Seven of Nine.

In Star Trek: Voyager's fourth season, a new character was introduced: Seven of Nine, a former Borg drone liberated from the Collective by Captain Janeway and her crew. Played by Jeri Ryan, the character was an immediate hit, so it only makes sense that the character would eventually be introduced into the Voyager tie-in novels being published at the time.

In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson welcome Suzanne Williamson to the show to discuss the Voyager novel Seven of Nine by Christie Golden. We talk about capitalizing on a new character, Annika Hansen and Seven's memories, the significance of the ravens, the Skedans and their vendetta against Emperor Beytek, ties to the wider lit-verse, and wrap up with our final thoughts and ratings.

In the news segment, we discuss the delays in the publication of Trek comics thanks to COVID-19. We also respond to feedback from The Babel Conference for Literary Treks 300: Miss Cleo's Just a Spectre!

News
IDW Comics COVID-19 (00:02:56)
Listener Feedback (00:08:19)

Feature: Seven of Nine
First Time Read? (00:13:33)
Capitalizing on a New Character (00:17:05)
Insights into Seven of Nine (00:20:14)
Her Memories and Pathways (00:25:38)
The Black Birds (00:36:28)
The Skedans' Weapon (00:42:48)
Poor Harry and Chakotay (00:49:10)
Tom and B'Elanna (00:54:49)
Ties to the Wider Lit-verse (00:56:52)
Emperor Beytek and Xanarit (00:58:57)
Ratings (01:01:21)
Final Thoughts (01:07:47)

Hosts
Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson

Guest
Suzanne Williamson

Production
Bruce Gibson (Editor and Producer) Dan Gunther (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Greg Rozier (Associate Producer) Jeffery Harlan (Associate Producer) Casey Pettitt (Associate Producer)

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