STAR TREK: The Top 1%

With the completion of Discovery‘s third season, Star Trek as a franchise now has a whopping 801 episodes of television and film. That’s a number that takes into account, The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Short Treks, Picard, Lower Decks, and every film from The Motion PictureContinue reading “STAR TREK: The Top 1%”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3

Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp,  Mary Wiseman, David Ajala, Michelle Yeoh, Wilson Cruz, Emily Coutts, Patrick Kwok-Choon, Oyin Oladejo, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Sara Mitch, Blue del Bario Episodes: 13 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Netflix (UK) First Aired: 15/10/2020 – 08/01/2021 Verdict: 4/5 It’s no secret that the first two seasons of DiscoveryContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3”

BOOK REVIEW: Children of the Storm, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 405 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 4/5   The Children of the Storm are one of the more enigmatic species the federation has encountered. Powerful, secretive, and brooking no intrusionContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Children of the Storm, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Unworthy, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 370 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 5/5   Voyager returns to the Delta Quadrant, this time spearheading a fleet tasked with exploring this distant region of space. Their first priorityContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Unworthy, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Rough Trails, by L. A. Graf

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –This review contains spoilers. Proceed with caution–     Era: The Original Series Series: New Earth (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 360 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 3/5   Belle Terre. The latest planet to be colonised by the Federation. ThisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rough Trails, by L. A. Graf”

Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021

2020 was a rough year for most, but definitely for science fiction. A lot of industries ground to a halt, meaning that many of this year’s expected releases have been ushed back to 2021. On the plus side, that means next year is going to be absolutely packed with science fiction goodies. Here’s just aContinue reading “Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: A Hard Rain, by Dean Wesley Smith

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: The Next Generation Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: SF Noir Pages: 233 Publication Date: 2002 Verdict: 3/5 Dixon Hill is the greatest detective the city by the bay has ever known. He is also a hologram, the gumshoe alter-ego of Jean-Luc Picard.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Hard Rain, by Dean Wesley Smith”

TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 2

–Season 1 review located here– Starring: Pedro Pascal Episodes: 8 Genre: Space Opera Broadcaster: Disney+ First Aired: 2020 Verdict: 5/5 Look at social media and you’ll see a common theme emerging: The Mandalorian has saved Star Wars. Now, I don’t really think Star Wars needed saving, but there is no denying the popularity of StarContinue reading “TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 2”

BOOK REVIEW: Patterns of Interference, by Christopher L. Bennett

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –This review contains spoilers. Proceed with caution– Era: Enterprise Series: Rise of the Federation (#5) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 351 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 5/5 As the young Federation grapples with the fallout of the Ware crisis, Jonathan ArcherContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Patterns of Interference, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOUNDY AWARDS 2020

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been quite a remarkable year. Most of the news has been on the negative end of the spectrum, but I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that. But while we have all been trapped indoors as a result of society collapsing around us, we’veContinue reading “BOUNDY AWARDS 2020”