Spoilers Coda: Book 1: Moments Asunder by Dayton Ward Review Thread

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Rate Coda: Book 1: Moments Asunder

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  1. Restless Spirit

    Restless Spirit Wandering the Mortal Realm Moderator

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    Blurb:
    The crews of Jean-Luc Picard, Benjamin Sisko, Ezri Dax, and William Riker unite to prevent a cosmic-level apocalypse—only to find that some fates really are inevitable.

    STARFLEET’S FINEST FACES A CHALLENGE UNLIKE ANY OTHER

    TOMORROW IS DOOMED
    Time is coming apart. Countless alternate and parallel realities are under attack, weakening and collapsing from relentless onslaught. If left unchecked, the universe faces an unstoppable descent toward entropy.

    WANDERER, ORACLE, ALLY
    Scarred and broken after decades spent tracking this escalating temporal disaster, while battling the nameless enemy responsible for it, an old friend seeks assistance from Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise. The apocalypse may originate from their future, but might the cause lie in their past?

    EVERYTHING THAT WILL BE
    Identifying their adversary is but the first step toward defeating them, but early triumphs come with dreadful costs. What will the price be to achieve final victory, and how will that success be measured in futures as yet undefined?

    About the Author:
    Dayton Ward is the New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of nearly forty novels and novellas, often working with his best friend, Kevin Dilmore. His short fiction has appeared in more than twenty anthologies, and he’s written for magazines such as NCO Journal, Kansas City Voices, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Star Trek, and Star Trek Communicator, as well as the websites Tor.com, StarTrek.com, and Syfy.com. A native of Tampa, Florida, he currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and two daughters. Visit him on the web at DaytonWard.com.

    https://www.simonandschuster.com/bo...s-Asunder/Dayton-Ward/Star-Trek/9781982158521

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    Here it is, everyone, the event we've all been waiting for: the beginning of the end... of the beginning?

    We have a sighting of this book in stores, so it must be time for a review thread! If I said I was looking forward to this series, it would be an understatement. I realized a little while ago that I wasn't *quite* up-to-date with my 24th century reading, but that has now been rectified, so I'm ready to move this book to the top of my pile as soon as I can manage to get my hands on it!
     
  2. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I’m thrilled to get started on this, but it’s also very sad. For me, it’s the real end of the story that I’ve been following for around 30 years.

    Also I’ve never read one of these big Treklit events as they came out and completely spoiler free. Destiny, Cold Equations, Typhon Pact, and The Fall I all got spoiled about the main plot revelation before I got around to reading them.
     
  3. Markonian

    Markonian Fleet Admiral Moderator

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    Aw, saw this thread and thought the book was out. Amazon tells me it's another three days to wait.

    The last hurray of Treklit.
    Star Trek is dead, long live Star Trek. :rommie:

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    ....
    :wah:
     
  4. F. King Daniel

    F. King Daniel Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    IT'S HAPPENING
     
  5. DarrenTR1970

    DarrenTR1970 Captain Captain

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    Well it's almost 2:30am here on the West Coast and I just finished.

    I think this is the first book in a long time where once I've started I couldn't put it down.

    I'm going to withhold voting until the other two novels are out, but it's off to a promising start.

    I kinda have an idea where this might be going based on the events so far; however, with two more books to go, Mr. Ward might have a curve ball or two up his sleeve.

    Also, without spoiling anything, I did not see that one coming; and this early in the triology.
     
  6. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    @DarrenTR1970, congrats on being the first I know to finish it my friend!
     
  7. Enterpriserules

    Enterpriserules Commodore Commodore

    Have mine, will be reading it this week to be ready to talk to Dayton on Literary Treks!
     
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  8. Josh Kelton

    Josh Kelton Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Does Coda tie into Picard?
     
  9. DarrenTR1970

    DarrenTR1970 Captain Captain

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    A reference to the Romulans going silent and beginning to look for habitable worlds outside the borders of their empire/Beta Quadrant. (If that counts.)
     
  10. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    It’s everyone’s understanding that Coda will make the following sequence make logical sense as a continuous storyline…

    Nemesis…Destiny…Cold Equations…Coda…Last Best Hope…Picard
     
  11. Jarvisimo

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  12. David Mack

    David Mack Writer Rear Admiral

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    I don't recall ever saying that. In fact, I'm sure I didn't.
     
  13. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Admiral Admiral

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    So, not exactly Picard but just the disaster in general maybe.
     
  14. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    :vulcan::rofl:
     
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  15. mastadge

    mastadge Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    I'm super duper debating whether to buy these and hold off on reading them for a couple years before I've read more of the LitVerse, or whether to just read them now while they're fresh and then bounce around the LitVerse and fill in the history as my whims take me.
     
  16. Ronald Held

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    Looking forward to my download Tuesday and starting it.
     
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  17. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Commodore Commodore

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    I admit to hoping that the Novelverse will be an alternate timeline and not change into the canonverse.

    But I'm okay either way.
     
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  18. DEWLine

    DEWLine Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I would argue there's still room for both, but...

    *sigh and shrug*
     
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  19. Danlav05

    Danlav05 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    it's a multiverse. Room for all!
     
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  20. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I preordered this book it will take awhile to get it.