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New and unknown galactic adventures!

Star Trek II: Short Stories is a Pocket TOS short story collection – aimed at the young adult market – written by William Rotsler. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in December 1982.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
Travel with your favorite Star Trek II characters into six new and original short stories written especially for you!
Join James T. Kirk in "The Blaze of Glory" as he struggles to avoid galactic war with the Klingon Captain Kang. In "Under Twin Moons" Lieutenant Uhura finds an unusual way to relax from starship duty. In "Wild Card" an unknown enemy threatens the very existence of the Enterprise and its crew. In "The Secret Empire" incredible creatures struggle for their freedom over slavery; while in "Intelligence Test" Chekov fights for his life. And join the entire crew in "To Wherever" – a place from which they may never return.
A treasure trove of adventure for all Star Trek fans!

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Contents Edit

The Blaze of Glory
Under Twin Moons
Wild Card
The Secret Empire
Intelligence Test
To Wherever

Background information Edit

Cover gallery Edit

Characters Edit

Captain James T. Kirk
Hikaru Sulu
Pavel Chekov

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Star Trek II: Biographies