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A history book all the rage. Something is disturbing Kirk as he reads. That same something is disturbing Spock, even though he is on the Enterprise at some distance away. Spock comes to Kirk. A mind meld. The truth.
I am reminded of the Star Trek: Enterprise episode in which the ancestor of the Vulcan officer lives incognito on earth a long time before the historical "First Contact." How I wanted to know more of the stories of what happened to that ancestor. I felt that Pocket Books could have done a series of novels following that character, that they had missed a golden opportunity.
At any rate, I enjoyed the book. The break at the center of the book was jarring to me, like a highway traffic bump at full speed. To me the ending was not as satisfying as I might have hoped, but was good enough that I thought I might like to read other Star Trek work by this author.
 

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - Scott Williams - Goodreads

I recently found a nice hardcover book club edition of this. It starts off quite well but, for me, it kind of falls off the rails. There are a couple of subplots and secondary characters that just ... Read full review

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

A history book all the rage. Something is disturbing Kirk as he reads. That same something is disturbing Spock, even though he is on the Enterprise at some distance away. Spock comes to Kirk. A mind ... Read full review

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - Macjest - Goodreads

Well, since I was on a Star Trek kick, I wandered down to the library to see what they had on the original series. This book was an interesting take on the series. The book is set during the time ... Read full review

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - jerksuke - Goodreads

I prefer the ST books that are morally focused, ie quandaries related to the Prime Directive & Diplomacy over action-based books so I quite liked this. It was a little awkward to follow at times ... Read full review

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - A. - Goodreads

I prefer the ST books that are morally focused, ie quandaries related to the Prime Directive & Diplomacy over action-based books so I quite liked this. It was a little awkward to follow at times ... Read full review

Review: Strangers from the Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series)

User Review  - alissa - Goodreads

I prefer the ST books that are morally focused, ie quandaries related to the Prime Directive & Diplomacy over action-based books so I quite liked this. It was a little awkward to follow at times ... Read full review

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User Review  - leonardr - LibraryThing

Nice near-fiasco first contact story. Pretty simplistic politically, but what do you expect from Star Trek? Read full review


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