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Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages (Star Trek: The Original Series) (Englisch) Taschenbuch – 19. Dezember 2006

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Ael t'Rlailiiu is a noble and dangerous Romulan commander. But when the Romulans kidnap Vulcans to genetically harness their psionic power, Ael decides on treason. Captain James T. Kirk, her old enemy, joins her in a secret pact to destroy the research laboratory and free the captive Vulcans. When the Romulans discover their plan, the Neutral Zone seethes with schemes and counter-schemes, sabotage, and war. Along the way, the long-hidden secret history of the Romulan people - the Rihannsu - is revealed, back to the tragic schism that sundered the people of Mr Spock's home planet, Vulcan, thousands of years ago. Coinciding with the release of the new Rihannsu novel, THE EMPTY CHAIR, these novels combine thought-provoking political intrigue, military action, intense characterization, and brisk pace. Originally published as four separate books - MY ENEMY, MY ALLY; THE ROMULAN WAY; SWORDHUNT and HONOR BLADE - this collection is an excellent way for longtime readers to revisit some of the all-time bestselling classics of Star Trek fiction, and an opportunity to introduce a new generation of readers to these rich and remarkable stories.

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Diane Duane is the author of The Door Into Fire, which was nominated for the World Science Fiction Society’s John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction/fantasy writer two years in a row. Duane has also published more than thirty novels, numerous short stories, and various comics and computer games, several of which appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. She is best known for her continuing Young Wizards series of young adult fantasy novels about the New York–based teenage wizards Nita Callahan and Kit Rodriguez. The 1983 novel So You Want to Be a Wizard and its six sequels have been published in seven other languages, and are now routinely cited by librarians all over the US as “the books to read when you run out of Harry Potter.”

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Für Liebhaber der Romulaner ein muss aber auch für die anderen Trekker. Kann ich auf jeden fall weiter empfehlen. Ich liebe diese Buch, Einfach Spitze
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Sehr erstaunt öffnete ich das Buch und stellte fest dass es sich um ein ziemlich abgegriffenes Mängelexemplar aus der "Harris Country Public Library" aus "Houston, Texas" handelte. Ich weiss nicht wie das in den Staaten ist, aber hierzulande werden solche Bücher für einen Apfel und ein Ei verkauft, wenn Sie die max. Laufzeit überschritten haben. Dafür war das Buch eindeutig zu teuer.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen An excellent Trek novel 21. Dezember 2006
Von Valerie Estelle Frankel, author - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
Format: Taschenbuch
Fed up with dull Star Trek novels? here's something far better. Journey through time to the founding of the Romulan Empire, with a people devoted to passion over reason, elemental powers, and an unutterably complex form of honor. Noted fantasy author Diane Duane has written a series unlike any others. Along with Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and other friends, this book features Ael, a Romulan traitor who values her personal honor over the empire, the crystal spider and Hamalki physicist K's't'lk, and other brilliantly original characters. A great series for any Star Trek fan, definitely not to be missed.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Still love it, 3 years after I read it! 16. Januar 2011
Von Marianne M. - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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This was the first Star Trek book(s) I ever read! I wasn't even much into the Trek franchise, even though I was a major Sci Fi fan. This changed everything for me! The story of Ael & the Romulans/Rihannsu is simply EXTREMELY GOOD (oh my god, it's great!) To be fair, I like the 2 first best, simply because they delve into Rihannsu culture, emotionalism, religious beliefs, language and honor, while the latter 3 contain too many space battles for my liking... but they are all worth reading. I only wish they'd make a hardcover omnibus containing all 5 novels, not just the first 4. (Hardcover, because you will want to re-read them a lot.) As a result of these books, I tend to side more with the Romulans in the canon series/movies, than the Federation;-)

