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The U.S.S. Enterprise is chosen as the marriage site for a wedding that will unite two powerful rival families of the spacefaring merchant race, the Tizarin. But Captain Picard's happiness is soon cut short by the arrival of the Federation delegate from Betazed: Lwaxana Troi - the mother of the ship's counsellor, Deanna Troi. Despite Lwaxana's nagging presence, the festivities proceed smoothly until the arrival of the notorious and all-powerful being, Q - who has come to examine and challenge the human concept of love. Suddenly, the celebration is in turmoil, the Tizarin families are on the brink of war, and Lwaxana is determined to teach Q a lesson in love that he will never forget.For more Trek titles, browse our special Star Trek section!
© & (P)1992 Paramount Pictures, All Rights Reserved; AUDIOWORKS Is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.
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By Lucy on 04-29-15

Abridged Audiobook a Disappointment

What would have made Star Trek, The Next Generation: Q-in-Law (Adapted) better?

The abridgment of the book made this far too short and did the book a disservice. Having John de Lancie and Majel Barrett read the roles of all characters, as well as provide narration, was distracting. The music (intended, I assume, as dramatization of the story) was likewise distracting.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

The abridgment of the book resulted in the ending being far too sudden. I have read the book, and felt the audiobook's abrupt ending made the story seem juvenile in its presentation. I felt bad for author Peter David.

Would you be willing to try another one of Majel Barrett and John de Lancie ’s performances?

I would be willing to try another of Majel Barrett and John de Lancie's "performances" only because the number of audiobook versions of Star Trek books are surprisingly few, given the large quantity of books written for the different incarnations of Star Trek.

What character would you cut from Star Trek, The Next Generation: Q-in-Law (Adapted)?

The characters in the audiobook were not a problem for me.

Any additional comments?

I purchased this abridged audiobook because there are, sadly, too few audiobook versions of Star Trek books. I much prefer unabridged audiobooks, and was very disappointed with the dramatization of this particular book. I would rather have unabridged Star Trek audiobooks made available and narrated without the distracting music and dramatization of the story.

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By A. Bass on 04-16-12

Fun Story about Q

What made the experience of listening to Star Trek, The Next Generation the most enjoyable?

Always enjoyed the tape version until my tape died. Glad I found the Audible version for my library.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Laxwana Troi of course when she was ready to take the chain saw to Q!

Which character – as performed by Majel Barrett and John de Lancie – was your favorite?

Majel

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By Kat on 09-01-15

Great Book!

I have a very battered paperback copy of this but I liked it so much I also decided to buy the audiobook. Good if a little simple plot bought to life realistically as an audiobook. Highly recommended if you're a TNG fan. Funny in some places. Lighthearted compared to other Star Trek The Next Generation books. A quick enjoyable listen.

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By Teresa Cooper on 02-10-15

Q vs Mrs Troi

It was interesting to hear all the characters voiced by two mainly know for a character each. As soon as Laxwan and Q turn up for the same wedding you know sparks will fly, and someone will be learning a lesson they might not want or expect. Very chucklable in places.

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