Author: Lillyan Ratcliffe

Lillyan Ratcliffe has degrees in history and Library Information Sciences. She is a newish Trekkie, but she's enthusiastic about seeing the franchise become even more diverse and inclusive.

Tuvix: The ongoing debate

Tuvix being scanned in Sickbay

Tuvix – both the episode and the character – is one of the most divisive parts of the early seasons of Voyager. Did Janeway do the morally right thing by forcing Tuvix to separate back into Tuvok and Neelix? Should…

The Logic of Sarek’s Marriages

Sarek and Amanda touch fingers in front of Kirk, Spock and McCoy ("Journey to Babel")

Sarek, the father of Spock, became one of the most recurring characters in Star Trek, appearing in The Original Series, The Animated Series, several of the TOS moviest, and even as one of the few Vulcans to appear on The…