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February 1991 Cover Image
By: Barbara Hambly
Elcidar Beta Three - a tranquil, undisturbed
planet strategically located between the
Federation and the Klingon Empire. Home to
the Midgwins, a race of people who throughout
all time have lived in peace with their planet
and themselves. But now, times are changing.
Unwilling to embrace any form of technology,
the Midgwins have exhausted their world's
natural resources, and stand on the brink of
When Captain Kirk and the Enterprise arrive to
aid the Midgwins, they find themselves caught
up in that race's struggle for survival . . . a struggle
whose climactic battle pits them against a
creature of darkness and shadow - an entity
who roams the Enterprise corridors as if it
owned them - an enemy who will not hesitate to
kill to achieve its ultimate goal . . .
Another peaceful planet stuck between the
Federation and the Klingon Empire . . .
How about an original idea . . . Anyone?