|Plot Summary of Best Destiny|
|" This novel helps us to understand the teenage boy that would become the legendary captain.
As the book opens, James T. Kirk prepares to retire from a long and illustrious Starfleet career. Events in a distant part of the Federation draw him back to a part of the galaxy he had last visited as a young man.
At sixteen, Kirk is troubled, estranged from his father and has a bleak future. However, a trip into space with Kirk's father George and Starfleet legend Captain Robert April changes James' life . A simple voyage aboard the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 becomes a deadly trap. Soon, Kirk and father find themselves fighting a vicious and powerful enemy. Side by side father and son learn about the universe.
yosef shapiro, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Best Destiny|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Coming of age
- great naval officer
Kind of series
- Star Trek
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Star Trek or Star Wars book?
- a teen
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
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