RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,684
Posts: 5,430,435
Members: 24,829
Currently online: 428
Newest member: Enabran


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Trek Literature

Trek Literature "...Good words. That's where ideas begin."

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old February 22 2013, 01:27 AM   #1
Jsplinis
Lieutenant
 
Voyager: Mosaic and Pathways

Quick question:

I've read that Mosaic and Pathways were considered to be canon for Voyager when they came out. This was because they were written by Jeri Taylor and provided back story for the characters that writers of the show could use. I've also read that the details of the stores were later overwritten. How were these novels contradicted on the TV series or was it just that their details were incorporated into the TV series?
Jsplinis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 22 2013, 03:32 AM   #2
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: Voyager: Mosaic and Pathways

I think Mosaic is still consistent with canon, as far as I know. As for Pathways, many of its details about characters' backstories were contradicted by later seasons of the show after Taylor left -- such as B'Elanna's parents having different names, Harry knowing different people at the Academy (and in fact Pathways contradicted the previously established name of Harry's Academy roommate), etc. And the post-finale novels by Christie Golden contradicted Pathways with regard to Chakotay's backstory, the details about Harry's girlfriend Libby, etc. The one bio chapter in Pathways that I don't think has been contradicted by anything since is the Kes chapter, since she was gone from the show by the time Taylor left.
__________________
Christopher L. Bennett Homepage -- Site update 4/8/14 including annotations for Rise of the Federation: Tower of Babel

Written Worlds -- My blog
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 22 2013, 03:38 AM   #3
ryan123450
Commodore
 
ryan123450's Avatar
 
Location: Woodward, OK
View ryan123450's Twitter Profile
Re: Voyager: Mosaic and Pathways

Janeway's backstory in Mosaic has also been incorporated into the Voyager Relaunch storyline.

And I in particular remember Tom's backstory contradicted in later seasons
__________________

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
ryan123450 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 22 2013, 02:23 PM   #4
James T. Vader
Lieutenant
 
Re: Voyager: Mosaic and Pathways

Jsplinis wrote: View Post
Quick question:

I've read that Mosaic and Pathways were considered to be canon for Voyager when they came out. This was because they were written by Jeri Taylor and provided back story for the characters that writers of the show could use. I've also read that the details of the stores were later overwritten. How were these novels contradicted on the TV series or was it just that their details were incorporated into the TV series?
In "Coda" Janeways dead "father" referenced the crashed shuttle in an icecap, a major event in Mosaic.
James T. Vader is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.