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The Insolence of Office (Star Trek: Slings and Arrows #3)

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A new six-part epic covering the first year of service of the U.S.S. Enterprise-E, leading up to the events of the hit movie Star Trek: First Contact.



A major turning point in the lives of two of the Enterprise crew! Newly promoted Admiral Hayes gives La Forge a shocking ultimatum: his VISOR is a security risk, and he must either have it replaced with ocular implants or be
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ebook, 84 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Pocket Books/Star Trek
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Dan
Apr 11, 2015 Dan rated it liked it
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I like that both of these stories get some attention in this miniseries, especially with regards to Lwaxana's pregnancy. I always found it bothersome that Deanna played no part in the story when it happened on Deep Space Nine, and it was nice to find out why that was. I also enjoyed the examination of Lwaxana's character and her choices of potential mates over the years. The story came to some interesting conclusions regarding her outlook on life.

With regards to Geordi's story, I never really fo
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Sean Randall
Jan 07, 2013 Sean Randall rated it liked it
With this novel seeming shorter than either of the previous two, I expected to be disappointed. But although there's not a great deal of action, there's a lot of development, in terms of both character and crew integration.

This is also a novel you can't read without knowing your Trek, and as it focuses on Lwaxana, of prime import are the TNG episode Dark Page and from DS9 The Muse. It did seem as if The Muse concluded things fairly comprehensively, per Tavnian law, but then without stretching th
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Tyler
Aug 27, 2016 Tyler rated it it was ok
The only part of this novella that's worthwhile is the part about Geordi's VISOR. The rest is blah.
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I like these series of stories. It really does fill in the gap of the transition from Enterprise D to E.
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