Something big, to stretch my people-to stretch me, he added to himself after a breath. Diane Duane is obviously a fan, knows the Trek world well and has an imagination worthy of the best SF writers. There is so much technical jargon that it is hard to take it all end. The Enterprise returns to its own universe where the effect of the breach has been reversed. They are also ordered to take aboard the new drives creator who we see on the cover behind Kirk and Spock. Diane Duane has written one of the wonders of the star trek universe. Contact gallery. The Klingons attempt to thwart the test, but a greater danger looms when strange symptoms surface among the crew -- and time becomes meaningless. The wear on the book was not a result of my eager thumbing of the pages, but of its previous owner, … K't'lk, the scientist who invented the drive, is able to weave a universe for the creature to inhabit after they are gone and stays behind when the breach is sealed. I know that those that complain about the science being wrong will probably enjoy this story. The Klingons attempt to thwart the test, but a greater danger looms when strange symptoms surface among the crew, and time becomes meaningless. I'm sort of kicking myself for having managed not to read this book for so long. Pocket Books Converted file can differ from the original. Have a question? Chronology The chapter ends, however, with an ominous and dangerous sounding reference to something which may, or may not, be perceived as a threat to the very structure of the universe. This is an amazing book; it demonstrates the fun and depth that good science fiction writing can achieve. The book is called THE WOUNDED SKY for a reason. Please login to your account first; Need help? Essef - An alien scientist invents the Intergalactic Inversion Drive, an engine system that transcends warp drive, and the U.S.S. This volume was written by Diane Duane and released in December 1983. This is well written and quite entertaining book. If that thing gets cranky and decides to go off while we're here-". Please try again. But i may be wrong. Often weird but the dialogue is wonderful, Reviewed in the United States on January 11, 2004. An alien scientist invents the Intergalactic Inversion Drive, an engine system that transcends warp drive -- and the U.S.S Enterprise™ will be the first to test it! Published: There is a long list of credits at the end of the story. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Wounded Sky (Star Trek: The Original Series Book 13). But i may be wrong. Worse, their next jump is accompanied by another supernova and observation shows an area of space where entropy and the normal flow of time has ceased. There are no quick and easy conversations for the reader to settle themselves in with, just perfectly paced declarations of love and adoration for star trek, its characters, and for science fiction in general. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Please try again. Diane Duane is obviously a fan, knows the Trek world well and has an imagination worthy of the best SF writers. That all said, the writing is very good, the descriptions are great, and the one combat scene is very theatrical and fun reading. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. A Pocket Books Star Trek novel (#13) which would later be adapted into an episode of TNG, this is one of those novels that is more interesting for the ideas explored here than really for the exploration of the characters. To Reign in Hell: The Exile of Khan Noonien Singh, https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/The_Wounded_Sky?oldid=713855, The cover artwork was a painting by artist. The chapter ends, however, with an ominous and dangerous sounding reference to something which may, or may not, be perceived as a threat to the very structure of the universe. 255 13 Unlike some of the other STAR TREK: TOS books I have read recently there isn't two or three stories going on at the same time. (Jan. 2018). The scientific rationale behind the device is one of them. Welcome back. I haven't read too many Star Trek books, partly because the few I have read tended to go off on tangents in an effort to be 'different' from the TV series. I've never looked at spiders the same. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. There is so much technical jargon that it is hard to take it all end. Babelio vous suggère. The character development is simply amazing. The dialogue though is where the book really shines. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Some sections of this book just exceed my level of `suspension of disbelief' for Star Trek. Date: Visit our help center. I wish I could rate this even higher. Then the matter-gain on the 4D chessboard across the room went out again in a scream of feedback, and he grinned and went off to find the sonic screwdriver, and a brush and dustpan for the pieces that had blown up— —”, Goodreads Members Suggest: Favorite Very Quick Reads. This, along with "Black Fire," was one of my favorite Star Trek books. Did you set an extremely ambitious Reading Challenge goal back in January? Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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