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The Forge.

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The tenuous nature of Human-Vulcan relations was the foundation upon which Enterprise was built. And while those relations evolved over the course of the series, they took a turn for the worse in the fourth-season episode “The Forge.” The bombing of Earth’s embassy on Vulcan propelled Archer and his crew into the middle of a struggle between the government and a religious group known as the Syrranites. In this episode of The Ready Room we are joined by Kathryn Brihan and James Moorhouse to discuss “The Forge” and the exploration of one of basic tenets of Vulcan society.

In news we cover the release date and pre-order bonuses for the Abramsverse Star Trek console game for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC, Brannon Braga’s call for fan input on Enterprise Blu-ray extras, Data’s appearance in a new GE commercial, and lots of Star Trek Into Darkness news—including an incredibly new synopsis from Paramount! (Well, okay, maybe it’s pretty much the same as before.)



Running Time 1 hour 59 minutes



Hosts

Christopher Jones and Greg Harbin

Guests

Kathryn Brihan and James Moorhouse

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Show Notes

Star Trek console game release date set
Brannon Braga asks fans to suggest Enterprise Blu-ray extras
Robots on the Move: Data appears in new GE commercial
Paramount releases new synopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness
Second teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness
J.J. Abrams pitched Star Trek Into Darkness villain as a combo of baddies
J.J. Abrams reveals more about Star Trek Into Darkness plot

Feature: The Forge

Rewriting Vulcans
Classifying Humans
Unnecessary Andorian Roughness
V’Las, T’Pau, and the Syrranites
Like a Novel that Became Canon
Mindmeld Consent Forms
Final Thoughts


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