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Dieser graue Geist (Mission Gamma, #2)

(Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Mission Gamma #2)

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  706 ratings  ·  28 reviews
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Als Gul Macets Kriegsschiff mit einem unerwarteten Passagier an der Station erscheint, eskalieren die politischen Ränkespiele auf Deep Space 9: Die cardassianische Botschafterin Natima Lang ist zurückgekehrt, um Hoffnung zu bringen, öffnet aber alsbald alte Wunden und weckt die Geister der Vergangenheit. Die Spannungen steigen, und Colonel Kira Nerys mu
Paperback, 507 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Amigo Grafik (cross cult) (first published September 2002)
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Nov 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4 1/2 stars. This novel started off really intriguing with the Defiant being crippled by an unknown weapon and due to this meet a new species. This species, the Yrythny, are on the brink of civil war - all the while being targeted by another species, mind you - since the two casts doesn't get along and the Defiant crew get caught up in the middle of all of this.

"Who knows if these strangers have been brought here by the Other? There's no question that we face perilous times. The blockade may
Christina Farr-Thompson
Very ssslllllloooooowwww but stick with it!! The last few chapters make up for it!!
Sep 01, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-trek
This Gray Spirit, Heather Jarman's first foray into the world of Star Trek fiction, continues the Mission Gamma DS9 relaunch series which started with Twilight. Jarman's effort is valiant, advancing several key plotlines with surprising grace, yet simultaneously taking the reader through a series of sharp twists and turns that make the ride all the more exciting.

Devastated by damage from an alien minefield, the Defiant encounters friendly assistance from the Yrythny, a Gamma Quadrant species at
Crystal Bensley
Aug 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another interesting DS9 relaunch novel!
Jim Fulner
Feb 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This Gray Spirit takes over where Twilight left off in every way, including every other chapter switching between DS9 in the Alpha QUadrant and the Defiant in the Gamma Quadrant. Again the story in the Alpha quadrant was better than that in the Gamma Quadrant, strange seeing this is supposed to be "Mission Gamma". The Federation announces that Bajor will be welcomed as joining the federation, the Bajorians are being douches about it and are still mad at Caradassia and Kira must navigate this non ...more
Feb 02, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just about to hit the 75% mark and suddenly the book has come alive. A flashback for Kira on walkabout through what was left of Cardassia left her shattered and this is happening as Bajoran diplomats plot their revenge against their mortal enemies. In the meantime, Vaughn is doing his best to outsmart a planet of civil dissidents and poor Nog is caught in the middle. And Ezri is standing tall (pun not intended) doing the people of Trill proud, all in the name of the Federation. Add in to the mix ...more
These books are half about the Defiant's mission tot he gamma quadrant and half life on DS9. While the Gamma story is overall well done with pretty interesting new aquatic alien race that's discovered the DS9 part is frankly just dull most of the time with a Androrian love "quadrangle" love story that reads like a cheap romance novel. If your going to have half of a 400+ page book be on one place that's not what the book is sold as then make it worthwhile and not just fell like filler. Only for ...more
Shelby Lynne
The Gamma Quadrant part dragged on 3 chapters too long but I like Shar too much to rouse a louder complaint. As for the Alpha Quadrant half of things, I'm LOVING the developing tensions on Bajor, not to mention the unexpected alliances cropping up between Cardassia and Bajor. (view spoiler) ...more
Jun 18, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It was grueling to get through at times. I really wanted to like this book, but it just never managed to grab me. The conclusion was underwhelming and unsatisfying - the few things I did enjoy were taken away at the end.
Jan 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This book reminded me why Deep Space Nine was my favorite Star Trek series. The intellectual level of the characters is so thought provoking.
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read book one of Mission Gamma, and I thought it was really slow. I was hoping book 2 would be better, and fortunately, it did not disappoint.
Apr 30, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I think this book is a little bit boring compared to the others in the Relaunch DSN series.
good continuation of the series! I was more interested in the plots in this one than the last one. I loved the dilemma with the amphibious species, and I appreciate that while the solution was technological, there was some acknowledgement that it's not a cure-all; social reorganization will be challenging. Not sure what to think about Ezri on command track, but I liked how she drew from Dax's experiences and also found a way to use her own training as a counselor. Also putting Kira at the center ...more
Derek Oberg
May 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Mission Gamma" has been a great series so far. Deep Space 9 has always been my favorite Star Trek, and Kira Nerys has always been my favorite character. One of the things that's so great about the post-series novels (dubbed the "DS9 Re-launch") is that you get to see Colonel Kira in full swing as commanding officer of the station after the disappearance and assumed death of Captain Sisko. Although I know enough about the later novels in the series to know that they eventually bring Sisko back, ...more
Jun 19, 2016 marked it as did-not-finish  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ds9, star-trek
I should disclaim that this was the first Relaunch book I tried to read...and frankly, the Relaunch ultimately did very little for me. Your mileage will definitely vary on this.

