SG1-20 Heart's Desire

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Colonel Jack O'Neill wants a relaxing mission for SG-1 as they recover from Sha're’s death at the hands of Teal'c and the horrors of Sokar's prison world of Ne'tu. The trade negotiations on Saday look like just the ticket — until the pirates show up.

Captured by rival bands of treasure hunters in search of the mythical Heart's Desire, the team must fight to stay alive. More

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Published by Crossroad Press
Published: July 23, 2012
Words: 90,560
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452439020

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Review by: Terry Sanders on Dec. 31, 2012 : star star star star
I will pay HEART'S DESIRE the highest complement I can give a book based on a series:

Reading it, I thought I was watching an episode filmed with a bigger-than normal budget.

Seriously. The characterization was spot-on. The situation was one you could see happening in the series. The author avoided the "I have a greater vision than the producers" trap with grace. Even the characters' growth (and there was some) was in directions that made perfect sense--and fit the rest of the series perfectly. It was like finding an episode I'd missed the first time.

And at the same time, it wasn't "more of the same." The setting was different and interesting, with hints of a whole new group of minor System Lords that could be explored in later books without stepping on any existing plotlines. I find myself hoping the author will try it--I've never been in love with the school of thought that says every new story has to be grander and scarier than the last. Why not a few "And then there was the time we..." tales?

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