About the Author
Doug Drexler and Margaret Clark both grew up on Long Island, New York. At the very same time, they became fans of Star Trek: The Original Series
. Fate being what it was, neither knew the other at the time, though they were mere miles apart. Doug left for California. Margaret stayed. Their lives intersected when Doug began working on a television show called Star Trek: The Next Generation
and Margaret began editing Star Trek
books. It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Michael Okuda was hired to design control panels for Star Trek: The Next Generation.
At the time, he was living in Hawaii. He flew to Los Angeles for what he was told would be a quick, two-week job. He hasn't left yet.