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Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.

Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
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Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.

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Episodes

291: Get People Laughing While They're Squatting

12/15/2019
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Robb Pearlman: Body By Starfleet. Let's face it: as Star Trek fans, our primary way of enjoying this franchise is by sitting and watching the hundreds of hours of television shows and films that make up our favorite science fiction universe. But now, thanks to a book that recently hit store shelves, we can use Star Trek to inspire us to get up off the couch and get more active! In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther welcome author Robb Pearlman on the show...

Duration:01:09:48

290: Give Me All the Spock

12/8/2019
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Discovery: Aftermath. At the culmination of season two of Star Trek: Discovery, the titular starship has traveled through a wormhole into an uncertain future. However, the century they left behind is uncertain as well. A tenuous state of peace exists between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, a situation that both Captain Pike and Chancellor L'Rell are eager to capitalize on. But will they manage to maintain that peace with the forces of chaos doing all they can to disrupt it? In...

Duration:01:49:38

289: It is Better to Heal Than to Harm

11/24/2019
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David Mack: Lost Souls. Vastly outnumbered and outgunned by the relentless Borg advance, the United Federation of Planets faces its final hours. Captain Erika Hernandez, formerly of the Columbia, may be all that stands in the path of the insatiable hunger of the Borg Queen for the destruction of the Federation. She and the mysterious Caeliar, with their unlikely link to the Borg, may hold the secret to ending the threat from the Collective once and for all. But will victory come in time...

Duration:01:43:05

289: It is Better to Heal Than to Harm

11/24/2019
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David Mack: Lost Souls. Vastly outnumbered and outgunned by the relentless Borg advance, the United Federation of Planets faces its final hours. Captain Erika Hernandez, formerly of the Columbia, may be all that stands in the path of the insatiable hunger of the Borg Queen for the destruction of the Federation. She and the mysterious Caeliar, with their unlikely link to the Borg, may hold the secret to ending the threat from the Collective once and for all. But will victory come in time...

Duration:01:43:05

288: The Golden Girls in Space

11/17/2019
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Mere Mortals. The Borg continue to threaten the Federation with extinction, and its up to the crews of the Enterprise, Aventine, and Titan to stop them! On New Erigol, the Titan crew find themselves stranded, at the mercy of the mysterious Caelier and their centuries-old companion, Captain Erika Hernandez of the Columbia. Meanwhile, the Enterprise and Aventine explore the subspace tunnels that fill the Azure Nebula. Will they be able to determine which of them the Borg are using to enter...

Duration:01:30:18

287: Fear Usually Leads to Chaos

11/10/2019
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Gods of Night. As an apocalyptic Borg attack on the Federation begins, the crews of Starfleet's finest starships must rise to the occasion to defend everything they know and love. Meanwhile, the crashed wreck of the Starship Columbia may hold the key to explaining the Borg's vengeful invasion of the Federation. What happened 200 years ago that caused Columbia to crash, and how did it end up in the Gamma Quadrant? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are...

Duration:01:44:25

287: Fear Usually Leads to Chaos

11/10/2019
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Gods of Night. As an apocalyptic Borg attack on the Federation begins, the crews of Starfleet's finest starships must rise to the occasion to defend everything they know and love. Meanwhile, the crashed wreck of the Starship Columbia may hold the key to explaining the Borg's vengeful invasion of the Federation. What happened 200 years ago that caused Columbia to crash, and how did it end up in the Gamma Quadrant? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are...

Duration:01:44:25

287: Fear Usually Leads to Chaos

11/10/2019
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Gods of Night. As an apocalyptic Borg attack on the Federation begins, the crews of Starfleet's finest starships must rise to the occasion to defend everything they know and love. Meanwhile, the crashed wreck of the Starship Columbia may hold the key to explaining the Borg's vengeful invasion of the Federation. What happened 200 years ago that caused Columbia to crash, and how did it end up in the Gamma Quadrant? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are...

Duration:01:44:25

287: Fear Usually Leads to Chaos

11/10/2019
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Gods of Night. As an apocalyptic Borg attack on the Federation begins, the crews of Starfleet's finest starships must rise to the occasion to defend everything they know and love. Meanwhile, the crashed wreck of the Starship Columbia may hold the key to explaining the Borg's vengeful invasion of the Federation. What happened 200 years ago that caused Columbia to crash, and how did it end up in the Gamma Quadrant? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are...

Duration:01:44:25

286: The Wrong Thing for the Right Reason

10/27/2019
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David Mack: Collateral Damage. Eight years ago, Captain Jean-Luc Picard was party to events that led to the ouster and eventual assassination of disgraced Federation President Min Zife. Now, he must return to Earth to face the music in a hearing called to determine his culpability in those events. Meanwhile, the Enterprise, under the command of Worf, must deal with a determined enemy in possession of a weapon capable of inflicting unimaginable damage on the Federation. In this episode of...

