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* EarWorm: Discussed in-universe; Gomez uses an EarWorm lyric from a Lurian folk song as part of her personal access code.

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* EarWorm: Discussed in-universe; Discussed; Gomez uses an EarWorm ear worm lyric from a Lurian folk song as part of her personal access code.


''Starfleet Corps of Engineers'' is a series of novellas in the so-called Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse. Originally published as e-books, they are reprinted in paperback editions periodically. The series focuses on the crew of the starship ''da Vinci'', a ship attached to, would you believe it, the Corps of Engineers. The series was originally entitled "Star Trek: SCE" (standing in for Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers), before being rebooted as, simply, Corps of Engineers.

Despite the potential for the dreaded technobabble, the series, like much of the Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse, is focused on character and worldbuilding, so it isn't anywhere near as inaccessible as it might sound...

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''Starfleet Corps of Engineers'' is a series of novellas in the so-called Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse.Literature/StarTrekNovelVerse. Originally published as e-books, they are reprinted in paperback editions periodically. The series focuses on the crew of the starship ''da Vinci'', a ship attached to, would you believe it, the Corps of Engineers. The series was originally entitled "Star Trek: SCE" (standing in for Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers), before being rebooted as, simply, Corps of Engineers.

Despite the potential for the dreaded technobabble, the series, like much of the Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse, Literature/StarTrekNovelVerse, is focused on character and worldbuilding, so it isn't anywhere near as inaccessible as it might sound...

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* AndThatLittleGirlWasMe: Implied in Captain Gold's ''Tales from the Captain's Table'' story, "An Easy Fast": The protagonist of the tale that he tells is named Abraham Silver, a pseudonym that humans familiar with Jewish lore would recognize, but the alien captains hearing the story would likely not.


* GenreSavvy: Fabian Stevens.
-->'''Fabian Stevens:''' We're about to find out what this thing is supposed to do. What do you want to bet it's extremely dangerous and nearly unstoppable?


* GuiltByCoincidence: Part of Lense's "issues" stem from the fact that [[StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Julian Bashir]] confessed to being genetically enhanced. Since Lense did better than Bashir in medical school (Bashir deliberately screwed up a question on the final), Starfleet assumed she must be genetically enhanced as well and threw her in the brig for a month.

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* GuiltByCoincidence: Part of Lense's "issues" stem from the fact that [[StarTrekDeepSpaceNine [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Julian Bashir]] confessed to being genetically enhanced. Since Lense did better than Bashir in medical school (Bashir deliberately screwed up a question on the final), Starfleet assumed she must be genetically enhanced as well and threw her in the brig for a month.


* GuiltByCoincidence: Part of Lense's "issues" stem from the fact that [[StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Julian Bashir]] confessed to being genetically enhanced. Since Lense did better than Bashir in medical school (Bashir deliberately screwed up a question on the final), Starfleet assumed she must be genetically enhanced as well and threw her in the brig for a month.



** Lense has some from the Dominion War, which leads to Gold hauling her in for informal therapy since [[ThereAreNoTherapists the ''da Vinci'' does not have a counselor aboard]].

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** Lense has some from the Dominion War, which leads to Gold hauling her in for informal therapy since [[ThereAreNoTherapists the ''da Vinci'' [[ThereAreNoTherapists does not have a counselor aboard]].


* SurvivorsGuilt: Domenica Corsi experiences this after the Galvan VI incident, in which many of the crew died while she, the security chief, was unconscious and helpless.

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* SurvivorsGuilt: Domenica Corsi experiences this after the Galvan VI incident, in which many of the crew died while she, the security chief, was unconscious and helpless.helpless.
** Lense has some from the Dominion War, which leads to Gold hauling her in for informal therapy since [[ThereAreNoTherapists the ''da Vinci'' does not have a counselor aboard]].

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* BreakTheCutie: Corsi was a lot more easy-going and fun as a junior officer. But after she was forced to kill her insane lover (who had Christine Vale as a hostage), she became the stoic, very by-the-book "Core-Breach" Corsi that serves on the ''da Vinci''.


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* DefrostingIceQueen: Corsi. Stevens does his damndest to get her to drop her shields and act like a person. [[spoiler:It eventually works, and they end up married.]]


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* JustFollowingOrders: "Grand Designs" involves Gomez being given orders from Captain Scott and Ambassador Marshall that include keeping Captain Gold in the dark about their true mission. Needless to say, Gold is furious when this decision to lock him out of the loop nearly causes an interstellar incident.


* TheMessiah: The Vorta have a habit of integrating into other cultures as this -- see the cover of ''Fables of the Prime Directive'' for one particularly amusing example (a Vorta in a stained-glass window, looking very much like an Earth saint). The Vorta who features in ''The Cleanup'' also comes across as this in Em-Lin's recollections.


'''''Starfleet Corps of Engineers''''' is a series of novellas in the so-called Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse. Originally published as e-books, they are reprinted in paperback editions periodically. The series focuses on the crew of the starship ''da Vinci'', a ship attached to, would you believe it, the Corps of Engineers. The series was originally entitled "Star Trek: SCE" (standing in for Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers), before being rebooted as, simply, Corps of Engineers.

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Corps of Engineers''''' Engineers'' is a series of novellas in the so-called Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse. Originally published as e-books, they are reprinted in paperback editions periodically. The series focuses on the crew of the starship ''da Vinci'', a ship attached to, would you believe it, the Corps of Engineers. The series was originally entitled "Star Trek: SCE" (standing in for Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers), before being rebooted as, simply, Corps of Engineers.

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** The series as a whole has more than a few to M*A*S*H. Captain Gold is directly based on Colonel Potter, and in several stories it really shows. The basic concept for Tev, meanwhile, was "Charles Emerson Winchester the Tellarite."


* HilariousInHindsight: In the story ''Breakdowns'', a character names "sentient moss" as one of the wily enemies that can replace Starfleet officers. This is intended as a joke. In ''StarTrekTheGenesisWave'', however, sentient moss really does impersonate Starfleet officers.

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* HilariousInHindsight: In the story ''Breakdowns'', a character names "sentient moss" as one of the wily enemies that can replace Starfleet officers. This is intended as a joke. In ''StarTrekTheGenesisWave'', however, sentient moss really does impersonate Starfleet officers.


* LampshadeHanging: In "War Stories", Sonya Gomez, looking for every bit of extra power, curses the "fool of an engineer who designed the holodeck with an incompatible power system." This was a reference to the much maligned HandWave from Voyager to explain why the crew could use the holodeck under those circumstances.

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* LampshadeHanging: In "War Stories", Sonya Gomez, looking for every bit of extra power, curses the "fool of an engineer who designed the holodeck with an incompatible power system." This was a reference to the much maligned HandWave from Voyager to explain why the crew could use the holodeck under those their desperate circumstances.

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* LampshadeHanging: In "War Stories", Sonya Gomez, looking for every bit of extra power, curses the "fool of an engineer who designed the holodeck with an incompatible power system." This was a reference to the much maligned HandWave from Voyager to explain why the crew could use the holodeck under those circumstances.

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