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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.

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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Lower Decks‘ “Mining the Mind’s Mines” in Review

This week, we open with a traditional Star Trek pre-credit, reminiscent of the tone of episodes such as TOS’s “The Devil in the Dark”. A random Federation scientist in a

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Lower Decks‘ “The Least Dangerous Game” in Review

It’s a nice touch to jump straight to a scene with J.G. Hertzler returning to voice General Martok, even if he is only the host of the video sections of

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Lower Decks‘ “Grounded” in Review

The third season of the animated comedy Trek series is preceded by an online “Previously On” recap on Twitter, but thankfully this isn’t really necessary, as the episode opens with

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Star Trek Cocktails in Review

This is a short but colourful book by Hero Collector, devoted, as the title implies, to Star Trek cocktails, both in-universe and in reality. The actual cocktails include both traditional

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Strange New Worlds’ “A Quality of Mercy” in Review

While delivering upgrades to the Federation outposts that guard the border of the Romulan Neutral Zone, Pike meets Maat Al-Salah – a child who will be one of the cadets

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Strange New Worlds‘ “All Those Who Wander” in Review

Despite Hemmer’s wisdom on the meaning of life, Uhura has still not decided whether Starfleet is right for her. Meanwhile, Pike is hosting a goodbye for all the cadets who

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