Shards and Shadows - Margaret Clark, Marco Palmieri

Edited by Margaret Clark and Marco Palmieri.

Fractured history. Broken lives. Splintered souls. Since the alternate universe was first glimpsed in the classic episode "Mirror, Mirror," something about Star Trek's dark side has beckoned us, called to us, tempted us – like forbidden fruit on the Tree of Knowledge. To taste it is to lose oneself in a world of startling familiarity and terrifying contradictions, where everything and everyone we knew is somehow disturbingly different, and where shocking secrets await their revelation.

What began in 2007 with Glass Empires and Obsidian Alliances – the first truly in-depth foray into the turbulent history of this other continuum – now continues in twelve new short tales that revisit and expand upon that so-called "Mirror Universe," spanning all five of the core incarnations of Star Trek, as well as their literary offshoots, across more than two hundred years of divergent history, as chronicled by...

Christopher L. Bennett - Margaret Wander Bonanno - Peter David - Keith R.A. DeCandido - Michael Jan Friedman - Jim Johnson - Rudy Josephs - David Mack - Dave Stern - James Swallow - Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore - Susan Wright.

  • Nobunaga by David Stern
  • Ill Winds by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore
  • The Greater Good by Margaret Wander Bonanno
  • The Black Flag by James Swallow
  • The Traitor by Michael Jan Friedman
  • The Sacred Chalice by Rudy Josephs
  • Bitter Fruit by Susan Wright
  • Family Matters by Keith R. A. DeCandido
  • Homecoming by Peter David
  • A Terrible Beauty by Jim Johnson
  • Empathy by Christopher L. Bennett
  • For Want of a Nail by David Mack
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Release date: January 2009
Genres: science fictionspace opera, anthology
Tags: star trek
Updated: September 07, 2010

Star Trek: Mirror Universe :: Series

Belongs to the series Star Trek

Obsidian Alliances
Glass Empires
Shards and Shadows
The Sorrows of Empire