Sometimes you just have to take a stand. Soon, a Klingon ship arrives on the scene, and just as things look bleak for the Enterprise, the Petraw arrive and destroy the Klingons. The action is good and enjoyable, and well plotted. The Petraw also want to possess the Kalandan station. Razka is trapped in a loveless marriage to five women who have borne him 17 children, and doesn't seem terribly enamored of his planet's gender roles. As in the previous issues, Ordover and Mack do a wonderful job juggling four separate storylines that all feed into the same central crisis. I don't really understand why the Klingons were there.
Left behind by a long-vanished civilization, these mysterious portals offer a means of exploration -- or conquest -- many times faster than warp travel. It has all the elements of a good Star Trek episode. It seems the endings of all books are not coming until book 7. A sparse plot, poor characterizations, and plotlines that go nowhere really turned me off. Perhaps it is simply a side-effect of having recently read the very well-written , but I found that Kirk, Spock and Bones did not ring true as written. Fortunately, the Gateways series gets off to a good start this month and the S.
I'm beginning to have the sneaking suspicion that each story in Gateways will ultimately have little to do with each other. DeCandido, Christie Golden, Robert Greenberger and Susan Wright. They all involve the Gateway but each deals with different characters in the Star Trek universe. This book was boring most of the time. I can only hope the stories are worth it, but that really doesn't seem to be the case with One Small Step. I can only hope the stories are worth it, but that really doesn't seem to be the case with One Small Step.
It's interesting to follow Kirk and his crew as they become acquainted with the people who claim to be the Kalandans, whom the gateways belong to, and try to solve the mysteries that come their way. It took far too long for One Small Step to get to the end than it should have, and with not very much happening in the interim. Each of these brave heroes has taken the ultimate gamble and hurled themselves bodily into a Gateway with no knowledge or forwarning of what they will find on the other side. Well, this book continues that story - literally. This kicks off a multi-volume series of Trek adventures, covering multiple eras.
Blurb Scattered throughout the galaxy are Gateways capable of transporting matter and energy across unfathomable distances. Title: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Divided We Fall Book Four: United We Stand Authors: John J. On the bright side, Wright's alien threat, the Petraw, are really fun. Susan Wright is the spokesperson for the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. An interesting enough beginning to this mini-series of books, though I wish there weren't so many pages of tedious technobabble why bother with plot or characterisation when you can fill endless paragraphs with made-up bits of computer guts? What a rotten thing to do! Your own opinions to lease Star Trek Gateways 1: One Small Step ePub : additional viewers will be able to come to a decision of a book.
In fact, she very nearly describes Duffy as her mate to Razka, one of her few peers on Sarindar. As far as the series as a whole goes, the separate publication of the ends of each of the stories is a little annoying, and strikes me as a ploy to get more money out of me. Each must face a unique personal challenge and find their own way back to the ships and the homes they left behind. In this regard Invincible may remind readers of Carey's Captain's Table novel, 'Fire Ship,' in which Captain Janeway finds herself the sole female on a ship of men who think she could best serve them as a glorified maidservant. It's very important for people that every accurate about Susan Wright. Then chapter 1 continues the very next moment in the story. I missed these when they first came out, so it's an interesting addition to my books.
I think that the idea and the story about the gateways is amazing, and when I heard about it I felt that it was right up my alley. But the reactivated Gateway has attracted the attention -- and the avarice -- of various alien explorers, not least a mysterious race who claim to be none other than the enigmatic Kalandans themselves! It turns out that the planet is an outpost of a dying civilization called the Kalandans. How do I rate a book like this? The technology responsible for the Gateways has been lost for at least ten millennia, but that doesn't m Scattered throughout the galaxy are Gateways capable of transporting matter and energy across unfathomable distances. It's not that it's dull, it's just. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. However, Bones is very nearly seduced by Luz, trusting her and her fellow Kalandans merely for the fact that he is attracted to her.
Some other small things in the book that bugged me: The Klingons. So the summer ends on a high note for Trek readers. Not happy at all with this marketing ploy, so much so it bleeds over at least on this first part. It's a good fun read for Star Trek fans, and sci fi fans in general. A young woman, Losira, appears and tries to kill the various Enterprise crew memebers, even though her disposition indicates she doesn't want to. However, Gomez has little in common with Janeway. No part of this website may be reproduced in any form without permission from Trekkieguy Please do not link directly to any file on this site.
Now Picard and his crew must contend with feuding Klingons and Romulans as the captain seeks to discover the sinister truth behind the Iconians' unexpected rebirth! What makes this book aggrivating is that the story doesn't resolve itself until the final book in the Gateways saga and many of the storylines introduced are somwhat unexciting. Officially, she was helping the Nalori Republic get a subspace accelerator working. Wright has a good feel for the characters, and has their voices down well. They are also keen to find what technology is held there. The prologue is, in fact, the last few moments of that episode, word for word. Kirk immediately becomes suspicious, but when the Petraw save the Starfleet officers from the Kalandan pathogen and work with them to explore the station, most of the Enterprise crew accepts the aliens' arrival as fortuitous.
I'm beginning to have the sneaking suspicion that each story in Gateways will ultimately have little to do with each other. Uncertainties about the events of 'Nemesis' could delay Next Generation and Voyager novels set in current time. Masquerading as the long-lost Kalandans, the Petraw attempt to claim the Kalandan outpost as their own. As for this book, it was a little on the weak side and hard to follow in parts. Left behind by a long-vanished civilization, these mysterious portals offer a means of exploration - or conquest - many times faster than warp travel.