Burnham and Lorca confront the Emperor in her palace;” Dennis and Beth discuss the ramifications of the latest episode of Discovery.
Burnham and Lorca pursue the mysteries of the Defiant in “Vaulting Ambition,” and Burnham learns that destiny has other ideas for her.
Warp Trails #1-12: Vaulting Ambition
Burnham Navigates the Perils of the Imperial Palace
In the previous episode, Michael Burnham came face-to-face with the Emperor of the “Mirror Universe” of Star Trek: Philipa Georgiou. Now, Burnham and Lorca must brave the perils of the Imperial Palace and Georgiou’s court as they pursue the secret of the U.S.S. Defiant and a way home. However, Burnham learns that Georgiou is not the only one with secrets to protect.
On this episode of Warp Trails, Dennis and Beth continue the discussion of Discovery’s ongoing adventures in the Mirror Universe. In Lorca’s absence, Saru takes command of the Discovery and rises to the challenge. In addition, Saru must contend with Lt. Tyler’s struggle with his identity. Also, can Stamets emerge from his coma and help the crew find a way home? Where exactly is he anyway? Finally, just when Burnham negotiates a deal to save the Discovery, a major twist threatens her plans. Will she be able to overcome this new obstacle?
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Welcome to Warp Trails. This weekly show reviews each episode of Star Trek Discovery, the latest incarnation of Star Trek airing on CBS All Access. Your hosts are Dennis and Beth Keithly, a husband and wife team living in Texas. Beth is an old school fan of Star Trek whose fandom is grounded in The Original Series. Meanwhile, Dennis is a relatively more recent fan who traces his fandom to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn. Since they met, Dennis and Beth made consumption of Star Trek content part of their weekly routine. The have also named four of their five pets after Star Trek characters.
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