But the mysterious windows prove to be more than they seem when Kirk, Chekov, and two security guards enter them and disappear. Price New from … Kirk gets into trouble and Spock comes to the rescue. Windows on a Lost World is a Pocket TOS novel – #65 in the numbered series – written by V.E. Reviewed in the United States on November 7, 2000. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. (not yet rated) Reviewed in the United States on January 16, 2016. While it was fun, it felt a little younger than The Original Series usually did with the elements and events leaning more towards fantasy or science fantasy than the usual TOS sci-fi. But the windows prove dangerous when Kirk and Chekov enter them, and disappear. Well this was a struggle....I had picked this off the bookshelf just as a bit of light reading before moving onto something maybe a bit more substantial...a kind of stop gap bit of reading I have to say however that this took more of an effort to read than I had thought. ISBN: Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Published: Paperback - June 1993. Did you set an extremely ambitious Reading Challenge goal back in January? Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Contending with wrenching memories of their painful breakup as well as with bloodthirsty killers, he and his friends struggle to save yet another world. McCoy, who was traumatized by his experiences on Ssan during its last civil war, finds other old wounds reopened when a civilian diplomatic team assigned to the mission turns out to include his now-remarried ex-wife. The archaeological team and landing parties beam down and almost immediately the world feels "wrong" but no one can explain why. Incredibly complex premise, very illogical, reckless, and unreasonable actions by Enterprise officers on a planet with mysterious forces and artifacts, and then...and then. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Exploring strange devices that appear to be windows on an uninhabited planet, Kirk, Chekov, and an archaeological team enter the mysterious portals--and immediately vanish. That's right, you become a giant crustacean, complete with pincers, carapace and claws. Series: The Original Series No. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Please try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Publication information I don't like giving up on books, and I really wanted to know what happened to Chekov, but I just couldn't bare myself to finish it. New York : Simon & Schuster Audioworks, ℗1993. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. Then they go through the window and turn into crabs. While exploring the ruins of an ancient civilization on the uninhabited planet of Careta IV, the crew of the Enterprise discovers windows to a strange alien environment. I had hoped for an interesting archeological book, when I picked this Star Trek novel up. 275 Now Spock must locate his missing comrades and solve the window's ancient mysteries before his captain and crewmates are lost forever... Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. But their technology (hundreds of millenia ago) was greater than anything the Federation has ever seen before! I don't think I even got half way through with this book before I completely gave up on it, which is sad. Reviewed in the United States on November 7, 2000. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Windows on a Lost World (Star Trek, Book 65), See all details for Windows on a Lost World (Star Trek, Book 65), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. (tell me how do you pronounce and exclamation point?) The bestselling Star Trek juggernaut rolls on with the 10th hardcover based on the phenomenally popular TV series and its spinoffs, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine . Making it more realistic than some books. To me, this book felt more of a fantasy than a science fiction novel. McCoy and his longtime comrades (Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock et al.) This is one of my favourite Star Trek novels and one I would definitely read again. It's not something I'm likely to listen to again, but it is an interesting story to read once. There is something appealingly basic about Victoria Mitchell's second contribution to the Pocket Books series of Star Trek novels. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. The archaeological investigations of Spock are also written, although others may find them to be lacking in events and with too much time on descriptions. They do however discover something buried or more accurately hidden and screened, a few days later a device is uncovered and the mystery of what it does, why it was hidden and who hid it needs to be answered. The archaeological team and landing parties beam down and almost immediately the world feels "wrong" but no one can explain why. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. .our heroes are transformed into giant crablike, carnivorous, lower-brain controlled, xenophobic monsters: the form of an extinct brutal, murderous race from the planet's past. Now, while the two struggle to survive, Spock struggles to unravel the mystery--while figh. 2 hours and 49 minutes The Enterprise is assigned to ferry and assist an archaeological project within the Dulciphar star cluster and more specifically the world Careta IV where ruins had been observed which may hold the key to why this are of the galaxy has so many dead cultures and worlds. http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/28140785#PublicationEvent\/new_york_simon_&_schuster_audioworks_1993>. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. .our heroes are transformed into giant crablike, carnivorous, lower-brain controlled, xenophobic monsters: the form of an extinct brutal, murderous race from the planet's past. 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