It has an interesting premise: a virogen is destroying plant life throughout the Federation, leading to an ecological crisis. ISBN 0671575244 (cassette)ASIN B00005JH30 (Audible). Please try your request again later. May 1st 1998 Avenger is a Star Trek novel by William Shatner (co-written with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens), depicting the events shortly after the feature film Star Trek Generations and the previous "Shatnerverse" novel The Return. Did Sarek, his legendary father, die of natural causes--or was he murdered? This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Spock is shown in an entirely different manner than in any other book or show that I have experienced. Picards Enterprise has little true involvement within the tale giving room for a new Starfleet vessel and her crew to take a more heavy role as they assist Kirk and his bloody-knuckle approach to solving a galactic size mystery. I picture William Shatner approaching this title in the following manner: "Hey, remember when Sarek died of a debilitating illness? Christine confronts the stranger with her belief that he is actually James T. Kirk, which he does not deny, insisting that she only refer to him as "Jim," and that she reveal his real identity to no one. A "virogen" has infested several Federation worlds, disrupting the food chain, and is rapidly spreading. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. A very well told story. Plus, of course, Kirk riding to the rescue to save everyone's bacon. 1 History 1.1 Development 1.2 Imperial Period 1.3 … Captain Picard dispatches a search party to an asteroid which was nearby to the explosion of the Vulcan shuttle to determine whether Stron and his wife really died there. Ok, back to the trekkie world. Avenger (picture to be posted) Ship specifics Class Star Cruiser (5th tier ship) Faction Federation Minimum Rank Admiral Crew Compliment 1000 Turn Rate 6 Impulse Modifier 0.15 Device Slots 4 … By clicking 'Sign me up' I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Now, William Shatner brings his distinctive blend of talents as an actor, writer, director, and producer to continue the saga of Jim Kirk's second life -- and to reunite one of the greatest teams of any future century...START TREK: AVENGER.A lethal virogen, inimical to all conventional forms of planet life, threatens the entire Federation with starvation and dissolution. Third book in the Odyssey trilogy. Kirk and Spock discover that the people who assassinated Sarek are now after Spock, having infected him with a disease very similar to Bendii. With the Federation already on the brink of overpopulation, Starfleet's resources are stretched to their limit. Product details Start your review of Avenger (Star Trek: Odyssey, #3) Write a review. Her suspicions are further confirmed when she finds a plaque that the stranger had used as a tray for the tea, emblazoned with the name and number of the starship Enterprise from eighty years in the past. Once he knows she is safe, he takes a course of action by bringing the Tobias into the planet's atmosphere and successfully outmaneuvering the pirate ships. Small gripes aside, like Kirk coming back from the dead again, for like the 15th time now, the story is fairly well conceived, fast paced, and overall pretty decent Trek experience. I've read all of William Shatner's books that he's written, but my fiancé had never heard of Star Trek before so I introduced her to the books and the show! Nice finish to the first Shatner trilogy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 21, 2018. Kirk cares for her faithfully, and is in the process of building a home. Avenger opens with the Federation trying to maintain a strict quarantine to contain the spread of the virogen as the Federation's reserves run low. Tell us what you like and we'll recommend books you'll love. Some great, new characters are introduced, like Commander McDonald and her crew. The last book in the original trilogy is probably one of the most disappointing. After, Kirk returns to Teilani and Spock is given treatment to expunge the poison from his body. Pocket TOSOdyssey #3 However,the need to keep resurrecting kirk is getting tiresome, For Trekkers who love Star Trek: The Original Series, Reviewed in the United States on October 13, 1997. Digital products purchased from this site are sold by Simon & Schuster Digital Sales Inc. Don't miss our eBook deals starting at $0.99!