Emissary (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Book 1) by Rick Berman, Michael Piller, J. M. Dillard

By Rick Berman, Michael Piller, J. M. Dillard

Commander Benjamin Sisko is simply convalescing from the demise of his spouse whilst he's assigned command over the previous Cardassian, yet new Federation area station, Deep area 9. This house station is strategically situated not just due to its orbit approximately Bajor, but in addition due to its proximity to the one identified sturdy wormhole within the galaxy. After assembly the opposite Bajoran and Starfleet group of workers assigned to the station, together with a former Bajoran freedom fighter and a shapeshifter, Sisko reveals himself in that very wormhole and in the course of a metaphysical event because the alien population of the wormhole query the recommendations of time and love. Sisko, jam-packed with humanistic hubris, starts off to provide an explanation for those stories, and get to the bottom of his painful previous.

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Glen Oak appeared as a skirmish line of trees, resolved itself into a huddle of white homes, and widened to fill the windshield. The road curved again past a Sunoco station, past an old brick home, which Baedecker remembered his mother saying had once been a way station on the underground railroad, and past a white sign that read GLEN OAK—POP. 1275—SPEED ELECTRICALLY TIMED. “Nineteen fifty-six,” said Baedecker. “No, 1957. My mother’s funeral. ” “They’re buried out in the Calvary Cemetery,” said Ackroyd as if he were sharing a new fact.

Now the young man looked tired and his breathing was shallow and asthmatic. Their food arrived. ” “Lots of karma,” said Scott. He stared doubtfully at his cup and the two rolls. “You don’t even know who prepared this stuff. Who touched it. ” Baedecker sipped his coffee. ” “Mostly at the ashram or the Master’s farm. During solitude weeks I check into a little Indian hostel a few blocks from here. It has open windows and a string bed, but it’s cheap. ” Baedecker stared. “No? If it’s so cheap, where has all the money gone?

Baedecker sat up, surprised he had spoken aloud. “A phrase a writer— William Gass, I think—used to describe this part of the country. ” Ackroyd shifted uncomfortably. Baedecker realized with a start that he had made the man nervous. Ackroyd had assumed that they were two men, two solid men, and the mention of a writer did not fit. Baedecker smiled as he thought about the seminars the various services had given their test pilots prior to the first NASA interviews for the Mercury program. If you put your hands on your hips, make sure your thumbs are toward the back.

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