Star Trek III The Search for Spock Author:Vonda N. McIntyre Spock is dead. Aboard the crippled Enterprise his longtime friends and colleagues have gathered for a wake following Spock's solemn funeral and space burial. But the plentiful alcohol does little to assuage the grief, and the conversation sputters and dies in the memories of the last few days. — It had been a furious battle -- and an important on... more »e. For the highly secret Genesis Project, which had developed a process had developed a process for creating matter anew, had fallen into the vengeful hands of Khan Singh. And Singh intended to turn the powerful life-giving force of the Genesis "torpedo" into the ultimate weapon of destruction. When it detonated, Spock, to no one's surprise, had sacrificed his life to save his crew.
In the Mutara sector, the powerful Genesis explosion has formed a bright new world from the dead gases of the nebula. The science ship Grissom, assigned to explore it, makes its tentative approach. As Captain J.T. Esteban swings the ship into orbit, the beautiful Lt. Saavik, Spock's protege, scans the surface. It is her Vulcan side -- the cool demeanor, the superbly analytical intelligence -- that has made her a willing volunteer for this mission. It is the Romulan part of her, however, that has let her fall in love with David Marcus, Kirk's son, who stands now at her side. David, a biologist who had had a vital role in the development of Genesis, watches the readings with growing concern. Something is happening down there, something terribly strange...
On Earth, an unexpected visit from Spock's father, Ambassador Sarek, convinces Admiral James Kirk he has unfinished business in the off-limits Mutara sector. But his request to make the trip has run into a bureaucratic stone wall. If he's to return to Genesis, he realizes, he'll have to break every rule in the book to get there. Secretly, he assembles the loyal crew he's known and trusted for so many years -- for a forbidden mission sure to be the most perilous they'll ever undertake.
Written by Hugo- and Nebula-winning author, Vonda N. McIntyre, based on the exciting new movie, here is the consummate Star Trek adventure...for never before has so much been at stake.« less