February 2013 Cover Image
- 375 Pages
- February 2013
- Pocket Books
- $7.99 U.S.
- $9.99 Canada
By: David R. George III
| A beautiful green world, rich in fertile
soil and temperate climate . . . a textbook Class -M planet that should
be teeming with life. Scans show no life-signs, but there are
refined meetals, including those associated with a space-faring race .
. . and a lone city. But where are all of the inhabitants?
Captain James T. Kirk leads a landing party from the U.S.S. Enterprise,
hoping to get some answers.
The away team discovers a city in ruins, covered by dust, utterly
bereft of life. Tricorder readings indicate that this is no
ancient metropolis - it has been deserted only for a year. And
just beyond the citadel lies what appears to be an ancient spaceport .
. . a graveyard of ships that have clearly been sabotaged.
With these ruins too far from either the Klingon or the Romulan
Empires, the Enterprise crew can only wonder: Who could have done
this? And could this unnamed threat now pose an imminent danger
to the Federation?
This story focuses on Mr. Sulu the most.
It's a decent, well written story but it jumps forward several times
like a movie where it shows on the screen "6 months later" and I found
Kirk obsesses about the end of his 5-year mission quite a bit and I
also found that annoying
However, I was still very interested in finding out who the bad guys
so I kept reading . . . and when I found out it was kind of . . .