Episode Six, “Stormy Weather,” is a bottle episode in more ways than one. The Discovery becomes trapped in a subspace void created by the DMA. Even though Captain Burnham must find a way to escape the rift before it collapses in on itself, disintegrating everyone caught inside. Michael has to fight the growing despair growing as every effort to find a way out results in failure.
As always, we’ll summarize the plot of the episode and share our observations. Following all of that, we’ll provide an overview of recent Star Trek news. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S4, E6 – “Stormy Weather”
Discovery must evacuate an Akaali colony in the path of the DMA. A wrinkle is incurred when the Magistrate shows no interest in the fate of six prisoners who haven’t been released. Saru & Stamets contend with Ruon Tarka as he tests a theory about the DMA. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S4, E5 – “The Examples” REVISED
Once again, we’re given three stories to follow in “All Is Possible,” this week’s episode. This time, our three threads did add up to more than the sum of their parts. They each moved this season’s narrative further along while at the same time exploring this week’s main theme of trust in very distinct and different ways. Addell and I will dig deep as we uncover and share our respective observations on the episode. We will conclude with recent Star Trek news. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S4, E4 – “All Is Possible”
This week on Star Trek: Discovery we see Gray gets a new body and a new lease on life, Michael is sent on an important mission compromised by assumptions and hidden agendas, while Stamets’s struggle to uncover answers unexpectedly leads to Booker finding some closure. “Choose to Live” gives us three plotlines in one episode. But does it add up to three times the viewing pleasure? Addell and I will answer that question and more as we break all of this down and share our respective observations on the episode. We’ll end this week’s installment with some Star Trek news. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S4, E3 – “Choose to Live”