TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Picard, Season 2

There are going to be some major spoilers in this review. If you don’t want to know how this season ends, you’re better off not reading just yet. I loved Season One of Picard. Looking back at it two years later, it’s easy to see the flaws. It had a bit too much going on,Continue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Picard, Season 2”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 4

Four seasons in, Discovery has finally settled on the show it wants to be. After the production chaos of the first two seasons (there are twenty-three producers credited with the show at this point) and the soft reboot of the third, the fourth season finally stands confidently on its own two feet. It acknowledges thatContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 4”

TV REVIEW: The Book of Boba Fett

To cut to the chase, The Book of Boba Fett is not a good television show. But that in itself is interesting. because even though the overall result is a horrible mess, almost every single scene, taken in isolation, is brilliant. The overwhelming issue is one of the structure. And here we’re going deep intoContinue reading “TV REVIEW: The Book of Boba Fett”

2022 At Boundary’s Edge

As a wise man once said: “New year, new man, all I’ve got to do is stick to the plan.” And even if that wise man was part of a Saturday Night Live sketch, I do think it’s important to make plans. But this is a science fiction blog, so you won’t find resolutions likeContinue reading “2022 At Boundary’s Edge”

TBR & BEYOND: January 2022

Hello and welcome to the first TBR & BEYOND of a new year. I’ve changed the format up a bit for 2022, so be sure to let me know what you think. Hopefully it will be a little easier to read and keep track of. Let’s get right to it. TBR That’s a lot ofContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: January 2022”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Captains

Welcome to the last in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Now that we’veContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Captains”

Star Trek Crew Builder: First Officers

Welcome to the second in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Out here inContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: First Officers”

BOUNDY AWARDS 2021

2021 is almost at an end, and it’s the third anniversary of At Boundary’s Edge, which can mean only one thing. That’s right, it’s time for the third annual Boundy Awards, in which I select the year’s best science fiction. Attentive readers will note that the awards for best interactive media and best non-fiction haveContinue reading “BOUNDY AWARDS 2021”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Science Officers

Welcome to the seventh in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Furthering science isContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Science Officers”

TBR & BEYOND: December 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, but I’llContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: December 2021”