Star Trek: The Fall — Revelation and Dust

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — Revelation and Dust by David R. George III, published in 2013 The new Deep Space Nine is having its opening ceremony. Captain Ro is joined by Captains Sisko and Dax, as well as dignitaries including the President of the Federation. Despite all the security measures, an assassin has slipped […]

Star Trek: The Fall — The Crimson Shadow

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — The Crimson Shadow by Una McCormack, published in 2013 Mhevet, a Cardassian police officer, is not happy she’s been assigned a murder case — a Bajoran man. She’s worried about what some thugs are up to in the rough part of town, and would rather be keeping an eye […]

Star Trek: No Time Like the Past

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: No Time Like the Past by Greg Cox, published in 2014 Seven of Nine is investigating a mysterious signal when she’s whisked into the past and comes face to face with Captain James T. Kirk. They must work together to return Seven to her own time. Meanwhile the Orions have found out […]

Star Trek: The Wounded Sky

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{4/5} “Ever since we came out, I keep expecting to walk through things like a ghost — because I was somewhere so much more real and solid than physical reality that I could see through my hands, couldn’t touch or move anything… The — country — I don’t know where it was. It burned my […]

Star Trek TNG: The Body Electric

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{4.5/5} “Once, in the Andromeda galaxy, I met eleven alternate-timeline versions of myself and had to persuade them to let me collapse our shared quantum-probability waveform to avoid a temporal paradox. You don’t know what ‘awkward’ means until you’ve persuaded eleven copies of yourself to let themselves be erased from existence while you get to […]

Star Trek TNG: Silent Weapons

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{4.5/5} “There was still much to be done on Orion, Konar knew. Before it was over, he and Hain would be called upon to accomplish a feat without precedent in local history, one that would send political aftershocks throughout all of known space. And despite the enormity of what they had been asked to do, […]

Star Trek TNG: The Persistence of Memory

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{5/5} “Even if they reached B-4 before the inevitable collapse of his positronic matrix, he wasn’t sure he could bring himself to erase Data’s memory engrams from the android’s brain. He knew that doing so was the only way to prevent the android’s mental disintegration, which would result in the irretrievable corruption of Data’s engrams […]

Star Trek: First Frontier

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{4.5/5} “Oya was a thinker and most of her life she had lived with the stigma of that. The Clan could be more brilliant, pound for pound, than Terrans or Romulans or Orions or anyone else, but instinct had always overwhelmed them. Most of their science had been borrowed, kept alive by types such as […]

Star Trek Titan: Fallen Gods

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{4.5/5} “‘We destroy only that which now offends the Whetu’irawaru,’ Fy’ahn said, hir voice like rasps being dragged across flint. ‘Only that which the Fallen Gods now must regret having created in the first place. Only that which would bring still more of their wrath down upon us.” Although the Titan is boldly going where […]

The Captains

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{4.5/5} “The deep strains of love — it’s the only mystery that is infinitely important.” — Kate Mulgrew The Captains was released in 2011. It’s a documentary about the captains from the various Star Trek series. William Shatner had previously worked with Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Generations but he didn’t know much about the […]