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So der Sohn

(Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  755 ratings  ·  53 reviews
Jake Siskos Suche nach der Wahrheit

Vor Monaten stieß der junge Jake Sisko in den Ruinen von B'hala auf eine rätselhafte Prophezeiung, laut der ein Sohn den Himmlischen Tempel der Propheten betreten und mit einem verschollenen Herold zurückkehren würde. In der Gewissheit, selbst dieser Sohn zu sein, reiste Jake ins Wurmloch, um seinen Vater zu suchen - den seit seiner letzt
Published January 2012 by Amigo Grafik (cross cult) (first published January 2003)
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Crystal Bensley
Aug 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome story of Jake in the Gamma Quadrant.
Sep 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Despite some flaws this was a really page turner, as evidenced by the fact that I burned through it in 3 hours when I should have been asleep. Oops. Could have used less of the almost bizarrely out of character first person memoirs (Jakes supposed to be a good writer and uh, well,) and some of the characters were criminally underutilized (Glessin could have been SO interesting but got all of five pages) but whatever. Still enjoyed it.
Nov 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An enjoyable read which finally picks up the long-abandoned story of Jake Sisko.

After suffering a ship-wide systems failure, Jake is rescued by a group of scavengers led by Captain Dez on the mysterious ship Even Odds. Jake gradually starts to enjoy his newfound life on the ship, even participating in a daring mission to loot a storage depot on a hostile alien planet. Little does he know he's on a collision cause with the results of a bizarre prophecy involving Kai Opaka and a deadly religious w
Maya Dworsky-Rocha
Okay. So. I liked the Jake bits, which was good because my mind refused to take in literally anything else -- there were so many new characters and I have no idea how I was expected to keep track (let alone care about) any of them. So much stuff, so few fucks. Slogging between the Jake bits literally took me months, but part of that has to do with finishing up my dissertation maybe...
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The story of Jake Sisko is arguably one of the saddest fables ever penned in the history of science fiction. The loss of his mother to the Borg at Wolf 359 led to him being raised alone by a starfleet commander based at the very edge of the known universe. Add to the mix the discovery of the first ever stable wormhole linking one quadrant of the galaxy to another, the war hungry and militaristic Cardassians, the peace loving and religious Bajorans, the Prophets, Ferengi, the Founders, the Shapes ...more
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It feels quite a long time ago, in this sequence of novels about Deep Space 9, that Jake Sisko took the space craft equivalent of an old banger into the wormhole and disappeared. In this book we learn that he didn't find the Prophets, but was rescued from a near fatal accident in the gamma quadrant by the crew of a ship called the Even Odds. This ship runs a legal salvaging business, and a somewhat less legal venture recovering lost treasures. The crew is a bunch of very likeable aliens who take ...more
Considering that this is a book about one of the least vivid characters on DS9 (that's not really a slam, because the show is so packed with vivid characters - the comparison is just such a weird one to make), albeit one with a small history of making me cry (should we just watch "Nor the Battle to the Strong" again real quick? [it won't be quick because the DS9 credits are eight hours long]), and, oh, also, (practically) nobody you know is in this book . . . Well, actually, it was pretty entert ...more
Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
Dec 28, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2019
My detailed review is here: ...more
Jul 09, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just have to say, it was about time to have a story focused on the adventures of Jake Sisko, one of the most likable, endearing TV kids of all time! When Jake disappeared through the wormhole at the beginning on the relaunch, I was wondering with each book when we would find out what happened. I love that he ended up on an alien treasure hunting ship, filled with likable characters, some of whom are very unique alien species that I had fun trying to picture in my mind as I read. The story itse ...more
Sax is my Axe
Aug 08, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good story

Jake Sisko was never really instrumental in the tv series. But this is a good book with an interesting arc in Opaka. It also gives a nice glimpse at species outside the scope of the shoe.
Jul 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
can't fucking believe they made "jake sisko goes to firefly and also there's a prophecy" a good book but they did ...more
A.K. Johns
In order to fully appreciate this book and it’s story, you may wish to refresh your memory of the events in the following TV Episodes-

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 1:
Episode 5 - Captive Pursuit (Tosk)
Episode 9 - Move Along Home (The Wadi/Facity)
Episode 12 - Battle Lines (Kai Opaka)
Season 2:
Episode 26 - The Jem’Hadar (The Dominion/Jake)
Season 3:
Episode 20 - Improbable Cause (Glessin)
Episode 22 - The Die Is Cast (Glessin)
Season 4:
Episode 16 - Accession (Kai Opaka)
Season 5:
Episode 4 - Nor The
Maurice Jr.
Mar 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
At the end of the final book in the Mission Gamma series, the Defiant picked up Jake Sisko, who had been missing for months. He was with an alien female named Wex and to everyone's surprise, Opaka Sulan, former kai of Bajor. This book details how all this came to pass.

Jake's shuttle broke down completely, including life support. Before he could succumb to hypothermia, a ship rescued him. He woke up to a doglike humanoid, Pifko, wh0 told him he was on a salvage ship, the Even Odds. The crew was m
We finally found out what Jake has been up to all this time! The story told here takes place across the months that the past several DS9 relaunch books have covered, from 'Abyss' through to the final 'Mission Gamma' novel.

