Re: OT: I wish Pocket would do something like this
I suspect that some people don't want to read something that's non-canonical because they feel like the emotional consequences of the stories will be rendered moot, which undermines audience investment in the stories and undermines verisimilitude.
That's a far better phrasing of my attitude than anything I ever came up with. Thanks, Sci.
(It's not that I won't read anything non-canonical. But I definitely have preference for Trek
books that fit into the Marcokradiverse. The lack of emotional consequences is precisely why I didn't find Crucible
Some people only have so much time and money. Would you rather read the next installment post-Typhon Pact (presuming you'd gotten the other ones), or a standalone TOS?
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