Beneath an Angry Star

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Title: Beneath an Angry Star
Publisher: Datazine Publications
Author(s): Rick Wawiernia
Cover Artist(s):
Date(s): 1990
Medium: print
Fandom: Star Trek: TNG
Language: English
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flyer from Datazine #55, click to read

Beneath an Angry Star is a gen Star Trek: TNG 123-page novel by Jessica Farrow. Art by Rick Wawiernia.

In this zine, the Enterprise must deal with a planet settled by 23rd century Muslims.

Summary from a flyer: "Picard and the crew of the Enterprise are called to the newly-settled planet of Kalabijhan. Their mission is to diffuse a growing religious conflict between the settlers and the neighboring system's inhabitants. They find themselves embroiled in the growing tensions between the arabic [sic] culture of the settlers and their alien neighbors of the world Culinduh. When the Captain is hurt in an attack, his crew must search the desert sands for answers. Riker explores the limits of his authority as he tests how far the Prime Directive can be stretched. Data finds a new friend and Troy [sic], a potential lover. Young Wesley must come to grips with his conscience while Beverly wrestles with her heart. Ride the crests of the dunes of one planet; then explore beneath the turbulent surface of another as you and the crew delve into the oceans of Culinduh to explore the coral reef would of the Nautili. Jessica Farrow, the author, is a syndicated columnist, writer and musician from Denver, Colorado. Illustrations commissioned for this special novel are by artist Rick Wawiernia." [1]


  1. from Datazine #55