BOOK REVIEW: Star Trek 12, by James Blish & J. A. Lawrence

A novelisation of five Original Series episodes Three stories by Blish, two by Lawrence Published by Corgi in 1978 Social SF 170 pages These are the voyages of the USS Enterprise, as it explores the furthest reaches of space. Captain James Kirk leads his bold crew to worlds where dreams become reality, where Nazis rule,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Star Trek 12, by James Blish & J. A. Lawrence”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: July 2022

As predicted, July has been a slow month here At Boundary’s Edge. Renovations have slowed down my blogging pace, and I took a short break from science fiction at the start of the month to catch up on my review backlog. Nevertheless, I got a fair bit done, so lets recap. BOOK HAUL July onlyContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: July 2022”

TV REVIEW: Obi-Wan Kenobi

Since Disney’s acquisition of the franchise, Star Wars has been largely focused on the legacy of the original trilogy. In the sequel trilogy we see recreation (The Force Awakens), examination (The Last Jedi) and celebration (The Rise of Skywalker) of that original tale. It’s perfectly understandable. Those are the films held up as all-time classics.Continue reading “TV REVIEW: Obi-Wan Kenobi”

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”

AUDIO REVIEW: Star Wars: Ronin, by Emma Mieko Candon

Click here for all of my Star Wars content Narrated by Joel de la Fuente A Star Wars: Visions novel Published by Penguin in 2021 A Science Fantasy novel 12 hours 21 minutes long ⭐⭐⭐ On a nowhere world, a rogue force-user hunts down his former colleagues. But is this Ronin a killer, a hero,Continue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Star Wars: Ronin, by Emma Mieko Candon”

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: 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”