My love, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX!
I remember Uhura sighing, then saying, "I can understand loving someone, and I can understand hating them when that love died. But I can't understand wanting to destroy someone you once loved."
Interested in reading more by Rotsler? Try his two science fiction adventure masterpieces:
Patron of the Arts is the Nebula and Hugo finalist saga of a man who searches the solar system for the woman he knew he loved only after her mysterious disappearance. "A fine novel." -Harlen Ellison "Rotsler at the top of his form." -Gregory Benford