I picked up the book for the Cardassia/Bajor plotline, and that was the half of the book that I finished. I generally enjoyed that, and felt Jarman did a good job of depicting the "one step forward, two steps back" aspect of Cardassia and Bajor trying to put such a long and painful past behind them. Gul Macet and (view sp
Jan 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ds9, star-trek
An excellent entry in the DS9 relaunch! All of the characters get ample "screen time" (or would that be "page time"?) and the stories are just as emotionally relevant and character-driven as the Deep Space Nine television series often was. In particular, the author's handling of Kira and Ezri are excellent. The invocation of Ziyal's memory and the use of characters from DS9's past are particularly welcome. Heather Jarman is clearly someone who knows her Trek!

Full review: http://treklit.blogspot.
TGS is the first of these relaunch novels I've read where I've thought they really needed a copy editor ("phased" does not mean "fazed," guys), and in general there were some jarring turns of phrase. I kept thinking: "that's not really what you mean." But it was entertaining enough - I really liked the Space Problem they had to deal with, and the politicking took some interesting turns this go around.
Nov 18, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The season continues with more problems on DS9 caused by talks with the Cardassians. Meanwhile, the Defiant meet a species that is separated by castes and prejudice. This is a very involving storyline and a substantial read. The character development is great, and this does feel like a real continuation of the tv series. A very good read.
I like this book a little better than the first. The thread about Shar and the rest of the Andorians and the plight on Vanimel were interesting. In particular, the last 100 pages or so was absorbing. There is a lot going on throughout the book, but I wasn't as interested in the rest of the plot lines. Also, I felt Ezri did not quite ring true.
Jul 23, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Weavre by: Michelle Cooper
Shelves: star-trek
I think the Mission Gamma series is one of the best the Star Trek genre has to offer, and I loved this book. I've also had a busy summer, and I'm feeling lazy; since this isn't a Vine book with a required review, I'll just say, "Loved it! Great summer read!" and be done with it. :)
Apr 20, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ok so this to me was the first stumble in the “season 8” relaunch of DS9. The stuff going on the station is interesting and really kept my interest but the stuff in the Gamma Quadrant is a snore. Feels like so much is going on without much detail and I just didn’t care.
Jan 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The entire DS9 relaunch (via novels) was fabulously done - especially the Mission Gamma series of four books. It was as if the beloved series had never ended . . . a real treat for anyone who loved the series and lamented its end. If you loved DS9, read the DS9 relaunch!
Andrew Price
I loved the Mission Gamma series, and this is another great installment.
Benjamin Plume
Jul 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi, star-trek
Combines the spirit of the original Trek with the wonderful cast of characters in DS9.
Daniel Paton
May 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another book that proves DS9 had legs left after the series ended. Continues the very Trek style of story telling I've come to expect.
Brian Stuhr
Oct 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: star-trek
Would've given 5 *s without all the spelling and format errors in the eBook... :/
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