The Star Trek Reader Author:James Blish 21 Novelized Episodes Based on the Exciting Television Series created by Gene Roddenberry — Traveling backward and forward in time, through ion storms, asteroid flak, and blackholes, in these novelized segments of the award-winning television series the Star Trek crew finds itself in one deliciously hair-raising dilemma after another. At the whi... more »m of an alien power, Captain Kirk is placed alone and unarmed on a tiny planet to fight a creature with the brain of a man and the body of a dinosaur. During the mating season for Vulcanites, the ever-logical Mr. Spock is uncontrollably drawn to something other than logic. A planet war is fought by computers, with the victims marching off to suicide chambers, no muss, no fuss. Then Captain Kirk shows them how it's done on earth.
In these and many more charming episodes, readers will delight as they discover, along with the crew, that life in outer space is almost as crazy as it is on earth.« less