Hidden Universe Travel Guides: Star Trek: The Klingon Empire

Hidden Universe Travel Guides: Star Trek: The Klingon Empire


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Explore the homeworld and vast dominion of Star Trek’s most formidable race, the Klingons, in this thrilling travel guide.

nuqneH! Bored of standard vacations to places like Risa or Wrigley’s Pleasure Planet? Want to discover a unique and ancient culture not bound by standard niceties and social mores? Then Qo’noS and the vast Klingon Empire are for you! This one-of-a-kind travel guide will give you all the information you need to plan, enjoy, and survive your trip to the very heart of Klingon territory, from an overview of Klingon history to tips on what to wear (fur and leather are very popular) to a glossary of important phrases like “mamI' DaneH'a'? nItebHa' mamI' DaneH'a'?” (Would you like to dance with me?). Every major location in the Klingon Empire is covered in-depth, with tips on where to eat (you’ve not lived until you’ve eaten Klingon skull stew), how best to get to and from your chosen destination, and what to do if you find yourself challenged to a bat’leth battle to the death. Locations include the homeworld Qo’noS and its famous locales such as the First City, the Caves of No’mat the Hamar Mountains, and the city of Krennla, plus neighboring moons Corvix and Praxis, and many, many more must-see areas. The book also features exclusive maps and illustrations that bring to life the Klingon Empire and form the perfect reference guide for any visitor. So what are you waiting for? Qapla’!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608875191
Publisher: Insight Editions
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Series: Hidden Universe , #3
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dayton Ward is the New York Times best-selling author or coauthor of numerous novels and short stories, including a whole bunch of stuff set in the Star Trek universe, often writing with friend and coauthor Kevin Dilmore. He lives with his wife and daughters in Kansas City.

Livio Ramondelli has illustrated several major Transformers comics projects for IDW Publishing. Other credits include Battlestar Galactica for Dynamite, Star Wars for Dark Horse Comics, and Pacific Rim for Legendary Comics. He previously worked as a concept artist on DC Universe Online for Sony/DC Comics. More of his work can be seen at LivioRamondelli.com as well as on Instagram at LivioRamondelli.

Peter Markowski is a Los Angeles–based illustrator who currently works in Visual Development at DreamWorks TV. He has worked for Warner Bros. Animation and LEGO, as well as on various commercials, animated shorts, and several pitches, including one for an animated Star Trek series.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Welcome to Qo'Nos 8

Getting Here 10

Using this Guide 11

Tips for a Fun Trip 12

What to Wear 14

Lodging Tips 15

Etiquette 16

The Klingon Empire: A Brief History for Visitors 20

Early History, Early Chaos 20

The Rise of Kahless the Unforgettable 21

Expansion and Conquest 23

Contact with Earth and the Federation 24

The Empire Today 26

tlhlngan Hol! Do You Speak It?: A Klingon Language Primer 28

The First City 32

Getting Around 37

Sights and Activities 39

Shopping and Entertainment 47

Dining and Nightlife 50

Lodging 52

The Central Plains 54

Getting Around 59

Sights and Activities 61

Shopping and Entertainment 66

Dining and Nightlife 68

Lodging 71

Side Trip: Khitomer 72

Getting Around 74

Sights and Activities 74

Shopping and Entertainment 77

Dining 77

Krennla 78

Getting Around 83

Sights and Activities 85

Shopping and Entertainment 90

Dining and Nightlife 92

Lodging 95

Side Trip: Rura Penthe 96

Ketha Province 98

Getting Around 102

Sights and Activities 104

Shopping and Entertainment 107

Dining and Nightlife 109

Lodging 112

Side Trip: Narendra III 114

Getting Around 115

Sights and Activities 115

Shopping and Entertainment 119

Dining 119

Lodging 120

Ouin'Lat 122

Getting Around 127

Sights and Activities 129

Shopping and Entertainment 133

Dining and Nightlife 136

Lodging 138

Side Trip: Boreth 140

Getting Around 141

Sights and Activities 142

Shopping and Entertainment 144

Dining 145

Tong Vey 146

Getting Around 151

Sights and Activities 153

Shopping and Entertainment 156

Dining and Nightlife 157

Seek Your Own Vengeance! 158

Acknowledgments 160

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