Star Trek: First Contact (1996) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • The time is the 24th century and the ship is the newly-commissioned Enterprise-E. Its captain, Jean-Luc Picard, has been ordered not to interfere in a battle between a Borg Cube and ships from the Federation. However, seeing the Federation is about to lose, Picard ignore his orders and takes command of the defending fleet. With his knowledge of the Cube's weak spot, they destroy it. However, a small part of it escapes and plots a course directly for Earth. The Enterprise chases it and enters a time distortion created by the Borg. They end up in the mid-21st century, and their only chance of stopping the Borg from assimilating Earth is to help Zefram Cochrane make his famous first faster-than-light travel to the stars.

    - Written by Marc-André Deschênes <imer@videotron.ca>
  • The Borg have returned, in another attempt to conquer Earth. Disregarding orders, Captain Picard and the new Enterprise-E rush to save the Federation homeworld, only to get sucked back in time with the Borg as they attempt to interfere with the course of humankind's evolution into a peaceful, unified race. If Zefram Cochrane does not make his flight (in the mid-21st century), a routine Vulcan mapping mission would not detect the warp signature, and first contact would not be made. The Borg go back in time to destroy his ship, once an American nuclear missile left over from World War III.

    - Written by Matthew Dworkin <mdworkin@pobox.com>
  • They call themselves the Borg - a half-organic, half-machine collective, with a sole purpose: to assimilate and conquer all races. Led by their seductive and sadistic queen, the Borg are headed to Earth with a devious plan to alter history. After an epic battle against the Borg, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise follow the Borg Sphere back into the 21st century, and must battle the Borg Queen before she assimilates mankind. Meanwhile, Picard and his crew must make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his historic maiden flight at warp speed, and makes Earth's first contact.

    - Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>
  • It is the 24th century, and a collective of part-humanoid, part-machine beings face the Federation in what would be the biggest battle of all time. This collective, called the Borg, lose and desperately attempt to go back in time to April 4, 2063, to stop Earth's first contact with an alien species (the Vulcans, to be precise). Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise (NCC-1701-E) go back in time to make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous warp flight. However, the Enterprise-E runs into unexpected trouble when the Borg start to assimilate the starship.

    - Written by Julian King <king@fl.net.au>
  • Captain Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. They also make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous maiden flight at warp speed.

    - Written by Anonymous


Captain Jean-Luc Picard awakens from a nightmare in which he relived his assimilation by the cybernetic Borg six years earlier (previously shown in the television episode "The Best of Both Worlds")...

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