Bunch of New Season 1 Concept Art

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Tuskin38, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 24, 2011
  2. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Just Another Product of Today Moderator

    Jan 10, 2003
    Standing on the Edge, Face Up
    Sounds like we're getting some backstory for Airiam!

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  3. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 14, 2001
  4. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Vice Admiral Admiral

    Feb 21, 2005
    On the USS Sovereign
    Yes good stuff.
  5. Spectre Of The Fun

    Spectre Of The Fun Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Dec 5, 2018
    Marooned in the American Midwest.
    Great article. The creative work put into the show's look is spectacular. I liked the Orion cabaret in concept art and on Will You Take My Hand. It was dark so a little hard to see but a nice build on Pike's fantasy in the Cage.

    Interesting comment on seeing more about Airiam as Season Two goes on.
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  6. Succubint

    Succubint Captain Captain

    Oct 8, 2017
    I like the idea of learning more about Airiam, but notice the qualifier: "little bit". So, I'm expecting minor stuff revealed, like Owosekun coming from a Luddite collective, or Detmer passing her first pilot's exam at age 12.

    I'm sad we never got to see the filmed scene of the treaty between the Federation and Klingons being signed. Maybe a brief montage while Burnham was addressing the chamber would have helped sell the idea of a hard won peace accord.

    For the ship nuts, how different is the penultimate Enterprise design to the one they finally used? How does it compare to the TOS or TMP versions?
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  7. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 24, 2011
    They only major difference is the pylons.
  8. Timo

    Timo Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Aug 26, 2003
    In comparison with TOS and TMP, the secondary hull size and shape is so radically altered that it was probably swapped wholesale, in-universe.

    Then again, the very same is true of the change from TOS to TMP. So we might do well to believe that Starfleet builds ships with these insanely thin necks and pylons for a reason: they are all ships of Theseus, with every component severed from its pylon and swapped for a more modern one in a brief refit. Heck, this would mean starbases would be stocked with the various components, and Pike could swap back and forth at will.

    Timo Saloniemi
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  9. XCV330

    XCV330 A Being of Pure Caffeine Premium Member

    Sep 24, 2017
    jippers on a beach somewhere
    I like the idea of Constitutions being designed for rapid power-train replacement.
    Sort of like the variants of Mirandas seemingly based on mission need.
  10. Hoity Toity

    Hoity Toity Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 4, 2019
    I can tell you it looks NOTHING like this. The view screen is HUGE and its white, grey and red.
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