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Red Alarm – Cetacean, Licorice Humor Trek for the Ages!

When I recently invited my eleven-year-old son to rewatch Season 2 of Lower Decks with me because I intended to review it, I received the enthusiastic “Yes!” that I expected.

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Lonely Among Us – Finding Unity in TNG

As a young boy growing up in what I would later affectionately come to call the ‘Golden Years’ of Star Trek (or more specifically, the TNG era), I relied heavily

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The End Begins in the First Book of the Coda Trilogy, Moments Asunder

“It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine…” – R.E.M. For the past twenty years, we have watched the Star Trek literary universe (or

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Twist of Faith book review

With the recent documentary What We Left Behind, viewers got to see the writers and creators of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine break down a hypothetical eighth season of that

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How DS9 Saved My Life During Hard Times

I’ve shared loads about how influential DS9 has been to me in my life. I’ve shared how it inspired me to become a writer, a feminist, and a deeply spiritual

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Appreciating Star Trek: Voyager – Along with a Good Cup of Coffee

The year was 1995, and new content wasn’t as frequent as it is nowadays, in the ‘a-whole-generation-of-kids-have-grown-up-with-the-Internet’ era. But many of us die-hard Trekkies were overjoyed. A new series was

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That is Now Your Chair: Loss, Grief, and Guinan

Late last month, I lost my mother due to cancer. Before I continue, I do want to say that I’m alright and working though things. I realize that, as I

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Cultivating Memories of Star Trek

In 1987, I was six years old and living with my mum when Star Trek: The Next Generation began. She had been a Trekkie from when The Original Series had

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Humble Servant Leadership: A Reflection on Best Destiny’s Captain April

“Charge means responsibility, Jimmy, decisions. Maybe lives on your hands.” This is one of the life lessons that Captain Robert April passes down to troubled sixteen-year-old Jim Kirk in Diane

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Writing the Teaser of “Hippocratic Oath”

The teaser of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Hippocratic Oath” included opening scenes from both the A plot, with Bashir and O’Brien being captured by the Jem’Hadar, and

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