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The missing chapter in Star Trek history – revealed at last!

The Lost Years is a Pocket TOS novel – the first novel in the Lost Years series – written by J.M. Dillard. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in hardback in September 1989.

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After the end of the Enterprise's five-year mission, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and Dr. McCoy struggle to establish new lives apart from each other and the starship. The newly-promoted Admiral Kirk is placed in charge of a specially-created Starfleet division and attempts to defuse a critical hostage situation; Mr. Spock, who, in the midst of a teaching assignment on Vulcan, finds the one thing he least expected; and Dr. McCoy, whose unerring instinct for trouble lands him smack in the middle of an incident that could trigger an interstellar bloodbath.

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James T. Kirk
Leonard McCoy
Kevin Riley

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First novel in series Lost Years  A Flag Full of Stars
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