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    Deep Space Nine – Station Rage

    This was another book that was very easy to enjoy. Station Rage has action and intrigue, beginning with some history of DS9 and the Cardassians, building into scenes of espionage and eventually into guerrilla warfare on the station. On the space station, Deep Space Nine, in an unexplored area, Starfleet discovers preserved remains of several […]

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    Spock Must Die!

    This is a novel by James Blish, a notable science fiction writer who began releasing stories in 1940, before that, he was a member of the Futurians, along with Issac Asimov, which was a group of science fiction fans that spawned many editors and writers. It started in the late 1930’s, based in New York […]

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    Star Trek – In the Name of Honour

    This story takes takes place between the movies Star Trek 5 & 6, detailing the proceedings of peace talks between the Federation and the Klingon empire that came to a front in the beginning of Star Trek 6. The story begins with a deep space encounter, eight years earlier, between a Starship and an imperial […]

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    Star Trek Enterprise: Daedalus, vol. 1 & 2

    Star Trek – Enterprise, Daedalus & Daedalus’s Children I tried to enjoy this story, but it was an unpleasant experience for me. It starts with the Enterprise NX01 crew investigating an anomaly in a distant system. They visit the system to study the anomaly and they suffer a swift invasion by the system’s inhabitants and […]

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    Star Trek Enterprise – Kobayashi Maru

    As someone who enjoyed the Enterprise series, this novel served nicely to bridge the story onward from when it was taken off TV, although there are a few other novels preceeding this one. This was another story I got a lot of enjoyment from, it has espionage missions, space battles, phaser and disruptor shoot-outs, and […]

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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Warped

    This was the first hardback story to be released for Deep Space Nine. There are rumblings from Bajor about independence from the Federation of Planets. Many politicians are still untrusting of alien visitors, fuelled by their past war with Cardassian occupiers. Presumably driven by nearby Ferengi operations, Bajor quickly begins planning a luxury resort under […]

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    Spock is no more …

    Sad news … One of the icons of my generation is unfortunately no more. There will be lots on the news about this I’m sure over the coming days and weeks so I’m not going to go over the whole value of his life and his whole history of film/television here. Suffice it to say […]

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    Star Trek – The Ultimate Computer review

    In tribute to Leonard Nimoy in his time of passing, I wanted to say something about the series itself. The Ultimate Computer isn’t my favourite episode, but it’s the episode where I first realized the series’ deeper meanings. My Father admired the show when I was young and I had been exposed to quite a […]

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    Star Trek Deep Space Nine – Devil in the Sky

    I enjoy DS9 because I find that a space station is an interesting setting, I’m curious about the different situations that might happen there and this book really delivered for me on that front. In the original series episode, Devil in the dark, we were introduced to what seems to be one of the series’ most […]