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”

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: Live By The Code, 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 (#4) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 372 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 4/5 Hunting for the origins of the alien technology known as the Ware, Captain ReedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Live By The Code, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: Uncertain Logic, by Christopher L. Bennett

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise Series: Rise of the Federation (#3) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 5/5 As the Federation grapples with a growing crisis on Vulcan, Captain Malcolm Reed of the Pioneer is called to invetigate aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Uncertain Logic, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: Tower of Babel, by Christopher L. Bennett

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise Series: Rise of the Federation (#2) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 348 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 4/5 The Rigel system is as diverse as the Federation, and as troubled. Hoping to gain new allies, Jonathan Archer leads theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Tower of Babel, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: To Brave the Storm, by Michael A. Martin

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise Series: The Romulan War (#2) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 4/5 Earth and Romulus are at war, and the Coalition of Planets has been shattered. As Captain Archer fights one losing battle afterContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: To Brave the Storm, by Michael A. Martin”

BOOK REVIEW: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing, by Michael A. Martin

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 566 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 The Romulan Star Empire has declared open war against the Coalition of Planets. Built on shaky foundations, this young alliance of worlds has little hope of standingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing, by Michael A. Martin”