Monday, April 24, 2017

STAR TREK TNG - TIME SQUARED

T is for Time Squared #39 but what caused this time slip? When the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D isolates a distress call, a distinct type 15 shuttle emerges drifting in space ... (EL-BAZ)....even more startling we're stunned to learn about a puzzling lifeform aboard....it's Captain Jean-Luc Picard!!!! What a mind twister. Worf, Riker and Pulaski, stare at the shuttlecraft Picard in sheer, dumb amazement.

WORF, RIKER, PULASKI, PICARD


 RIKER: Captain?
 PICARD : Yes, Number One.
 RIKER: Are you on the Bridge?
PICARD : Where else would I be?
RIKER: Well. right now I think you should be in Shuttlebay two.
PICARD: Why? What is it?
RIKER: This I think you should see for yourself. Bring Commander Data

Dr Pulaski's analysis reveals the twin Picard is 6 hours out of phase with the USS Enterprise NCC 1701. Meanwhile, further data from Picard's shuttle logs prove EL-BAZ is from the future! In an awful twist, Geordi and Data's retrieval of the shuttles audio log makes their Captain Picard look like a complete coward.

 So what happened to the rest of the Enterprise-D crew I hear you cry! Remember the whirlpool/vortex in space? Only one Picard survived, the big question is why?

NIHILUS


Is it possible the great Captain Jean-Luc Picard abandoned his starship and crew, in the middle of a vast temporal distortion in order to save his own skin??? Nah not jean Luc, we love the captain right?

 So what happens when an energy vortex appears right below the Enterprise-D? Shuttle logs are vague at best. Geordi's visual data reveals how the destroyed Enterprise-D perished but not why. Which Picard gets to decide the fate of the USS Enterprise-D?
CHIEF ENGINEER GEORDI LA FORGE WATCHES THE USS ENTERPRISE NCC 1701-D EXPLODE

 Curiously this "Deus ex machina" vortex/Picard phenomenon resolves when the Enterprise-D bursts through the center of the energy vortex, twin Picard vanishes, an anti-climax sure but during the first trial run everyone totally dies. Heres Geordi watching his ship burst into flames, himself included, Don't you think thats freaky? because Whoa I sure did!

Who discovered Captain Picard's twin was 6 hours from the future?

WAS IT:

 A) Dr Pulaski or
B)  Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge?

Live Long and Prosper, Trekkers


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Saturday, April 22, 2017

SPOCKS BRAIN - STAR TREK TOS

S is for Spocks Brain.


The games afoot on an M-class ice world in Star Treks #61 classic third season. Here we have the "Sigma Draconis Star System" where the Morgs live. Apparently, these guys live in awful stone age surface conditions, representing the ultimate specter of terror, for the lovely female Eymorgs - except here's the thing. The Eymorgs live underground and want for nothing except now their "Controller" has died!!! OH NO!!!! Oh My Gawd, imagine the poor dumb lovely Eymorgs living topside with the beastly MORGS!!!! LOL


Artwork: PZNS

So when a mysterious beautiful woman from this technologically advanced society beams aboards Captain Kirk's USS Enterprise NCC 1701, Is anyone able to stop her? No, of course. She supposed to be "mindless" and yet you decide.....I hate to be he one to break the news. LOL Okay I'm 50 years too late but even still. C'mon seriously, stealing  Spocks brain and vanishing leaving the poor dude behind? So now, the USS Enterprise crew are stumped with a real "who done it" mystery to solve.


ARTWORK: LONEANIMATOR























ARTWORK:HAMEED


QUESTIONS:

What parallel similarities do you see in H G Wells Morlachs and Eloi compared to Star Trek's Lee Cromonin Morgs and Eyemorgs?

Who has your vote, H G Wells or Star Trek?

Live Long and Prosper.


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MEN AND BEASTS FROM STAR TREK CLASSIC - SPOCKS BRAIN












Friday, April 21, 2017

Rapturous Read - Shall We Begin?

