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Old July 23 2013, 04:44 AM   #23
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Re: TOS: Doctor's Orders by Diane Duane Review Thread (Spoilers!)

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To the best of my recollection the idea appears first in ...

and I assumed that DD picked up on it and made use of it.
That's a mistaken assumption, as you'll find out once you finish the book. Duane's books didn't often borrow ideas from other authors' books; the only example I can think of is that I think she used J.M. Dillard's security-chief character Ingrit Tomson in one book. And the books that did get referenced by other writers were usually the more impressive, well-regarded, standout novels. I don't think Timetrap was in that category.

As I recall Timetrap, the aggression-controlling drug was not something that Klingons needed to use in normal situations, but was specifically
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