Parallel universes are a sci-fi mainstay, but ever since TOS, Star Trek has focused on one particular alternate reality – the so-called “mirror universe”. First seen in the original series episode Mirror, Mirror, the mirror universe later showed up in episodes of DS9, Enterprise and Discovery.
To give you an idea of how long some of these articles get queued up in my backlog, I have to admit that I’ve been meaning to write about the mirror universe since before the big reveal in Discovery season one. Yes, thanks to my Great Star Trek Rewatch, I was thinking about the mirror universe before it went mainstream. Continue reading
Despite meaning to do several of these over the years, this is actually only my second Unusual Fruit Review. I can’t promise to do better in future, but I will at least try. Anyway, without further ado, let’s launch into this new product from Tesco, the White Sugarloaf Pineapple. Continue reading
Control’s fleet has caught up with Enterprise and Discovery, and the rogue AI is not about to let the sphere data go without a fight. Meanwhile, Burnham and the remaining Discovery crew race against time to build a new Red Angel suit and get the time crystal powered up so that they can escape to the future. Continue reading
With Control closing in, Pike takes the decision to destroy Discovery to keep the sphere data out of its hands. However, when the data refuses to let the ship be destroyed, Burnham comes up with a daring plan to use the time crystal to send Discovery itself safely into the far future. Continue reading
When a red signal appears over the Klingon monastery of Boreth, Pike enlists the aid of Tyler and L’Rell to investigate it. Meanwhile, Burnham and Spock go after a Section 31 ship that was suspiciously late for one of its scheduled check-ins. Continue reading
Discovery has finally captured the Red Angel, only to find that she isn’t Burnham at all, but rather Burnham’s mother. Whilst Pike and the crew try to get to the bottom of how Burnham’s mother got into this situation, on the Section 31 ship, Control takes over Leland’s mind and body. Continue reading
Now that Burnham and the Discovery crew are aware of the existence of something called ‘Project Daedalus’, Section 31 are ready to reveal some of their secrets. The project was part of an arms race to develop time travel, culminating in the creation of the suit worn by the Red Angel. And when the signature of the Red Angel is shown to match that of Michael Burnham, the Discovery crew hatch a risky plan to capture her. Continue reading