Commentary: Trek Stars 79: What's a D7? / by Mike Schindler

Nemecek, Part 1: Trek.

One of the greatest documentarian's of Star Trek's history is Larry Nemecek. The Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion is one of best books of its kind. Each and every issue of The Star Trek Communicator was must-read for fans of the franchise. And his new book, Stellar Cartography, is work of art unto itself. But Nemecek is not just a fan and historian of Star Trek. He's also a creator. Along with his wife, Janet, Nemecek wrote the story which was the basis of the seventh season Voyager episode, "Prophecy." 

This week, Mike is joined by Charlynn of To the Journey! to take a look at Nemecek's episode. We discuss the fan-friendly nature of Klingons in the Delta Quadrant, how the plot device of the Klingon illness could have been handled more effectively, and how the storyline was continued in the novels. We also wonder what the difference is between a D7 and a K'Tinga.

Running Time: 37 minutes 36 seconds


Mike Schindler



Charlynn Schmiedt



Larry Nemecek (2:00)
Thoughts on Prophecy (6:55)
Klingon Savior (15:48)
Final Thoughts (25:04)


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