Allyn's Crackpot Theory: Ambassador Worf

Time for another Crackpot Allyn Theory! As we know, in the final Deep Space Nine episode Worf is appointed as the Federation’s Ambassador to the Klingon Empire. When we next see Worf, in Star Trek: Nemesis he is apparently no longer an Ambassador as he attends the Riker/Troi wedding in a Starfleet uniform and is … Continue reading Allyn's Crackpot Theory: Ambassador Worf

Reaching into the metaphorical mailbag

A reader of this webpage e-mailed me recently with the following observation: How can you say Wesley Crusher replaced someone at the Enterprise’s helm and took their job? The person doing Wesley’s job in the first season was Geordi, and in the second season he became Chief Engineer, so the position was vacant and Picard … Continue reading Reaching into the metaphorical mailbag

Not coming soon to a bookstore near you

Pocket Books, publishers of the Star Trek novels, among other things, sponsor a writing contest every year–the Strange New Worlds anthologies which publish Star Trek fiction by previously unpublished authors. The first such anthology was published in 1998, the fifth earlier this year, and Pocket is currently accepting entries for the sixth contest, winners to … Continue reading Not coming soon to a bookstore near you

Not coming soon to a theatre near you

Star Trek fans received some disturbing news today–the scenes with Wil Wheaton and Ashley Judd in Star Trek Nemesis were cut from the film for running time reasons. According to published reports Wheaton and Judd reprised their roles as Wesley Crusher and Robin Lefler for the tenth Trek film as guests at the wedding reception … Continue reading Not coming soon to a theatre near you

On Star Trek Movie Names

Random brainwave I had this morning… The Classic Trek films had impressive sounding names. Maybe not impressive sounding, but descriptive. The Star Trek: The Next Generation films, by contrast, have positively dull names. If you were given the power to give the NextGen films names like the Classic Trek films, what names would you give … Continue reading On Star Trek Movie Names

Tania Tobias, Anyone?

While reading a book the other day, suddenly I wondered, whatever became of Tania Tobias? And might we see her appear in a future Star Trek: New Frontier novel, possibly as part of Shelby’s crew on the Trident, possibly as Shelby’s first officer? Or is Ms. Tobias no longer in Starfleet, or did she perish … Continue reading Tania Tobias, Anyone?

The Psi Phi Project: Re(7437): Ro and the Maquis

Baerbel wrote: The Bajorans and the Maquis had two things in common, they were victims of the Cardassians and they feel betrayed by Starfleet – the Maquis because of this agreement Starfleet made with Cardassia and the Bajorans because Starfleet did absolutely nothing to help except voicing their outrage now and again. From “Ensign Ro” … Continue reading The Psi Phi Project: Re(7437): Ro and the Maquis