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Star Trek: The Lost Era — Well of Souls

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “I guess I’m just not making myself clear. Isn’t it funny how each of us can understand the impulse to kill for revenge or self-defense, but that none of us is willing, for one second, to put ourselves in the shoes of someone who feels cornered, or that he has nothing to lose?” Star […]

Night Moves

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{4.5/5} “Cutthroat trout… They like to fight, they like to jump. Sometimes they break free. I respect that in a fish.” Night Moves, released in 2013 Dena, Josh, and Harmon are radical environmentalists who are planning on blowing up a dam. They buy a boat, and they buy a lot of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. They […]

Star Trek: The Art of the Impossible

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{4.5/5} “Honor must be served, but honor does not put food on the table. It is no easy thing for a noble-born Klingon to starve like some laborer in the lowlands. Finding Ch’Gran is the thing that can save us, remind us of who we are.” Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Art of […]

Rango

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{4.5/5} “What our story needs is an unexpected event that will propel our hero into conflict.” Rango, released in 2011 Rango is a lizard who lives with humans until the car he’s riding in swerves and his terrarium shatters on the road. He walks through the desert to a town called Dirt, which is in […]

Star Trek: The Lost Era — One Constant Star

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{4.5/5} “I don’t want to hear anything about the dangers involved… I’m a Starfleet officer… a captain, not some deskbound admiral. I’ve served on starships, and I’ve spent more time on the edge of the Romulan Neutral Zone than almost anyone in Starfleet, including you. And I don’t want to hear about us maybe never […]

Star Trek: Serpents Among the Ruins

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{4.5/5} “She had pledged her cooperation to Captain Harriman, a man she had known — and trusted, at least to some extent — for some time, but what he had asked of her  held danger not only for her, but for her people as well… Kamemor had labored a very long time for peace, had […]

Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Sundered

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{4.5/5} “You see the Neyel as sundered members of the human family, so you feel responsible for what they do, and for whatever happens to them. It’s understandable that you might think you owe them something. Save them if you can.” Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Sundered by Michael A. Martin & Andy […]

Foundryside

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{4.5/5} “The way scrived carriages worked was common knowledge in Tevanne: the commands written upon the wheels convinced them that they were on an incline, and so the wheels, absolutely believing this, would feel obliged to roll downhill — even if there was actually no hill at all, and the carriage was actually just rolling […]

The Radleys

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{4.5/5} “Be proud to act like a normal human being. Keep daylight hours, get a regular job and mix in the company of people with a fixed sense of right and wrong.” The Radleys by Matt Haig, published in 2010 The Radleys are vampires. Peter and Helen used to drink blood, but they’ve been abstaining […]

Pirates of the Caribbean

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{4.5/5} “You will always remember this as the day that you almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow.” Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, released in 2003 Will Turner’s beloved Elizabeth has been taken by pirates. He makes a deal with jailed Captain Jack Sparrow — he’ll get him out of jail if […]