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Captain Picard must free a planet from slavery!

Debtor's Planet is a Pocket TNG novel – #30 in the numbered series – written by W.R. Thompson. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in May 1994.

Summary

From the book jacket
When a Vulcan space probe reports that the Ferengi are advancing the people of the planet Megara from a primitive agricultural state to a sophisticated technological society, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Starship USS Enterprise-D are ordered to transport an unlikely passenger to the system, a ruthless twentieth-century businessman who is now a Federation ambassador.
The Ferengi have been changing Megaran culture, turning a hard working and honorable people into vicious xenophobic killers. But the Ferengi are only hired hands. They have hidden masters, with plans to use the Megaran people as a powerful weapon against the Federation.
Now Picard must find a way to use the talents of this new ambassador to free the Megarans. But the ambassador is hiding a deadly secret of his own – a secret that could unleash an unstoppable destructive force on the Federation.

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Background information

Characters

Jean-Luc Picard
Ralph Offenhouse
Wesley Crusher
Guinan
Alexander Rozhenko

References

Australia; Cardassian; Eugenics Wars; gold; green; Singh, Khan Noonien

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