R is for Rapturous Read,


Hey guys, I've just got back from the hottest Star Trek Outpost in the quadrant, WHOA people, was I hallucinating! It was fun and all, there were space babes coasting the place - in blue uniforms, like everywhere! It's true, I swear! or maybe that's the weed/dehydration talking I don't know...


  Joylene's book's MASK is Ready for Reading! Now assimilate this...... You've resigned from a university professor position only to retreat to an isolated cabin. Your psyche is reeling and BA-ZAM the boogyman turns up!

 His comments make you realize you're singled out for hate crime. However, all is not what it seems? After two bizarre days, the intruder mysteriously disappears but continues to play mind games. Could this stalker quite possibly be linked to a high level of government?

 So what now?

.  Brendell conceals the incident from the police. But is silence enough to keep her safe? When her beloved daughter, ZoĆ«, is threatened the stakes have risen. Brendel takes matters into her own hands because the game is not over...

Retribution, Retreat or seek Reinforcements? 




Maski: Broken But Not Dead
By Joylene Nowell Butler
Psychological Thriller
$4.99 eBook ISBN 9781939844385
An IPPY Silver Medalist!


Barnes and Noble, Kobo, iTunes, and Amazon


What would you do? Call Worf?  


Live Long and Prosper

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Star Trek Outpost Overseer Officer

O is for Star Trek Outpost Overseer Officer. 

"I'm  OVER HERE OFFICER" Please help find me an OASIS fast, I need water!!!"

OMG did you see her? Medical Tricorder readings appear to indicate, I'm Obsessed with illusions in Star Trek blue uniforms - like this knockout. Where did she go? did you see her?

STAR TREK OVERSEER DEFENDING OUTPOST


QUESTIONS: Is this scantily clad Star Trek blue Outpost defender for real or a mirage?  How else could she have disappeared so fast into thin air? Could I be hallucinating?




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Live Long and Prosper.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Naughty Nightingale Women.

N is for Naughty Nightingale Women. These trek babies bringing forth memories from Star Trek's classic original series. Definitely, a wow moment, just look at their sexy Science and Engineering uniforms! The Vulcan princess in red is holding her fallen comrade with purple hair and obviously calling for immediate backup.



Curiously our shaken friend appears have "Trill" features on her face, which is fascinating! I'm thinking time travel perhaps? I'm jumping to this conclusion because -  the Trill were not members of the Federation in the 23rd century until the 24th DS9 era..... unless there's another reason?

Nightingale Women is a poem which reads, "My love has wings, slender feathered things with grace and upswept curve and tapered tip."


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Live Long and Prosper.

Monday, April 17, 2017

STAR TREKS MEDICAL MIRACLES AND MY SCI FI EXPOSE

I'm featured on Alex J. Cavanaugh's Blog today, way to go Alex, I'm soaring through the stars...

On a trekker note "Medical Miracles" has become a fascinating set of buzz words in science, engineering and sci-fi. I introduced this concept here at Star Trek Sci Fi Blog eleven years ago and then wowsers! NASA's David Allen Batchelor shares further insight on "the Science of Star Trek" at the NASA Website. You read right trekker, just remember Spacerguy broke the news right here, FIRST.



 My subject at the time was simple and remains popular even now. I chose "Dr McCoys Medical Miracles" as the subject title for my thesis in 2006 and wrote about McCoys "Medical Miracles". NASA's physicist David Batchelor gives his informed opinion on Star Trek's "Medical Miracles" revealing fantastic things about Star Trek's futuristic features. For instance are android positronic brains (imagined by Isaac Asimov) the real or unreal deal?

In Star Trek's universe. He points out whether 1.) Technologies work. 2.) Technologies/ certain stories plots in star trek are scientifically accurate or not. He also highlights mistakes from a fun physics perspective. What works and what doesn't work is no laughing matter.... get it???? but I believe I can boldly up the ante on NASA's Maestro of Physics, hehe. I plan on writing a piece on Dr Crusher's Medical Miracles to energize some TNG fun in our trekverse.

