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Star Trek: The Next Generation: Forgiveness

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Colin Blakeney, 21st Century inventor of the technology that will give the world the transporter and the holodeck, is the victim of a treacherous attack that beams him out of this world -- and into forever.Three hundred years after Blakeney's disappearance, the crew of the Enterprise Spot a stray transporter beam in deep space. Little do they know that this beam contains a ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by Wildstorm (first published 2001)
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Michael
David Brin writes great Trek producing a classy piece of sci-fi at the same time. He takes a chunk of Star trek science - transporter and holotechnology - and asks the questions that make you think about how society would react to it on different levels and standpoints. It's the sort of thing Brin is very accomplished at in novels like the fascinating 'Kil'n People'. If that's not recommendation enough then Scott Hampton's superb painted visuals should satisfy any collector of great comic book a ...more
Cameron
Perhaps even more so than the story itself, the strength of an adaption is largely measured by its ability to capture and recreate the essence of its "parent" franchise. Some mediums do better with this than others, but if Forgiveness is any indication, the TV to Graphic Novel transition is pretty smooth. This book very much feels like an episode of The Next Generation. There's a scientific mystery to be solved and the theme of hope is prevalent throughout the story.

While the Federation is at wa
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Mike Jozic
Although David Brin is an accomplished and popular writer I was mostly interested in this book to see how Scott Hampton interpreted the ST:TNG universe. I've enjoyed Hamptonb's work on many other projects (like Batman: Night Cries, for example) prior to this and wasn't sure how his style would mesh with the hi-tech world of the 24th century. As it turns out, they mesh pretty well. There were some shaky parts, sure, but Hampton knocks it out of the poark more often than he drops the ball. Brin's ...more
Melissa
Good story, though the transporter thing seems somewhat improbable, based on what I know of transporter systems. The painted illustrations were a nice change of pace from the usual comic style.
Jim
my idea of a good star trek novel/movie/comic is one that makes me think it is an episode i missed of the series. forgiveness is one of those
Britt
Over all, not bad. Based on the blurb on the back, I thought it was going to be deeper and longer than it was.
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David Brin is a scientist, speaker, and world-known author. His novels have been New York Times Bestsellers, winning multiple Hugo, Nebula and other awards. At least a dozen have been translated into more than twenty languages.

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