It’s been twenty years since the end of the Dominion War. In that time the Federation has kept the peace as best it could and the major players have set aside their issues. Even Cardassia has been rebuilt and reintegrated with the galactic community. But threats new and old have begun to emerge as we near the 25th Century as criminal organizations and rogue states conspire to re-ignite the flames of the past. The USS Mercutio stands on the front lines ready to carry out its mission and to preserve the fragile peace which binds the quadrant together.