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Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Raise the Dawn (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Raise the Dawn (Star Trek: The Next Generation) [Kindle Edition]

David R. George III
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After the disastrous events in the Bajoran system, Captain Benjamin Sisko must confront the consequences of the recent choices he has made in his life. At the same time, the United Federation of Planets and its Khitomer Accords allies have come to the brink of war with the Typhon Pact. While factions within the Pact unsuccessfully used the recent gestures of goodwill—the opening of borders and a joint Federation-Romulan exploratory mission—to develop quantum-slipstream drive, they have not given up their goals. Employing a broad range of assets, from Romulus to Cardassia, from Ab-Tzenketh to Bajor, they embark on a dangerous new plan to acquire the technology they need to take control of the Alpha and Beta Quadrants. While UFP President Bacco and Romulan Praetor Kamemor work feverishly to reestablish peace, Captains Sisko, Jean-Luc Picard, and Ro Laren stand on the front lines of the conflict . . . even as a new danger threatens the Bajoran wormhole as it once more becomes a flashpoint of galactic history.

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David R. George III wrote the Crucible trilogy for Star Trek's 40th anniversary as well as Olympus Descending for Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Volume Three. He previously visited DS9 in the novels The 34th Rule, set during the timeframe of the series, and in Twilight, set after the finale. His other Star Trek contributions include a first season Voyager episode, "Prime Factors," and one of the Lost Era books, Serpents Among the Ruins, which hit the New York Times bestseller list. He has also written a novella for Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light.

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1.0 von 5 Sternen Enttäuschend und langweilig 10. September 2012
Von Backgenie
Dieses Buch hat mich richtig Kraft gekostet... in der Regel schaffte ich es nur mit Mühe mehr als 10 Seiten am Stück zu lesen - meistens habe ich es gelangweilt, enttäuscht oder gar verärgert aus der Hand gelegt. Kommen wir zum Positiven:

+ Die interestellare Politik wird vorangetrieben
+ Die unsägliche Handlung um Siskos Familie wird abgeschlossen
+ Die Handlung im Dominion ist interessant

dem gegenüber steht folgendes:

- ALLE Antagonisten werden als arg einfältige Extremisten dargestellt
- Die Handlungen um: Bashir-Sarina, Aufklärung des Anschlags auf DS9, Aufbau einer Ersatzstation und Siskos Trauer ziehen sich unnötig in die Länge.
- Nog und O'Brien treten lediklich kurz als verkappte Komiker auf, anstatt zur Handlung beizutragen.
- Die Wurmlocherfahrung ist langweiliger zu lesen als der "Große Gatsby" und zieht sich auf sicherlich 100 Seiten hin
- Viele Charaktere werden eingestreut und werden nicht weiter beachtet (z.B. Quark, Teinmei, Rogeiro, Nog, O'Brien, im Grunde auch Ro, Bashir u Sarina)
- Die Geschichte um Vaughn ist ärgerlich mysteriös
- Picard wird atypisch phlegmatisch dargestellt
- Der Schluss überschlägt sich etwas
- Es muss die Frage gestellt werden, in wie fern eine Raumschiffexplosion einer Phaserentladung im Wurmloch vorzuziehen ist, wenn man die Prämisse vertritt, die Wurmlochwesen nicht gefährden zu wollen.

Von den knapp 400 Seiten sind etwa 150 Seiten lesenswert, die man jedoch auch nochmal auf die Hälfte der Seiten hätte verkürzen können. Das war nun mein drittes und sicherlich letztes Buch, das ich von David R George III. gelesen habe.
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a great story. Just all the private stuff around Benjamin Sisko is terrible boring and does not add anything to the story. Additionally there is too much other sentimental nonsense around other people. Some readers might like all that flat psycho and social topics around Deep Space 9 people, others might dislike it as I do. That topics fill 1/3 of a fascinating political story around President Barco and her Romulan counterpart. It is a pitty that they come by 1/3 too short. I would recommend authors not to play psychologists. All together a very good story if you skip the useless psycho nonsense.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Big Changes in a Complex Story 12. Juli 2012
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The end of the last Typhon-Pact-volume saw DS9 in the process of destruction and Cpt. Sisko looking on the destruction of Kasidy Yates' freighter on which she and their daughter Rebecca were supposed to be.

And that's directly where this volume begins. While Sisko becomes useless for further action the fight around DS9 and Bajor goes on with the Typhon-Pact-ships being finally annihilated. Together with DS9 and the protection the station has offered Bajor and the wormhole. And all hopes the president of the Federation had to forge a new alliance with the Romulan Praetor, because the Romulan ship taking part in the fight has been part of a joined exploration-mission with the ENTERPRISE before.

A cloak-and-dagger-game starts with the intelligence-services of all nations working against each other and their diplomats trying to build or mend fences at the same time. Even the Domiona gets drawn into the political fracas and at the end the world of the ST-universe will be well and truly changed.

