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Ghost of a Chance is a Pocket VOY novel – #7 in the numbered series – written by Mark A. Garland and Charles G. McGraw. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in April 1996.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
Badly damaged by a close encounter with a dwarf star, the USS Voyager discovers a world being torn apart by awesome volcanic stresses. The primitive inhabitants of Drenar Four face extinction unless the Starship Voyager intervenes – something the Prime Directive forbids.
Captain Janeway's dilemma is complicated by the arrival of another starship. The Televek offer aid to both Voyager and the endangered planet, but their offer may be too good to be true. Strange, ghostly visions trouble Janeway and her crew, warning them of danger to come.
Caught between uncertain allies and the threat of global catastrophe, Janeway learns that the spectral warnings are very real…

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Background information Edit

  • This is the first Star Trek novel by Garland, and the only by McGraw.

Characters Edit

Kathryn Janeway
Tom Paris
B'Elanna Torres
Harry Kim
The Doctor

External link Edit

Previous novel: Series Next novel:
#6: The Murdered Sun Pocket VOY
Numbered novels
#8: Cybersong
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