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[Retro-Review] Star Trek: Articles of the Federation (2005)

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The premise of Keith R. A. DeCandido’s Articles of the Federation is deceptively simple: it covers the first year of Nan Bacco’s presidency of the United …

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Star Trek: Titan: Sight Unseen

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Sight Unseen shares thematic links with Orion’s Hounds, the third book in the Star Trek: Titan series but the first to truly undertake the ship’s primary mission of exploration. …

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[Retro-Review] The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate (2008)

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Ted Chiang is an author worthy of praise.  Lots of praise.  I remember I used to work with a woman named Vonda.  Her favorite expression was …

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[Retro-Review] Star Trek: Titan: Orion’s Hounds (2006)

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Orion’s Hounds, by Christopher L. Bennett, is the third entry in the Star Trek: Titan series of books, chronicling the adventures of Captain William T. Riker’s …

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[Retro-Review] Star Wars: Dark Nest Book I: The Joiner King (2005)

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The Joiner King is the first volume in the Dark Nest trilogy, written by Troy Denning. Denning is the fan-favorite author of such Star Wars novels …

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[Review] Star Trek: Titan: Absent Enemies

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I like John Jackson Miller’s writing. His work on the Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith novellas and short stories went a long way to establishing …

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[Retro-Review] Star Wars: Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (2006)

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Or, the Sith’s Guide to Getting Your Groove Back The sequel to Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith picks up a few weeks after …

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[Retro-Review] Star Trek: Vanguard: Harbinger (2005)

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Reviewer’s Note: Funny what a difference a decade makes. When I originally read Harbinger, I was not really a fan of the Original Series in the sense …

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Retro-Review: Doctor Who: The Time Travellers (2006)

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The Time Travellers is the type of novel that I rarely find. I love reading, but there are few books where I can say that it …

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Doctor Who: Fear Itself

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Fear Itself, by Nick Wallace, was the final Eighth Doctor adventure to be released back in 2005. With the announcement of the new TV series, the …