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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 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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Strange New Worlds‘ “Ghosts of Illyria” in Review

The Enterprise is investigating an abandoned Illyrian colony threatened by frequent ion storms, a stunning eruption of fire and smoke billowing up from the planet. As Una explains in her

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Strange New Worlds’ “Children of the Comet” in Review

At the start of this episode, the Enterprise crew is studying a comet in the Persephone system, whose third planet is occupied by the desert-dwelling Deleb people. Aboard the ship,

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Strange New Worlds‘ “Strange New Worlds” in Review

No, that’s not a typo or cut-and-paste error; the premiere episode of the latest Star Trek series shares its title with the series. After a teaser narrating the expectations of

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Discovering Strange New Worlds

In a few days, Paramount+ will debut the latest Star Trek TV series – Strange New Worlds. Following their appearance in the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, these are the voyages of Captain

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