Synopses & Reviews
"The true test of a warrior is not without...it is within."
Sins of the past collide with hopes for the future as Martok fights for the right to lead the Klingon Empire. With the secret of his usurper exposed, the ousted chancellor and his ragtag band of followers embark on a desperate plan to retake the empire.
But while Worf, Ezri Dax, and the crew of the IKS Rotarran go in search of the Klingons' most revered icon of power, Martok is dealt the most crushing blow of all -- driving him to make his final stand on the ice-strewn cliffs of sacred Boreth. As that frozen world reverberates with the song of armies and bat'leths clashing, the mystery of Martok's past, and the future of the Klingon Empire, is revealed.
As General Martok's war to win back his empire intensifies, the truth about his past is revealed, leading to a final confrontation against his corrupt son and the woman he once loved. Only the ultimate sacrifice will enable Martok to reclaim what is rightfully his and fulfill his dream of creating the Klingon "Camelot."
The second and concluding part of the saga of one Klingon's battle to preserve his empire and his dream. As the about General Martok's past is revealed, he is led into confrontation with his corrupt son and the woman he once loved.
About the Author
Jeffrey Lang has authored or coauthored several Star Trek novels and short stories, including Immortal Coil, Section 31: Abyss, The Left Hand of Destiny, “Foundlings” (in the anthology Prophecy and Change), and “Mirror Eyes” (with Heather Jarman, in the anthology Tales of the Dominion War). He lives in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, with his partner Helen, his son Andrew, an irascible cat named Samuel and a fearful hamster named Scritchy.