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The Tears of the Singers - Melinda M. Snodgrass
The Tears of the Singers
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Captain Kirk and the U.S.S. Enterprise join the Klingons to avert disaster in the Taygeta V system, where a time/space warp has swallowed a spaceship without a trace. Spock suspects a link between the anomaly and the inhabitants of Taygeta, semi-aquatic creatures killed for the jewel-like tears... show more
Captain Kirk and the U.S.S. Enterprise join the Klingons to avert disaster in the Taygeta V system, where a time/space warp has swallowed a spaceship without a trace. Spock suspects a link between the anomaly and the inhabitants of Taygeta, semi-aquatic creatures killed for the jewel-like tears secreted at the moment of death. But a mutinous Klingon officer threatens the vital mission, as a desperate Kirk and Spock race to save the Taygetians, the Federation, and the entire universe.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671696542 (0671696548)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Star Trek: The Original Series 3 (#19)
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Wanderings
Wanderings rated it
3.0 Fun and fast-paced, but rather silly
When a star ship disappears in the Taygeta V system, Captain Kirk enlists the help of a prominent, but tempermental musician and two Klingon warship to help him investigate the phenomenon. The anomaly may be linked to the semi aquatic creatures who live on Taygetian. But with the restless Klingons o...
Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Bryan Thomas Schmidt rated it
5.0 The Tears of the Singers
Pretty solid and interesting entry in the TOS tie-ins early on. Fun role for Uhura with a love interest. Great use of music as power and even magic. Good interplay with Klingons. Also nice roles for all three leads--Kirk, Spock and McCoy, as well as Uhura and Scotty.
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
3.0
It is cruel to club baby seals singing aliens for their pelts jewel-like tears. Also, musicians make crappy boyfriends.
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Tears of the Singers
[These notes were made in 1984:]. By now the plot line is formulaic. Kirk and his crew must co-operate with either the Klingons or the Romulans in the presence of some universe-threatening phenomenon. An earth-person is reluctantly dragged in and learns from our heroic crew all about compassion &/...
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