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Das höchste Maß an Hingabe

(Star Trek: Enterprise #10)

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3.65  ·  Rating details ·  467 ratings  ·  35 reviews
Ohne Warnung oder Provokation erscheint eine Xindi-Waffe über der Erde und entfesselt eine Explosion, die auf zwei Kontinenten Millionen Lebewesen tötet. Es ist nur die erste Waffe dieser Art: Eine zweite wird noch gebaut, und dieses Mal könnte sie sogar den gesamten Planeten zerstören. In einem verzweifelten Versuch, die Erde und ihre Bewohner zu retten, muss die Sternenf ...more
Mass Market Paperback, deutsche Erstausgabe, 332 pages
Published April 13th 2011 by CrossCult, Ludwigsburg (first published May 2006)
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Matthew Kresal
As part of my on-again-off-again reading of the various Enterprise novels, I've circled back around at last to the first of the "relaunch" novels published well over a decade ago now. Last Full Measure, unlike the other books, is set not after the series but during the middle of it. Indeed, during the very earliest part of season three's Xindi War arc. In doing so, Micahel A. Martin and Andy Mangels offer some fresh and intriguing insights into the conflicts within the conflict both between Star ...more
Piper Harris
Jul 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: staaar-trekking
EXCELLENT character work. Miss the Enterprise people!!
David King
"Last Full Measure" by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels was the first of the Enterprise re-launch novels to be released which continued telling original stories after the end of the TV series. Although I will clarify that outside the framing story, "Last Full Measure" is set firmly within the time period of the show and actually follows on quite well from the last Star Trek book I read, "The Expanse".

The central storyline is quite standard compared to most of the other stories set in Enterprise'
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Jay
The Enterprise is exploring the Delphic Expanse in search of the Xindi, who have attacked Earth and killed 7 million people. In an effort to stop a second attack, Archer and his crew search desperately for the Xindi homeworld. New additions to the crew are 36 soldiers from Military Assault Command Operations group (MACOs) who are tasked with handling any combat-based missions. Tensions are running a bit high between the MACOs and the Starfleet crew due to cramped quarters and differing philosoph ...more
Tony
Aug 23, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-trek
A book that is a stand-alone story during the beginnings of the Xindi conflict. It does a good job at describing more about the MACOs onboard, but as a fan of Star Trek Enterprise, I would have liked more depth about some of the main casts that get no love, like Mayweather. The story is engaging and fun, but it may drag just a little bit in the beginning.

It is a fun read for any Star Trek Enterprise fan. While this is a stand-alone story, it does set up a few things for the next book, which can
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Micha
May 19, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Carla
Mar 13, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well, lets say it was all right. Enjoyable, off-canon true, but still a fairly good read. It did drag a little at times, and I was slightly annoyed at the poor character development (particularly Travis, I can't recall how many times the fact he was a space-boomer was mentioned). I would recommend this to definite STE fans, otherwise steer clear. ...more
Crystal Bensley
An ok Enterprise book with an interesting ending!
Mary
Nov 28, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Always interesting to read about the adventures of the early starship captains and their crews.
Adam Goss
Apr 21, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I feel weird rating this one because A. I read almost all of it but technically not all, I found myself skimming and then skipping ahead to the end after I got to the point where I had less than 100 pages to go, and B. just because I did that does not mean I don't think this book might appeal to someone else.

The authors (duo of Martin and Mangels) had apparently written much fiction before this, including working together, but this book felt like a first-time effort with an awful lot of repetiti
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Nathan
Sep 12, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It's difficult to fathom why this book was written. Set early in the third season of Enterprise, it's a slight story that doesn't add much of anything to the Xindi conflict. All the themes essentially duplicate what we see in the series instead of illuminating anything new in them. Tension between Starfleet and MACOs? We saw that played out between Reed and Hayes. Tension between Starfleet optimism and post-9/11 "whatever it takes" nonsense? Yes, we got that from the show too. Maybe this book wo ...more
F. William Davis
Feb 04, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Oh My Goodness. That Epilogue comes out of nowhere. Hardly related and probably unnecessary but it's still a treasure. Suggest that ENT fans read just for the experience of the epilogue.

This one fits right in with the TV series. It has the same kind of energy, the same grit and all of the emotions that were flaring at the beginning of the search for the Xindi.

The Starfleet Vs MACO drama is alive in this story and as you'd expect the teams find themselves in situations that allow them to learn
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Benjamin Hall
The good: it's a well-written story. I can't say the same of every Star Trek book that I've read. It gave some new and interesting perspective into the relationship between the MACOs and Starfleet.

