Ben Sisko wrote:
I think PAD burned up the last of his Trek cred with Before Dishonor.
That and he's never been good at playing by the established novelverse rules. THe NF novels became so outrageous and comicbook like that I stopped reading after McHenry turned into Apollo's son and all of Kebron's skin fell off.
"Became so outrageous"? The first book ended with a planet turning out to be a gigantic egg for an insanely giant bird that could fly through space at warp 9. The tone of the series was set from the get-go.