Jake is something of an abandoned character in Star Trek. The TV show certainly gave him his own path, but he was always in his father's shadow (as he is very aware of in this book). To most people, he was always just "the son of the Emissary", rather than his own person. I alw
Christian Hamilton
Surprisingly, this has probably been one of my favorite DS9 Relaunch novels thus far.

I began it thinking, “Really? An entire book about Jake Sisko?” Not that I have anything against the character. Cirroc Lofton is a great actor and did a great job. He’s just not my favorite character. But after having finished Perry’s novel, I am decidedly impressed by what she gave us.

This book follows Jake way after his disappearance near the beginning of the Relaunch. He’s ended up in the Gamma Quadrant and
Jun 19, 2022 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was difficult for me to get hold of due to it being out of print. It was well worth the wait.

I loved this story right from the get-go. Some of the characters I already know and love. The established names from the TV show fitted in well with the guest characters. The author took great care to weave her own story in with the main story arc of DS9.

I was especially pleased that several Wadi characters had been included. I wanted to meet more of this fascinating species and this book provi
Jim Fulner
So what happened to Jake Sisko? Apparently met a bunch of aliens that are unlike anything we have seen in the Star Trek universe before. returnreturnThis book was not nearly as good as the ones S.D. Perry wrote earlier in the DS9 Relaunch series. Her description of the new aliens didn't really give me enough to understand who these new half man dog people were, it would have been beneficial to put the crew of the wa on the cover. returnreturnHowever the back-story to whatever happened to Qai Opa ...more
Steven Shinder
This picks up the Jake Sisko thread from the end of Avatar. Unfortunately, it doesn’t connect him with his father like I expected. The people he encounters make for an interesting adventure, but it still feels like two steps forward and one step back. I’m also not sure if the appearance of a certain someone at the end is a very creative decision. I just really want closure with Jake and Benjamin, and I’m honestly not sure if that ever happens in these books.
It was slow going at first, and I had to restart because of changing POVs, but once I got more into that's what really drew me in and made me get really into it. The Even Odds crew was really a joy, and I want more. Bringing back Opaka and having her POV made her seem more normal and less holy. ...more
Mar 13, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable continuation of the DS9 story.

A fun story with some interesting Star Trek that might be difficult to translate to screen. Jake's character rings true. Excited to see where the story goes next.
Jul 10, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book & the return of Kai Opaka. I never liked Her being written off the show so early.
Christina Farr-Thompson
BORING!! but does tie up all the loose ends for Jake. Kind of a spin off for the DS9 relaunch books. Though it was well written and does add to Jake's story line it is one you can skip. ...more
Matthew Day
Aug 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A good book to read. Once I got back into it, it was hard to put down.
S.J. Saunders
Oct 12, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Was hoping for something more akin to Jake Sisko's equivalent journey to Jacen's in Traitor, but what we got is...fine.

3.5/5 Honestly, I found Opaka's story the more compelling.
Piper Harris
Honestly I find a lot of Jake's adventures fairly boring.
I do love the return of Opaka obviously and I liked the subversion of the prophecy tho.
Mar 09, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This novel is about what happened to Jake during the time he was away from Deep Space Nine trying to fulfill the prophecy and bring his father back home. Nothing went quite the way he expected it to, and in some ways I would say that this is a coming of age story. And a really good one at that.

"Hey, wake up. Human boy."
It was the odor as much as the insistent verbal prodding. Jake cracked open one eye and found himself looking at a dog, one with dark brown eyes and a narrow muzzle, its head s
Greg Molumby
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rising Son - B+

Well, it took me a while, and a few times to start it, but I finally finished Rising Son. I kind of pushed myself to get more into this book this weekend, I found it took me over the same way Avatar did. I mentioned in a previous post how I felt the first part of this novel was really slow. I mean we have Jake in a significantly damaged shuttle getting rescued by these people and the problem was at first there wasn't really anything interesting about those people. They were a retr
Feb 19, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fun start, slow middle, and rapid pace to last 20%. If I could give it 3.5 stars, I would - but I can't bring myself to give it 4. That being said, it was great to read a story JUST ABOUT JAKE and his inner life in the DS9 universe. ...more
Derek Oberg
WAAAAYY back at the beginning of the DS9 relaunch Jake Sisko took off into the Wormhole with an ancient Bajoran prophecy and hopes of finding his father... And disappeared. This book is the story of what has been up with him for the last 10 books or so.

I really didn't like the first half of this book. He hooks up with a gang of space pirates salvaging stuff from the Dominion War and selling it for profit. It drove me nuts. It felt like Jake had been transported to the Cantina from Star Wars. It
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SD Perry (Stephani Danelle, by the way, though she prefers SD or Danelle) has been writing novelizations and tie-ins for most of her adult life. Best known for her work in the shared multiverses of Resident Evil, Star Trek, and Aliens, SD is a horror nerd and an introvert. Her father is acclaimed science fiction author Steve Perry. SD lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.

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