The Reluctant Trekkie
I am a fan of science fiction, but I have never been a Trekkie. Give me Stargate or Firefly any day. I’ve read Orson Scott Card and have seriously considered attending ComiCon. I can argue why the most recent Star Wars movies are a blight on an otherwise grand tradition. I have been to a convention. Once. (I didn’t wear a costume.)
I laugh at t-shirts emblazoned with nerd jokes and was a two time Physics Olympics champion in high school. I am one of those people. But I’ve always drawn the line at Trek. It looks like that might be changing this summer.
Have you seen the trailer for Star Trek? It has real special effects rather than cast members throwing themselves across the bridge. There are action sequences. And as far as I can tell there’s not a single guy in a red shirt. For the first time it seems that plot has trumped alien make-up effects in a Trek movie. Talking about boldly going…
It’s time to face that final frontier. Are planning to see Star Trek?
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