Star Trek: The More Things Change

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{4.5/5} “I served as his nurse for years before I became a doctor, and those old habits are hard to break — for both of us. He’s still my superior officer, but there are times when it feels like nothing has changed, and insecurities I thought I’d left behind… Well, since he returned to active […]

Star Trek: Miasma

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{4.5/5} “A Starfleet medkit rested at the doctor’s feet… Spock hoped the precaution would prove unnecessary but he was well aware that exploring an unknown planet often entails hazards to life and limb. He had taken part in more Starfleet funerals than he cared to remember, including his own.” Star Trek: Miasma by Greg Cox, […]

Star Trek: Seasons of Light and Darkness

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{4.5/5} “By deciding to throw out the Prime Directive, and disobeying your oath as a Starfleet officer, you are deciding the fate of all those millions of topaline-dependent Federation colonists. Only you can decide whether or not to throw your career away. But take a moment and think: How do you suppose the people closest […]

Atmosphaera Incognita

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{4.5/5} “I’d followed his career: the cover stories in the business magazines, the photos of him opening the New York Stock Exchange. I hadn’t realized that he was Carl, the kid from the playground, until he’d become a billionaire, lost most of it, and become a billionaire a second time: exhibiting a tolerance for risk […]

Glass

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{4/5} “I urge you to look past capes and monologuing villains.” Glass, released in 2019 David Dunn now owns a security store that he runs with his son Joseph. He also continues his work as the Overseer, taking down bad guys. He’s on the lookout for someone who kidnapped several girls, and then finds him. […]

Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 2

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{4.5/5} “‘Answer me this, Kal… If our positions were reversed, would he have tested you, as well?’ ‘If our positions were reversed, Diana, I’d have already resigned from the League.’” Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 2 by Greg Rucka, Drew Johnson & Rags Morales, published in 2017 (original comic books published in 2004-05) When […]

Unbreakable

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{5/5} “This is an art gallery, my friend, and this is a piece of art.” Unbreakable, released in 2000 David Dunn is in a terrible train crash — he’s the only survivor and doesn’t have a scratch on him. As he starts thinking about it, he realizes that he can’t remember ever being sick. Elijah […]

Star Trek: Excelsior — Forged in Fire

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{4.5/5} “‘When nothing goes as planned, the world is in balance.’ It was an old Trill saying, and Curzon Dax found it circling through his mind every thirty seconds or so, like an annoying insect that couldn’t be chased away. Though the mantra didn’t accurately reflect his high hopes for the Korvat peace conference, by […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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{3/5} “If she can see how crazed I can be without a cause, think how crazed she will imagine I can be with one.” The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, released in 2018 Toby is directing a movie about Don Quixote in Spain. When he returns to the village where he made a student film […]

Shazam!

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{4.5/5} “Oh hey there, son. Oh hey there, other son that I also have that’s related to that son I just passed in the hallway.” Shazam! released in 2019 Billy Batson has been running away from foster homes in order to look for his mom. Now a group home has taken him in, and the […]