It’s been a labor of love as well as a bit of lust. The Trek United Adult Trek Anthology
is finally out! Travel with us, From Quadrant to Quadrant and Person to Person
, and prepare to be seduced by Star Trek.
With 315 pages of content, punctuated with beautiful sketches and gorgeous screen captures, not to mention a breathtaking photo manipulated cover, the Anthology is a feast for the eyes and can put you, the reader, right into the action.
Let’s look at the individual contributions from here on the Trek BBS.
One Night on Terok Nor
follows Garak as he and Ezri Dax work through some difficult memories and, along the way, a state of grace is achieved.
A Drone's New Life
When 7 of 9 and the rest of the crew of Voyager
make it to Earth, life changes. And, for her, as writer Laura McBride
shows, those changes are for the better.
You Make Me Want to Scream
Who's got a secret powerhouse lover at home? jespah
reminds us that sometimes our expectations are unfounded.
When a hybrid child is pushed to the limit, a careless mistake, made in a fit of rage, changes his and his tormentor's lives forever. jespah
brings the ugliness of bullying to the Trek universe.
Scotty's got a date. And, according to jespah
, it's going really, really
We’ve got works from DS9, VOY, TOS and ENT, showing off our writers’ creative chops. Look inside and find out what’s in store.
Fantastic artwork graces the Anthology. Bluetiger
has captured the true essence of characters, from T'Pol to Scotty. Madison
has added a number of promotional materials which have helped to round out this issue and create even more visual appeal.
And then there's the cover ENTAllat
's lovely photo manipulated cover brings together disparate elements and conveys the overall theme of the Anthology.
We are writers and we are artists and we do it all for your
feedback. Did we succeed in our mission? Is there something we missed? We would love to hear from you! Feel free to comment here, or on Issuu itself.
Looking to the Future
Will we do it again? I don't know. A lot of that will depend upon the reception that this, the first edition, garners. But if we do, would you
like to write for us? Take a look at our selection criteria
. If you'd like to try for a spot – and inclusion is not guaranteed – follow our submission guide
. Plus I can be reached here if you have any questions.
Onward, to the stars, and the stars in your eyes, from quadrant to quadrant, and person to person!