"About the Book Rediscover the extraordinary ""Star Trek"" saga with this landmark collection of tales that confronts assumptions, divulges secrets, and asks as many questions as it answers. Book Synopsis 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 and Kevin Dilmore - Susan Wright About the Author Marco Palmieri is a popular editor, writer, and walking encyclopedia of Star Trek lore. He lives with his family in New York City. Margaret Clark is a writer and editor from Long Island, New York and has worked on several Star Trek novels and books."