Published: He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including Get a Life! We’d love your help. I love how well William Shatner knows the characters and the politics of alien worlds. But with his stark words, his heart, his memories escaped all shielding. This was an absolute pleasure to read. The transport was slowing. Here they work to avert a potential Romulan civil war, which would have disastrous effect on. This was a Good Read. So I probably should have spaced them out a bit more. The Dominion War is over. Not quite 5 stars because of the abrupt ending. How could I have forgotten? To ignite all the fuel, as it were." Shatner combines The Next Generation's characters ability to overcome odds with science and morality with the Original Series characters bloody knuckles approach to create a fun and adventurous tale. Primedian's night air was cold, unusual for the season. A continuence of the storyline from the lack luster "Captain's Peril," Captain's Blood" is an Kirkcentric novel with twists and turns and plenty of action-adventure.We get a blending of the main characters of TOS,TNG, and Voyager. Spock had no desire to stand apart from his cousins. He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including Get a Life! Something is missing. "Exactly. It is the second novel in the "Totality" trilogy. Series: "I once commanded a shuttlecraft crew. That same freedom. Author(s): Crushed by alien hands. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. You can skip this if you don't. Only the scale was different. In Captain's Blood Kirk struggles to protect his offspring from the clutches of a predetermined future as leader of the Remans all the while Captain Picard and crew struggle to stop a civil war before it begins. ISBN 067102129X The door puffed out, then hummed as it slid open. You can skip this if you don't. Spock raised an eyebrow at the young woman with whom he had worked for almost half a standard year, ever since the dark days of confusion following Shinzon's coup and the slaughter of almost every member of the Romulan Senate. :D The scale of the book is epic with brilliant setup and mysteries piling on each other at every turn and is very unpredictable and the main protagonist is certainly very different! "Still, it exists. In truth, there was much these lost children could teach their Vulcan forebears. Captain's Blood EnterpriseTM NCC-1701-E. Remorse is an emotion. The acrid bite of burning insulation as the temperature rose. "But obviously the signal was detected," Marinta said. Saying nothing else, Spock stepped from the transport, into the night, into what must happen next. No one else he knew these days, at least not under the age of one hundred fifty, would dare take him on in logical debate. Not for propulsion, but as a signal. It is a story in itself, but sets the stage for the final encounter between humanity and the Peace of the Totality that will destroy the galaxy. Logic plays no part. If he allowed his own constrained emotions to surface, he knew he would betray the same hesitation. No sign of what Spock felt or thought was visible in his demeanor. William Shatner has some awesome writing skills. A few strange character motivations are offset by an interesting exploration of the Remans (better than in Nemesis, in my opinion), as well as an interesting threat posed by the Totality. ", Marinta's dark eyes flashed. ", "The words 'logic' and 'believe' do not often belong in the same sentence.". Death of Spock, No One kills off Spock like William Shatner, Nor should they. 352 The bodyguards hurried to match his pace. Our mission: to investigate a quasarlike object. The Original Series post-2379 Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in hardback in December 2003 . Captain's Blood is a return to the sweeping action of William Shatner's greatest Star Trek adventures, bringing together both generations to face an unstoppable enemy in a battle for the existence of all life in this galaxy, and beyond. :D Captain's Blood sets a cracking pace from the beginning with no side knowing what the other is a really up to and that breakneck pace continues throughout the book with cliffhangers aplenty! But on Romulus' sister world, Remus, Kirk unexpectedly encounters an alluring enemy from his past as Picard and he discover that Spock's apparent murder hides an even deeper mystery, literally reaching beyond the limits of the galaxy. He held Marinta's gaze. Marinta was quick to form a conclusion. Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. Authors With A Last Name Starting With "S". exciting, with moments of happiness and sadness! Here they work to avert a potential Romulan civil war, which would have disastrous effect on the entire galaxy. Okay, I read this but it was so long ago that I don't remember much of it. ISBN 067102129X (hardback)ISBN 0671021303 (paperback)ASIN B000FC0Y72 (Kindle) The approach of death. Reference(s): She was correct either way. Now I have to get the first one and the other one's.. sigh.. William Shatner is the author of nine Star Trek novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Ashes of Eden and The Return. But when Spock is publicly assassinated at a Romulan peace rally, Starfleet and the Federation are unable to search for the criminals responsible without triggering an intergalactic war. By telepathy or insight, it didn't matter. Finally read this one; it was okay, but given I've been binge-listening to all of the Shatner Trek books the idea that the present day mission is because of something he did in the TOS past is annoying.