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The Prometheus Design is a Pocket TOS novel – #5 in the numbered series – written by Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in March 1982. The Enterprise tries to stop the source of an inexplicable wave of violence.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
Captain Kirk and his crew are on a mission to investigate the mysterious wave of violence that has overtaken the Helvans – revolutions, mass riots, horrible tortures. This chaos is all part of an experiment by an unimaginable power that soon grips even the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Captain Kirk is plagued by violent hallucinations and removed from command. Spock takes charge but his orders seem irrational, even cruel.
Unless this terrible power can be stopped, not only the Starship Enterprise, but an entire galaxy will be ensnared in the deadly grip of the Prometheus Design.

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Background information Edit

Characters Edit

Main Edit

James T. Kirk 
Admiral, acting captain.
Spock 
Commander.
Leonard McCoy 
CMO .
Uhura 
Communications Officer.
Pavel Chekov 
Chief of Security.
Janice Rand 
Transporter Chief.
Hikaru Sulu 
Helmsman.
Montgomery Scott 
Chief Engineer.

Others Edit

Savaj 
Vulcan admiral.
Dobius 
Security Officer.

Mentioned Edit

Heihachiro Nogura 
Commanding admiral.
Sarek
T'Pau
T'Pring
V'ger

References Edit

TOS: "Amok Time"; Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Helva 
Planet.
USS Intrepid
V'kreeth 
Vulcan cruiser.

External links Edit


Previous novel: Series Next novel:
#4: The Covenant of the Crown Pocket TOS
Numbered novels
#6: The Abode of Life
The Pandora Principle (#34) Titan Books release order  Doctor's Orders (#36)

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