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Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

Jul 5, 2015

Ex Machina.

The Motion Picture left Star Trek fans with as many questions as it answered and when the story picked up in The Wrath of Khan, a lot of them did not truly get adressed leaving the audience to wonder, what happened to the crew after Kirk said, "Out there..... thataway."

In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther discuss Christopher L. Bennett's, Ex Machina. Well talk about what happens after The Motion Picture, the profound changes, the questions the book raises, the McCoy problem, fallout from TMP, true freedom, bad sales and our ratings.

In the news segment we have new blubs for upcoming, Voyager, Original Series and Enterprise books to discuss. 



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



New Blubs for VOY, TOS and ENT books (00:03:23)


Feature: Ex Machina

After the Motion Picture (00:13:05)

Profoundly Changed (00:16:27)

The Questions (00:27:20)

The McCoy Problem (00:29:55)

Fallout from The Motion Picture (00:39:02)

True Freedom (00:41:20)

Bad Sales (00:50:02)

Ratings (00:52:41)

Closing (00:55:43)


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