Star Trek #66: From the Depths (Star Trek: The Original Series #66)
From The Depths
Okeanos, a water world settled centuries ago by a group of Federation separatists, is now rocked by the power struggle between the natives and the ex-Federation colony. When the U.S.S. Enterprise is sent beyond the Federation's boundaries to the planet to act as mediators, they are surprised to find a group of Klingons already serving as the natives' advis...more
I always look for Vic's books no matter what universe he is writing for.
(Minor spoilers follow.)
One of the two primary antagonists is a high-l ...more
The beauty of these books is even if you aren't a truly hardcore Star Trek fan( I'm not) and only take a cursory interest (guilty again) you do know enough of the characters to mean the narrative is kind of instance..there's no need for pages explaining away star fleets mission or the colour and shape of the enterprise...as Scunthorpe generally m ...more
Unfortunately, author Victor Milan runs Kirk through his stereoptypical paces: Kirk puts the moves on a socially stunted woman, who runs away, then runs back to him, then runs away to his Klingon adversary. Tired and unnecessary. And then we trot out the standard hackneyed Gene Roddenberry "but wait, there's more" plot thread scen ...more