After more than a decade, Star Trek returns to television! The seventh small-screen voyage of Gene Roddenberry’s creation takes us to a time before Kirk and Spock for a mission on the edge of Federation space. The Edge, Trek.fm’s dedicated Star Trek: Discovery podcast, explores the creative and cultural history of the legendary franchise as well as the development of this new show and the stories it tells.
Ships of Discovery, Part 2. We continue our discussion on the ships of Discovery, focusing on the lesser-known ships seen throughout the series, including the USS Shran, USS Hiawatha, USS Buran, and USS Cabot.
Animated Short Treks. We share their thoughts on “The Girl Who Made the Stars” and “Ephraim and Dot,” how Star Trek has previously represented mythical storylines, and as many Original Series Easter eggs.
Fan Response to “The Girls Who Made the Stars” and “Ephraim and Dot.” We discuss all the feedback about these installments of Short Treks we’ve received from listeners of The Edge—both positive and negative.
Ask Not. We delve into the many types of coercion used by Pike is his attempt to get Cadet Thira Sidhu to break her orders and go rogue, and ask whether it was too harsh compared with past Starfleet tests.