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Nov. 29th, 2004

Eeee! It's Assignment: Earth! Apparently they were going to turn this into its own series, and that's why there's so much detail on Gary Seven, but the studio turned it down. Which is a pity, because this is the period in Earth History in the Trekverse about which we know the least. If they'd made Assignment: Earth into a series, it would have filled that massive gap quite nicely - and it would likely have gone all the way up to First Contact with it, too. Sigh.

Stupid Enterprise. Stupid overly-emotional Vulcans. >.<

EDIT: And now I'm thinking about how cool it would be if they now finally carried through with making Assignment: Earth into a proper series. A miniseries would be sufficient, I think. It would be extremely cool. Or bringing Gary Seven into the next movie, if only in passing. Or something. I mean, I guess they couldn't use Robert Lansing and Terri Garr, but they could manage. Although I have an unpleasant suspicion that they would make Isis with CGI (and now I have a horrible image in my head of them reproducing Isis like Salem *shudder*), it would still be cool. As cool as (or cooler than) if they made Federation News Service or Star Fleet Academy or something.

Have now overwhelming urge to write Assignment: Earth fic. Damnit. Mustn't. Have paper. Grr. What is this addiction I have to filling massive continuity gaps never touched by canon for the express purpose of amusing myself? I mean, gods... Cold Comforts and O, Brave New World weren't bad enough? Oh. Also Twilight Arc, though I'm not entirely to blame for that last one. ;) Must exercise self-control. Definitely must. *restrains self*

*whimpers* Somebody stop me!


Nov. 29th, 2004 08:30 pm (UTC)
Ooh... I did not know that. Although mik100 is always telling me that I don't have nearly as many of the books as a proper Trekkie should. o.O
Nov. 29th, 2004 10:29 pm (UTC)
damn straight you don't. have you even read Balance of Power yet??
Nov. 29th, 2004 10:48 pm (UTC)
Yes. Remember me pointing out that latinum is liquid? And the extensive continuity error that book represented, especially since the continuity editors on DS9 should have picked that up, Balance of Power being one of the top ten best selling Trek novels?
Nov. 30th, 2004 12:36 am (UTC)
see, I never saw books as counting towards canon. I never even concidered it. Beside, the book was written long before we found out that latinum was liquid.
Nov. 30th, 2004 12:44 am (UTC)
Yes... it's just that DS9 was the only Trek where the characters ever really even *touched* currency, and you'd think that before they scripted conversations about solid economies, they'd have a glance over the one book that deals *exclusively* with the main currency in the quadrant. Silly continuity editors. *headshake*


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