Discovery

  • Original Syntax: Can Discovery speak truth unto power?

    It appears that first contact with Unknown Species 10-C is imminent but as the Discovery approaches the creatures it has come to meet, can it even get their attention?  With time ticking away, can the team overcome the most basic problems of language to save their home planets and...
  • TRAILER: Trek gives first glimpse of ‘Strange New Worlds’…

    We’re a couple of months away from the start of the new Trek series Strange New Worlds, a production that goes back to the days before James T. Kirk took command of the Enterprise and the mission to do the exploration to the destinations of its title were the...
  • Cypher sci-fi. Discovery’s ‘Rosetta’ stone-walls much-needed answers…

    Time is of the essence with the knowledge that the anomaly may lay waste to the Earth and surrounding systems in a matter of hours. Discovery and its diplomatic mission have only a brief window to learn as much as they can and hopefully turn the tide. So Burnham’s...
  • Discovery’s real ‘Barrier’ is lack of forward momentum…

    Discovery heads towards the Galactic Barrier, but even before the ship and its crew get there, there are obstacles to overcome. President Rillack insists on joining the mission and there are also a number of other delegates who feel they should be there in a ‘first contact’ situation. Burnham...
  • A Cat and Mouse Trek, but Discovery doesn’t cross its ‘Rubicon’…

    The race is on to stop Tarka and Book from detonating the bomb that might save the galaxy or strike a pre-emptive war-footing against a vastly superior species. Star Fleet knows that Discovery is the best ship to chase them down, but also that Michael is likely to feel...
  • Discovery: All in all, a welcome return bets on traditional Trek…

    Book and Tarka have escaped with their prototype bomb and seem intent on detonating it against the anomaly that has destroyed so many systems, including Book’s own planet.  But as the Federation uncovers more information about the nature of the anomalies, Burnham is told not to pursue Book –...
  • Impulse Control: Discovery ‘connects’ to big questions…

    The Federation organises a vast meeting of its members and other interested parties as they evaluate what to do about the Dark matter Anomaly that is causing such devastation in the galaxy. Noting that there’s a disparity between the random destruction and the belief that there must be some...
  • Discovery: Zora and Explorers face ‘Stormy Weather’…

    The Discovery’s latest mission to investigate the damage left in the wake of the mysterious anomaly, a tear in subspace. But having ventured through the tear, the ship and crew find themselves in what appears to be an empty void with no obvious way to get back out. As...
  • Star Trek: Discovery… Crash and Hugs and Rigmarole (Possibly)…

    Michael and Saru are summoned to a high-level security meeting between the Vulcans and the Federation where a last minute wrinkle threatens to loosen the ties rather than bind the alliance. Federation President Laira Rillak (Chelah Horsdal) quietly believes that the Discovery captains might be in a unique position...
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