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The Starship Enterprise – from a whole new point of view!

Present Tense is a Pocket TOS novel – the first novel in The Janus Gate series – written by L.A. Graf. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in June 2002.


From the book jacket
The crew of the USS Enterprise is exploring the seemingly peaceful and uninhabited world of M-3107 when a bizarre and inexplicable transporter accident causes both Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy to vanish completely. Transporter records show that the two men were transported somewhere, but the ultimate destination remains a mystery.
Now in command of the Enterprise, Spock dispatches a search-and-rescue team – consisting of Security Chief Giotto, Transporter Technician John Kyle, and Chief Helmsman Hikaru Sulu – on an urgent mission to recover the missing officers.
But then the rescue team disappears as well!

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James T. Kirk
Hikaru Sulu
Pavel Chekov
Zap Sanner
John Kyle
Ed Leslie


Psi 2000 
At the end of their mission to Psi 2000, the cold start of the warp engines flings the ship and crew into a time warp.

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