It's only been a couple of weeks since my Star Trek: Titan novel Sight Unseen hit the stores, but now I can reveal Tony Mauro's amazing art for my next work of Star Trek fiction, a novel set during the original TV series called The Latter Fire...
The five-year mission of the Starship Enterprise has brought the
vessel and her crew to the forefront of an important first contact
Under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, the ship is
heading to the planet Syhaar Prime in the Beta Quadrant—the homeworld of
an alien civilization preparing to take its first steps onto the
One year earlier, the Enterprise came across a badly
damaged Syhaari explorer vessel drifting in deep space. In collaboration
with the explorer’s captain, Kirk and his crew were able to restore the
ship to full function and send it on its way.
And now, as the Syhaari
display rapid technological progress in the past year, hard questions
must be asked. Is it possible that the Enterprise crew leaked advanced
technology or information to the Syhaari during their first encounter,
in violation of the Prime Directive?
Star Trek - The Latter Fire will be on sale from March 23rd next year, and will be part of Pocket Books' celebration of 'classic' Star Trek's 50th Anniversary.