Monday, April 20, 2015

Project: Potemkin - "The Night The Stars Fell From The Sky"

A first contact mission with some Vulcan ancestors goes really, really, really badly. Like, kids getting vaporized bad.

RATING: 79%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Star Trek: Phase 2 - "World Enough and Time"

On board the Excelsior Sulu reminiscences about the time he was a young nobody who got turned into George Takei by a transporter mishap.

RATING: 75%

(Where to place: The frame story after the intro of Generations, the flashback during the fifth year of the original five year mission.)

Friday, April 17, 2015

Star Trek: New Frontier - "Restoration"

It turns out Calhoun didn't die when the Excalibur blew up (they didn't spring for computer virus protection) so he becomes sheriff on a cowboy planet.

RATING: 55%

(Where to place: During season 6 of Voyager , between Dragon's Teeth and Riddles.)
While at a Klingon bar the crew finds a space witch who wants their souls.

RATING: 38%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Project: Potemkin - "Archway"

The ship finds a gate to Hell maybe but it's too scary to investigate so they leave.

RATING: 47%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Project: Potemkin - "The Engineer's New Clothes"

The engineer plays a joke with some clothes. Most of these "vignettes" fan productions end up doing ought to just be edited in with their episodes as b or c stories but hey, who am I to judge?

RATING: 16%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Project: Potemkin - "Miscommunication"

While running from some killer pyramids, a couple crewmembers bond over being from the American South.

RATING: 68%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Project: Potemkin - "Delivery"

The ship visits a colony that hasn't written in a while and just finds an alien petting it's full belly all like "what colony *burp*?"

RATING: 56%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Project: Potemkin - "Doctor's Orders"

The ship's doctor takes time out of her busy day to body shame the navigator. Not cool imho!

RATING: 8%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "A Time to Be Born"

The Enterprise is investigating a haunted graveyard of destroyed ships from the Dominion War when Picard gets framed for blowing up an allied ship.

RATING: 47%

(Where to place: In the year leading up to Nemesis.)

Project: Potemkin - "The Void"

The USS Potemkin finds a voidy void in space devoid of anything except cosmic potholes. The production design on this series isn't as fancy as Phase II or Continues but the acting and pacing are pretty tight.

RATING: 67%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Project: Potemkin - "Care For A Lift?"

A couple crewman get stuck in the space elevator.

RATING: 15%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Project: Potemkin - "The Old Guys"

On the USS Potemkin some old crewmembers on the night shift complain about work. I hear ya!

RATING: 36%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "Reliant"

Lieutenant Fox is offered to be the chief engineer on the new Reliant, but is still too sad about when the last one blew up.

RATING: 22%

(Where to place: Between the beginning of Generations and Encounter at Farpoint.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "Anniversary"

The computer keeps fucking up the captain's musical choices and he's already grumpy from missing his anniversary ��.

RATING: 62%

(Where to place: During the Lost Era, shortly after the Enterprise B is launched.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "Family"

The engineer's wife (is that a mass market paperback title???) is super sad about living on Alpha Centauri so they move to Minnesota.

RATING: 26%

(Where to place: During the Lost Era, shortly after the Enterprise B is launched.)

Monday, April 13, 2015

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "The Captain's Table"

Captain Stanfield and some pals sit around and rehash episodes of various fan productions.

RATING: 7%

(Where to place: Early in the Lost Era, shortly after the Enterprise B is launched.)

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy - "Return to the Forbidden Planet"

Issues 9-10

The cadets are lured to Talos IV where they've got to stop the Jem'Hadar from killing those big brains with the help of Captain Pike.

RATING: 34%

(Where to place: During DS9 season 5, between Business as Usual and Ties of Blood and Water.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "The Sculpture"

A little statue makes the crew take a trip down boring memory lane.

RATING: 16%

(Where to place: Shortly after the opening part of Generations.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "The Nebula"

Valkyrie follows a distress call into a nebula--cool, seems like the kinda thing that will go off with no hitch whatsoever.

RATING: 65%

(Where to place: During the Lost Era, between the beginning of Generations and Encounter at Farpoint.)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "This Gray Spirit"

The Defiant gets caught up in the drama of a world that has a servant class (thumbs down!) but that also has a ring made of cities (thumbs up!) and meanwhile on DS9 the Cardassians want to apologize for their past but the new Bajoran religious leader is like f you, f you big time.

RATING: 82%

(Where to place: During the DS9 relaunch, between Insurrection and Nemesis.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "Touch of the Prophets I and II"

The USS Valkyrie makes first contact with some nose ridge people named the Bajorans and then very quickly they meet their best friends the Cardassians.

RATING: 60%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "The Admiral"

A comedy episode where a conman tries to trick the crew into thinking he's an admiral, except his suit is homemade so that ruse doesn't exactly work.

RATING: 52%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Star Trek - "The Ashes of Eden"

Kirk gets suckered in to helping a young woman protect her colony because she got her hands on a slightly used Enterprise-A for him to fly.

RATING: 83%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "A Problem of Titan Proportion"

While just hanging out in space the USS Titan blows up for now reason right in front of the Valkyrie, who go ask the nearest neighbors, the Romulans, if they had anything to do with it.

RATING: 41%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Monday, April 6, 2015

Star Trek - "The Trial of James T. Kirk"

DC Vol Two Issues 10-12

Kirk gets put on trial by the Klingons, Federation, and some alien dudes for various crimes including violation of the Prime Directive with special guest witnesses including tons of people who've seen Kirk violate the Prime Directive.

RATING: 80%

(Where to place: Between The Final Frontier and The Undiscovered Country.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Suspect"

DC Issue 76

There's a killer on the loose knocking off all the former chief engineers of the Enterprise so, ulp, looks like Geordi might be next!

RATING: 65%

(Where to place: Between All Good Things and Generations)

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy - "X2"

Issue 8

While the cadets are on a training cruise they meet up with Charlie X who is broodier and more powerful than ever.

RATING: 46%

(Where to place: During the fifth season of DS9, between Business as Usual and Ties of Blood and Water.)

Star Trek: Valkyrie - "Disaster Strikes"

The Valkyrie hits a subspace anomaly and they gotta fix the ship. You need a b-story, friends!

RATING: 21%

(Where to place: Between The Undiscovered Country and the beginning of Generations.)

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Star Trek: New Frontier - "Renaissance"

Selar and Burgoyne must work through some parenting issues the logical, Vulcan way - locked in mortal combat. Also Lefler and her mom take a vacation to Risa and chill w Scotty, who is now a hotel greeter???

RATING: 61%

(Where to place: During the sixth season of Voyager, between Dragon's Teeth and Riddles.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Modala Imperative"

100 years after the TOS miniseries, Admiral McCoy and Ambassador Spock return to Modala with the Enterprise D for a huge party that gets crashed by the galaxy's worst guests, the Ferengi.

RATING: 70%

(Where to place: During the fourth season, between Data's Day and The Wounded.)