- It was originally as part of the "Tales From the Farthest Star" anthology created during NaNo 2013. It was made up of numerous stories based on Weekly Free Write prompts from the Ad Astra forums. This was based the 6th prompt, which was on the theme of nightmares.
- When it was released this story represented a "reboot event" (eg the Naranda attacking the Kelvin in Star Trek) from the old Star Trek: Swiftfire continuity to the Star Trek: The Farthest Star continuity.
- The story was released on both the The Farthest Star blog and the The Farthest Star website.
2375 • Ciri system • criminal • death • deuridium • Federation • Harbinger • Harbinger's Temple • Kobliad • Kobliad (planet) • Masters, Jonathan • mountain • robbery • star • star system • USS Swiftfire (NCC-76125-A) • temporal distortion • temporal incursion • Temporal Integrity Commission • Temporal Observation Probe 47 • time travel • Turan • Turan's species • Turan's species homeworld