The bestselling author of more than 100 books, Alan Dean Foster is one of the most prominent writers of modern science fiction & fantasy. Born in New York City in 1946, he studied filmmaking at UCLA and first found success in 1968, when a horror magazine published one of his short stories. He is the author of the popular Pip & Flinx novels as well as dozens of film novelizations, including Transformers, Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and the story for the first Star Trek film.
Star Trek Logs Nine and Tenby Alan Dean Foster
It seems like a simple request. The Pandronians have
SPACE. THE FINAL FRONTIER . . . these are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Celebrate Star Trek's thirtieth anniversary with the original mission logs chronicling some of the crew's most bizarre missions and strangest encounters with alien races across the galaxy . . . where no man has gone before.
It seems like a simple request. The Pandronians have petitioned to send a representative to observe a Federation crew carrying out a survey mission. So Commander Ari bn Bem joins Captain Kirk to evaluate aboriginal life forms of undetermined intelligence and accomplishments on planet Delta Theta Three. There, the trouble begins with an omniscient entity.
Then disaster summons Bem to his home planet, with the Enterprise ordered to assist him in every way. The shocking theft of a priceless treasure threatens to reduce Pandronian civilization to anarchyand bring the crew of the Enterprise to the brink of disaster.
A billion years ago Slavers ruled the galaxy, but all that remains of their once awesome empire is concentrated in extraordinary cubes known as stasis boxes. Now the Enterprise must transport a stasis box containing the ultimate weapon, a war computer/handgun with settings that fire nuclear explosions.
But the Kzinviolent, ferocious, catlike creaturescrave the weapon that will make the galaxy a smorgasbord for their insatiable appetites. With ruthless cunning they lure the unsuspecting starship to an icy planet, where a cataclysmic fate awaits themand the universe.
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