Local Science-Fictionologist Smooths Over Discrepancies in Rebooted “Star Trek”
author: Jess E. Hadden
Fans of the popular science fiction franchise Star Trek have, for decades, lined up squarely into two fervent camps: Trekkies, and Trekkers. But the new Star Trek films change everything, starting off with a time travel story and a twist ? all of Trek's canon history after the birth of the iconic Captain Kirk is effectively wiped out when history is changed, leaving director J.J. Abrams (creator of Lost and everything else you've watched lately) free to re-tell the story of the first second starship Enterprise like never before.
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