Book Reviews of The Ashes of Eden (Star Trek)

The Ashes of Eden (Star Trek)
The Ashes of Eden - Star Trek
Author: Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Judith Reeves-Stevens, William Shatner
ISBN-13: 9780671520366
ISBN-10: 0671520369
Publication Date: 3/1/1996
Pages: 309
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Star Trek
Book Type: Paperback
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A great read for Star Trek fans, especially if you like William Shatner's writing.
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For almost three decades, William Shanter has portrayed Star Trek's most dynamic hero - Captain Jampes Tiberius Kirk, gallant commander of the legendary Starship Enterprise and her crew. Now William Shatner brings his unique blend of talents as actor, writer, director, and producer, to tell the story only he can, of Captain Kirk's greatest adventure....

The time: six months prior to the launch of the U.S.S. Enterprise 1701-B and the tragic loss of Captain James T Kirk in deep space. The place: Earth, where the galazy's most renowned hero must now face the specter of retirement and a alife devoid of challenge and excitement.

But in the apparent twilight of his career, Kirk's path takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious young woman offers him an irresistible adventure - a perilous voyage to an uncharted planet where he will confront the ultimate threat to the fragile peace between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, and the ultimate temptation-a change to recapture his youth.
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Shatner (or his ghostwriter) has crafted a story about an aging Captain Kirk (the time period falls after the last original-cast ST movie as the Federation and the Klingon Empire are beginning to move cautiously to detente) who grabs at what appears to be a chance for eternal youth on a planet that turns out to have a horrendous secret. While it's interesting to see a genre book that attempts to take the established character into new psychological / emotional territory, it's really difficult to believe Kirk wouldn't have immediately seen through the ruse at the base of the story.
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The time: six months prior to the launch of the U.S.S. Enterprise 1701-B and the tragic loss of Captain James T. Kirk in deep space. The place: Earth, where the galaxy's most renowned hero must now face the specter of retirement and a life devoid of challenge and excitement.

But in the apparent twilight of his career, Kirk's path takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious young woman offers him an irresistible adventure--a perilous voyage to an uncharted planet where he will confront the ultimate threat to the fragile peace between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, and the ultimate temptation--a chance to recapture his youth.
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The time six months prior to the launch of the USS Enterprise 1701-B and the tragic loss of Captain James T. Kirk in deep space.
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For me this is one of the best Star Trek books. It could have been the seventh movie. It captures the feelings of age, friendship, new challenges.
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Kirk wants to feel young again and a lady makes him feel that way.
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A good Kirk story with some interesting "life" questions.
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This is a great graphic adaptation of the same title. Art work is very well done. It brings about a strong emotion for you if you are into Star Trek. It did that for me. This should have been Star Trek 7