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Old September 5 2009, 01:28 AM   #1
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Star Trek: The Last Generation

Out of curiosity, anyone read this TPB yet? I happened to see a copy of my local Barnes & Noble, but haven't really decided whether to buy it or not. Some aspects seem interesting, but the whole story seems a little too dependent on time travel.



I'm really kind of mixed. While I like alternate history stories, there are some shades of "Yesterday's Enterprise" that seem mixed in.
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Old September 5 2009, 03:31 AM   #2
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Just from that little blurp, it seems very 'Yesterday's Enterprise." Might still be a good read. Who's the writer?
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Old September 5 2009, 03:46 AM   #3
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Andrew Steven Harris. Seems in was first published in fall of 2008, so perhaps it's not as recent as I thought. But this was the first time I've seen copies of it.
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Old September 5 2009, 03:50 AM   #4
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Somehow K'Ehlayr and Alexander still exist in this universe, and Alexander is as much an incompetent as ever...
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Old September 5 2009, 04:18 AM   #5
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Re: Star Trek: The Last Generation

Bloody hell...Braxton is involved?

How did he get out of his situation at the end of "Relativity"? Or does this take place before that episode?
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Re: Star Trek: The Last Generation

Sounds a little Grimdark for my taste, but I always liked Braxton, so maybe...
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Old September 5 2009, 04:19 PM   #7
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Re: Star Trek: The Last Generation

I suppose it could be an alternate version of crazy Braxton, though the snippets I read seemed to imply it was the same one.
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Old September 5 2009, 05:28 PM   #8
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I'm a bit done with the time travlin' altered plotlines, it's lazy writing. There's billions of planets in endless space, and these Starfleet dudes got SPACE SHIPS!!!... Lot's of stories to tell about new life and new civilizations, keep goin' boldly foward fer Christ's sake!!
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Old September 5 2009, 09:38 PM   #9
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Somehow K'Ehlayr and Alexander still exist in this universe, and Alexander is as much an incompetent as ever...
You know if Worf had spent a few minutes each episode introducing Alexander's cranial ridges to the aft bulkhead, TNG would have been a better place!
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Old September 6 2009, 01:21 AM   #10
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Don't buy it, Unicron, it is not very good. Lame hackery like this should be discouraged by failing to make a profit.
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Old September 7 2009, 12:23 AM   #11
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The story sounds like it could be interesting, but it really does sound like a pretty direct ripoff of Yesterday's Enterprise.


It really is like they've taken the same story and altered some details and called it new.
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