Author: Alexandra Wayne

Preconceptions of Time and Space – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 8 & 9

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in these reviews. Review Navigation: Jump to Episode 8, Jump to Episode 9 (Fall Finale) ICYMI: Episode 1 & 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 & 6, Episode 7 Episode 8: A Little Harmony From Latin: Vis pacem, para bellum: “If you want peace, prepare for war.” While the team on the U.S.S. Discovery is on a mission to save a Federation ship from a Klingon attack, Burnham, Tyler, and Commander Saru are exploring the Pahvo planet, which is filled with a life form which resembles an aura and...

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As Days Go, This Is A Weird One – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 7

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in this review. (ICYMI: Previous Episode Reviews: Episode 1 & 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 & 6) The crew of the U.S.S. Discovery find themselves stuck in a time loop caused by the greedy, meddling Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson). Mudd wishes for nothing more than to sell the Discovery to the Klingons to help them win the war and destroy Starfleet. Because of Stamets’ (Anthony Rapp) newfound abilities (caused by being the “pilot” of the spore drive), Stamets finds himself to be the only one continuously aware of...

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The Ideal Outcome – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 1 and 2

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in this review. Star Trek: Discovery takes place 10 years before the original series with the famous team of Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Scotty, Bones and the Enterprise. Set in the 24th century, Discovery’s mission is to uncover new lifeforms and worlds, but one officer will also discover herself in her travels among alien species both old and new. Awaiting the Reveal Because I am a fan of the Star Trek franchise (particularly The Next Generation, and with Mr. Data being my favorite fictional character ever), I patiently waited for...

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