RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 135,789
Posts: 5,217,717
Members: 24,219
Currently online: 727
Newest member: JediMasterToys

TrekToday headlines

Q Meets NuTrek Crew
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

Pine In Talks For Drama
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Nimoy to Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Star Trek Special: Flesh and Stone Comic
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two Book Review
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Kirk’s Well Wishes To Kirk
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Quinto In New Starz Series
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Star Trek: Horizon Film
By: T'Bonz on Apr 14

Star Trek: Fleet Captains Game Expansion
By: T'Bonz on Apr 14


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 April 21 2013, 10:16 PM   #16
DS9forever
Fleet Captain
 
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

BillJ wrote: View Post
I wish the non-TOS book covers were as creative...
Yeah, the only good ones I can remember are the ones for Plagues of Night and Raise the Dawn. I'm hoping the covers for Star Trek: The Fall will be good.
DS9forever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 21 2013, 10:22 PM   #17
BillJ
Admiral
 
Location: In the 23rd Century...
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

DS9forever wrote: View Post
BillJ wrote: View Post
I wish the non-TOS book covers were as creative...
Yeah, the only good ones I can remember are the ones for Plagues of Night and Raise the Dawn. I'm hoping the covers for Star Trek: The Fall will be good.
The ones for the Destiny trilogy (five years ago) were awesome, but it has been pretty slim-pickings as far as quality artwork goes since then.
__________________
I'm not popular enough to be different! - Homer Simpson
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 22 2013, 01:06 AM   #18
Avro Arrow
Captain
 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

DeVario wrote: View Post
As for the release date, I'm pretty sure it will be August, the month after A Choice of Futures.
The Wormhole wrote: View Post
It's supposed to be the August book (meaning it'll be out the last Tuesday of July).
Thanks to you both! I checked MA's Upcoming Productions page, and sure enough, it's listed there. When I had searched on the title, I got no page hits. However, it looks like the apostrophe messes up whatever search algorithm they're using, since I tried searching on "T'Pol" as a test and got no hits either.

Allyn Gibson wrote: View Post
The mention of Majestic 12 leads me to wonder if Cryptosporidium-136 will have a cameo in the book.
And here I was wondering if Seven would travel back in time to work with them...
Avro Arrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 22 2013, 03:37 AM   #19
iarann
Lieutenant
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

Based on that synopsis, I wonder if the Vulcan who had been on Earth for over a decade is the same one from the Enterprise episode where T'Pol tells a tale of the first contact with Earth that may or may not be real.
__________________
Benjamin Handelman
iarann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 22 2013, 03:46 AM   #20
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

^The final scene of T'Pol holding T'Mir's purse makes it pretty clear that the story was true. No doubt the Vulcan is Mestral, and that's a cool connection.
__________________
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 April 22 2013, 05:43 AM   #21
iarann
Lieutenant
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

Christopher wrote: View Post
^The final scene of T'Pol holding T'Mir's purse makes it pretty clear that the story was true. No doubt the Vulcan is Mestral, and that's a cool connection.
I meant the episode was playing it up the ambiguity as to whether it was a true story or not until the ending. Or I could be remembering the episode incorrectly and it was never played that way, but for some reason I thought they couldn't figure out if it was a true story and that was part of the episode.
__________________
Benjamin Handelman
iarann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 22 2013, 01:55 PM   #22
The Wormhole
Admiral
 
The Wormhole's Avatar
 
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

iarann wrote: View Post
Christopher wrote: View Post
^The final scene of T'Pol holding T'Mir's purse makes it pretty clear that the story was true. No doubt the Vulcan is Mestral, and that's a cool connection.
I meant the episode was playing it up the ambiguity as to whether it was a true story or not until the ending. Or I could be remembering the episode incorrectly and it was never played that way, but for some reason I thought they couldn't figure out if it was a true story and that was part of the episode.
At the end, Archer or Trip ask T'Pol if the story actually was true, and she just answers with a vague "you asked me to tell you a story." They then jump to T'Pol in her quarters with the purse. Whatever ambiguity there is is short lived.
__________________
"Internet message boards aren't as funny today as they were ten years ago. I've stopped reading new posts." -The Simpsons 20th anniversary special.
The Wormhole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 22 2013, 02:04 PM   #23
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: Cover & Blurb for Dayton Ward's "From History's Shadow"

^Yes. It was played as ambiguous, but many viewers remember that ambiguity while forgetting that it was pretty solidly resolved at the end, which was why I offered that reminder.
__________________
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
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 05:43 AM.

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