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Old February 10 2013, 09:02 AM   #111
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Re: TOS: Allegiance in Exile by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Finished the book a couple of days ago..

At first I didn't get into it too much - the action sequences and the "archaeological" scenes dragged a bit IMO, and basically, it just couldn't compare with either of my favorite DRGIII works - the Crucible trilogy, or Serpents among the Ruins.

As the book progressed, though, I saw that this was actually a character piece, rather than an epic-scale TOS adventure. I have to say, that looked upon as such, the novel is quite good, and offers great characterizations for both Sulu and Kirk.

The addition of the (by now) much-discussed spoiler/s only added to my enjoyment.

In short - not an all-time favorite, but a great, deep TOS novel nonetheless.
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