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  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Written by: David Mack
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)
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Collateral Damage

Written by: David Mack
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
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Publisher's Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours comes an original, thrilling novel set in the universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation!

The past returns to haunt Captain Jean-Luc Picard - a crime he thought long-buried has been exposed, and he must return to Earth to answer for his role in a conspiracy that some call treason. Meanwhile, the USS Enterprise is sent to apprehend pirates who have stolen vital technology from a fragile Federation colony. But acting captain Commander Worf discovers that the pirates’ motives are not what they seem and that sometimes, standing for justice means defying the law....

©2019 David Mack (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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Ehh

Long uninteresting trial with an unrelated equally uninteresting Nasican plot. Naomi was fun though. Definitely skipable

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Pretty Good, Story felt a little dry.

The story was pretty good, but I didn't have the same "sitting on the edge of my seat" feel that I have had from other Star Trek stories I have read from David Mack.

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  • Mike
  • 2019-10-15

A Great Book to jump back into Star Trek

David Mack is one of the best writers for Star Trek books and this is no different.

I'll admit to being a little skeptical of jumping into an audiobook this far along in the timeline of Star Trek. I was worried that I couldn't understand what was going on and who the main players were now. BUT I was wrong. I did pick up this one because it was Captain Picard centric and I'm looking forward to the new series coming out in January 2020.

A lot of the characters are new but I felt like I got to know them right away. And a quite a few were ones that we had previously seen on The Next Generation (and Voyager). The plot was dependent on earlier books with a focus on Tezwa and the then Federation President but the author gives you enough information to understand the events that are happening and you can then focus on the present moment and what IS actually going on.

The narrator is also excellent - having done quite a few Star Trek books prior - so that made listening comfortable and interesting as he did plenty of modulation with his voice to distinguish between characters.

All in all this was an excellent adventure and I know feel like I can jump back into the Next Generation timeline and enjoy more books in this range as long as Simon & Shuster and Audible continue to offer them!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-10-14

My Favorite Star Trek book yet

this is a perfect st book. a great mix of everything that makes star trek great.

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  • Michel A. Hodge
  • 2019-10-29

David Mack & Robert Petkoff are great!

I have always enjoyed when Petkoff reads a MackStar Trek book! They did not disappoint in this book. Great way to know more about Picard and his crew.

Very enjoyable story.

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  • Kia A.
  • 2019-10-09

An alright story, an annoying narrative.

There's some pronouncing of star trek words that aren't the best. What's the most annoying aspect of this story is that going from chapter to chapter, it goes from 3rd person limited to first person back and forth. It's very annoying and I hope they don't do it again. I'm an hour thirty five minutes into the story I like it so far.

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  • David G Clayton
  • 2021-06-08

Great story!

Great story...Great narration! My first book with the author and narrator. Keeps you wanting more.

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  • Lance Sprockett
  • 2021-02-14

It was OK but not great.

This was the first time I’ve read a Star Trek fiction book. The story line is akin to an average episode of TNG. Once the story gets going it is enjoyable but it does take time to get there.
The narrator does a really fantastic job. The voicing of the characters is very lively and it really helps make the story “Engaging“ (pun intended)
I may come back to the story at some point but maybe not. It is worth a listen in my opinion.

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  • Jose
  • 2020-06-12

不錯

liked: Good plot and an unexpected but satisfying conclusion.

didn't like: apparently in the future morality is replaced by ambiguity. these....humaaans.

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  • Greg Reese
  • 2019-12-04

David Mack, always good

This was written by David Mack, in my humble opinion, the best Trek writer alive. It was beautifully read by Robert Petkoff. If you like Picard or TNG, you'll enjoy this book.

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  • andrew
  • 2019-11-11

loved it!

this was a great book, best of this series so far! I really liked the ending too. It was well in line of federation standards that seems lost as of late.
more like this please!!(:

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  • Sarah
  • 2023-06-04

Hits all the marks

This book read just the way an episode would have. I enjoyed it very much

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