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Star Trek Log Three (Star Trek: Logs #3)

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More lively adaptations from television's most popular science-fiction series! Complete in this volume:

ONCE UPON A PLANET: The crew lands on a planet for rest and recreation, a planet programmed to play out each person's favorite fantasies. Suddenly, the system runs amok, and the crew is chased by fantastic creations of their own imaginings.

MUDD'S PASSION: That reprobate t
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Mass Market Paperback, 215 pages
Published January 1975 by Del Rey (first published December 12th 1974)
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Joseph Kubelka
Sep 22, 2016 Joseph Kubelka rated it really liked it
Some classic trek lit.
Rich Meyer
The third Star Trek Log again has Alan Dean Foster doing a trio of adaptations from scripts of the animated Star Trek series. This volume features two sequels to TOS episodes ("Once Upon a Planet," a sequel to "Shore Leave" and "Mudd's Passion," using Roger C. Carmel's inimitable rogue), and an original on ("The Magicks of Megas-Tu"). For once, all three are relatively entertaining. One has to wonder how much better the stories might have been had Foster actually watched the show instead of just ...more
Kevin
Jun 29, 2011 Kevin rated it liked it
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I really enjoy reading the original series novels and yet, sadly I was disappointed with this book. The first and third stories were okay but I really hate Harry Mudd so I just tried to get through the middle story as fast as I could. Unfortunately the two that were just okay were merely that. Okay. I wasn't blown away by them and I felt that the Magiks of Mesa-tu was just a little bit too tongue in cheek although it was slightly enjoyable. I know I sound like I am contradicting myself but ...more
Leo Knight
May 27, 2014 Leo Knight rated it really liked it
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Another thrift store find, I had great fun reading these three tales based on episodes of the animated series. I vaguely recall seeing a few of the animated episodes from my childhood. Alan Dean Foster did a great job of bringing the familiar characters to life, and fleshing out what were probably fairly sparse half hour scripts into readable stories. I especially enjoyed "Mudd's Passion", as it brought back one of my favorite characters, that incorrigible rogue, Harry Mudd. I took great joy ...more
Joseph
Apr 28, 2016 Joseph rated it really liked it
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An excellent read. Foster has a gift for imagery seldom found in literature of any kind. The only problem, and a minor one at that, is some scene transitions aren't clearly indicated, so the story will occasionally jump settings without the reader being initially aware. A small price to pay for such vivid descriptions, though.
Curtiss
Another three episodes from the Animated Star Trek Saturday morning cartoon series have been adapted by Alan Dean Foster in novella form. Nearly the only format available of the Animated Star Trek series.
Raja99
Sep 07, 2007 Raja99 rated it really liked it
(I have read this book at least three times.)

Though this book drags a little, the final story--"The Magicks of Megas-Tu"--is well-treated. Overall, it's an enjoyable and well-executed novelization. Perhaps I enjoyed it so much because it may be "comfort reading" ;-)
Baal Of
Enjoyable fun for a fan, but not the greatest volume. A lot of revisiting of themes that had already been done in the original series.
Charles
Jul 28, 2010 Charles rated it really liked it
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See my review under Star Trek Log 1: These are the stories from the Saturday morning cartoon of Star Trek.
Vincent Darlage
Nov 01, 2014 Vincent Darlage rated it liked it
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A fun collection of stories. They have a real sense of menace to the characters despite the problem of knowing they'll survive. Imaginative and fun.
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Bestselling science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster was born in New York City in 1946, but raised mainly in California. He received a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA in 1968, and a M.F.A. in 1969. Foster lives in Arizona with his wife, but he enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures. This interest is carried over to his writing, ...more
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