By Rick Lundeen The Mirror Universe - an alternate reality containing a darker, more ruthless version of the human race. Most people, places, and things we know are all there, but different. Twisted. In this, the Prime Universe of Star Trek, we've been witness to centuries of human development and achievement - humanity attaining warp capability thanks to Zefram … [Read more...] about Star Trek: The true horror of the Mirror Universe
The concept of Klingon honour might vary depending on which Star Trek series you're watching. We meet the Klingons a handful of times during Star Trek: The Original Series, and in each case they're introduced as the bad guys - the evil, opposite number to Starfleet and the Federation. Usually, the Klingon commanders get the spotlight in these episodes. They are usually … [Read more...] about Klingons – Bloody conquerors or honoured warriors?
Why is Saru the bravest Kelpien? Overall, they're an unassuming species; the Kelpiens live their lives in fear, forever in anticipation of the culling. Whenever a Kelpien reaches a certain point in their life, and they approach Vahar'ai (a biological process) they are hunted, captured and killed by the other inhabitants of the planet: the Ba'ul. The Ba'ul have been … [Read more...] about Cowardly race: Why Saru is the bravest Kelpien
Star Trek Discovery was announced by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman in 2015. It's a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, taking place around 2255; this is roughly 10 years before the adventures of Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. This also places it about 100 years after Star Trek: Enterprise and over 100 years before Star Trek: The Next Generation. As such, they've … [Read more...] about Star Trek Discovery – The Ultimate Guide
In 1966, Gene Roddenberry created a new television show that he pitched to television executives as "Wagon Train amongst the stars." This referred to a very popular show at the time set in the old west, where settlers travelled across a brand new America having adventures and encountering various dangers. But this new show, called Star Trek, would be set about 300 years in … [Read more...] about Star Trek: The Original Series – The Ultimate Guide