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Author’s Note: What makes science fiction unique as a genre is its ability to frame complex, uncomfortable social issues in a context where we can safely engage with them. Certainly, other kinds of literature make social commentary, but the thread of scientific plausibility in science fiction is what says to the reader “this isn’t justContinue reading “What are Cardassia’s Responsibilities to Bajor?”
Exactly what my first memory of Star Trek is unclear. It could be one of two things. It is either watching the animated episode Yesteryear on a small black and white TV in my dining room or seeing Devil in the Dark on the “big TV” in the family room with my dad. I couldn’tContinue reading “My Star Trek Story or: How I Came to be Friends with Some Guys and Learned to Love the Trek.”
In the Star Trek universe eight starships bearing the name Enterprise have appeared on screen or been referred to in some way (a count that does not include ships in or from alternate realities or universes). In our actual world (between the year 1704 and the present) there are over more than two dozen commissionedContinue reading “The Ship of Tiberius”
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