Star Trek Crew Builder: Operations & Communications

Welcome to the sixth 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. Today we’re coveringContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Operations & Communications”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: November 2021

November has been a fairly quiet month for me. Aside from work I’ve had no real commitments to stick to, which has resulted in more reading and blogging than anticipated. I hope you don’t hold that against me, and that you enjoy this breakdown of the month just gone. Book Haul As the Christmas seasonContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: November 2021”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Security

Welcome to the fifth 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. We’ve already assembledContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Security”

BOOK REVIEW: Rogue Elements, by John Jackson Miller

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Pre-Picard Publisher: Gallery Genre: Space Opera Pages: 404 Publication Date: 19/08/2021 Verdict: 4/5 Leaving Starfleet under a cloud of suspicion and mistrust, Cristobal Rios sets out on his own. But the life of an interstellar traveller is not an easy one, andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rogue Elements, by John Jackson Miller”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Crew Morale

Welcome to the fourth 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. Space takes itsContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Crew Morale”

Star Trek Crew Builder: At The Helm

Welcome to the third 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. Every good shipContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: At The Helm”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews–   Starring: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Vigman, Fred Tatasciore Episodes: 10 Genre: Space Opera, Comedy Broadcaster: Amazon Prime (UK) First Aired: 12/08/21 (UK) Verdict: 4/5   By their second season, most TV shows haveContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2”

BOOK REVIEW: Fortune of War, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#9) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 349 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 5/5   Two decades since their destruction, the technological legacy of the Husnock threatens Galactic peace. As numerous factions fight over the remnants of the Husnock,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fortune of War, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#8) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 3/5   The newly promoted Admiral Riker has received his new orders. no more exploration of unknown space, but to oversee frontiers closer to home. WithContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Engineers

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. Whether you’re onContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Engineers”