Duration:01:43:40

285: Those Bloody Mind Control Revolts!

10/20/2019
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The Motion Picture: 40th Anniversary Edition. A destructive menace is heading directly towards Earth, and the Enterprise is the only starship in interception range. Admiral James T. Kirk must once again assume command to take on this threat and solve the mystery of "Veejur" before it destroys all life on Earth. The film that launched the Star Trek movie series has mixed reviews, but the novelization of that movie offers us a glimpse into the mind of the creator of Star Trek! In this...

Duration:01:44:36

284: Smoothing Over the Rough Edges of Canon

10/6/2019
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Greater Than the Sum. In recent months, the Borg have returned again and again to threaten the peace of the Federation. Now, Picard and his crew must team up with unexpected allies to prevent the Borg from acquiring quantum slipstream technology, an advancement that would give the Borg unprecedented power to assimilate the Federation. Along with a new and untested crewmember, the men and women under Captain Picard's command face incredible odds in their latest round with the Borg. In...

Duration:01:23:47

283: Everyone's Tilting at Windmills

9/29/2019
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Vendetta. The Borg: the Federation's most lethal adversary. A force of nature, nearly unstoppable, and the harbinger of doom for any civilization unfortunate enough to come to the attention of this cybernetic menace. The crew of the Enterprise thwarted their attack on the Federation once; but now, when this relentless enemy comes again in force, can the Federation once again be saved? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther discuss the TNG novel Vendetta...

Duration:01:30:16

283: Everyone's Tilting at Windmills

9/29/2019
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Vendetta. The Borg: the Federation's most lethal adversary. A force of nature, nearly unstoppable, and the harbinger of doom for any civilization unfortunate enough to come to the attention of this cybernetic menace. The crew of the Enterprise thwarted their attack on the Federation once; but now, when this relentless enemy comes again in force, can the Federation once again be saved? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther discuss the TNG novel Vendetta by...

Duration:01:30:16

282: And Then Wonder Woman Shows Up!

9/21/2019
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Aaron Harvey: The Official Guide to the Animated Series. An often-overlooked corner of the Star Trek universe, the animated Star Trek series of 1973-'74 was the first time Trek would make a comeback. Utilizing most of the original voice talent, TAS approached storytelling in much the same way as its predecessor. A comprehensive guide to this groundbreaking series has never been made available... until now! In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson are joined...

Duration:01:26:03

282: And Then Wonder Woman Shows Up!

9/21/2019
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Aaron Harvey: The Official Guide to the Animated Series. An often-overlooked corner of the Star Trek universe, the animated Star Trek series of 1973-'74 was the first time Trek would make a comeback. Utilizing most of the original voice talent, TAS approached storytelling in much the same way as its predecessor. A comprehensive guide to this groundbreaking series has never been made available... until now! In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson are joined...

Duration:01:26:03

281: The Next Evolutionary Step of the Borg

9/15/2019
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Before Dishonor. The Enterprise has fought a costly battle with the Borg. Now, the massive cube they faced seems to be dormant, and Starfleet sends a team led by Admiral Kathryn Janeway to investigate. However, the Borg ship comes alive without warning and captures the admiral, using her to lead a direct attack on the heart of the Federation. Now, it's up to the crew of the Enterprise, along with Spock and Seven of Nine, to counter the renewed Borg threat. In this episode of Literary...

Duration:01:34:24

280: The Rigellians Are Psycho

9/1/2019
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Early Voyages #1-4. Captain Christopher Pike has played a large role in the Star Trek universe over the past year, and we have made a concerted effort to take a look at the books that chronicle the adventures of this captain of the Enterprise. So it only makes sense to cast our gaze back to the late '90s, when Marvel Comics briefly held the licence to print Star Trek comic books, and released a series based on the voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise under the command of Chris Pike. In...

Duration:01:35:58

280: The Rigellians Are Psycho

9/1/2019
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Early Voyages #1-4. Captain Christopher Pike has played a large role in the Star Trek universe over the past year, and we have made a concerted effort to take a look at the books that chronicle the adventures of this captain of the Enterprise. So it only makes sense to cast our gaze back to the late '90s, when Marvel Comics briefly held the licence to print Star Trek comic books, and released a series based on the voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise under the command of Chris Pike. In this...

Duration:01:35:58

279: The Young, Rash, Impetuous Russian

8/25/2019
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Greg Cox: The Antares Maelstrom. A 23rd century gold rush kicks off when a rare element is discovered on planet Baldur III, and it's up to the crew of the Enterprise to maintain order when the small colony world is overrun by pioneers hoping to strike it rich. Complicating matters is the nearby Antares Maelstrom, a treacherous area of space that has claimed the lives of many explorers over the years. With his crew stretched thin, can Kirk manage to prevent tragedy? In this episode of...

Duration:01:27:24