Uhura’s Song

A mysterious music holds the clues to save an alien race

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TOS #021 Cover

  • Stardate 2950.3
  • Released January 1985

Years ago, Lt. Uhura befriended a diplomat from Eeiauo, the land of graceful, cat-like beings. The two women exchanged songs and promised never to reveal their secret.

Now the U.S.S. Enterprise is orbiting Eeiauo in a desperate race to save the inhabitants before a deadly plague destroys them. Uhura’s secret songs may hold the key to a cure – but the clues are veiled in layers of mystery. The plague is killing humans, threatening other planets – and Kirk must crack the code before the Starship Enterprise succumbs!

Written by Janet Kagan


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The ship’s communicator beeped.

“McCoy to Kirk.”

“Kirk here. Come in, Bones.”

McCoy’s face had been haggard before, but they were all unprepared for the terrible look that appeared on the viewscreen.

“Bones!” Jim Kirk reacted instinctively to that look. “What’s happened?

McCoy drew a long and shuddering breath. “Nurse Chapel – Christine – she’s got ADF syndrome.”

“My god, Bones, are you sure?”

“Would I be telling you that if I weren’t? What do you think I am, some kind of damn fool?” McCoy snapped back. “Tell Starfleet the damn disease is communicable to humans, and they’ve got to quarantine anybody who’s been in contact wiht a Eeiauoan in the past six months. And clean your own house, Jim. We’ve got a real plague on our hands now. McCoy out.” The screen went dark…

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