May 1997 Cover Image
- 370 Pages
- May 1997
- Pocket Books
By: William Shatner
with Judith & Garfield
virus, inimical to all conventional formsof plant life, threatens the
entire Federation with starvation and dissolution. With the
Federation already on the brink of overpopulation, Starfleet's
resources are stretched to their limit. Whole worlds and even complete
star systems are placed under quarantine, causing interstellar food
supplies to run dangerously low, and hostile alien empires to eye the
weakened Federation with malevolence. But now, in this moment of
Starfleet's greatest need, Captain James T. Kirk, long believed dead,
embarks on a desperate quest to find the true source of the mysterious
Elsewhere in the galaxy, Ambassador Spock, his diplomatic efforts
stalled by the spread of famine and chaos, returns to his native world
of Vulcan to confront a mystery of a deeply personal nature. Did
Sarek, his legendary father, really die of natural causes - or was he
murdered? Determined to learn the truth, Spock begins a highly
logical investigation that soon leads him to a reunion with a long lost
friend he never expected to see again.
Kirk and Spock, together again, must join forces to save a new
generation from an awesome menace unleashed by a ruthless
interplanetary conspiracy. Pursued by hidden assassins and aided
by old lovers and unlikely new allies, the two heroes risk everything,
only to find themselves confronted by the one man who might be able to
stop them: Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the starship Enterprise NCC-1701
and Spock together again! Fantastic!
If you're reading this series for the first time
I envy you because when I first read it I had to
wait a YEAR between novels!
This is another great story in William Shatner's
ongoing Captain Kirk adventures!
Keep reading, there's plenty of great story telling to come . . .