Deanna Troi meets Rowan, the handsome young king of Zorel, a planet which combines 24th Century technology with a barbaric culture. Educated in Federation schools, Rowan is reluctantly going home to face his duties as King of a warlike people, when he falls in love with Deanna. The evil Goros forces Rowan to abduct Deanna and bring her to Zorel, where she will be compelled to use her empathic powers to help crush a rebellion against tyranny. For readers 18 and older.
A ST:NG Novella