By Christie Golden
There's extra to Starfleet than exploring unusual new worlds. whilst critical technical information is needed, Starfleet sends in an S.C.E. staff, akin to the single stationed aboard the U.S.S. da Vinci. This topflight assemblage of engineers and technical experts is a mix of terribly gifted people and unique extraterrestrial beings, together with P8 Blue, an insectlike alien who focuses on interpreting structural structures, and a unmarried, unpaired Bynar, exact between his species. less than the command of Captain David Gold, the team of the da Vinci takes at the down-and-dirty, hands-on jobs that simply they could handle.
An alien starship of unknown foundation has crashed right into a planet inhabited by way of a wide and populous civilization. followed by means of Geordi l. a. Forge, briefly on personal loan from the Starship Enterprise™, the S.C.E. investigates the mysterious vessel, basically to find that the send was once no longer approximately as broken because it first appeared. Now the berserk send, which turns out to own its personal existence and intelligence, is on a rampage around the floor of the planet, and Captain Gold and his workforce face the impressive problem of attempting to cease a starship long gone insane!
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Anyway she was bulimic—but she hasn’t had to purge since then. ” “But I don’t think I was abused. ” “At first, yes. It was only later that it all came out. It’ll come out for you, too. ” “I don’t know. I don’t think this happened. And—and—I mean, come on. Incest—sexual abuse. That’s the stuff of tabloids, no? ” “You’re so wrong, it’s staggering,” said Gurdjieff sharply “And it’s not just you—it’s society in general. You know, in the nineteen-eighties, when we really started talking about sexual abuse and incest, the topic did get a great deal of exposure.
It had come as a complete shock. They’d been living together for about a year, sharing an apartment in St. Jamestown with a few hundred cockroaches. Kyle was in the second year of his master’s in computer science; Heather was just starting her master’s in psychology. They were in love—no doubt—and had talked about building a life together. But Kyle and Heather both knew they should each go somewhere other than U of T for their doctorates. Not that U of T wasn’t a fine place for grad school; indeed, if it really did have any claim to that “Harvard of the North” label, it was because of its graduate studies.
But how often did she mention them? A passing reference here, a brief aside there—and then moving on quickly before it got too unpleasant, to Maslow’s drive for self-actualization, to Adler’s introverts and extroverts, to Skinner’s operant conditioning. “Perhaps,” she said. “Maybe you’re right,” said Gurdjieff, apparently willing to concede a little if Heather was also willing to do so. ” Heather felt it hitting home again. “Of course. ” “It’s natural that you don’t remember it,” said Gurdjieff.