The bad: It is paced very slowly. It doesn't feel like much happens. Which is part of the problem. It's a supplemental story to the existing Xindi storyline. It adds nothing new.

It's an okay read. The characters felt right. It just was kind of irrelevant.
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Colin manning
Oct 28, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not Impressed

Most disappointing book I have read about Star Trek.
A build up to nothing, I would not recomend to others.
imareader2006
Apr 19, 2022 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Andrew Maddox
Well, my first experience with an Enterprise novel and overall I've come away feeling... meh. I want to preface this by explaining that I wasn't the biggest fan of Enterprise when it first aired but last year I re-watched it and gained a new sense of appreciation for it. This novel though just didn't do it justice in my opinion.

First of all the plot. Its set within the third season and the story just didn't grab me. I knew right away that due to the plot and the setting, this story was going to
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Camille
Jan 29, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-trek, e-books
Okay, let's get to the point - it was wishy-washy. I only read the book because I was keen to read The Good That Men Do and Romulan War novels, and I figured I should cover the entire Enterprise relaunch from the start. And while I don't regret reading it, it was far from a masterpiece.

The premise of the story is good - the tension between Starfleet and the MACOs during season three wasn't explored much in the TV series outside of Reed and Hayes bashing each other up, so Martin and Mangles evide
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Viktor
Feb 18, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed it. The story telling gets a little monotonous at times. The ending is wonderful, the beginning is wonderful. It's the book in which they start to " fix " what left broken in the last episode of ENT. ...more
Robert Sparrenberger
The good: classic self contained Star Trek novel with a decent story and plot.

The bad: captain archer never, ever would have tortured that alien. The authors did a disservice to themselves by inserting politics into their dedication. They were trying to make a connection to the CIA and their enhanced interrogation techniques. Captain archer never would have done that.

For the record I don't want to know about whether you thought the Iraq war was justified or not. I'm reading your book because I
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Dan
Nov 02, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-trek, ent
An interesting and action-driven story, Last Full Measure was a fun read. However, the failure on the authors' parts to adhere to established Trek canon (character deaths, T'Pol's rank or lack thereof) were annoying and did take me out of the story somewhat. I understand that this is obsessive attention to detail, but I'm a Star Trek fan and this is a Star Trek novel; what do you expect? All of that said, Last Full Measure was worth reading, and the examination of the relationship between the St ...more
Angela
Set early on when the Mako's first turn up on Enterprise, this novel looks at the differences between Mako's and Starfleet. From having to share tiny rooms to having vastly different philosophies about everything. There's some nice character moments, and looks at how far they will go to save the Earth. The plot is the Enterprise trying to find the Xindi, and stumbling on a Xindi base. This is a decent enough story but it is the characters that will keep you reading. A good read. ...more
J.L.
I decided not to finish this book for 100% subjective reasons. This novel was very well written, and the characterization of the Enterprise crew was spot-on. I also loved how fleshed out the authors made the MACO characters.

Unfortunately, I found myself less interested in a book that takes place between two episodes of the show, so like I said, that's all on me. I think that anyone else who enjoys reading Star Trek Enterprise novels should absolutely give this one a shot.
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Amy
Jan 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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James
Mar 01, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novels
Far better than much of the other books of this genre. It's an actual Sci Fi novel with political intrigue. But I would have gotten more out of it if I was more invested in this particular Star Trek (Archer/Enterprise) series. ...more
ette
Jul 14, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It's a Star Trek novel (yes, a theme in my current reads). But it's from the TV show Enterprise--a nightmare of Trek in my humble opinion. It's not an awful book, but I wasn't a big fan of ENT. I'll stop here before I get into geek-speak ramblings :) ...more
Taylor
Jan 24, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011, star-trek
Pretty basic adaptation of a portion of the Enterprise series. Some new character and situations added, not a lot of surprises. First in the new relauch series.
Joseph Barnes
May 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story line. This was an adventure not shown on the series but fits very well into the storyline. Has a surprise about one of the characters on the show who was "killed"...:) ...more
Bobby Litton
Oct 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really great book! Surprising ending, but very awesome!
John Deltuvia
Aug 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An interesting backstory on the Xindi hunt in Star Trek: Enterprise.
Stephen
Jun 03, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi
Average book, Dragged on in a few parts.
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Michael A. Martin's solo short fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He has also coauthored (with Andy Mangels) several Star Trek comics for Marvel and Wildstorm and numerous Star Trek novels and eBooks, including the USA Today bestseller Titan: Book One: Taking Wing; Titan: Book Two: The Red King; the Sy Fy Genre Award-winning Star Trek: Worlds of Deep Space 9 Book Tw ...more

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