Trek

  • Trek teasers: (Strange New) Worlds Enough and Time (Travel)…

    With this week celebrating the 55th anniversary of the original broadcast of Star Trek, there’s been several major teaser announcements regarding what to expect in the forthcoming months. Picard‘s Season 2 gets a full trailer giving a little more context to what we can expect. We already knew that...
  • Trek’s ‘First Contact Day’: What is Discovery’s next anomaly?

    The second major announcement from Star Trek‘s ‘First Contact Day‘ was that the fourth season of Discovery is  – despite covid restrictions – on target for a late 2021 debut… quite an achievement given current ongoing safety protocols and the fact that Discovery‘s third season only finished broadcast in...
  • Trek’s ‘First Contact Day’: The ‘Q’ for ‘Picard S2’ starts here…

    It has been rumoured for a while, but now there’s confirmation that the second season of Star Trek: Picard will see the return of a character first scene in the very first episode of The Next Generation, Encounter at Farpoint.  Star Trek‘s news-loaded ‘First Contact Day‘  (selected because this...
  • HeroCollector’s Trek tomes ready to transport you away…

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – The Illustrated Handbook Though The Next Generation gets the bulk of the press for Trek’s resurgence in the 1980/1990s, it’s not difficult to find many fans for whom Deep Space Nine was a more layered experience. The middle-child between TNG and Voyager it...
  • Super Bowl LV: CBS rebranding reaches its Paramount peak…

    Over the last few weeks, several promotional videos have been highlighting the fact that the streaming service known as CBS All Access will be changing its name to Paramount + in March. You can see the collection of promos here) The idea shows various personalities / characters who will...
  • Star Trek Discovery S3 finale: Captain on the A’bridged….

    Osyraa still has control of the Discovery and as ‘peace’ talks break down she unleashes her forces against the Federation. Despite the timely arrival of allies, it looks as if Vance will have no choice but to blow the Discovery out of the sky.  In a last minute gambit,...
  • Discovery’s ‘Tide’ Hard: A case of Trick or Treaty in penultimate Trek…

    Realising that the hijacked Discovery is setting course for the Federation hub, Burnham and Booker have to abandon their friends in the nebula and pursue the ship in an attempt to make sure it doesn’t gain entry to attack the fleet. But even after a last-second collision alerts Admiral...
  • Discovery: Smoke+Mirror Universe provides convenient exit strategy…

    Georgiou finds herself second-guessing her reactions now that she appears to be back at a key moment in her reign within the Mirror Universe reality.  Given her experiences in the ‘Prime’ universe since crossing over, she’s got a unique perspective that hasn’t softened her so much as made her...
  • She kills Sanctuary? ‘Discovery’ logs some personal missions…

    When Book (David Ajala) receives word from his brother that his home-planet of Kwejian and ‘The Sanctuary’ is in trouble and it involves Osyraa and the Emerald Chain (the organisation that seems to be developing an opportunistic if not wholly criminal set-up in the wake of the Federation’s depleted...