GARTH OF IZAR: The legend of Captain Garth, the hero of Axanar, has spread throughout the Federation. His exploits are required reading at Starfleet Academy -- where he became a hero of a future legend, James T. Kirk... GARTH OF IZAR: Brutal injuries sustained on Antos IV forced the native Antosians to heal him by means of giving him their natural shape-changing abilities. But the cure proved worse than the disease, as Garth was driven insane... GARTH OF IZAR: His madness apparently cured at the rehab colony on Elba II, Captain Garth has returned to service to mediate a crisis on Antos IV, with the aid of Captain Kirk and the Starship Enterprise. But has Garth truly put his insanity behind him, or will he renew his plans for conquest -- starting with the Antosians?
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 Earthseed, Cloned Lives, The Sudden Star, The Alien Upstairs, Eye 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.