Ishmael (Star Trek, No 23) by Barbara Hambly
By Barbara Hambly
The U.S.S. firm™ is on a relaxed challenge at Starbase 12 whilst a weird and wonderful cosmic phenomenon factors a Klingon send to without notice vanish -- with Spock aboard for the experience. Spock's final message from the Klingon send is cryptic and scary. The Klingons are touring into the prior, looking for the single guy who holds the most important to the furure. in the event that they can kill that guy, the process heritage might be replaced -- and the Federation should be destroyed!
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Whoever he is, whatever he is, wherever he’s from—he isn’t on the Earth by accident. ” she repeated. ” Stemple shrugged. “I don’t know what to think. But I do know that mankind has explored most of the corners of the globe by this time, and though they’ve found some fairly strange people, they’re all human. From the Hottentots of Africa to the Laplanders to the Chinese, they all have red blood. Earth is a planet, like Mars or Venus. ” Lottie made no reply for a time, gazing down at the face of the man on the bed, seeing him for the first time as a man, not an alien being.
That had been the beginning of the nightmare. As Starbase Twelve dwindled on the rear viewscreens Kirk could see the Rapache peel out of orbit behind them, dogging them on the farthest limits of their scanners but lying between them and any Federation outpost. Kirk kept to the bridge through three consecutive watches, bullying McCoy for stimulants, checking and rechecking the position of the transport as its image flickered and shifted through the random variations of the cloud’s ion fields. Through his skin he could feel the tension of the bridge crew as they moved with unwonted quiet about their duties, keeping the Enterprise on her noncommittal course for Alpha Eridani III, and waiting.
And the Klingons had considered it worth the risk of the wrath of the Organians to protect. And whatever had been aboard that transport, it was still at large, somewhere, in the galaxy. Kirk rolled stiffly from his bunk, and began preparing to go ashore. Chapter 2 FAINT AND CLEAR, the tapping of a horse’s hooves on the damp clay of the roadbed sounded through the misty opal colors of the morning. Aaron Stemple, returning from the settlement of Olympia to Seattle, rode wrapped in his own thoughts; almost, but not quite, oblivious to the wan white beauty of the foggy morning.