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Old May 7 2013, 02:36 AM   #1
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is q squared a good book?

I just had a quick question. After reading good star trek books like q in law,imadzi, and the destiny series I was wondering if q squared is as good a book as any of the 3 books i already read?
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Old May 7 2013, 02:39 AM   #2
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Re: is q squared a good book?

I don't think Q-Squared is as good as Q-In-Law, but it's a pretty good novel nevertheless and I'd recommend it.
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Old May 7 2013, 02:47 AM   #3
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Re: is q squared a good book?

Q-Squared is a great book.
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Old May 7 2013, 02:47 AM   #4
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Re: is q squared a good book?

I thought Q-Squared was awesome. So was Imzadi.
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Old May 7 2013, 02:49 AM   #5
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Q Squared was great when i first read it at 13, but at 32, PAD didnt really mature along with me, he's comic book writer first, novelist second.
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Old May 7 2013, 03:13 AM   #6
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I absolutely loved Q-Squared when I read it a few years back.
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Old May 7 2013, 03:36 AM   #7
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yes
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Old May 7 2013, 03:54 AM   #8
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The audiobook would have been so much more awesome if William Campbell had done the reading (or at least participated in it, like de Lancie and Majel did for Q-In-Law).
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Old May 7 2013, 04:08 AM   #9
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Q-Squared is definitely worth checking out.
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Old May 7 2013, 04:14 AM   #10
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Thanks for all your replies i actually just bought the book. An hour ago and have started reading it. So far it really good
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Old May 7 2013, 09:45 AM   #11
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The audiobook would have been so much more awesome if William Campbell had done the reading (or at least participated in it, like de Lancie and Majel did for Q-In-Law).
The first I heard of "Q-Squared" was when Peter David gave a pre-publication chapter to John de Lancie and William Campbell to read together at a ST convention. Campbell's DS9 episode, "Blood Oath" had only recently aired (March 1994) and it was a rare convention appearance by Koloth/Trelane.

The live reading was reported in the media and it seemed they would be sharing the audio duties on the forthcoming book and tape release (July 1994). When the audio eventually came out, it was de Lancie, as narrator, going solo. IIRC, Campbell had some health concerns after the convention.
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Old May 7 2013, 03:47 PM   #12
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is q squared a good book?
It's a lot of comic book-style fun. I really liked the somewhat unhinged Jack Crusher. And...
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Old May 7 2013, 05:25 PM   #13
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I loved the book. One of the few I have reread.
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Old May 7 2013, 05:59 PM   #14
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It's definitely worth reading, if not quite up to the stellar Q-In-Law.
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Old May 7 2013, 08:10 PM   #15
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The audiobook would have been so much more awesome if William Campbell had done the reading (or at least participated in it, like de Lancie and Majel did for Q-In-Law).
S&S Audioworks license didn't actually allow for what they did with Q-in-Law. It was only because of the Majel Barrett factor and not wanting to piss off Roddenberry (who was, even that close to his end, still the final word on all things Star Trek) that allowed it to go through.
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