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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

May 18, 2018

Captain Lorca.

We first meet Captain Gabriel Lorca in “Context Is for Kings,” the third episode of Star Trek: Discovery, and quickly learn that his command and leadership style is vastly different from that of any captain we’ve seen before. He is flippant, abrasive, and obsessed with winning the war against the...

May 4, 2018

Ash Tyler.

Star Trek is often a reflection of our own society, and Tyler/Voq is a good study of how people with mental disorders are seen. Should they be held liable for crimes committed when they aren’t “themselves”? Through Tyler/Voq, the Star Trek: Discovery writers show how someone with two personalities must...