A lot of old acquaintances we meet here and some long story-lines find their ends here while new ones get opened up. Very good read together with its predecessor.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Nice use of Star Trek as a Cold War Tale 4. Juli 2012
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Being a historian I found that I not only enjoyed reading the story filled with some of my favorite Star Trek universe characters but that played out (along with the previous book in this series) a lovely Cold War story filled with historical parallels with our 20th and 21st Century Earth. The Typhon Pact led by the Romulans are in opposition to the Khitomer Accord allies led by the Federation. Will the detente between the two powers lead to peace or allow those who desire war an opportunity to advance their nefarious agenda. This story doesn't spend much time with Picard and the Enterprise but it is good to visit with them to see the interaction between Picard and his latest Number One in Worf. The focus really stays on Sisko and the choices he has made since returning from the care of the wormhole aliens. We get to experience great changes in the Bajoran system that will have repercussions for the future of the DS9 storytelling universe. Once again I hated to see this book come to an end because I was so caught up in the story. I can clearly hear the voices of these characters in my head as I read... which is pretty darn cool. I have some great SFX as I imagine right along to the plot. George has these characters that well written.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen Extremely well written story. 6. September 2012
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This story is a continuation of the 3 book in the Typhon Pact Series. It is a most intriguing and fascinating adventure and was fun to read.

I highly recommend this book to other Star Trek and SciFi fans because it's fun and it's hard to find good-looking stories out there.

BTW, the only reason I have given this story 4 stars and not 5 is because there have been other books I've read that were significantly more interesting. I strongly suggest the "Star Trek Vanguard" after this one. In the Typhon Pact, this book is one of the few good ones.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen A must read for star trek fans 6. August 2012
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The last thing I want to do is to ruin the plot for anyone who's interested in buying this book, so I won't say much. What I will say is that if you're a huge of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, this book is a must read along with "Plagues of Night." You'll be completely surprised and shocked at what develops in the Star Trek universe.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen One of The Best Books This Year. 27. Juli 2012
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This was a pleasant surprise. It was a book I really enjoyed. I found it to be entertaining and held my interest throughout.
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4.0 von 5 Sternen Good, Fun Read With Some Frustrating Problems 13. Juli 2012
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I'm torn between giving this book 3 and 4 stars. On one hand, the book is well written and focuses extensively and primarily on the characters of "Deep Space Nine," who have been neglected in the Star Trek literary universe for far too long. A lot of times, it hits the characterizations well and furthers them even deeper than this novel's predecessor did. On the other hand, parts of the character arcs seem silly and contrived, and not very much in keeping with the spirit of the "Deep Space Nine" television series or the book relaunch that followed it.

Three character points are particularly troubling. Although it is gratifying to see Captain Sisko's marital woes arch finally resolved in this story, the resolution makes little sense. Mr. George briefly explores the concepts of prophecy and destiny, but fails to consider that walking a different path may still lead to the same destination. The absence of the Prophets from Sisko's life also feels insignificant by the end of the book, which is contrary to the idea of the series that Sisko had a long path the travel before he fulfilled his ultimate destiny as the Emissary. Moreover, the sorrow that Sisko was to have known being away from his wife was already covered in the show's series finale, when he was forced to spend time away from his wife to live with the Prophets. To return to the arch and explore it across three novels seems redundant. Even more alarming--and for me, personally, outright enraging--is how Kira is handled in this tale. It seems the writers and editors at Simon and Schuster have run out of ideas for her character, which is a shame after they did the same with another strong female character: Kathryn Janeway. Finally, the idea of Ro Laren as Starfleet Captain is simply ludicrous. While Ro's promotion to captain was first featured in David Mack's "Seize the Fire," Mr. George wrote a number of passages in which Ro considered her less than immaculate Starfleet career. Nevertheless, neither this novel or its predecessor came close to explaining how a woman who was court martialed, later abandoned Starfleet to join Maquis renegades, and almost not readmitted into Starfleet when it integrated the Bajoran militia achieved the rank of Captain. Worf, who has served the Federation and Starfleet for far longer and much more consistently than RO Laren is still only a commander, and probably will not be given a command of his own because of the single reprimand in his file for abandoning his mission to retrieve a Cardassian operative during the Dominion War so that he could rescue his injured wife. Yet, somehow Ro Laren achieved the rank of Captain. I like her character and think they have done wonderful things with her in the literary universe, but even Sisko was only a commander when he took command of Deep Space Nine.

However, I am ultimately giving this book four stars because it handles the political intrigue surrounding the Typhon Pact and the Khitomer Accords with sophistication and style, and reunites the Deep Space Nine characters in a logical and meaningful way. Nan Bacco and Gell Kamemor are vital and alive, and Bacco in particular has been restored to the complex character we've gotten to know over several novels--a welcome break for her cartoonish headaches that Mr. Mack invented in "Seize the Fire." The gravity of the plot and the consequences for the "Star Trek" universe make this book a worthy addition to the "Typhon Pact" series, especially in light of the first three disappointing novels. (I exclude "Path of Disharmony.") Every character that returns to Bajor has a logical reason for doing so, and it's nice to see some familiar faces again. By the end of the novel, there is even some hope left for Kira, though any arch for hereon needs to be creative and significant to justify her direction in this novel.

Overall, this is an enjoyable read, and like it or hate it, it is engrossing and forever changes the shape of the "Star Trek" universe.
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