Tag: ent

Who gets burned by Trek’s Augment firewall?

Augment kids in Enterprise "Cold Station"

Star Trek stands out among its science fiction contemporaries for its ability to use the genre to touch on dire real-world subjects. Eugenics. Nuclear war. Environmental disaster. The rise and fall of fascist dictatorships. Trek portrays these as wake-up calls…

The IDIC Federation

Tellarite and Andorian shake hands while Archer and T'Pol look on

Star Trek is infused into my life. I was born the same week the original series premiered, and my earliest memories of Saturday morning are dominated by new episodes of the 1970’s Animated Series. Since then, I’ve watched every version…