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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

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.


Apr 11, 2019

Through the Valley of Shadows.

Many fans already knew Captain Christopher Pike from the unaired pilot episode of The Original Series, “The Cage,” and the season-one two-parter “The Menagerie,” which resurrected some of that unused footage. In his first appearance, Pike is a spry captain leading his crew on a...

Apr 3, 2019

Perpetual Infinity.

Finally, Dr. Gabrielle Burnham and her time suit have been captured. However, a larger question remains. Despite being the Red Angel, Dr. Burnham is unaware of the seven signals. Now the crew of the USS Discovery must decide what to do about them. To complicate matters, Captain Leland has been taken...