Star Trek: Lower Decks, the Cure for Kelvin Television

One Starfleet ensign roughly hanging her arm around a second. Two Starfleet ensigns reading a PADD. A Starfleet vessel. A group of Starfleet officers in mid-combat.

As the first fantastic season of Star Trek: Lower Decks comes to a close, it should be clear to any self-respecting Trek fan that it is all things good and pure from Gene Roddenberry’s science fiction creation, and nothing like that horrid, soulless Kelvin “red matter” universe that appeared a few times in theaters…. and that One Bad Show. …read more

Abigail Larson

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Winona Nelson

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Stephanie Shimerdla

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