(from the back Cover)
Explore the final frontier!
Everything you ever wanted in a Star Fleet roleplaying game!
Be a Vulcan. Command a Starship. Explore strange new planets. Defeat the Klingons. Confound the Romulans. Cheat the Orion Pirates at their own game. Uphold the Prime Directive, or ignore it completely!
Play Any Role: Starship officer, fighter pilot, diplomat, scientist, reporter, merchant, pirate, soldier or spy! You could even be a member of an elite Prime Team or a band of scalawags out for cheap thrills and expensive souvenirs!
40 Alien Races: Klingon warriors, Hydran pilots, Gorn commandoes, punctual Tholians, matriarchal Alpha-Centaurans, green Orion slave girls, Romulan diplomats, Federation Marshals, Lyrans who eat their enemies. They're all here!
Complete Character Creation: Academy packages (Star Fleet, Marines, Merchant Marines, Galactic Intelligence Agency, Federation Marshals) and professional certifications!
Technology: Phaser pistols, disruptor rifles, tractor beams, transporters, communications, tricorders, warp engines, impulse drives, cloaking devices, shuttlecraft, webs, and much more!
Space Combat: Complete rules are included to conduct your space battles with the Star Fleet Battles. Rules and sample ships are provided for the GURPS Space 3rd Edition combat system.
Extensive Background: Warp travel, military organizations, maps of the Alpha Sector and the Federation, Klingon subject races, Romulan Code of Honor, and the Prime Directive itself!