Tag Archives: Warp Speed Discard Challenge

Bloodletter

Bloodletter© 1993 K.W. Jeter276 pages Constable Odo has noticed something very strange about the Cardassian freighter docked with Deep Space Nine. Despite its identification as an utterly harmless freighter, dangerous only to the subspace version of bugs splattered on the … Continue reading

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War Drums

ST TNG: War Drums© 1992 John Vornholt276 pages Imagine Lord of the Flies with Klingons, and set the pack of nigh-feral boys against a small community of settlers who only just arrived themselves.  Such is the set up of War Drums, … Continue reading

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The Better Man

ST: The Better Man© 1994 Howard Weinstein294 pages McCoy: “I should have told you about this in my quarters, not yours.” Kirk: “Why? Some kind of weird protocol?” McCoy: “No, I’ve got a better liquor selection.” Fresh from a refit, … Continue reading

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Devil in the Sky

ST DS9: Devil in the Sky© 1995 Greg Cox and John Gregory Betancourt280 pages In the classic TOS episode, “Devil in the Dark”,  Kirk and the Enterprise were dispatched to a mining colony to discover and put an end to … Continue reading

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Requiem

ST TNG #32: Requiem© 1994 Michael Jan Friedman,  Kevin Ryan277 pages dun-dun DA DA DA DA DA DA dun-dun DA da! One hundred years ago, James Kirk of the USS Enterprise arrived at Cestus III to find a Federation colony … Continue reading

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Enterprise: the First Adventure

Enterprise: the First Adventure© 1986 Vonda McIntyre386 pages Jim Kirk thought he was going places. Not even thirty, he’s been named captain and given the Enterprise, famously captained by Chris Pike. But instead of launching out on an extended five … Continue reading

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The Romulan Stratagem

The Romulan Stratagem© 1995 Robert Greenberger297 pages A planet on the border of the Federation, Klingon, and Romulan empires has invited the Enterprise to sell its government on Federation membership. When the Big E arrives, however, they find a Romulan warbird … Continue reading

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Wrath of the Prophets

ST DS9: Wrath of the Prophets© 1997 Michael Jan Friedman, Peter David, Robert Greenberger300 pages On the cover: Nana Visitor as Kira Nerys, Michelle Forbes as Ro Laren An epidemic is sweeping Bajor, a pestilence born of faulty replicators smuggled … Continue reading

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ST: The Patrian Transgression

The Patrian Transgression© 1994 Simon Hawke Annnnnnnnnnd kickoff for the Warp Speed Challenge! In The Patrian Transgression, the Enterprise arrives at the planet Patria to investigate a plea for help. According to the planet’s leaders, the Klingons are supplying weapons to … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up and Boldly Going

Read of England 2016 was by any reckoning a roaring success. Not only did I finish the Lord of the Rings trilogy. but I sampled a good variety of renown English authors from mid-March ’til yesterday. English ClassicsReturn of the … Continue reading

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