Star Trek: Strangers from the Sky [NOOK Book]

Overview

In the twenty-first century: Years before the formal first contact that would be recorded in Earth's history, a Vulcan space vessel crash-lands in the South Pacific, forcing humanity to decide whether to offer the hand of friendship, or the fist of war. Complicating matters is a second visitation: a group of people from two hundred years in the future, who serve on a starship called Enterprise....

In the twenty-third century: A new novel ...
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Star Trek: Strangers from the Sky

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Overview

In the twenty-first century: Years before the formal first contact that would be recorded in Earth's history, a Vulcan space vessel crash-lands in the South Pacific, forcing humanity to decide whether to offer the hand of friendship, or the fist of war. Complicating matters is a second visitation: a group of people from two hundred years in the future, who serve on a starship called Enterprise....

In the twenty-third century: A new novel called Strangers from the Sky reveals the truth about this heretofore unknown first contact. Reading the novel leads to nightmares that torment Admiral James T. Kirk -- dreams of his dead comrades, Gary Mitchell, Lee Kelso, and Elizabeth Dehner, from his earliest days aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise™; visions of a forgotten past in which he somehow changed the course of history and destroyed the Federation before it began.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743455626
  • Publisher: Pocket Books/Star Trek
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Series: Star Trek: The Original Series
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 138,011
  • File size: 791 KB

Meet the Author


Margaret Wander Bonanno is the bestselling author of Star Trek: Burning Dreams; Star Trek The Lost Era: Catalyst of Sorrows, Star Trek: Dwellers in the Crucible and Star Trek: Strangers from the Sky, as well as two science fiction trilogies, The Others and Preternatural. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she now lives on the Left Coast.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2003

    Preferable alternative to 'Star Trek: First Contact'

    This was one of the first Star Trek novels I read (and I have since read all of the ST original series novels). I believe Paramount Pictures would have been better served to have used this novel for the basis of their movie 'ST: First Contact'. It presents the first Vulcan/Earth contact in a more entertaining and satisfying manner than that portrayed in the aforementioned movie. There is humor, pathos, action, intrigue, and many other qualities that all contribute to good literature. One that I've read on several occasions, and always find something that I missed on previous readings. This book is what Star Trek is all about. Definitely one of the best in this genre.

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