FatOldBroad...lover of mystery/thriller genre and biographies.
I thoroughly enjoyed this meeting between Spock and Q. Dry humor, with lots of Trek-isms, got me chuckling along with the live audience. Nimoy and de Lancie wear these two characters so well, their familiar voices make it easy to picture them in my mind's eye. Wish I could have been there for the live performance! Wish there was more to listen to! This is one tape I will listen to over and over again.
If you like Q, and if you like Spock, and you have always wondered what would happen if the two actually met, then this is the meeting you have been waiting for. The two actors creatively pull of a "meeting of the minds" on a stage somewhere and what follows is just pure fun. Sure, there were parts that seemed a little stilted but you know what? Who cares?! The actors made it possible to see exactly what was going on just with their voices and it was worth every cent I spent.
This was a real treat for Star Trek fans. It was performed live at a convention and featured not only Spock, but the actor who portrayed Q. He's just as obnoxious in this story as in Star Trek and trading barbs with our favorite Vulcan. This is just half the story although fairly complete in itself. Get the sequel, too.
The antagonistic yet fun chemistry between the main characters. This is a great performance reading!! a fun "what if Spock & Q ever met" scenerio :O)
The initial meeting dialogue, Q's ode to himself and Spock's discourse on human life are all quite memorable.
Yes & this is Top Rate!
The verbal sparring was first rate and even though it is all audio, I could "see" them interacting in my minds' eye. That is how closely meshed ther characterizations are!!
If you like Star Trek and enjoy "Spock's" and "Q's' characters, then this (and the sequel) are both "must haves" for your collection.!!
I love this audiobook and the sequel! I kept listening this again and again because I love hearing Mr Nimoy and de Lance voices and playing their parts to the hilt.
Yes, Nimoy and John de Lancie were great.
I should have listened to the sample before buying. This was more of a play/comedy routine than a book.