Spoilers Section 31: Control by David Mack Review Thread

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  1. Defcon

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    STAR TREK - SECTION 31

    Control
    David Mack
    March 28th 2017


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    Blurb
    From the New York Times bestselling author David Mack comes an original, thrilling Section 31 novel set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe!

    No law…no conscience…no mercy. Amoral, shrouded in secrecy, and answering to no one, Section 31 is the mysterious covert operations division of Starfleet, a rogue shadow group pledged to defend the Federation at any cost. The discovery of a two-hundred-year-old secret gives Doctor Julian Bashir his best chance yet to expose and destroy the illegal spy organization. But his foes won’t go down without a fight, and his mission to protect the Federation he loves just end up triggering its destruction. Only one thing is for certain: this time, the price of victory will be paid with Bashir’s dearest blood.

    About the Author
    David Mack is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five novels, including the Star Trek Destiny and Cold Equations trilogies. He co-developed the acclaimed Star Trek Vanguard series and its sequel, Star Trek: Seekers. His writing credits span several media, including television (for episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), film, short fiction, magazines, comic books, computer games, and live theater. He currently resides in New York City.
     
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  2. hbquikcomjamesl

    hbquikcomjamesl Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    No doubt we'll see the entrance to Section 31 HQ: a stairwell behind a false elevator door, leading to a corridor blocked by a series of four heavy metal doors, ending in an elevator disguised as a phone booth.

    Would you believe the sequel will be titled Section 31: KAOS?
    Would you believe Section 31: ZOWIE? ("Repeat after me: I am not a pleasure unit.")
     
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  3. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Waiting for the download.
     
  4. Chancellor M'rek

    Chancellor M'rek Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    We don't SHUSH HERE!
     
  5. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I can't wait to finally get this Section 31 novel and reading it at long last.:beer::bolian:
     
  6. JLP_1984

    JLP_1984 Ensign Red Shirt

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    200 year secret? So the 22nd century... Charles Tucker maybe?
     
  7. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'm so excited.
     
  8. David Mack

    David Mack Writer Commodore

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    It has been a delight watching you all guess wrong when you try to figure out who Control is, or what the story's about. Man, I hope y'all don't hate the book.
     
  9. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Can't you give us a hint?
     
  10. Idran

    Idran Commodore Premium Member

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    The book's being released in ten days, you really want him to even hint towards spoiling what's probably a big reveal when you'll know for yourself anyway in a couple weeks? :p
     
  11. flandry84

    flandry84 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Patrick Mc Goohan?
     
  12. David Mack

    David Mack Writer Commodore

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    No, he is Number 6.
     
  13. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    He is not a number! He is a free man!
     
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  14. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    At this stage, The Prisoner jokes are about as original as Get Smart jokes. :p
     
  15. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    And as original as needless puns.
     
  16. Stephen!

    Stephen! Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Or Kukalaka. An alien masquerading as a stuffed bear to spy on Bashir :) Although Kukalaka didn't necessarily survive the destruction of DS9.
     
  17. flandry84

    flandry84 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Edward Woodward then.
     
  18. Jedi Ben

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    Yay! My copy's in the post!
     
  19. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Not much hint potential here. Next you are going to speculate that Bashir is the head of 31?
     
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