Why not sequels?

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by Jonathan Peters, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. Balok's Decoy

    Balok's Decoy Commodore Commodore

    Aug 13, 2016
    Balok's Decoy in Baltimore, MD
    This again?
  2. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

    Nov 5, 2008
    A type 13 planet in its final stage
    Spinning the new series off the era in the last few movies makes sense to me. It's fresh in everyone's minds.

    Plus, as others have said, no magic technology which would completely change humanity if anyone remembered it after the 42-minute reset (although personally I would LOVE a new series to embrace humanity taking it's first, technology-assisted steps to becoming Q)
  3. Vger23

    Vger23 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Apr 19, 2014
    New England
    It would be awesome if the mods would combine every post made in the last 6 months either crying about "why won't Star Trek make a post-Nemesis show" or about "why does DSC need to air on a streaming service??? I won't pay!!!" into one giant thread called "whine here about things that won't change" and call it a day.
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  4. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

    It's so quiet in this forum these days that I'm willing to allow a little leeway for variations on a theme.
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  5. uniderth

    uniderth Commodore Commodore

    Jan 27, 2009
    Didn't stop the Thor films. Nor did it stop centuries of ancient Greek and Roman stories of Gods. I don't get why people think having "magical" technology suddenly destroys all storytelling possibilities, when humanity has had millennia of such stories.
  6. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Apr 11, 2014
    But, does it fit with Star Trek is more the question. Star Trek has always made a (somewhat dubious) claim to be based in science, and then unfold with the characters and their reaction to those changes. But, we also have Q, Talosians, psychic powers and the like, so it's a mix.

    In my opinion, it would detract a bit from the characters and the world building, but I could be wrong.