Book Review: ‘A Ceremony of Losses’

March 2, 2021 at 1:00 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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Star Trek: The Fall: A Ceremony of Losses is the third book in The Fall crossover series of books, written by David Mack and released in October of 2013. 

I have heard many times that David Mack is one of (if not the best) Star Trek authors and that this series, The Fall, was one of the best series. So when you combine the best author with the best series, it should be a good combination….and it certainly was!

I’ve read some of Mack’s other books. I read the Destiny Trilogy, which is the epic crossover trilogy about the Borg, and it was fantastic. It wasn’t what was promised, but it was well done. I also read the first few books in his (and Dayton Ward’s) Vanguard series, which I didn’t care for. So overall, I’ve had a mixed bag with Mack.

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Book Review: ‘The Crimson Shadow’ by Una McCormack

February 16, 2021 at 1:00 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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The Crimson Shadow is the second book in the five book series The Fall which was the epic crossover event in 2013. It was written by Una McCormack and released in September of 2013.

I went into The Fall excited since I’ve heard my Star Trek Book friends rave about it. Unfortunately, I was disappointed with Revelation and Dust, and therefore was nervous about The Crimson Shadow

My fears were unfounded, however, because this is one of the Best Star Trek books I’ve ever read!

This book breaks significantly with its predecessor in that it doesn’t really focus on a main character from the shows or even on one of the ships. Rather, it focuses on Elim Garak, the minor recurring character from Deep Space Nine who is now the Ambassador from the Cardassian Union to the Federation. While he may not be a main character from the shows, his story here is incredibly compelling and will make even strangers to the books endeared to him.

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Book Review: ‘Revelation and Dust’ by David R. George III

January 26, 2021 at 1:00 am | Posted in Books, Star Trek | 1 Comment
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So far, I’ve focused my reviews on Star Wars novels. However, I’ve decided to do a slight deviation for a while to focus on reading some Star Trek novels I’ve been interested in. I’ll be returning to my reread of the Star Wars canon eventually, but a break is nice every once in a while.

Revelation and Dust is the first book in the five book crossover event Star Trek: The Fall. It was written by David R. George III and was released in August of 2013.

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Around the Web

July 26, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Timothy Zahn about his new book Thrawn: Treason.
  • StarWars.com also has a look at the artwork for Star Wars: Myths & Fables.
  • Kevin Hearne has revealed the cover for his upcoming book A Blight of Blackwings. This is the sequel to A Plague of Giants and it will be out February 4, 2020.
  • John Jackson Miller has a new book coming out this, Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War. This is a tie-in to the CBS show Star Trek: Discovery which will explain where the U.S.S. Enterprise was during season one. It’ll be out July 30th.

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Around the Web

September 28, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Trek, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 7 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, Ben Blacker, Steve Blum, Elia Bonetti, Andrea Broccardo, Mark Brooks, Joe Caramanga, Cryssy Cheung, Katie Cook, Delilah S. Dawson, Grey Delisle, Edgar Delgado, Terry Dodson, Dave Dorman, Chris Eliopoulos, John Giang, Michael Golden, Adi Granov, Greg Hildebrandt, Jody Houser, Lee Kohse, Ken Lashley, Marjorie Liu, Alex Maleev, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Jerome Opena, Joe Quinones, Livio Ramondelli, Paul Renaud, Alex Ross, R.A. Salvatore, Charles Soule, Cat Staggs, Ben Templesmith, Brian Thies, and Chrissie Zullo.
  • Can-con is October 12 to 14 in Ottawa, Canada at the Sheraton. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Hal-Con is October 26 to 28 in Halifax, NS, Canada. Star Wars guests include Delilah S. Dawson, and Chuck Wendig.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

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Around the Web

May 19, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has announced a new comic mini-series by Marvel called Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu. The new series will be out in August with writer Matt Owens and artist Denys Cowan.

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Book Review: ‘The Hall of Heroes’ by John Jackson Miller

December 13, 2016 at 6:48 pm | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | 1 Comment
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The Hall of Heroes wraps up the Star Trek: Prey trilogy by John Jackson Miller, and earns in a place on the to read shelf. If you haven’t checked this one out, be sure to give it a try. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Star Trek: Prey’ Winner

December 2, 2016 at 5:47 am | Posted in Contest, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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And the winner of our Star Trek: Prey giveaway contest is…Aaron! Congratulations! Aaron’s favorite Star Trek ship is the U.S.S. Defiant. Aaron will be getting the complete Star Trek: Prey trilogy by John Jackson Miller just in time for the holidays.

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We want to thank everyone who entered and we encourage you to go check out Star Trek: Prey. It’s a great series.

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‘Star Trek: Prey’ Giveaway

November 29, 2016 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | 20 Comments
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With the release of The Hall of Heroes today, the final novel in the Star Trek: Prey trilogy by John Jackson Miller, we’re celebrating by giving away a complete set of the trilogy! Just leave a comment below letting us know what your favorite Star Trek ship is and you’ll be entered to win. Anyone in the United States is eligible (sorry, no international shipping) and a winner will be picked this Friday. Good luck!

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New Release: ‘The Hall of Heroes’ by John Jackson Miller

November 29, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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The Hall of Heroes by John Jackson Miller is out today in paperback and wraps up the Star Trek: Prey trilogy. You can also pick up an autographed copy via John’s official shop.

Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek—an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of The Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation!

The Klingon Empire stands on the precipice. In the wake of violence from the cult known as the Unsung, paranoia threatens to break Chancellor Martok’s regime. Klingons increasingly call for a stronger hand to take control…one that Lord Korgh, master manipulator, is only too willing to offer.

But other forces are now in motion. Assisted by a wily agent, the Empire’s enemies secretly conspire to take full advantage of the situation. Aboard the USS Titan, Admiral William T. Riker realizes far more than the Federation’s alliance with the Klingons is in danger. With the Empire a wounded animal, it could either become an attacker—or a target.

Yet even as hostilities increase, Commander Worf returns to the USS Enterprise and Captain Jean-Luc Picard with a daring plan of his own. The preservation of both the Empire and the Federation alliance may hinge on an improbable savior leading a most unlikely force….

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