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This story takes place right after Star Trek Generations, Spock visits Captain Kirks grave on Veridian 3, while the wreckage of the Enterprise D is being cleaned up off another planet in the Veridian system. The Romulans and Borg attack in a join effort to steal Captain Kirk's body. They resurrect him using unknown alien technology and try to convince him with false memories that the Federation is his enemy, that Captain Picard killed his family. Later Captain Kirk discovers their plot, escapes to another galaxy and find his way back and into the hands of Picard who helps him reorganize his old crew and they take a ship to fight off the Borg and Romulans together.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   amnesia Kind of series    -   Star Trek Lifeform altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   personality change Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Star Trek or Star Wars book?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   fighter (air/space) pilot Age:    -   60's-90's


Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship    -   alien spaceship A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   empty, or nearly empty world Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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