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Captain Kirk must confront the ghosts of his past to prevent a catastrophic war!

The Cry of the Onlies is a Pocket TOS novel – #46 in the numbered series – written by Judy Klass. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in October 1989.


From the book jacket
Boaco Six, a once-tranquil Federation colony, is now caught up in the throes of revolution. The Enterprise's mission is to re-establish contact with the planet, and determine whether or not formal ties between the Federation and Boaco Six should be strengthened.
Negotiations between Captain Kirk and the planet's ruling Council of Youngers proceed smoothly, until the atmosphere of goodwill is shattered by the sudden destruction of a Boacan ship, at the hands of an experimental Starfleet vessel!
In order to prevent full-scale war from breaking out, the Enterprise must recapture the stolen Starfleet vessel and its abductors, a mission that will require the aid of the galaxy's most reclusive genius, and bring Captain Kirk face-to-face with the long-buried secrets of his past.

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Memorable quotes

"We have been ripped up!"

- Tamara Angel and Kirk

Background information


James T. Kirk
Leonard McCoy
Montgomery Scott
Pavel Chekov
Hikaru Sulu


Broaco VI

External links

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Numbered novels
#47: The Kobayashi Maru
Web of the Romulans (#27) Titan Books release order  Dreadnought! (#28)
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