The mystery Gateways, first encountered by Kirk in One Small
Step could be used as a method of invasion. And what of the
fragments of the alien civilisation that seem somehow connected?..
a 20 year absence the descendants of an alien race that disappeared
into one of the Gateways returns - in possession of terrifying
firepower. This serves to make matters near impossible for
Captain Keller and the crew of his ship, the USS Challenger,
as they try and maintain a fragile peace in an already unstable
sector of the Alpha Quadrant.
is a mixed bag - in turn well paced and at times slightly
lacking direction. And do people really say "Holy cripe!"
when things go wrong? Quibbles aside, the book adds to the
growing Gateway mystery and at over 300 pages offers a substantial