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Tango0110 Jan 2019 3:00 p.m. PST

…. by a New Captain Who's Not a Massive Asshole

"Turns out when you a) kill your good figure of authority two episodes in and b) replace them with a morally grey scapegoat you eventually reveal is an alt-universe, MAGA-quoting, colossal space-tool, you don't really have the time to get into the heady moral questions of the day. So it's a good job Star Trek: Discovery is changing things up for season two.

The best parts of Discovery's first season saw the Federation thrust into a brutal war, causing its heroes to re-examine both the ideals Starfleet upholds—ideals we have loved and admired for over 50 years across various Trek series—and which of them they're willing to sacrifice in the face of a losing conflict. In addition: the troubling duality that has underwritten Starfleet's entire existence as both a scientific band of explorers and the defacto military might of the Federation…."
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Gear Pilot10 Jan 2019 3:30 p.m. PST

I would have loved to see a (well written) Star Trek show based on the original pilot with Pike and crew. Not sure how the introduction of Pike is going to work out on STD. Seems like another diversion.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 6:16 p.m. PST

You know, once upon a time a USAF pilot tucked the wheels up on his jet just a little early and hit the runway moving. instead of conceding defeat, he gunned the engine, and the pictures I saw showed gravel from the intake all the way back. STD reminds me a little of that young gentleman.

Calico Bill10 Jan 2019 7:17 p.m. PST

No longer care what they do. For me STD is a lot of things, but it's not real Star Trek.

Tango0111 Jan 2019 12:04 p.m. PST



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