One is the Loneliest Number is Star Trek: The Farthest Star short story.


A man ponders his isolation from emotions and existence. His only connection to life is through his dreams where life is nothing like it appears when he is awake.

Background information

  • The title comes from a line in the chorus of the song "One" by Harry Nilsson. Notable covers of the song have been done by Three Dog Night and Filter.
  • Originally written for a writing challenge on an online forum, however it was never entered. It was later part of the Swiftfire "The Verdict of History" short story anthology prior to the reboot.
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