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Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

Apr 3, 2015

Uncertain Logic.

There is always a beginning and The Rise of the Federation series is the story of how a fledgling group of planets will become the shining beacon of hope known as the Federation we see in The Original Series and beyond.

In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther dive into the latest book by Christopher L. Bennett, Uncertain Logic. We talk about the surprise of learning there is another Enterprise in Starfleet, the politics in this period of Federation history, filling in the gaps, the Deltan story line, the power of devaluation, the battle for the Vulcan soul, the price of lies and our ratings.  



Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther


Editor and Producer 

Matthew Rushing 

Richard Marquez


Associate Producers

Will Nguyen

Lisa Stevens

Kenneth Trip


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen



Introduction (00:02:33)



An Andorian Enterprise? (00:03:21)

Politics of the Prequels (00:04:40)

Filling in the Gaps (00:15:41)

Deltans and the Power of Empathy (00:18:47)

The Power of Devaluation (00:24:31)

The Battle for the Vulcan Soul (00:32:56)

The Price of Lies (00:45:14)

Ratings (00:52:16)

Closing (00:56:09)


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