I'm going to assume that George is attempting to make us understand why Kirk might accept getting to know her better as a perk of accepting his promotion and leaving the bridge of the Enterprise, but honestly it feels more like a dangling plot thread for another novel than anything else. A beautiful green world, rich in fertile soil and temperate climate. Kirk himself is hunte A book with ups and downs. Although the former governmental body had been tasked with the military defense of the Vulcan people, it had also overseen civilian operations, including scientific research and the deployment of their interstellar fleet. This was a fun read and I hope George pens another Trek novel soon. How long do you estimate a full analysis of the planet will take? The away team discovers a city in ruins, covered by dust, utterly bereft of life.
They find the city is not so old after all. She could have—perhaps should have—recalled the beauty of New Dakar, the many exhibitions of art throughout the. A quick read, I was able to complete Allegiance in Exile in a single day. If half-stars were a thing on Goodreads, I would give this book a solid 2. Kirk leads a landing party from the U. If you haven't had a chance yet, please check out the Crucible trilogy of novels, especially the first one which focuses on McCoy, Provenance of Shadows. During their time together aboard Enterprise, the two had become the best of friends, and despite the stoicism with which his first officer conducted himself, Kirk had come to know him quite well.
All of it adds up to a less than satisfying overall experience for Allegiance in Exile. It supports a myriad of complex flora and fauna across its surface and within its seas, but detailed scans have uncovered no evidence of hominids or other advanced species. I've been in a bit of a reading slump lately so I greatly appreciate a trip to the 23rd century to hang with Kirk and his crew. The away team discovers a city in ruins, covered by dust, utterly bereft of life. This time is necessary for searching and sorting links. I was expecting an exciting, engrossing story, and Allegiance In Exile did deliver, but only a little, and the entire story just falls.
Kirk himself is hunted by the thought what is going to happen to him at the end of his 5-year cycle in his tour of duty on the Enterprise. It gave him pause to wonder where they all would be a year and a day from that moment. When the landing party lands the Enterprise finds missiles shot at them. Allegiance in Exil In Allegiance in Exile, Captain Kirk is exploring a world with an abandoned destroyed city. And so it was that after a year of languishing on my to-be-read pile, I finally decided it was time to give David R.
Since then, I have always anticipated opening a new novel by this author. The away team discovers a city in ruins, covered by dust, utterly bereft of life. Scans show no life-signs, but there are refined metals, including those associated with a space-faring race… and a lone city. A quick read, I was able to complete Allegiance in Exile in a single day. As she waited, Trinh raised her right hand and studied the artifact clasped in her fingers.
The same pattern repeats itself on yet another world in a different Somewhere along the way David R. With these ruins too far from either the Klingon or the Romulan Empires, the Enterprise crew can only wonder: Who could have done this? The author takes some time filling up the book with a personal story about Sulu, so the action is not at the forefront. Tricorder readings indicate that this is no ancient metropolis—it has been deserted only for a year. But Rebecca had already been kidnapped years earlier by a Bajoran religious zealot, part of a sect believing that her birth fulfilled the prophecy of the arrival of the Infant Avatar. A beautiful green world, rich in fertile soil and temperate climate. Does her disappearance now have anything to do with the harrowing events of the past? I don't expect great literature, but I do expect not to want to fling the novel at the wall in frustration when I'm done reading it or at several points as I did here.
But where are all of the inhabitants? Sensors detect not just refined metals, Captain, Spock said, but also concrete and processed woods. Years before returning to Neural as the captain of Enterprise, Kirk had visited the planet as a young officer fresh out of Starfleet Academy. But where are all of the inhabitants? He also recalled with terrible shame arguing with the Organians that the Federation and the Klingon Empire should be permitted to engage in a shooting war—a war that surely would have killed millions, if not billions, of people, destroying life on a planetary scale. I'm tempted to say I've outgrown tie-in novels, but then I'll come across one that really pushes all the right buttons like Doctor Who: The Harvest of Time or any Trek tie-in novel by Peter David and see that they can be both a welcome change of pace and a well done, entertaining story. Reading this story gave me the feeling of watching another episode of watching an original episode of Star Trek starring the original cast.
There are cities being destroyed and no one can figure out why - especially since the cities look ancient but really f I've been in a bit of a reading slump lately so I greatly appreciate a trip to the 23rd century to hang with Kirk and his crew. The captain normally arrived on the bridge before any of them, comfortably ahead of the start of alpha shift. But where are all of the inhabitants? But despite that complaint I highly recommend reading Allegiance in Exile. Summary From the book jacket A beautiful green world, rich in fertile soil and temperate climate… a textbook planet that should be teeming with life. That time as a starship captain had proven not only the most satisfying of his professional life, but also the most fulfilling from a personal standpoint. But where are all of the inhabitants? Second, about a third of the novel is told introspectively is that a word? We are presently engaging in detailed sensor sweeps of the geology, the hydrosphere, and the climate, as well as cataloguing the abundance of plant and animal life.