This was fun to read, although I disagree with some of the topics
they chose to write about. There is a timeline of major events as
Star Trek rocketed to stardom, and brief descriptions of whom they term
to be the 100 most influential people in the Trek universe. There
is a neat section which describes briefly the evolution of an episode,
and a guide to clothing and technology which has made its way into our
The best and worst parts are in the polls and the Trek trends.
Best, because I love to be reminded that whatever I see on Trek is bound
to have happened at least once before, be it disguising as a Romulan, lost
loves, or lost starships. Worst, because the space given to each
was not large enough. The polls were neat, though some of them were
nonsense, as were many responses.
There is a large section with brief synopses of all the Star
Trek episodes produced up until then, which goes up to the end of Voyager's
second season, and DS9's 4th. They labeled their favourites with
little comm-badges, and I disagreed with nearly every single one.
There were also many that they hated which I loved. I guess that's
why, in a season of 26 episodes, every one is going to be a hit with at