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Gateways: Doors into Chaos by Robert…
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Left behind by a long-vanished civilisation, the mysterious portals known as the Gateways can enable spacefarers to reach the very furthest corners of the galaxy. Their discovery opens the door to a whole new era of exploration...and who knows what may be on the other side? More than 200,000 years have passed since the Iconians first created the network of interdimensional gateways across the stars. Known to those who came after them as 'the Demons of Air and Darkness', the Iconians vanished from time and space millennia ago -- or did they? Summoned to an emergency briefing at Starfleet Headquarters, Captain Jean-Luc Picard is stunned to discover that the legendary Iconians have returned at last, and are offering to sell the secrets of their long-lost technology to the Federation. To prove their sincerity, they have reactivated their dormant gateways...but the result has been conflict and chaos throughout the Alpha Quadrant. Warring Klingons and Romulans are among the hazards Picard and his crew must contend with as they seek to discover the sinister truth behind the Iconians' mysterious return.… (more)



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Kaum fängt man an zu lesen, schon ist man wieder mitten drin im Star Trek Universum. Der Krieg mit dem Delta-Quadranten ist gerade erfolgreich beendet worden, schon erscheint die nächste Gefahr für die Föderation: die Gateways der Iconians. Picard wird auf diplomatische Mission geschickt, um die Völker der Föderation zu vereinen - und Scotty erforscht, wie die Gateways funktionieren. Diana Troy erhält ihr erstes (?) Kommando, Riker mal wieder das Kommando über die Enterprise - und beide bemühen sich, die ihnen anvertrauten Schiffe heile durch das Abenteuer zu bringen. ( )
  ahzim | Oct 16, 2010 |
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