Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar

The Michlin Guide

If you know me, you’re aware that I’m a fan of the original Star Trek series. Shatner, Nimoy, the whole gang. I grew up with it, and it made me a lifelong fan of science fiction.

If you’ve read my prior blog post about Trek (My Post is Here) you know how I feel about the various incarnations of Trek that were produced after 1969. In summary, I was disappointed. To put it mildly.

Allow me to discuss Axanar.

Axanar was to be another Star Trek fan film. You may not be aware of the decent number of fan films you can watch for free online, but there are quite a few. They’re a labor of love, and usually seem to be set in the era of the original 60’s series. As consumer tech has become readily available, the quality of these shows has gone up. Several Trek actors have…

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