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The crew of the USS Enterprise must cure a plague – and protect the Prime Directive!

The Death of Princes is a Pocket TNG novel – #44 in the numbered series – written by John Peel. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in January 1997.

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Dangerous assignments come in pairs when Captain Picard and his crew are confronted with two desperate missions on two different worlds.
On the planet Buran, newly linked to the Federation, a mysterious disease devastates the population – and turns them against the visitors from the USS Enterprise. Meanwhile, on nearby Iomides, a renegade Federation observer has disappeared, intent on violating the Prime Directive by preventing a tragic political assassination.
While Dr. Crusher struggles to find a cure for the plague ravaging Buran, Commander Will Riker leads an away team to Iomides. Their forces divided, Picard and his crew find themselves the only hope of two worlds.

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Characters Edit

Jean-Luc Picard
William T. Riker
Beverly Crusher
Deanna Troi
Geordi La Forge
Reginald Barclay
Ro Laren
Starn (β)
Maria Wallace

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Numbered novels
#45: Intellivore
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