Ghost Walker Star Trek novel Author:Barbara Hambly For James T. Kirk and his crew, the touble began with a routine mission: the Enterprise brought a scientific team to Elcidar Beta Three, or Midgwis, a peaceful, beautiful planet . . . on the brink of disaster. — The people of Midgwis had always lived in absolute harmony, resulting in the depletion of the planet's resources by their steadily grow... more »ing population. In addtion, their planet is located on the edge of Klingon space and encounters with that race had made them leery of all "offworlders". In spite of their suspicions and hatred of techology, Jim Kirk and his crew have come to deliver help.
There is opposition to the new comers and the most dangerous of them is known as the Ghost Walker. When the Enterprise takes off after leaving the researchers on Midgwis, Kirk has no idea he has taken aboard the Ghost Walker. She has conceived a plan to vent her fury - to protect her people against any technological salvation the Federation could offer - and there seemed nothing anyone could do to stop her and her incredible power.« less