reading an ancient prophecy that told of a son destined to
enter the celestial temple of the prophets and return home
with a lost herald, Jake Sisko is convinced that the ancient
text foretells his destiny. Entering the wormhole to rescue
his father Jake is flung across the galaxy by a power beyond
his understanding. Close to death, he is rescued by a strange
ship with an even stranger crew and joins them on a voyage
unlike any other. Jake learns that his search for the truth
will lead him to find the last thing he ever expected, and
to discoveries far beyond his wildest imaginings...
Son starts with a DS9 alien from season one, Tosk
- the hunted. However, once the story begins it soon becomes
apparent that it is going to be a long and heavy slog to get
through this book.
the moment Jake wakes up things look bad. He has been rescued
by a passing ship. The first alien he meets is a talking dog?
OK, I suspended disbelief - this is Star Trek after
all. But the next thing you know we are introduced to the
rest of the crew of the space vessel and there are far too
many to take in. Oh, and none of them are really that interesting.
pages in, and still nothing has happened. I've heard about
building a plot, but this is ridiculous.
hard going and unworthy of the Star Trek title.
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