Here There Be Dragons (Star Trek The Next Generation, No 28)
Here There Be Dragons - Star Trek The Next Generation, No 28 Author:John Peel When captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise? receive news of a human planet hidden in the center of an immense stellar cloud, they immediately investigate. — Penetrating the cloud, the Starship crew is shocked to discover a world of knights and serfs lifted right out of Earth's Middle Ages. Ruthlessly exploiting the planet ... more »is a ring of interstellar trophy hunters preying on the immense, native dragon-lizards twenty-feet tall and armored like tanks.
Beaming down, an away team soon becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue and murder. Taken prisoner, Picard, Riker, Data and Ro must somehow escape and stop the hunters or face destruction from the hunters' weapon, based on an advanced technology capable of utterly annihilating the Starship Enterprise?.« less
A shallow but nice little story that has little to do with "dragons" and more to do with a village moved millennia ago by an ancient race, perhaps the ones who seeded planets throughout the galaxy. It's a typical shallow time-killer ST story that is just ok.