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The Generation After Next

“One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.” (Ecclesiastes 1:4, KJV) One curious truth to being a Star Trek fan is the attachment fans

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How Star Trek Unites People

You can see us everywhere, all over the world. It doesn’t matter what color skin you have or what language you speak, the Star Trek community is one big family.

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Sitting with Pain: What “Anomaly” Can Teach Us About Grief

“If loss has taught us anything, it is that each of us must sit with pain in our own way.” – Mister Saru, “Anomaly” Nearly two years into the pandemic,

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Casting Star Trek‘s 2nd pilot

With Star Trek getting a second chance and the script for the show’s second pilot having been written, casting of the episode got underway. Although “Where No Man Has Gone

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“Timescape” – My Personal Connection with Trek

By season six, Star Trek: The Next Generation had firmly established itself as the standard for science fiction on television. Nothing else was coming close, in my opinion, to its

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Exploring the Explorer: Thoughts on Issue 1 of Star Trek Explorer

For the uninitiated like myself, Star Trek Explorer is a relaunch/overhaul of the official publication Star Trek Magazine. Think of it like the Enterprise refit in Star Trek: The Motion

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Re-viewing “Shuttlepod One” as a Stage Play

The audience has arrived at the theater. Playbills in hand, the usher walks the patrons to their respective seats with great anticipation. The audience sits quietly, the lights dim, and the

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Welcome to Wonderland – Memories of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

“My friends… we’ve come home.” Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was my very first inkling, as an eleven-year-old girl nerd, that Star Trek could be a part of my

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A Review of Walter Koenig’s Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek

Walter Koenig’s most recent book, Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek, is an expanded version of his earlier book Warped Factors, about eighty percent identical

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Discovery‘s “Anomaly” in Review

Following on from last week’s cliffhanger of the destruction of Booker’s home planet, Kweijan, Starfleet is dealing with the problem of what is causing the deadly gravitational waveforms, while the

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