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In an isolated Star Fleet research lab, something has broken loose. Something that wants to be found. Something that hungers...

Bloodthirst is a Pocket TOS novel – #37 in the numbered series – written by J.M. Dillard. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in December 1987.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
A class one medical emergency summons the Enterprise to the Federation outpost Tanis. There, a grisly surprise awaits them. Two of the lab's three researchers are dead, their bodies entirely drained of blood. There are no clues. No records of their research. No remnants of their work.
There is only the outpost's sole survivor, Dr. Jeffrey Adams. A man with a secret that will rock the very foundations of Starfleet... and a terrible, all-consuming hunger that will bring death to the crew of the starship Enterprise.

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Characters Edit

Captain of the Enterprise
Chief surgeon aboard the Enterprise, briefly watched over Jeffrey Adams.
Christine Chapel 
Nurse aboard the Enterprise, infected with disease by Jeffrey Adams.
Andorian Ensign aboard the USS Enterprise
Quince Waverleigh
Rodrigo Mendez 
Starfleet Admiral, father of Yoshi Takhumara.
Jeffrey Adams 
Sole survivor of the three Tanis outpost researchers.
Yoshi Takhumara 
Dead researcher on the outpost Tanis.
Lara Krovozhadny 
Dead researcher on the outpost Tanis.
Lisa Nguyen

References Edit

USS Arlington (β
Former command of Quince Waverleigh.
Brass Ring 
Scout vessel with 32 crew.

External links Edit

Previous novel: Series Next novel:
#36: Worlds Apart: How Much for Just the Planet? Pocket TOS
Numbered novels
#38: The IDIC Epidemic
How Much for Just the Planet? (#5) Titan Books release order  The IDIC Epidemic (#7)

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