The crew discover what it feels like to be on the receiving end of the Prime Directive. Answer: NOT GREAT.
Harry dies. It’s okay, it won’t be the last time.
This is a belated cross-post of a Dreamwidth* post I made on Friday 27 July. I’ve found myself linking to it a fair bit, especially in light of programming decisions at Star Trek Las Vegas, so it’s now updated and saved here for posterity.
* Dreamwidth: Like LiveJournal but without the Russian government.
Michael Burnham Is The Protagonist
(Imagine the clapping hands emoji between each word.)
(Or, “ensemble cast” is starting to sound a lot like a dog whistle.)
I tweeted on Sunday:
I need my Disco fix badly enough that I lurk around corners of the internet like Reddit, which is outside of my usual bubble, and I’ve seen this enough that I actually recoiled when I read Tom and Lorenzo saying, “…we’re struck by how fun this all looks and by how much the rest of the ensemble is being punched up a bit, making this seem slightly less like The Michael Burnham Story and a bit more like a classic Star Trek show.”
See also: literally any journalist, blogger or below-the-lines commenter who describes Anson Mount as “the new lead”.
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Tom Paris is convicted of murdering an alien scientist and condemned to relive the dead man’s final moments. Luckily, Detective Tuvok is on the case…
Voyager comes across a wormhole to the alpha quadrant, everything proceeds as planned and nothing bad ha–
We discover just how far Janeway will go for a cup of coffee.