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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 Wanderer Books, it was first released in December 1982.


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

Background information

  • The collection was released in the UK in 1983 by Sparrow Books.

Cover gallery


Captain James T. Kirk
Hikaru Sulu
Pavel Chekov

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