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David A McIntee is a writer and historian who has written for properties such as Doctor Who, Star Wars, Final Destination, and Stargate, as well as having written several adventures in the Star Trek franchise for Pocket Books. He has contributed many pieces to the magazines Star Trek Explorer (née Star Trek Magazine) and Star Trek Communicator, as well as having written nonfiction books about Star Trek: Voyager.

Strange New Worlds’ “The Illyrian Enigma” Issue #2 in Review

IDW Publishing have begun a storyline for Strange New Worlds designed to fit nicely between the cliffhanger ending of Season 1 and the upcoming Season 2 premiere. This series of

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Strange New Worlds’ “The Illyrian Enigma” Issue #1 in Review

The newest Star Trek series, Strange New Worlds, was a huge hit, striking all the nostalgic vibes of the Star Trek we’ve always known and loved. And so, it’s not

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Lower Decks‘ “The Stars At Night” in Review

At a meeting of Starfleet officials, Admiral Buenamigo argues that the success of his new Texas-class AI ship rescuing the Cerritos has demonstrated that this hitherto classified project is now

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Lower Decks‘ “Trusted Sources” in Review

Captain Freeman is told by Admiral Buenamigo that her idea for “Project Swing By” – revisiting planets that were contacted but haven’t been visited by the Federation recently – has

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Lower Decks‘ “Crisis Point 2: Paradoxus” in Review

The USS Cerritos is engaged with a Romulan ship from which the Melponar triplets steal a time-folding device, the Chronogami. As the ship is about to be destroyed, Captain Freeman

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Lower Decks‘ “A Mathematically Perfect Redemption” in Review

Have you gone back and reminded yourself of Season 1? If not, I suggest you do so before watching this week’s episode, as we open with a “Previously on” caption,

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Lower Decks‘ “Hear All, Trust Nothing” in Review

The USS Cerritos is arriving at Deep Space 9 when Captain Freeman is told that the Federation representative who’s supposed to be overseeing negotiations with the Karemma, a mercantile race

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Lower Decks‘ “Reflections” in Review

This week, a pair of very distinct and different storylines combine into the best episode of the season so far, which opens with Rutherford having a nightmare about some kind

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Star Trek: First Contact – The Making of the Classic Film in Review

Normally, making-of books for big movies are released around the time of the movie’s release, and indeed there was a Making Of Star Trek: First Contact written by Lou Anders,

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Lower Decks’ “Room For Growth” in Review

Opening with Captain Freeman being possessed (for apparently, like, the third time) by an ancient mask and changing the ship into an ancient temple, episode four appropriately continues the process

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