8. Review of Uhura’s Song by Janet Kagan

Trek ladies Kavura and Jen review Uhura’s Song by Janet Kagan, a TOS novel about a deadly plague and the cat-like race who may have the cure!

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8. Review of Uhura's Song by Janet Kagan


Kavura and Jen give a summary of the book.

Relevance to COVID-19

A deadly virus that spreads quickly? The ladies discuss how the book, published in 1985, is very similar to our current situation with the coronavirus pandemic.

New Characters

There were a lot of new characters created for this book. The Trek ladies discuss how these characters were so lively and distinctive.

Main Characters

The Trek Ladies discuss how well the established TOS characters are treated, and what new things we learned about them.

Likes and Dislikes

The ladies discuss what the book did well, and what the book did not so well.

Closing Thoughts

The Trek Ladies discuss their overall feelings about the book.

Episode Credits


  • Jen Foley
  • Kavura


  • Kavura
  • Nayr

Small Print

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8. Review of Uhura's Song by Janet Kagan