Have Tech Will Travel (Starfleet Corps of Engineers Omnibus #1)
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Need a gigantic, marauding starship explored? Is your global computer system starting to break down? Call in the crack team from the Starfleet Corps of Engineers. Overseen by Captain Montgomery Scott from his office at Starfleet Headquarters, the S.C.E. can build, rebuild, program, reprogram, assemble, reassemble, or jus...more
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This is a collection of four short stories revolving around the Starfleet Corps of Engineers - the people that get called in in the Star Trek world whenever some tech needs exploring or fixing.
That partially skewed my perceptions of this book - due to it being about engineers, I was expecting it to be more hard-SF (within the context of Sta ...more
But it was time well spent. A very fast read, and entertaining - this wasn't too "guilty" of a pleasure. (Not a b ...more
Starfleet Corps of Enginners (SCE) are the uber techs of the Federation, under the command of Scotty (after being rescued from the transporter buffer).
It starts with a mysterious ship attacking the Entrprise, and SCE are tasked to investigate it. (The Enterprise lends LaForge to help, in the manner of a character from a previous series being in the opening episode of a new one).
The stories are well written, althoug ...more
"My ship, whom I love like a woman..." is my favorite line from the Futurama episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before" because it is a perfect example of the majority of fan fiction. It's stilted, cliche, and renders the characters cardboard cutouts of the the characters from the original media. On every single page of this book I was reminded of that line. The dialogue is awkward and unnatural, the characters from the show are flat imitations, the new cha ...more
Do to my lifestyle and commuting I like books that I can get through quickly and this meets that criteria. With each nove ...more
Er handelt von dem Ingeniuers-Corps der Sternenflotte, das von Montgomery Scott angeführt wird, dem legendären Ingenieur der ENTERPRISE unter Captain Kirk und Commander Spock. Die eigenliche Geschichte wird aber getragen von der DA VINCI (der Name ist Synonym) unter Captain Gold und Commander Sonya Gomez (die kennen wir aus TNG). Die vier Geschichten sind aufeinander ...more
Dee W. Schofield
Dean Wesley Smith is the bestselling author of over ninety novels under many names and well over 100 published short stories. He has over eight million copies of his books in print and has books published in nine different countries. He has written many original novels in science fiction, fantasy, mystery, thriller, and r ...more