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Captain Picard is trapped on a brutal world – where war is the only entertainment.

A Call to Darkness is a Pocket TNG novel – #9 in the numbered series – written by Michael Jan Friedman. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in November 1989.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
The USS Enterprise-D discovers a lifeless Federation research vessel, orbiting a planet hidden behind a mysterious energy shield. Over the strong objections of his senior officers Captain Picard and an away team beam over in search of the missing crew –
And vanish.
But soon his captain's disappearance is not the only problem facing Commander Riker. For a mysterious disease has begun ravaging the Enterprise crew. Now Riker must unravel the secrets of the planet below in order to rescue Picard – and prevent the starship's destruction...

Characters Edit

Enterprise crew Edit

Wesley Crusher
Jean-Luc Picard
Deanna Troi
Worf
Data
Katherine Pulaski
William T. Riker
Guinan
Giancarlo Fredi
Geordi La Forge
Radzic
Marks 
Ensign.
Li Fong
Sam Burtin
Palazzo
Badnajian
Miles O'Brien
Modiano
Hans Vanderventer 
Nurse.
Arguellos 
medical technician.
Mick Marcroft
Merriwether
Sharif

Klah'kimmbri Edit

Lean'druc
Cafar'ris
Dan'nor Tir'dainia
Eliek'tos
Fidel'lic
Orian'tuc
Boron'bak
Ralak'tai
Malor Tir'dainia
Toc'tu
Trien'nor
Ralak'kai
Harr'h
Kopaa'kar
Ka'ascot
Rin'noc
Dov'rellir
Nurel'lid
Trinlik'kon
Maht'ti

Others Edit

Dani Orbutu
Seedirk
Strak
Homer
Leokritor
Akaythyr
Danike

References Edit

Akhileus; Athena; Cassandra; Hektor; Menelaos; Odysseus; Orbutu, Abraham; Perrapataat; Priam; Shakespeare, William; Zeus

Species Edit

Cantilac; Gorn; Klah'Kimmbri; Klingon; Ora'al; Pandrilite; Vulcan

External links Edit


Previous novel: Series Next novel:
#8: The Captains' Honor Pocket TNG
Numbered novels
#10: A Rock and a Hard Place

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