Re: Question for authors: General 'rules' for tie-in media (any franch
Then there's E:TFA and DC's first Trek annual telling different versions of Kirk's first mission as Enterprise captain within a year of each other in 1985-6 -- and then Pocket and DC telling different versions of the end of the 5-year mission later in the '80s.
And more recently, your 2012 novel DTI: Forgotten History
portrayed a completely different set of circumstances surrounding the end of the five-year mission than David R. George III
's 2006 novel Crucible: McCoy - Provenance of Shadows
. So that tradition continues even today, of presenting multiple interpretations of major events in Trekverse history.
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