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Star Trek: Seekers again

Posted on Nov 22, 2015

About a year ago I wrote a short piece about the Star Trek Seekers series. Back then I was pretty disappointed by how contrived most of the plot ended up being. Last Friday I finished the third book of the series - Long Shot - which takes place a couple of months after the events of book 2.

Perhaps it’s just the writing style of David Mack but I really enjoyed this one quite a bit again. The crew of the Sagittarius detects a weird dark energy phenomenon on a nearby planet and warps there to investigate just to end up more or less inside the event-horizon of the improbability drive from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Morphy’s Law is in full effect here.

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