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Outstanding short fiction by some of Star Trek's most popular authors!

This novel is a compilation of short stories written for the science fiction magazine Amazing Stories.

Summary

From the book jacket
From 1998 to 2000, Amazing Stories, the world's oldest science fiction magazine, presented a series of original Star Trek stories written by a number of bestselling authors. Now these little-seen Star Trek adventures have been collected together for the first time, along with brand-new tales written expressly for this volume!
Among the highlights:
Proving that amazing things sometimes come in small packages, these and other slices of the vast Star Trek universe provide a replicator's worth of treats for Trekkers everywhere!

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Next Generation

"Last Words"
by A.C. Crispin, first published in Amazing Stories, Summer 1998
"Bedside Matters"
by Greg Cox, first published in Amazing Stories, Spring 2000
"On the Scent of Trouble"
by John Gregory Betancourt, first published in Amazing Stories, Summer 1998
"Life Itself Is Reason Enough"
by M. Shayne Bell, first published in Amazing Stories, Fall 1999

Voyager

"A Night at Sandrine's"
by Christine Golden, first published in Amazing Stories, Winter 1999
"When Push Comes to Shove"
by Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz, first published in Amazing Stories, Winter 1999
"The Space Vortex of Doom"
by D.W. "Prof" Smith, first published in Amazing Stories, Fall 1999

Background information

  • Although the back cover blurb states that "brand-new tales written expressly for this volume" are included, several proposed – but unpublished/unfinished – short stories for the magazine were unable to be featured as planned.

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