Cover image.
Author: Keith R.A. DeCandido
Publisher: Pocket Books
Series: IKS Gorkon #1
Published: November 2003
Pages: 279
Year: 2376
Stardate: 53400
Reference #: ISBN 0743457145

Beginning an all-new series of Klingon adventures!


From the book jacket
These are the voyages of the Klingon Defense Force vessel I.K.S. Gorkon, part of the mighty new Chancellor class. Its mission: to explore strange new worlds...to seek out new life and new civilizations...
...and to conquer them for the greater glory of the Klingon Empire!
Newly inducted into the prestigious Order of the Bat'leth, Captain Klag, son of M'Raq, leads the crew of the Gorkon into the unexplored Kavrot Sector to find new planets on which to plant the Klingon flag. There, they discover the Children of San-Tarah, a species with a warrior culture that rivals -- and perhaps exceeds -- the Klingons' own, living on a planet that would be a great addition to the Empire. Klag could call in General Talak's fleet to bring the world under the Klingons' heel -- but the San-Tarah offer Klag a challenge he cannot refuse. The Gorkon crew and the San-Tarah will engage in several martial contests. If the Klingons lose, they will go and never trouble the planet again -- but if they are victorious, the San-Tarah will cede themselves to the Empire, and Klag will have singlehandedly conquered an entire world!
The first tale in a glorious adventure that will be remembered in song and story throughout the Empire!

Excerpts of copyrighted sources are included for review purposes only, without any intention of infringement.


Captain of the IKS Gorkon
Second officer of the IKS Gorkon
Federation Ambassador to Qo'nos
Chancellor of the Klingon High Council


Bat'leth; Battle of Klach D'Kel Brakt; Bloodwine; Boreth; Borg; Breen; Cardassia; Cardassian; Chancellor of the Klingon High Council; Changeling; Chin'toka system; D'k tahg; Dahar master; Damar; Discommendation; Dominion War; Duras, son of Ja'rod; Emperor; First Battle of Chin'toka; Gowron; Hall of Warriors; House of Duras; House of Martok; Hur'q; IKS Ning'tao; IKS Pagh; Jem'Hadar; K'Tal; Kahless (clone); Kahless the Unforgettable; Kargan; Ketha lowlands; Ketracel-white; Khitomer; Klingon; Klingon disruptor; Klingon Empire; Klingon High Council; Kor; Kri'stak volcano; Lukara; Martok (Changeling); Mek'leth; Narendra III; Order of the Bat'leth; Orias system; Qo'nos; Quinor system; Romulan; Second Battle of Chin'toka; Starfleet Academy; Starfleet Medical Academy; Sto-vo-kor; Sword of Kahless; Transporter; Ty'Gokor; United Federation of Planets; Vorta; Warp drive; William Shakespeare

Previous novel:
First novel in series
Star Trek: IKS Gorkon
Next novel:
#2: "Honor Bound"
Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.