Forward Thinking

Elliot Thorpe

Since the last days of the USS Voyager, those at Paramount/CBS saw the future of Star Trek as being in the past. Perhaps it was DS9’s rather touching ‘Trials and Tribble-ations’ that whetted appetites. First we had Enterprise (initially dropping the Star Trek moniker to indicate that it wasn’t Star […]

A CAPTAIN CALLED PIKE

Elliot Thorpe

At the very opening of Where No Man Has Gone Before, Kirk is there and ready, fully defined as a Starfleet officer whose first duty and best destiny is to be one of Starfleet’s greatest captains. Captain Pike, by comparison, was only ever intended to be a foot-note in Star […]