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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Nov 10, 2020

Far from Home.

Michael Burnham’s arrival in the year 3188 gave us our first glimpse of the far future and revealed hints about the cataclysmic event known as the Burn, as well as the seeming demise of the United Federation of Planets as a galactic power. But what about the crew of the USS Discovery? “That Hope Is...

Oct 18, 2020

That Hope Is You, Part 1.

When we last saw the crew of the USS Discovery, they were on their way to the 32nd century. It’s taken longer than expected to make it through that wormhole, thanks to a little 21st -century problem of our own, but the third season of Star Trek: Discovery has finally arrived. And with it have...

May 8, 2020

Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.

The majority of Star Trek—from The Original Series through to Enterprise—has followed an episode-of-the-week format. Sure, Deep Space Nine had its overall Dominion arc and Enterprise tackled the Xindi in its third season, but it took until Discovery for Star Trek to hit a fully...

Apr 27, 2019

Such Sweet Sorrow, Part II.

What are those damn red things? Who is the Red Angel? Why does Jett Reno love duct tape so much? After thirteen episodes of twist, turns, and speculation, we finally have the answers—at least to the first two questions. In a beautiful display of time travel, Michael Burnham set the signals...

Apr 20, 2019

Such Sweet Sorrow, Part I.

Star Trek fans have seen their favorite characters put into some precarious situations over the years. But being tasked with erasing themselves from history? That doesn’t happen often. Yet that seems to be the task at hand for Michael Burnham as she sets out on a one-way trip to tomorrow.