The IDIC Epidemic (Star Trek: The Original Series #38)
The Idic Epidemic
I.D.I.C -- Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combination. More than just a simple credo, for those of the planet Vulcan it is the cornerstone of their philosophy.
Now, on the Vulcan Science Colony Nisus, that credo of tolerance is being being put to its sternest test. For here, on a planet where Vulcan, human, Klingon, and countless other races live and wo...more
I haven't picked up the quasi-prequel from the library yet, and I decided to take the author's advice that I didn't need to have (re-)read it to read the sequel. If I hadn't I might have read this one differently.
The story stays pretty true to the characters. It also has several aliens characters who are major characters.
If you liked the original series, you would probably like this book.
Trek always does well with those 'mystery illness' stories.
They should have done a Trek spin off that was a medical drama.