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Old December 8 2012, 07:28 PM   #92
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Re: Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years

Gotham Central wrote: View Post
So I've been reading the book since it arrived. Its not bad, but there are several things about it that bug me:

For starters was Cochrane supposed to be 30 in First Contact ?
That's a function of Cochrane's first appearance in TOS, where his birth in the 2130s was established. So, yeah, we just have to squint a bit and accept that he's somewhere in his 30s during ST:FC. (Must have been all that hard drinking!)

The Earth/American centric nature of the storytelling is starting to bug me a bit. Written Trek is usually much more diverse than this.
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