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View Poll Results: Favorite Era
22nd Century 12 20.69%
Pre-TOS (Pike/April Enterprise) 13 22.41%
Pre-WNMHGB TOS (Kirk, Spock, Mitchel, Kelso ect) 8 13.79%
TOS Series (TOS, Vanguard) 21 36.21%
TOS Movie (TOS movies, Challenger) 15 25.86%
Lost Era 21 36.21%
24th Century (Pre-Borg/Dominion) 10 17.24%
24 Century (Dominion War) 21 36.21%
24th Centry (Post Dominion War) 26 44.83%
24th Century (Post Nem.) 27 46.55%
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Old September 10 2008, 05:07 AM   #16
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Re: Favorite Time Period

While I voted for the TOS time, I do enjoy the 22nd Century where they still have football and wear baseball style caps.
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Old September 10 2008, 06:52 AM   #17
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April/Pike
Sulu on Excelsior

are the favorite times I like to think about. Some of the books covering those eras have been good, some, not so much.

And I'm starting to spend some time on the 22nd cent, pre ENT
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Old September 10 2008, 09:18 AM   #18
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22nd and 23rd Centuries. I like Titan in the 24th, but thats about it for that era.
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Old September 10 2008, 12:37 PM   #19
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Re: Favorite Time Period

Art Vandelay wrote: View Post
Hey, you didn't offer what would have been my choice! That would have been the time period of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
Ditto. My first ST comics were the post-TMP Marvel issues and I loved the Thomas Warkentin art of those early LA Times Syndicate post-TMP strips.

"Ex Machina" was the novel I wanted to read in the weeks/months following TMP's premiere, but I made do with TMP's novelizations, off-the-shelf Bantams and early Pocket novels, and writing post-TMP fanfic instead. Some of Pocket's early titles were post-TMP, pre-ST II. The "Lost Years" saga (eventually four books) were also great, and lead into TMP.
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Old September 10 2008, 02:06 PM   #20
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Re: Favorite Time Period

I love the Dominion war era, but I enjoy all of them.
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Old September 10 2008, 03:54 PM   #21
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I'll squeeze one more era in there, the early 23rd century (pre-Constitution-class).

The only books I can think of in that era are The Final Reflection and parts of Burning Dreams.
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Old September 10 2008, 08:34 PM   #22
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Dominion War and post Nemesis right now.
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Old September 12 2008, 10:13 PM   #23
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I like the books that take place after the Dominion War
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