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Who is the Borg Queen? Part I: The Beginning

“Locutus.” – the Borg Queen So begins one of the most popular of all the Star Trek films – Star Trek: First Contact. Whereas Locutus had previously been a spokesperson

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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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Enterprise‘s “Civilization” in Review

In this review by Matt and Elaine Sweatman, Elaine’s comments are in italics. At this point, the series has shown several interactions with alien civilizations. However, we’ve yet to encounter

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Tuvok – The Heart of the Voyager Crew

Tuvok was the first Vulcan to feature regularly in a Star Trek show since Spock in The Original Series. What made Spock so fascinating was the eternal dichotomy of his

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Star Trek Pride

Being on the margins makes it clear that those in power will hold on tightest to their ability to tell your story. My new home, Los Angeles, is a shrine

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To Explore Strange New Worlds – A Spoiler-Free UK Review

Wednesday the 22nd of June is an important date for UK-based Trekkies. That day will – barring any hiccups – finally see the long-awaited Paramount+ service arrive in Britain. With

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Enterprise‘s “Breaking the Ice” in Review

In this review by Elaine and Matt Sweatman, Elaine’s comments are in italics. The title of this episode has a double meaning. The literal one applies to how the Enterprise

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Picard Season 2 Beams Down This October

Good news for fans of Star Trek: Picard! Already available to stream in much of the world, Season 2 of the show will be physically beaming into homes on 4

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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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Interview with SNW Stuntman Jack Sansone

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing stuntman Jack Sansone. He performed a brief stunt in the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds episode “Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach”. Many

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