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Old May 27 2013, 10:40 PM   #196
Lieutenant Commander
Re: Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years

Therin of Andor wrote: View Post
Enterpriserules wrote: View Post
I'm not sure why CBS would do the book if it did not have some legitimacy in canon
CBS didn't "do the book", they licensed it out to becker&mayer and 47North. It is no more "legitimate" than books put out by Ballantine, Corgi, Bantam, Pocket/Gallery, Abrams Publishing or Running Press, etc.

King Daniel wrote: View Post
He had no idea whatsoever, thinking the Titan novels and Countdown comic were canon but Destiny and the stuff about Janeway dying wasn't. I was listening and thinking, "For gods' sake man, Google it!"
Canon [for the the purposes of his videogame project].
Well, in point of fact, CBS was very involved in the production of the book - the manuscript had to be approved chapter by chapter by the head of licensing of CBS inc.
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