Exploring the origins of James T. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise from the original Star Trek series, the film and novelization reveal how these iconic characters came together. However, these are not the heroes we expect: They are just cadets, fresh from Starfleet Academy, inexperienced and trying to find their way. One man knows that if he and the Enterprise’s crew can pull them apart—or, if fortune favors him—kill the entire crew—then perhaps his people, rather than Kirk and his Federation, will rule the galaxy. Download and start listening now!