Foundations (Star Trek: S.C.E., #17-19)
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Foundations (Starfleet Corps of Engineers Omnibus #5)

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The first full-length novel starring the Starfleet Corps of Engineers!

Now it can be told: The origin of the S.C.E.!

In the twenty-fourth century, the U.S.S. da Vinci and its S.C.E. team led by Commander Sonya Gomez roam the galaxy, solving the technical problems of the universe in a state-of-the-art ship. But the road to the da Vinci was a difficult one, as the S.C.E. had t

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Published March 2nd 2004 by Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing (first published 2004)
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This is kind of a combination of stories linked through an over-arcing story. Straightforward fun especially because of the 'known' protagonists (like Scotty) and the links with the StarTrek universe (well obviously), especially the follow-up to Start Trek TOS run-in with the Landru computer. Made me re-watch the 'Return of the Archons' episode ...Nice but a bit 'light' though. But sometimes that's all you need ..and it's 'light' done right.
It's interesting to read a Star Trek book dealing with the aftermath of some of Captain Kirk's most famous escapades, as when he talked the planet-running computer Landru into shutting itself down. Once that was accomplished, Kirk rides off to his next adventure. Well, someone has to come and help these folks run their planet without the aid of the computer that's been doing it for centuries. Enter the Starfleet Corps of Engineers. This story, and others like it, are woven through a tale of the...more
Truly an excellent narrative. I enjoyed it immensely. =)
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