Following immediately on from the events of the 2007 Deep Space Nine omnibus Twist of Faith, These Haunted Seas continues the post-TV-series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine saga with two major novels first published in the Mission Gamma DS9 mini-series. Twilight: With the Dominion War behind them, the crew of the USS Defiant journeys through the wormhole as Commander Elias Vaughn blazes new trails into the unexplored reaches of the Gamma Quadrant. Elsewhere, political forces throughout the Alpha Quadrant gather to determine the future of Bajor. And as a father and daughter confront their past, a mother and son are battling for the future. This Gray Spirit: The war-weary Cardassians send a familiar ambassador to station Deep Space 9 on a mission of hope, opening up old wounds and conjuring old ghosts. As tensions on all sides rise, Colonel Kira Nerys discovers that the line dividing friend from foe is narrower than she ever imagined. Meanwhile, the crew of the damaged starship Defiant forges an uneasy alliance with a mysterious alien species, one whose unusual biological makeup is the key to power in that region of the galaxy.As the crew becomes ensnared in a web of deceit, they must also struggle to stave off a genocidal war.
David R. George III is the critically-acclaimed writer of the Star Trek: Voyager episode 'Prime Factors' . His Star Trek books include the DS9 novels The 34th Rule (with Armin Shimerman), Mission Gamma: Twilight and Worlds of Deep Space Nine 3; the original series Crucible books and the Lost Era title Serpents Among the Ruins. Heather Jarman is a professional online Star Trek columnist and reviewer. Her titles with Pocket Books include THIS GRAY SPIRIT and WORLDS OF DEEP SPACE NINE.