Monday, August 5, 2019

Literary Treks 277: You're Meant to Be Confused

Star Trek: Titan
Sword of Damocles
by Geoffrey Thorne

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The Starship Titan continues its mission of exploration in the Gum Nebula, encountering a strange phenomenon that stops the vessel dead in its tracks. Tracing the cause back to a planet called Orisha, an away from Titan encounters a strange anomaly that has wreaked devastation on the Orishans for millennia, and will cause one member of Titan's crew to come face to face with his destiny...

In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther discuss Star Trek: Titan: Sword of Damocles by Geoffrey Thorne. We talk about the non-linear nature of the novel, the planet Orisha and its inhabitants, the risky mission to save the Titan, the fate of Jaza Najem, the unorthodox solution that saves the ship, the design of the U.S.S. Titan by Sean Tourangeau, and wrap up with our final thoughts and ratings.

In the news segment, we discuss the fate of the post-Nemesis novelverse following the news from SDCC. We also respond to listener feedback from The Babel Conference for episode 275: Q is a YouTube Comment Troll.

Literary Treks 277: You're Meant to Be Confused
Titan: Sword of Damocles by Geoffrey Thorne

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1 comment:

  1. I found this one pretty confusing, I'm afraid. Geoffrey Thorne had potential as trek author, I think. I wish his SNW short The Soft Room had been made into a novel.