By Aaron Rosenberg
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The dilithium mining outpost on BorSitu Minor is an understaffed, boring, unspectacular position packed with miners, engineers, and scientists who've by no means performed damage to an individual, nor have they got whatever of value.
Yet the outpost has been devastated through a brutal attack, with just about all fingers misplaced -- and the survivors do not know what attacked them. Worse, the assault weapon looks to have the ability to penetrate the outpost's robust shields. That has the workforce of the U.S.S. da Vinci frightened, because it may possibly simply as simply spoil a starship!
Now the S.C.E. staff, led via Commander Sonya Gomez, needs to discover the reality in the back of what ravaged the outpost, and wish that somebody hasn't unleashed a weapon which may spoil all of them!
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Extra info for Star Trek: The Riddled Post (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 9)
Aligned with the alien emissary, the US government is portrayed as beyond what the alien describes as the ‘petty squabbles’ and ‘childish jealousies and suspicions’ of the Earth, but, equally, as powerless in this situation. Thwarted in his attempts to meet world leaders, Klaatu decides to break free from the confines of the hospital room in which he has been placed and, masquerading as a human being, wanders among the people of the city in order to ‘become familiar with the basis of (their) strange unreasoning attitudes’.
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Steven Spielberg, 2001] is based upon? A: I’ve been forced of course by the unexpected event of the film to reconsider the story. C: How do you feel about the film? A: Let me give you two of several responses that I have to that. One is simply this . . if a short story is taken to be blown up into a blockbuster film then it’s not very likely to be faithful to the story. Why should it be? In any case there is 23 SCIENCE FICTION CINEMA always the difficulty of the translation from the written medium into film.
Star Trek: The Riddled Post (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 9) by Aaron Rosenberg