By Octavia E. Butler
In a violent near-future, Asa Elias Doyle and her partners stumble upon an alien lifestyles shape so heinous and harmful, they exile themselves within the barren region in order to not contaminate different people. to withstand the compulsion to contaminate others is psychological suffering, nut to succumb is to relinquish humanity and unfastened will. determined, they kidnap a physician and his daughters as they move the wasteland--and endanger the area.
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S. ” Ward explains why they chose to revisit this story. S. “WITHOUT THE ENGINEERS, STARFLEET WOULD BE LOST. A. A. A. DeCandido, Dave Galanter, Greg Brodeur, Scott Ciencin, and Dan Jolley First Published: April 1, 2003 42 STAR TREK MAGAZINE da Vinci, headed up by Captain Gold, investigates how to rescue the derelict Defiant from its spacial interphase prison. But their mission involves them collaborating with the Tholians, who prove to be tricky customers. S. da Vinci have to race against the clock and come up with a solution to rescue the ship, themselves, and the delicate diplomatic relations between the Federation and the Tholians, uncovering a shocking secret that could shake the foundations of the fragile peace between the Klingons and Tholians along the way.
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