" in my mind would suggest lines or reactions that wouldn't have occurred to me otherwise.