You need a United States address to shop on our United States store. Unable to add item to List. at each other.I hope this novel doesn't go out of print. Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. The ending tied up the threat a little too easily: Romulan factions wipe out huge numbers of Federation citizens and Starfleet lets their government off the hook. Independent of it being a Star Trek book, I found the depiction of Saavik's life a moving portrayal of the effects of an abusive childhood, and the fight to overcome early traumas. Saavik, an enigma to many that know her and in this novel by Carolyn Clowes we see a very legitimate backstory to how she came to exist and her ties to Spock. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The Pandora Principle. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. You've already shared your review for this item. 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However, she thought that the downside to the book was that the resolution of the Saavik and Spock story was their encounter during his pon farr during The Search For Spock, a film that Clowes acknowledged in the book. A Romulan ship carrying artifacts leads to an emergency lockdown at Starfleet Headquarters and a return to the Romulan planet Hellguard, where years before Spock saved a feral half Romulan child called Saavik. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. When Starfleet orders the derelict ship brought to Earth for examination, the Enterprise returns home with perhaps her greatest prize. I've read it quite a number of times, and nostalgic value alone makes it one of my favorites. Never mind the weak science. In a remote area of Federation space, the Enerprise picks up an urgent distress signal Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Kids that have survived on a planet that has nothing to offer are taken away to earth to be helped. The two women exchanged songs and promised never to reveal their secret. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in April 1990. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. This description may be from another edition of this product. I deeply appreciated this book. In it we follow Cassi, who is a Pandorian (a powerful being created to fight against evil with fire) that wants to run from her family's destiny. By Carolyn Clowes. Thanks for Sharing! It's incredibly well-written. Go to our India store to continue. We’d love your help. Overall, an excellent novel detailing the life of one of my favorite ancillary Star Trek characters. If you like Spock and Saavik this is the book for you. Filled with humor, adventure, and touching moments, it's a great read. In the real world the COVID19 virus is quarantining the world while in this novel a Romulan created virus threatens the Earth and starbases. Play the songs, albums, playlists and podcasts you love on the all-new Pandora. One of my favorite Star Trek books of all time. However, it prominently features Saavik on the cover. Admiral James T. Kirk and the Enterprise take the ship back to Earth, unaware of the deadly force hiding inside. Saavik is given an origin as well as a first adventure with Mr. Spock and the crew of the Enterprise. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. — The Pandora Principle, by Carolyn Clowes, was the 49th novel published as part of Pocket Books 's numbered series of TOS books, released in April 1990. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. This is the novel that not only gives Saavik a proper, multi-layered origin story, but cements why she is a worthy second-generation addition to the TOS universe. The Pandora Principle would go on to influence further stories about Saavik, including one of my favorites, Unspoken Truth by Margaret Wander Bonanno. Well written, I was hooked from the beginning, very hard to put down! I was thrilled when I saw this book on the stands years ago! A Romulan Bird of Prey mysteriously drifts over the neutral zone and into Federation territory. Filled with humor, adventure, and touching moments, it's a great read. It's one of my favorites, and one of the few that I've kept to probably read again. This was a wonderful story. It's a marvelous, unpretentious little book. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. While mapping a series of gravitational anomalies, the U.S.S. Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2015. People die. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Also gives inside look at life on Romulus, Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2016. I've reread it many times since then. Star Trek-The Pandora Principle, by Carolyn Clowes, is a must-read for all Star Trek fans, especially if you like the character of Lieutenant Saavik. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. Great for Saavik fans. 1. by on October 26, 2020. And it deserves it. I love anything with her in it, and if you are lucky enough to find a copy of this novel I highly recommend it. 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Now with the chapter in "Enterprise Logs" dedicated to Spock and Saavik's relationship and the novel "Vulcan Heart", "The Pandora Principle" is becoming the historical reference for this character.