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The Fall: The Poisoned Chalice

Things took a while to build up in The Poisoned Chalice, but is it worth the wait? Depends on whether you have the patience to bounce around from one plot to another (no pun intended). The problem with this is that the author left little room for a satisfying resolution to the situation the book… Read More »

Armageddon’s Arrow

Slow-moving. One-third in and there’s still not much going on, except for the fact that everyone seems to be having (or planning to have) a relationship with everyone else. The dialogues between T’Ryssa Chen, Taurik and Konya were cringe-worthy in print. I can’t imagine how they translate to the screen. And oh yeah, that time… Read More »

Set Phasers To Stun

Neither Trekker nor Trekkie, I can however sum up this book in one word: “Fascinating.” Apart from an episode-by-episode, season-by-season rundown of the series from TOS to TNG, as well as the motion pictures that came in between, Set Phasers To Stun includes interesting fodder on the creative processes behind the production (at times these… Read More »

Star Trek: New Earth – Rough Trails

I don’t normally read a series out of cycle, but my daughter picked up this book for me from the library, not knowing that it’s book 3 of 6. Not wanting to waste her good intention, I decided to read it nonetheless. However, it was an unfortunate coincidence that when I started reading this book,… Read More »