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The Hawking left Earth during the 21st Century on a one-way mission to colonize a distant world. Due to the relativistic effects of pre-warp travel, it's crew has aged only thirty years while two centuries have passed outside the ship. When the Starship Enterprise™ comes to the rescue of the malfunctioning Hawking, the colonists find themselves thrust into a universe and an era that has left them behind.
Captain Kirk intends to help the colonists adjust as best he can, but the task is not a simple one. The newcomers are survivors of a more violent, more paranoid time -- and the have brought old suspicions, and an ancient weapon of mass destruction, into a world of unexpected challenges and dangers.

About The Authors

George Zebrowski is an award-winning science fiction author and editor who has written and edited a number of books, including Brute Orbits and the Star Trek tie-in novel Across the Universe, which he co-wrote with Pamela Sargent.

Pamela Sargent is the author of numerous books, including EarthseedCloned LivesThe Sudden StarThe Alien UpstairsEye of the Comet, Homesmind, and The Shore of Women. She has won the Nebula and Locus Awards. Her writing has also appeared in publications such as The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s SF Magazine, New Worlds, and World Literature Today. She lives in Albany, New York.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Pocket Books/Star Trek (February 17, 2002)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743454056

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