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It is a fan based continuation of the series. The writing and acting are spotty, but the production values are absolutely amazing.

They cast James Doohan's son as Scotty.

And the guy from Mythbusters plays Sulu.

>A Grendel sighting! Glad to see ya.
>We need to run more Star Trek threads.

Like my namesake, I lurk at the borders. Nice to be remembered. I hope you are doing well, Corky.


>"Spectre of the Gun": This was just plain weird, even for die hard Trekkie's, the weakest of the Earth stories.

I loved the weirdness: the incomplete sets--the saloon missing a wall, things hanging in midair against a blood red sky, the way the Clantons had a rather blank affect as they walked to the OK corral. I loved the playing around with reality being an illusion of the mind.

>"Requiem for Methuselah": Awful, even with that nice Capek reference.

I disagree. This variation of Shakespeare's Tempest had some great moments.

This is one of my favorites

MCCOY: Physically human but not human. These are earlier versions of Rayna, Jim. She's an android.
FLINT: Created here by my hand. Here, the centuries of loneliness were to end.
SPOCK: Your collection of Leonardo da Vinci masterpieces, Mister Flint, they appear to have been recently painted on contemporary canvas with contemporary materials. And on your piano, a waltz by Johannes Brahms, an unknown work in manuscript, written in modern ink. Yet absolutely authentic, as are your paintings.
FLINT: I am Brahms.
SPOCK: And da Vinci?
SPOCK: How many other names shall we call you?
FLINT: Solomon, Alexander, Lazarus, Methuselah, Merlin, Abramson. A hundred other names you do not know.
SPOCK: You were born?
FLINT: In that region of earth later called Mesopotamia, in the year 3834 BC, as the millennia are reckoned. I was Akharin, a soldier, a bully and a fool. I fell in battle, pierced to the heart and did not die.
MCCOY: Instant tissue regeneration coupled with some perfect form of biological renewal. You learned that you were immortal and
FLINT: And to conceal it. To live some portion of a life, to pretend to age and then move on before my nature was suspected.
SPOCK: Your wealth and your intellect are the product of centuries of acquisition. You knew the greatest minds in history.
FLINT: Galileo, Socrates, Moses. I have married a hundred times, Captain. Selected, loved, cherished. Caressed a smoothness, inhaled a brief fragrance. Then age, death, the taste of dust. Do you understand?
SPOCK: You wanted a perfect, ultimate woman, as brilliant, as immortal as yourself. Your mate for all time.

But to each is own.

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