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The Left Hand of Destiny

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Cover of book 1

Left Hand of Destiny2.jpg
Cover of book 2
The Left Hand of Destiny is the title of two novels written by J. G. Hertzler and Jeffrey Lang in 2003. (1) The story is set immediately after the final episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Klingon language

This work includes a few lines in Klingon.(2) (3)

In the acknowledgments, the author mentions:
"Special thanks to the good folks at the Klingon Language Institute - in particular, Lawrence M. Schoen, Alan Anderson, Roger Cheesbro, and Lieven Litaer - for their help"

# Line Translation
1 SuvwI''a' ghaH reQlaw'e' For Reclaw was a mighty warrior,
2 qu' qabDaj; jev 'e' rur Terrible as thunder,
3 nom vIHchu'; Hov tIH rur Swift as starlight,
4 jupDajvaD yoHbej ghaH Stalwart to his friends
5 jaghDajvaD Heghna' ghaH And DEATH to his enemies...
The original text apparently has a few typos, which are fixed here.


. Book 1 Book 2
Author J. G. Hertzler and Jeffrey Lang
Published April 1, 2003 May 1, 2003
Publisher Pocket Books
ISBN 978-0671784935 978-0671784942
Pages 294 330
Size 6.8 x 0.8 x 4.2 in 6.8 x 0.8 x 4.2 inches
Weight ? ?


1 : The Left Hand of Destiny on Memory Beta

2 : The Left Hand of Destiny, book one on Memory Beta

3 : original text of the book on Google Play Books

Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 09 Feb 2018, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 09 Feb 2018 by KlingonTeacher
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