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Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

Jun 26, 2015

Andor: Paradigm.

The Andorians have always been one of Star Trek's best looking races, yet even by the time the DS9 relaunch started, they had been little more than window dressing. The relaunch team set out to change that by bringing on a new character to the station, allowing the authors to create a vivid culture for the Andorians. It is no surprise that when the Worlds of DS9 series started that Andor was one of the planets visited. 

In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther wrap up the first book in the Worlds of DS9 series with Andor: Paradigm. We discuss the differences Enterprise created, the Andorian culture, alien races being alien, science and biology, Prynn and Shar, the Prynn problem, where things end and our ratings.

In the news segment we talk about Dayton Ward's newest book In History's Shadow II: Temporal Boogaloo and the possibilities for cover art as well as look at Christopher Jones' new monthly column on 



Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther


Editor and Producer 

Matthew Rushing 

Richard Marquez


Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao and C Bryan Jones


Associate Producers

Will Nguyen

Ken Tripp


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Manager

Will Nguyen



In History's Shadow II (00:01:58)


New Column (00:05:20)


Feature: Andor

Paradigm (00:07:52)

Difference With Enterprise (00:08:40)

The Andorians (00:11:53)

Alien Races Being Alien (00:17:55)

Science and Biology (00:24:20)

Shar and Prynn (00:30:40)

The Prynn Problem (00:32:35)

Wrapping it Up (00:36:14)

Ratings (00:40:47)

Closing (00:44:50)


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