We are pleased to announce that the fourth episode of Star Trek: Diplomatic Relations, “Détente” has been released and is available for listening and download.

n. An easing of tension between states.

During a routine shuttle trip that goes disastrously wrong, Ambassador Kingsley, Lyta Brennen and Archduke Vren’Ka Li’Prit, cousin of her Royal Highness Mey’Lii, find themselves forced to rely on each other to survive a hostile area of Tahn’Los. Waiting for the High Curia and the Federation team to organize a rescue, the unlikely trio must survive not only a harsh environment, but the many predators of the night….

The episode features:

  • Tanja Milosevic as Lyta Brennen
  • Nicholas Rawley as Archduke Li’Prit
  • Kim Gianopolous as Ambassador Jessica Kingsley
  • Glen E. Smith as Commander Sa’ad Al-Zaid
  • Joel Nesbitt as Dr. Philip Gregson
  • Alex Gilmore as Shuttle Pilot
  • Alex Matthews as Lieutenant Kieran Azhan
  • Andrew Foster as Announcer

Executive Producer Alex Matthews wrote, produced, and directed the audioplay. The episode’s crew also included:

  • Bodo Hartwig, Theme Music
  • Jonathan Connor, Technical Consultant
  • Rob Caves, Executive Producer
  • David W. Hill, Executive Producer

The series is based on Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry.

The next episode of Star Trek: Diplomatic Relations, “Asylum” (DR 1.05), is currently in pre-production and is slated for release later this year.

The episode can be listened to on its page. It can also be downloaded from its page on Spreaker, our audio hosting provider – just click on the album artwork on the left of the player.


David has served in multiple capacities with Hidden Frontier Productions since 2008, including Wiki Administrator and Forum Administrator. He currently serves as webmaster for this website and Executive Producer of two of HFP’s audio series, Star Trek: Henglaar, M.D. and Star Trek: Diplomatic Relations.

David is a professional technical writer based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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