Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 5

“Choose Your Pain” The crew has to pull together to rescue Captain Lorca after he’s captured by the Klingons in the latest Star Trek: Discovery. Having the Captain be captured by an enemy is a staple of any Star Trek series. The reasons for continually returning to this well of storytelling are obvious. For one…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 4

“The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry” Star Trek: Discovery continues to build the mystery around the experimental engine as the War with the Klingons continues to rage. This episode seems to mark a rough format that the show will follow and it’s not dissimilar to a formula followed by many of the…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 3

“Context is for Kings” Star Trek: Discovery enjoys something of a second pilot when Michael Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery; a mysterious scientific vessel acting as a testbed for experimental technology and top secret projects. The events of the previous episode were about as definitive as it could get for Michael Burnham. In…