 So whats my trekkie ace on NASA's Star Trek physics expert, David Allen Batchelor?

No biggie really,




During my trek voyages, I've discovered new evidence coming from science fiction into reality! Star Treks Tricorder now officially exists but does it work? Apparently, the "Qualcomm Tricorder X-Prize Foundation" started a global competition which Final Frontier Medical Devices won and received $2.5 million bucks.

 What can it actually do?

The device can diagnose 34 health conditions long before 24 hours elapses using a custom built AI. The beauty of this thing are the non-invasive sensors providing a final analysis on the patient while cross referencing all available medical data on medical conditions.




The Roddenberry Foundation has added $1.6 million for the development of these tricorders where they will eventually reach patients in hospitals across the world.


Can you see a Star Trek tricorder diagnosing your health years from now?


Isn't Alex J Cavanaugh the coolest for giving me a shout out?


What do you think of David Allen Batchelor article "the Science of Star of Star Trek"?


I coined Dr McCoys Medical Miracles in 2006 but  I'm a trekker not database!


LIVE LONG AND PROSPER! 

Monday, April 10, 2017

STAR TREK TNG - Ship In A Bottle

H is for Holodeck but what is it? Three dimensional projections of light and sound simulating locations, characters and scenarios like this one.

DATA AND GEORDI ON HOLODECK


 Ship in a Bottle begins with Data and Geordi running a Sherlock Holmes 3A programme which "demonstrates some very curious anomalies" on the Holodeck of USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D. Its funny listening to Data spout on with his lines all learned off by rote, chapter and verse. Just when the killer in about to get nailed in his "Sherlockian Holmes" Holo-adventure - soongs brilliant progeny cocks it all up. Kaazam, the bad guy turns out to be right handed, not left. Something is definitely afoot! You'd better Believe it. The Holodeck's computer is seriously confused.

GEORDI DATA AND REG

 So now the plot thickens leaving Geordi's Engineering sidekick Reginald Barclay running a level4 diagnostic on anomalistic sequences. Amazingly the computer (voiced by Majel Barett) informs Reg that all files conforms to specified parameters except those contained in protected memory!!! Poor dumb dumb Reg... if only he knew what happened in "Elementary, Dear Data" episode.

REGINALD BARCLAY UNLOCKS MORIARTY


 What does he do? He unlocks the holodeck sequence imprisoning Sherlock Holmes arch-enemy!!!! The famous adversary James Moriarty (Daniel Davis) presents himself live in the flesh! Moriarty tells Regs hes a real sentient lifeform not a simulation and given the right technology by Captain Picard of course he will leave the Holodeck, which stuns Reg into total denial but he'll find the Captain...

 MORIARTY AND PICARD ON HOLODECK


 So now we know Professor Moriarty is programmed to be as smart as Data, which results in him becoming self aware. The fun begins when Captain Picard enters 221 B bakers street. After pleasantries are exchanged the question remains, what now? Mind over matter. Cogito ergo sum. Brilliant reasoning no?

 Moriarty walks out into the Enterprise-D corridor, and doesn't vanish into thin air!!!! How is this possible???
 Moriarty: "I think therefore I am." 
PROFESSOR MORIARTY WALKS FREE FROM HOLODECK


At this point Moriarty's re-programmes the Holodeck and finds a way to motivate the rest of the amazed USS Enterprise bridge crew NCC 1701-D. So on the one hand, the only USS Enterprise-D we know to be true crew walking out of the Holodeck on 221 B Baker Street are: Captain Picard, Commander Data and Reginald Barclay only.

USS ENTERPRISE -D HELPLESS WHILE GAS PLANETS MERGE



 Meanwhile, two giant gas planets are about to fuse in the Detrian system and the Enterprise-D is stuck powerless. What does this ruthless Moriarty want? Countess Regina Bartholomew (Stephanie Beacham) and freedom to enter into the real world. You bet Riker is motivated to get moving fast!!!

