During the original five-year mission, Captain Kirk and his crew found themselves at the mercy of a seemingly-omnipotent being: Trelane. Discovering that he was merely an out-of-control child, Trelane was corralled by his parents, members of the Q Continuum. However, he has now returned to exact vengeance on a new generation...
In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson are joined by special guest Amy Nelson to talk about Peter David's novel Q-Squared. We discuss Trelane's status as a Q, the Picard-Beverly-Jack Crusher triangle, Riker and Deanna, Jack Crusher's uniqueness, alternate universes, funny moments, a cosmic temper tantrum, and wrap up with our ratings.
In the news segment, we review Mirror Broken #0, talk about the upcoming Juan Ortiz artbook featuring his TNG works, and rate the cover for the Klingon Empire Travel Guide by Dayton Ward.
News Free Comic Book Day (00:03:37) The Art of Juan Ortiz (00:21:37) Klingon Empire Travel Guide Cover (00:23:35)
Feature: Q-Squared Original Experiences (00:26:47) Trelane a Q? (00:30:14) The Love Triangle (00:36:40) The Galactic Nonentity (00:51:05) Tracks A, B and C (00:59:01) Funny Moments (01:09:15) He's Only a Child (01:12:10) Ratings (01:17:41) Final Thoughts (01:22:08)
Hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson
Guest Amy Nelson
Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate Producer)