Star Trek: Discovery – Desperate Hours by David Mack

Spoilers ahead.  If that matters, you've been warned. After yesterday's blog about my first reactions to the new Star Trek: Discovery, I decided I should check out this prequel novel that dropped from one of the franchise's regularly accoladed novelists, David Mack.  The historian's note confirms something that I should have known up front and needed to … Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery – Desperate Hours by David Mack

Star Trek: Discovery – First Reactions

The following post is rated S for spoilers.  I can't discuss this properly without going deep.  You've been warned. I've been hyper-critical.  I've been hopeful.  I've been nervous as hell.  It all comes down to this.  The first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery have officially been released, the first one on CBS, the second on … Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery – First Reactions

Star Wars: Battlefront II – Inferno Squad by Christie Golden

"We all serve at the pleasure of the Emperor.  None of us is indispensable." Iden Versio was a rising star in the ranks of the Imperial TIE pilots.  Then she found herself to be an unlikely survivor of the Battle of Yavin.  Through treachery, cowardice, and zealotry, a chain of events went unnoticed beneath the noses of the Empire, … Continue reading Star Wars: Battlefront II – Inferno Squad by Christie Golden