PICARD, REG AND DATA WATCHING MORIARTY


The thing is Picard, Data and  Barclay are still on the Holodeck!! What would you do to get your ship back from your nemesis?  Using a ruse Captain Picard had to trick Moriarty to release control of the USS Enterprise-D.


COUNTESS REGINA AND MORIARTY THINK OF FREEDOM
BUT PICARD TRICKED THEM!!



Have you ever heard of Heisenberg Compensators? Uncoupling the transporter engineering thing was genius to fool these two love birds eh?  All you need is love? Well long story short it worked.
Professor Moriarty and the Countess Regina flew free to roam the galaxy in their shuttle, ahhh shucks how romantic!!!

COMMANDER RIKER SEES THEM OFF INTO A NEW HOLOWORLD



Live Long and Prosper !


Who was first to realise that the tricked USS Enterprise-D crew (Picard, Data and Geordi) were still on the holodeck? Wasn't it cool the way Picard tells the doppelganger Geordi to excuse Data and Picard for a moment?


WILL THEY EVER FIND OUT THEY'RE EXPLORING A HOLO-UNIVERSE?

Saturday, April 08, 2017

SUPERHUMAN KHANS REVENGE

ARTWORK CREDIT: Silver7854



KHAN: There she is! There she is! ...Not so wounded as we were led to believe. So much the better.

[Enterprise bridge]

SPOCK: Estimating nebula penetration in two point two minutes. Reliant is closing.
KIRK: Steady as you go.

[Reliant bridge]

JOACHIM: If they go in there we'll lose them.
KHAN: Explain it to them.


Star Trek The Wrath of Khan is a popular movie in Trekland. Here are a few facts for untrained eyes which are worth knowing. Captain Kirk and genetic superhuman Khan are keen to settle an old feud, after he escapes Ceti Alpha V and takes over the USS Reliant NCC 1864 which finally led to this fight in cold space.

QUESTION: What device did Khan use to try and win revenge on Captain Kirk USS Enterprise NCC 1701?

1. USS RELIANT
2. OVERLOADING PHASER
3. GENSIS DEVICE



Live Long and Prosper

Friday, April 07, 2017

F IS FOR FRIENDS STAR TREKKIN'

F is for Friends Following Star Trek. We're a proud nation of Fans right here at Star Trek Sci Fi Blog that loves Star Trekking across the Universe, well guess what Trekker? that mean US! We're a democracy, so now its high time to prove it,  BE A FAN OR FRIEND FOLLOWING STAR TREK SCI FI BLOG        

 All you've got to do is find the top right hand corner, click the blue box and follow, easy!!






UPDATE : HI EVERYONE, I'M HAVING A SPOT OF BOTHER WITH THE WARP ENGINES SO I'LL BE SITTING THE REST OF THE A TO Z CHALLENGE OUT ON THE SIDELINES,

INSTEAD, YOU'LL SEE ME EVERY MONDAY, QUAPLA!

Fan or Friend or Follower Star Trekking across the universe? 


Did you ever figure out what happened to the Klingons on the starboard bow?  



LIVE LONG AND PROSPER!



Thursday, April 06, 2017

E is for Enterprise and Excelsior Engaging the Enemy

Remember when Star Trek's Excelsior and USS Enterprise engaged the enemy. Duh what?

 The U.S.S. Excelsior, NCC-2000 came to the rescue in Star Trek VI with General Chang's Bird of prey ready to swoop in for the kill, could Kirk's USS Enterprise NCC 1701 have survived on its own?


'Tickle us, do we not laugh? Prick us, do we not bleed? Wrong us, shall we not revenge?'





BY SILVER 7854 DEVIANT ART


 The plan was simple. Enterprise and Excelsior had to blow the living bejeebers out of Chang's Klingon bird of Prey.


Oh now, be honest, Captain. Warrior to warrior...You do prefer it this way, don't you? No peace in our time. 'Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Fire!

