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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‘ “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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Strange New Worlds‘ “The Elysian Kingdom” in Review

While the Enterprise is studying the Jonisian Nebula, M’Benga reads his daughter Rukiya her favourite book, The Kingdom of Elysian. She doesn’t like the way it ends, with Chamberlain Rauth

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Strange New Worlds‘ “The Serene Squall” in Review

We’re firmly in TOS-style fun space opera this week, with the Enterprise crew sent to rescue three shiploads of colonists from an attack by space pirates. Arrgh! T’Pring – working

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Strange New Worlds’ “Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach” in Review

After the difference in tone between the action and thrills of “Memento Mori” a fortnight ago and the lightness and hijinks of “Spock Amok” last week, we have another complete change of tone

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The Wrath of Khan in Review

Captain Spock of the USS Enterprise is killed along with his crew and their new trainees in a thrilling opening to the second Star Trek film, making an immediate change

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Strange New Worlds‘ “Spock Amok” in Review

“It appears that hijinks are the most logical course of action.” – Spock, in T’Pring’s body We know T’Pring will backstab Spock in “Amok Time”, so it’s a bit of

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Strange New Worlds‘ “Memento Mori” in Review

La’an’s log, reporting that the Enterprise is delivering an atmospheric processor upgrade to Finibus III, introduces us to Starfleet Remembrance Day. This is when officers wear the insignia of ships

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