From The Belly Of The Beast: Chapter One
Space battles never took this long.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard shook his head in amazement as he stared at the main screen of the Enterprise
bridge. He couldn't remember how many times he had been in engagements with enemy ships, with the fight usually only taking a few minutes. But not this time. The monster ship floating in front of them had kept them busy for almost two hours, its dark shape and strange configuration seemingly able to take all the Enterprise
could throw at it, and then some.
And, so far, the Enterprise
had withstood the enemy's weapons as...