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Requiem (Star Trek: The Next Generation #32)

3.51 of 5 stars 3.51  ·  rating details  ·  433 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Twenty-five years ago, Captain Jean-Luc Picard conducted breakthrough negotiations with an aggressive race called the Gorn. On the anniversary of that achievement, Captain Picard and the "U.S.S. Enterprise" TM are headed for the Gorn Homeworld to continue that important work. When the ship stops to investigate a mysterious alien artifact, Captain Picard is suddenly hurled ...more
Paperback, 277 pages
Published October 1994 by Pocket Books
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Very enjoyable TNG book with a little original Star Trek flavor. I enjoyed reading about Barclay as a primary secondary character. Plus, you get a little more information about Picard prior to the Enterprise (captain of the stargazer, Jack Crusher, Ben Zoma, etc.), as well as a little time travel…While reading, Friedman did a great job capturing the behaviors and mannerisms of the characters. Definitely in the top 5 of the TNG books I've read.
Come prendere una delle mie puntate preferite della serie classica e costruirci un, tutto sommato, discreto romanzo con protagonista il cap. Picard, impegnato in missione diplomatica per stipulare un trattato con i Gorn.
An interesting idea, if you went back in time, only a few days before a tragedy would you stop it? The Gorn are also in this book and it does tie in a bit with the original Star Trek series. A decent Picard story.
"There's no such thing as a meaningless sacrifice.Any positive act, no matter how hopeless or insignificant, is ultimately worthwhile"

dr. Julia Santos
Medical officer of Cestus Three Colony
Michael has done a good job giving the back story to one of my favorite original series episodes. His writing is engaging and the story fits well into Star Trek cannon.
Mikael Kuoppala
A good premise and fluid storytelling carry this novel far, but there is so much unutilized potential in this...
The Gorn! Captain Picard! Time travel! So much potential, so disappointingly "meh."
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Michael Jan Friedman is an author of more than seventy books of fiction and nonfiction, half of which are in the Star Trek universe. Eleven of his titles have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list. Friedman has also written for network and cable television and radio, and scripted nearly 200 comic books, including his original DC superhero series, the Darkstars.
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