Which side were you rooting for? The Klingon Bird of prey, or Earth's Starfleet Federation? 


Was it really a fair fight?


Live Long and Prosper.



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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

D is for DEEP SPACE NINES DAX

D is for Dax . Everyone knows Jadzia Dax  from DS9. Actress Terry Farrell is a smash hit at Star Trek conventions and still looks great. Take a good look because Terry is everywhere. Jadzia regularly starred in Deep Space Nine as a Starfleet Science Officer . Her backstory is she worked very hard and underwent Symbiosis by joining with Curzon "Dax" who died but transferred his memories. How I hear you cry, well lets just say it involved a creature, lol.

 Jadzia is a brilliant scientist and serving as a "host" for "Dax" is the greatest honour a Trill can give.




What would you say to Terry Farrell at a Star Trek convention?


Live Long and Prosper.

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Captain of Cassadawn

C is for the CAPTAIN OF CASSADAWN but who is he?

If you enjoy reading Star Trek, Battlestar or Mars Attacks then assimilate this. Captain Ninja is reducing the price of CassaDawn - to free. His science fiction ebook "Cassadawn" is up for grabs on Amazon. Alex tells us Cassadawn is on iTunes, Barnes and Nobel, Amazon and other retailers.

CASSADAWN ON AMAZON



So heres the low down trekkers. Astronauts on the space station discover life in a dirt sample from Mars. Deep space scares ensue. Wowsers, makes you think huh? It seems Byron is the top gun and Arenth is his cosbolt navigator sidekick. So what on Mars is going on and where do the cosbolt fighters fit in?



 Can Byron and Arenth determinate how to terminate the exterminators?

Live long and Prosper, trekkinators

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Monday, April 03, 2017

Braggadocious Harry Mudd

B is for Braggadocious but have you got the sci-fi hubris to answer this question? What crafty cunning Star Trek character with enough con-man bluff actually enjoys boasting but belongs behind bars? ...... Answer: Why Harry Mudd of course!

HARRY MUDD, ANDROID WIFE STELLA, CAPTAIN KIRK


You'll be glad to know then that Mudd's career of fast deals is being re- energized by Rain Wilson in Star Trek Discovery. Wilson co-starred in Galaxy Quest as one of the Aliens (Lahnk) and was awesome but what of Roger C. Carmel's character? Mudd starred in only two classic episodes which gives Discovery producers plenty of scope to play around with the prequel timeline.


STAR TREK DISCOVERY 'HARRY MUDD' RAIN WILSON

The secret here is to move mountains and create new Star Trek friendships. Times change, people change but not Harry, same ol Harry, hehe. He's still up to his ol tricks.....or is he?

Hmmmm Harry's new bag of tricks...

Live long and Prosper.

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Saturday, April 01, 2017

Andorian Alien Assassins

A is for Andorians but what do we know about these Alien unknowns? In 2161, the cold, icy planet of Andoria took part in talks to form a coalition with the UFP. So lets get down to brass tacks, trekkers.

Some say Andorians are loving sky blue passionate creatures but I hate to break the tragic news to you folks, history records our blue skinned friends as being passionate and violent! The baddest, Thelev murders Tellarite Gav in Star Trek's Classic "Journey to Babel." So he had attitude for sure!


SAREK OF VULCAN, CAPTAIN KIRK, TELLARITE AMBASSADOR GAV, ANDORIAN , TELLARITE DELEGATE


But it could be worse,  Bad enough, Thelev is a cold blooded murderer, well maybe not the cold bit. But the guy actually stabs Captain James T. Kirk in the back and hes the dude hosting the Babel conference on Starship USS Enterprise 1701!!! I know. You'd better believe it.

So now for the good news. Turns out Thelev is really an Orion spy in Andorian disguise! Haha... had you going, didn't I?

WHO MURDERED GAV? But heres the kicker can you identify the assassin?

Live long and Prosper! 

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