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On a remote planet, Spock and a young boy named David Marcus are caught in a desperate Klingon power struggle!

Faces of Fire is a Pocket TOS novel – #58 in the numbered series – written by Michael Jan Friedman. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in March 1992.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
En route to Alpha Malurian Six to settle a dispute between two religions, the USS Enterprise first stops to do a routine check on the progress of a terraforming colony on Beta Canzandia Three, a colony whose inhabitants include Carol and David Marcus.
Spock is left behind at the terraforming colony to continue his scientific studies and the rest of the crew heads to Alpha Malurian Six to find the dispute has turned to war.
As Kirk, McCoy, and Scotty search for a solution to end the conflict, a ship piloted by a Klingon faction arrives at the terraforming colony to take control of the facility. When colonists are imprisoned, and Spock and David must defeat the Klingons or face certain death.

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Characters Edit

James T. Kirk 
Montgomery Scott
Leonard McCoy 
Hikaru Sulu
Pavel Chekov
Carol Marcus
David Marcus

References Edit

Terraforming; Klingon Empire; Alpha Malurian Six

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