Vornholt, John. A time to be born.VORNHOLT, John. A time to be born. 284p. 0-7434-6765-5. A time to die. 296p. 0-74346766-3. (StarTrek.) Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
U.S. publishing company. It was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon (1899–1960) and M. Lincoln Schuster (1897–1970), whose initial project, the original crossword-puzzle book, was a best-seller. , Pocket Books. c2004. $6.99 each. JSA JSA - Japanese Standards Association.
These are the first volumes of a projected nine-book series about the adventures of Captain Picard and the Enterprise that take place between the events of the two movies, Star Trek Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled due to vandalism. : Insurrection and Star Trek: Nemesis. In A Time To Be Born, the Enterprise, while on a routine mission to recover bodies from a huge battle in the Dominion War In the fictional Star Trek universe, the Dominion War is a war between the Dominion and the Alpha Quadrant alliance of the United Federation of Planets, Klingon Empire, and later, the Romulan Star Empire. The final two seasons of the series focused extensively on this war. , discovers a shape-shifting ship that is methodically mimicking and destroying Federation ships. After Picard attempts to destroy this dangerous adversary, a Star Fleet ship gets destroyed and Picard is called back to Star Fleet Headquarters to face an investigation of the incident. In the background of this tale is Wesley Crusher's initiation as a Traveler. However, as part of the initiation, Wesley sees the destruction of the Enterprise in the Pool of Prophesy proph·e·sy
v. proph·e·sied , proph·e·sy·ing , proph·e·sies
1. To reveal by divine inspiration.
2. To predict with certainty as if by divine inspiration. See Synonyms at foretell. .
A Time to Die concludes the two-book adventure begun in A Time To Be Born. In this installment, Captain Picard must somehow clear himself of a charge of wrongdoing wrong·do·er
One who does wrong, especially morally or ethically.
wrongdo that resulted in the destruction of another Star Fleet ship. In order to do this, he must find and destroy the shape-shifting entity. He is helped in this quest by the extraordinary powers of Wesley, who has just been initiated as a Traveler. The plot is a bit complicated but Captain Picard eventually triumphs and is able to destroy the predatory entity. (Note: Also see A Time to Sow A Time to Sow is a 2004 novel by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore set in the fictional universe of . It is the 3rd in the series "A time to..." novels, depicting the events that took place before . reviewed below.)
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