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Star Trek Into Darkness

It’s probably not a good idea to watch the movie first before reading this book. It removes the anticipation and suspense. Another side effect is that you will find it hard to get rid of the image of Doctor Strange whenever John Harrison/Khan appears in the storyline. If anyone wants to take a brief course… Read More »

Star Trek Seekers: All That’s Left

The story here reads like a prelude to our future coexistence with artificial intelligence (or even our current existence if you put it in a religious context). The relationship between Lrondi and Pelopan should give pause to anyone concerned with the exercise of free will, especially if you happen to fall into the camp of… Read More »

Star Trek Seekers: Long Shot

The Sagittarius went from one messed up world (Arethusa) to another (Anura). What are the odds of that? David Mack has a knack of building his story gradually to a fast-paced, action-packed conclusion. The plot lines in this book is like a compilation of Murphy’s law. There’s a bit on casino operations but compared to… Read More »

Star Trek Seekers: Point of Divergence

The Tomol saga picked up the pacing in this book, although the authors (not David Mack who wrote the first book) deemed fit to recount the backstory on several occasions, apparently for the benefit of those who read Book 2 in isolation. This interrupted the natural flow of the story at times. There were also… Read More »

Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Long Mirage

Halfway through the book and I was still wondering what’s the point of it all. Yes, it’s that bad. Not helping is the fact that part of the story is set in a place called Las Vegas (duh!) and there were too many references to casinos and related activities. Exciting read probably for those who’ve… Read More »