Literary Treks 60: Hierarchy Over Hippocrates / by Trek fm

Seasons of Light and Darkness.

Running Time: 50 minutes 12 seconds
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Early in The Wrath of Khan, Doctor McCoy visits Admiral Kirk bearing gifts in honor of his birthday. The conversation isn’t the most cheerful, and Bones asks why everyone is treating Kirk’s birthday like a funeral. It was a telling moment between two close friends, but did you ever wonder happened next? In his novella Seasons of Light and Darkness, Michael A. Martin gives us a missing scene from The Wrath of Khan, one that explains why McCoy is such a curmudgeon, and why he is so concerned about his friend’s state of mind.

In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones discuss Seasons of Light and Darkness, how it adds to the McCoy mythos, when it is acceptable to cast aside our own rules and ethics in the name of the greater good, and why, if you plan to appear on The Bachelor, you should make sure it isn’t the Capella edition.


Uncertain Logic Teasers (2:41)

Feature: Seasons of Light and Darkness

A Missing Scene from The Wrath of Khan (10:47)
Adding to the McCoy Mythos (15:24)
The Topaline Quandary (19:04)
The Bachelor: Capella Edition (33:13)
Final Thoughts (37:17)
Closing (42:27)


Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones


Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate Producer)