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An all-new Star Trek novel—continuing the legacy of the critically acclaimed Vanguard series!



Captain James T. Kirk and the Enterprise crew race to save a missing Federation scientist, only to become trapped between the Klingons’s infamous Captain Kang and Starfleet’s mysterious Operation Vanguard.


In eons long past, alien hegemons known as the Shedai ruled thousands of worlds in the Milky Way Galaxy. For millennia, their former thralls thought the Shedai were all dead and gone. They were wrong.


For a Starfleet landing party and a Klingon strike team, a race to capture the long-buried secrets of the Shedai turns into a fight for survival—one that can be won only by putting aside their conflicts and working together…

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(c) David Mack

David Mack is the multi-award-winning and the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-eight novels of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure, including the Star Trek Destiny and Cold Equations trilogies. His extensive writing credits include episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and he worked as a consultant on season one of the animated series Star Trek: Prodigy. Honored in 2022 as a Grand Master by the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers, Mack resides in New York City.


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Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (December 13, 2022)
  • Runtime: 11 hours and 51 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9781797147512

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