Tag: romulans

Episode 146: “Balance of Terror”

The crew takes a deep dive into “Balance of Terror,” widely considered one of Star Trek’s best. We discuss themes of duty, bigotry, xenophobia, and war; parallels to WW2 and Cold War stories; the introduction of the Romulans (and Mark…

Episode 137: Book Club – The Last Best Hope

Our crew dives into Una McCormack’s Star Trek Picard tie-in novel, “The Last Best Hope,” discussing the additional character and story background it provides and parallels to today’s geopolitical and social issues. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts:  Andi,…

Episode 5: Badass Romulan Women

Andi, Sue, Grace and Jarrah discuss Romulan women, from the Romulan Commander in the Original Series episode “The Enterprise Incident” through Toreth and Sela in TNG and Senator Cretak in DS9 to Donatra and Tal’Aura in Star Trek: Nemesis. What was it about…