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Star Trek, The Next Generation: Imzadi | [Peter David]

Star Trek, The Next Generation: Imzadi

Ship's counsellor Deanna Troi mysteriously falls ill...and dies. But her death marks the start of an incredible adventure for Commander Riker - an adventure that takes him across time, pits him against one of his closest friends, and forces him to choose between Starfleet's strictest rule and the one he calls Imzadi. Read by Jonathan Frakes, and enhanced with sound effects!
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Publisher's Summary

Years before they became crewmates on the U.S.S. Enterprise, Commander William Riker and ship's counsellor Deanna Troi had a tempestuous love affair on her home planet of Betazed. Now, as their passions have cooled, the two serve together as close friends. Yet the memories of what passed between them linger and Riker and Troi remain Imzadi, a powerful Betazoid term that describes the enduring bond they still share. On a delicate mission involving negotiations with an aggresive race called the Sindareen, Deanna mysteriously falls ill...and dies. But her death marks the start of an incredible adventure for Riker - an adventure that takes him across time, pits him against one of his closest friends, and forces him to choose between Starfleet's strictest rule and the one he calls Imzadi.

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    Amazon Customer NORTHLAKE, TX, United States 04-01-08
    Amazon Customer NORTHLAKE, TX, United States 04-01-08 Member Since 2008

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    "Twas OK"

    It was okay. I know that the story has been rated high for years by fans but it just did not do too much for me. Maybe it was the whole love story thing?

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Joshua Guttman Atlanta, GA United States 09-04-07
    Joshua Guttman Atlanta, GA United States 09-04-07 Member Since 2007
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    "Horrible recording quality"

    The sound quality of this recording is horrible. Its all mid-range with no lows or highs. I had to turn the treble way up and the bass down to be able to make out the words without straining. You'd think they would put more time into this. Sorry Peter.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lamont 05-04-14
    Lamont 05-04-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Too Short"
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    I would of prefered to listen to an unabriged verson of the book but it was good for an abriged verson. It would of been better if each audio chapter told what the chapter was while listing since the written book has Epilogue and middle and prolouge all over the place

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kevin Woodlawn, TN, United States 03-01-14
    Kevin Woodlawn, TN, United States 03-01-14
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    "Cut way down, but still pretty good"
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    Not to bad, I guess I was very disappointed to find that this version was very cut down from the novel version, but overall still a good listen. Audio quality could have been better.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    B Huck Canyon Country, CA 11-24-12
    B Huck Canyon Country, CA 11-24-12 Member Since 2012

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    "The backstory we needed for Riker and Troi!"
    Would you listen to Star Trek, The Next Generation again? Why?

    Yes, because I love the franchise and any chance to further the journey, I'm there.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Jonathan Frakes did a great job narrating the story based on his character, Will Riker.


    What does Jonathan Frakes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    You get to hear the actual voice of Riker and that really enhances the enjoyment of this audiobook.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    While I wasn't quite moved to tears, I was quite moved at the conclusion of the book. I did however, laugh several times.


    Any additional comments?

    If you ever wanted to know the backstory of how Riker and Troi got together and explain that odd sexual tension they had on the show and but were never really told why, "Imzadi" finally answers that and other questions. Some great cameos include Deanna's mother, Lwaxana, and a nice appearance by an older Wesley Crusher that will make you cheer. I won't spoil the surprise, but let's just say, when he was introduced, I was like, "Yea, that's cool. Good for Wes!" Wonderfully read by Jonathan Frakes, this is a true treat for all Star Trek the Next Generation fans.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer Calgary, AB, Canada 12-08-10
    Jennifer Calgary, AB, Canada 12-08-10 Member Since 2010
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    "CHEESE!"

    I love Star Trek - but this is far from the classic imaginative and adventurous stories I like -
    If I knew it was a super cheesy romance I would not have bought it.
    "....young lovers in the jungle...." !!! lol

    .... the sound quality is disappointing as well.

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    Millamant Australia 09-03-10
    Millamant Australia 09-03-10 Member Since 2007
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    "Boring beyond anything"

    I was being kind when I gave this two stars. I love Star Trek, really like Jonathan Frakes as an actor, and am a fan of the whole romance between the characters of Will and Deanna. I don't usually care for Star Trek novels, but since I knew this particular title had a bit of a reputation as a fan favourite, I thought I would give it a go. Sorry. It is a silly, turgid story, the cuts don't help, and Mr Frakes doesn't do a great job of the reading. I tried to like it, but I couldn't get more than half way through before I gave up. Personally I would only recommend you buy it if you are a Star Trek completist, or you know you like the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jeffrey Calgary, AB, Canada 01-05-06
    Jeffrey Calgary, AB, Canada 01-05-06
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    "Great book!"

    Peter David masterfully merges a romance with a science fiction novel. Highly recommended for fans of Star Trek and/or romance novels! It was very moving and was one of those books you can't put away until you are done.

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    "Imzadi review"

    This story was the abridged version of the novel. The sound effects and dramatic reading proved to be quite entertaining and was well recevied.

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