STTNG: A Time to Love & A Time to Hate

Star Trek: The Next Generation #5: A Time to Love A Time to Hate (Star Trek The Next Generation)

Robert Greenberger

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The fifth and sixth volumes in the A Time to… series re-introduce us to Kyle Riker, and the flawed relationship he has with his son Will.

It also involves a dispute between rival factions who mysteriously became peaceful when they colonized a specific planet, never realizing that the environment itself was drugging them – interesting questions of medical ethics are brought up, as Beverly Crusher tries to find a cure that doesn’t end in a brutal war.

And of course, the set-up of Nemesis continues….