Bear in mind that the first books were written BEFORE NextGen, so there will be canonical differences, although Diane Duane has corrected some in the omnibus, compared to the original/individual novels. But IMO this is the way they should have developed the Rihannsu, errr Romulans. The concept became so popular that fans even went so far as to lobby for the books to be considered canonical. Unfortunately Roddenberry refused, and banned the development of Rihannsu culture/language from later books, though some hinted at it even when it was banned (Diane Carey.) The ban was lifted in the 2000s. And in new books, you will find a lot of references to Diane Duanes original Rihannsu culture/language. Just goes to show just how good Diane Duane is; new trek writers still base their culture on her Rihannsu series 25 years later. Most notably: Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin & David R. George III. - be sure to check out their books if you like the Rihannsu concept;-)
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5.0 von 5 Sternen Ri'hannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages (Star Trek) 13. Mai 2007
Von J. Avalon - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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Diane Duane is simply the best writer in the Star Trek universe. Every novel she has written has been exciting, engrossing, and entertaining. With her, you gain a keen insight into the minds and histories of all aspects of our favorite Universe - the crew of the Enterprise, the other members of the Federation, the Vulcans, and in this series, the Ri'hannsu (Romulans). One should read everything she writes; you won't be able to put them down. She makes it very real, and she has the skill to make readers believe that they are there. She is exacting in her research (she accurately conforms to the ST series) and science, physicists will appreciate her details, but she makes it understandable to the scientifically challanged. She is also a brilliant psychologist and political analyst. She can even make her villians likeable and well-rounded. Her books are better than chocolate.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen The BEST of the BEST!!!!! 13. August 2012
Von Austin114 - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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This is actually FOUR novels in one: "My Enemy, My Ally", "The Romulan Way", "Swordhunt" & "Honor Blade".

You will need one other novel, "The Empty Chair", to complete the Diane Duane Rihannsu saga.

"My Enemy, My Ally" is, quite simply, one of the BEST "Star Trek: TOS" novels I have ever read. Only other classics such as "The Entropy Effect" come close to matching it. Suffice it to say that the Romulan Empire brews up such trouble, such monstrous tactics, that one of their own Commander-Generals chooses to team up with Kirk and teach them a lesson. And this woman is the AUNT of the lady commander Kirk stole a cloaking device from! What follows is an action-oriented tale of such magnitude that I thought there would be no possible way to follow it up.

I also loved "The Wounded Sky" but frankly feel that I missed 40% of it due to lack of education! Diane Duane has a unique style of writing that - quite frankly - is sometimes over the average reader's head, especially mine! Fortunately I'm no longer a teenager and Kindles now have dictionaries that define words at the touch of a finger!

"The Romulan Way" is by far, a much slower tale that takes its time gradually climbing uphill before dropping abruptly once again down the furiously speeding roller coaster it becomes. It contains a well thought out, detailed history of the Romulan Empire, dating back to the time when Vulcans left Vulcan to become "Rihannsu" warriors. Interspersed within this narrative is a description of the life of Arr'hae, a deep cover Starfleet operative living as "head of slaves" in a Romulan household. It appears to have nothing to do with "Enterprise" and crew at all until a familiar face shows up... somehow landing himself on ch'Rihan (Romulus).

Suffice it to say Diane Duane recognizes the potential springboard to a larger story (trilogy, actually) when she sees one! "Swordhunt" is the next in the series, followed by "Honorblade". All four books are available in this one Kindle download for a very reasonable price... if you don't believe me check the bookstores!

My only concern was the unexpected cliffhanger at the end of "Honorblade", which lasted only as long as it took me to find "The Empty Chair"... another Kindle download that concludes the series. Romulus and the Romulans are often portrayed much differently in television and the movies, but you'll be literally drawn into another alien culture by Diane's work. For me, she is unequaled in memorable Trek stories. Too many authors have taken the opportunity to write Trek lightly, and she most certainly does not.

Be warned... buy these books if you like to READ.

If you're a skimmer, or someone who can't handle an entire novel setting up the following trilogy (as "The Romulan Way" does), then you'll most certainly be bored by these books. For those of us who really like to immerse ourselves in Tolkien-style, well thought out fiction, this kind of series is all too rare.

"The Wounded Sky" also shines and has its moments, but Duane is by far at her best with "My Enemy, My Ally" and completely at home with her Rihannsu friends.
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5.0 von 5 Sternen The Better Romulans 1. April 2007
Von Busi Alessandro - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
Format: Taschenbuch
Very well wrtitten and with good plots, it's the book all the Romulans loving people should read.
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