Steve Mollmann wrote:
I think most of the post-TUC novels explain why the ship in still in service, which means you get this hodgepodge of decommissionings and recommisionings.
It seems like such a strange choice to set so many stories during this specific period. If you're so keen to tell a story with that Enterprise-A crew, what's wrong with a story set in 2292?
But then Sarek completely ignored the end of the movie and had the ship still in service without any explanation.
At the time, I think I was still viewing the novels as more interconnected, since I assumed the reversal from Best Destiny
carried over into Sarek