Tag Archives: Captain Picard

Picard Series – Why it needs Q

Photo credit: Rory Lewis Photography. As Rain Robinson declared "you can't stop a girl speculating!" And that's what we intend to do with the Untitled Picard Series. With our usual disclaimer that we promise not to go all Ferengi/EMH should there be any similarity to what's actually produced. Which isn't a risk because Star Trek writers are 1000 times more talented and creative. Remember, the Trekkie Girls know nothing. We are not a news site, we are just plain and simple bloggers.  In our last vBlog I (Sam) speculated what I'd like to see. In short:
  • The aftermath of the Dominion war left some paranoid bad Admirals in Starfleet.
  • Section 31 gained too much power granted to them by the admiralty when it was convenient during  war time.
  • The destruction of Romulas has created a refugee class in the galaxy.
  • A minority of Romulans have resorted to terrorism (Radicalised by Nero's tribe) but most want the … Continue Reading ››

Star Trek Las Vegas – The Inner Light Panel

Saturday at Star Trek Las Vegas featured two of my personal favourite panels of the week. The Writers panel with Brannon Braga and Andre Bormanis and the Inner Light panel with Sir Patrick Stewart, Margot Rose (Eline) and Morgan Gendel (writer).
The Inner Light Panel
Most panels at conventions are actors coming on stage, cracking a few jokes and taking a bunch of Q&As from the audience. This panel was someone different. It was well moderated by Adam from Creation Entertainment and was an analysis/review of an episode hailed as one of the best Star Trek episodes of all time. In fact in a poll of favourite Star Trek episodes, Inner Light came second of ALL EPISODES EVER. (Poll by StarTrek.com) In case you have Bendii syndrome and have forgotten, The Inner Light is the episode where Picard is given the memories of an alien from a civilisation whose planet is dying. He lives a lifetime … Continue Reading ››