This week, when a student orders the seizure salad during a holodeck simulation, the teacher blames Cadet Beverly Howard’s best friend. But before she clears her roomie’s name, it’s always important to sit down to a nice meal first. Exactly how much of a poindexter is Beverly? Does Data earn that cover appearance? And does this book have the most badly botched meet cute of all time? All this and more in Loyalties, the book where the robot saves Dr. Wily!
This week, when Voyager meets a peaceful people whose sun seems to be prematurely dying, Chakotay gets a bad case of the Prime Directive blues. But when a violent empire turns out to be behind the star’s rapid aging plus a few other atrocities, Janeway takes the kid gloves off. Can Ensign Kim figure out the identity of the Masked Singer? Can Tom Paris pass sensitivity training? And is there a way home inside the Sun-Eater? All this and more in The Murdered Sun, the book that’s a riddle inside a mystery inside an enigma inside a gravity well.
This week, when Nog peeks at a starmap containing a secret, the ship’s captain brushes it off as the folly of youth. But his crew demands tougher justice, taking the boys on a ride that may not come with a return ticket. Why does the computer have a feminine voice? Where the heck is the Lost Quadrant? And is being the leader of the Rom Defense Squad going to become a full-time gig for me? All this and more in Gypsy World, or, D.S.9.: The Search for Eden.
This week, the Supreme Ruler of Jibet flees an uprising, but misses a few million snoozes on his alarm. Eight hundred years later, his missing Uhaul has been found, and now the entire Alpha Quadrant is stopping by to rubberneck—and get in on the storage wars. What qualities get an ensign picked for Defiant duty? What does the officers’ handbook say about swearing? And can Smith and Rusch make alien fetch happen? All this and more in The Long Night, the book that—BAH GAWD! THAT’S JAKE SISKO’S MUSIC!