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Humble Servant Leadership: A Reflection on Best Destiny’s Captain April

“Charge means responsibility, Jimmy, decisions. Maybe lives on your hands.” This is one of the life lessons that Captain Robert April passes down to troubled sixteen-year-old Jim Kirk in Diane

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Writing the Teaser of “Hippocratic Oath”

The teaser of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Hippocratic Oath” included opening scenes from both the A plot, with Bashir and O’Brien being captured by the Jem’Hadar, and

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My Experience Writing DS9’s “Hippocratic Oath”

It was the fourth time I had come in to Deep Space Nine to pitch stories. I had sent in a Next Generation script, which had opened the door for

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DS9: “Status Quo” summary

A summary of a story outline by Nick Corea, which became the basis for the DS9 episode “Hippocratic Oath” Due to some necessary repairs, space station DS9 was being manned

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How Deep Space Nine Inspired Me to Become a Writer

I was a Niner growing up, before the term “Niner” was even coined to describe a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The series profoundly shaped who I’d become

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Star Trek Sex Book Excerpt

Several months ago, I was approached about writing material and contributing to a new Star Trek-oriented website. Honestly, I was more than a bit skeptical, initially. Another Star Trek website? Is that what

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When the Battle’s Lost and Won: A Reflection on Coda Book I, Moments Asunder

As the final episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation taught us, all good things must come to an end. The continuity of the Star Trek novels is a very

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Star Trek Reboot: The Perfect First Installment

With the 55th anniversary of the launch of the Star Trek franchise, it had me thinking about one of the most important questions that harkens back to the original series.

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Designing DS9’s Main Titles

Great title sequences are a symbiotic relationship between visuals and music. That’s what gives them emotional power. The title sequence for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, of which there were a

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“The Way of the Warrior”: DS9’s Turning Point

Though it’s hard to believe, “The Way of the Warrior” is now twenty-six years old and originally wasn’t even supposed to happen. Late in the third season of Star Trek:

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