Dear Dayton, The “who would win in a fight” question has been asked many times before. Star Trek versus Star Wars. Hal versus Commander Adama. Lock boxes versus our wallets. In any case, the question is a bit tired. Instead, I present to you the new and improved version, “Who would win in an argument?” That’s right; Star Trek has always been about solving problems with words as well as phasers, lasers, disruptors, bat’leths, or muskets. Don’t ask me about the muskets; I don’t understand it, either. Back on topic, the first pairing I present to you is (drum roll
Dear Dayton: Die Hard is one of the best movies ever and Star Trek is one of the best universes ever. If you were to write a novel based on Die Hard in the Star Trek universe what would it be called and what would be its major plot?
Dear Dayton: I was just wondering: what are your feelings on the Timecop-style organizations we see in Voyager and Enterprise? You know, the Captain Braxton/Crewman Daniels guys? Some people think that they add a valuable dose of interesting sci-fi to the franchise while others (namely me) tend to think of them as poorly thought out continuity errors that make no sense. Where on the scale do you fall?
Podcast: Download G & T Show 40 – Foundry Missions & Fan Fic. What’s the Difference? is now available for downloading. Give it a listen here. This week Nick and Teri are back with an all new discussion about foundry missions and fan fiction and the difference between the two, if there is one. Mike (Soriedem), Paul (CaptPFDennis), and Oliver (CerberusFilms) joined them in the studio for the discussion. They also have a Star Trek Las Vegas Update, several items from our mailbag and forums, and a new Ask Dayton #25 – Do the Ooby Dooby and Other First Contact
Dear Dayton, Recently, Trekdom celebrated one of their biggest holidays of the year, First Contact Day. As an author that plays in the Star Trek universe fairly often, what did you do for First Contact Day? Was there a parade? A reenactment of that unforgettable moment when the human race comes face to face with a being from another world (starring your children perhaps), followed by anti-matter Fireworks at sunset? Please, do tell. Also, to help get the creative juices going. We saw how Janeway celebrated First Contact Day. How do you think the other Captains we’ve seen in Star