On Recommending Star Trek Fiction

Unless you’ve been living under a rock — or living in abject denial — you probably know that there’s a new Star Trek movie opening nationwide tomorrow. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, the 23rd-century, boldly going, all that jazz. Don’t ruin it for me. I won’t see it until maybe Sunday. I got to thinking. Let’s suppose … Continue reading On Recommending Star Trek Fiction

In Defense of Warped

K.W. Jeter’s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel Warped goes in for a lot of abuse within fandom–the story was inaccessible, the writing was bizarre, the take on the Trek universe was unbelievable, the book sold so poorly that Pocket wouldn’t think of doing another DS9 hardcover. I’ve heard all of these arguments, I’ve thought … Continue reading In Defense of Warped

Alternity! Once again to Centauri dear friends.

On Friday, October 11, 2002 Michael Edward Johnson wrote: I have read Star Charts and it is great. However some included information has once again raised a question in my mind. There is a chart that lists the founding memebers of the Federation as Earth, Vulcan, Andoria, Tellar and Alpha Centauri. Okay what does the … Continue reading Alternity! Once again to Centauri dear friends.