Character Flaws and the "Final Frontier"

When I was in junior high and high school, my world was basically dominated by Star Trek: The Next Generation. I watched the show religiously, and my classmates and fellow nerds would often discuss -- in our physics class, natch -- the series and especially its myriad technologies, e.g., warp drives, photon torpedoes, and transporters. I would create and draw up my own starships, dream up my own storylines... Lord only knows what access to the Web circa 1992 would've done to my Trekkie-ness, … [Read more...]