Spoilers TOS: Allegiance in Exile by DRGIII Review Thread

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Sho, Jan 21, 2013.


Rate Allegiance in Exile.

  1. Outstanding

    16 vote(s)
  2. Above Average

    20 vote(s)
  3. Average

    14 vote(s)
  4. Below Average

    2 vote(s)
  5. Poor

    1 vote(s)
  1. Deranged Nasat

    Deranged Nasat Vice Admiral Admiral

    Really? The Nasat's antennae prick up in excitement!

    My copy had dispatched, so I'll be getting it very soon.
  2. 8of5

    8of5 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    May 10, 2003
    Lincoln, UK
    WOW! I don't bother with many TOS novels (least favourite era, and not keen on the stand-aloneness) but I did really enjoy the excerpt from this one so was pondering it, depending on reviews. But now I'm sold in a flash; off to order a copy!
  3. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 21, 2005
    On the USS Sovereign
    Too early for mine to have shipped.
  4. rfmcdpei

    rfmcdpei Captain Captain

    Aug 19, 2008
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    They are critical. The Ascendants in the mid-23rd century--or some Ascendants, at least--were actively hunting the Bajorans.

  5. Elias Vaughn

    Elias Vaughn Captain Captain


    Wasn't going to buy because I'm not huge on TOS books, but this made it for me.
  6. Andrew_Kearley

    Andrew_Kearley Captain Captain

    Jan 13, 2007
    Moonbase Alpha
    Hmm... I generally like TOS books and the era's stand-aloneness. Might have to think twice about this one now.
  7. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

    Jul 22, 2004
    Arizona, USA
    Holy crap! I was already pretty interested in this, but now my interest just went way up.
  8. Relayer1

    Relayer1 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Aug 21, 2011
    The Black Country, England
    My interest level just jumped from 'Oh great - yet another bloody TOS 5 year mission story' to sort of interested...

    Edit: just cancelled my 'we'll get it to you some time this year' order with Amazon UK and reordered it with The Book Depository who should get it to me in the next week...
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2013
  9. Enterprise is Great

    Enterprise is Great Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Oct 24, 2004
    I wasn't going to get this but I think I will now.
  10. WarsTrek1993

    WarsTrek1993 Captain Captain

    Nov 18, 2011
    The Final Frontier, TX
    Yeah, I think I might have to grab this one now, just for that little tidbit about the Bajorans.

    It makes me wonder what other nods to the future AiE will have?
  11. Skywalker

    Skywalker Admiral Admiral

    Feb 24, 2005
    I'm glad I looked at those spoilers, because I also just went from "meh, another 5YM TOS book" to "must read!" :techman:
  12. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

    Jun 17, 2007
    Same here, need to pick this up!
  13. Skywalker

    Skywalker Admiral Admiral

    Feb 24, 2005
    Does anyone know yet in which year (or the stardates for when) this takes place? Just curious.
  14. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

    Jun 30, 2004
    New Therin Park, Andor (via Australia)
    page 21: "... his realization that the final year of Enterprise's mission lay immediately before him..."
  15. Skywalker

    Skywalker Admiral Admiral

    Feb 24, 2005
  16. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    I like interconnected books and I like standalone books. So I pretty much buy all Trek books... :shrug:

    Just wish they still published some 24th century books set during the various TV series.
  17. Patrick O'Brien

    Patrick O'Brien Captain Captain

    Feb 9, 2012
    Brooklyn NY
    The book is out tomorrow for Kindle download:bolian:
  18. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Definitely downloading tomorrow. After a reading a string of 24th century books and The Rings of Time, I'm in the mood for more TOS. :techman:
  19. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 21, 2005
    On the USS Sovereign
    Too bad I ordered the paperback?
  20. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Commodore Commodore

    Jan 20, 2005
    Woodward, OK
    I'm also glad I read the spoiler. My interest was 0 (don't need another 5 year mission book), and now it is 9.