Home Forums Star Trek TV Series Star Trek: DSC Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Episode 13 Discussion Thread Reply To: Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Episode 13 Discussion Thread

Jules Sherred


  • Points for New Members Icon
  • Points for Each Blog Post Icon
  • Points for Each Comment Icon
  • Points for Each Forum Post Icon
  • Points for Each Forum Reply Icon
  • Points for Updating Your Avatar Icon

My thoughts and reactions:

1) If Culber and Stamets truly end their relationship, that’s a bunch of bollocks.

2) I cried during the conversation Burnham had with Sarek and Amanda. That touched me very profoundly as someone who was in foster care and is only here today because a variety of people “adopted” me and let me know I had value, even though it took well into my adulthood to finally believe it.

3) I liked that another Short Trek was finally used. I’m thinking for the Short Trek about the ship herself being way in the future is going to result in somehow they figure out how to leave the Discovery there out of Control’s reach but the crew gets back. The crew has to get back because 1) We know Spock does for sure, and 2) There is this season. How they get the crew back while leaving the ship in the future, I have no idea.

4) Reno was great as always.

5) The crew standing at-ease with eyes at Captain Pike was also a touching moment. I find it interesting that they’ve replaced a salute or attention with eye with at-ease with eyes. But that is my former military background talking.

6) Tying in with number three, with the Discovery safe in the future, Control is left to assimilate cultures, adding their biological and technological distinctiveness to its own in order to get all the information that was in the sphere.

7) If Burnham stays in the future to fulfill her role as the second Red Angel and send two more signals, then who is going to replace her in Season 3? I’m extremely fond of Michael and the thought of her leaving is ugh, to say the least. I can’t see myself having the same connection with a replacement in one season, since they are so short. It’s like rebooting the show after two seasons. But also, if they give us another extremely well-written character like Pike, it could happen. I still don’t have faith in the writers, especially with how they’ve toyed with us and continue to toy with us on the Culber/Stamets front.

What say you @g-h-brothers and @ani-hatzis?

"Logic Is The Beginning Of Wisdom, Not The End." -Leonard Nimoy

Who’s Online

Profile picture of 1558

UFP Mobile App

Creating the mobile app cost a bit more than anticipated. If you'd like to help offset some of those costs, please consider pitching in. You can donate any amount, pick a reward and donate the corresponding amount, or choose none if you just want to pitch in.





Choose An Amount
One Month of Enhanced Membership. You get access to the private forum and the ability to create groups.
One Year of Enhanced Membership, saving $10. You get access to the private forum and the ability to create groups.
Lifetime Enhanced Membership. You will get access to the private forums, the ability to create groups, and any new benefits of Enhanced Membership that may be added in the future.

Achievements Leaderboard

Total Points: 2435
Total Points: 790
Total Points: 540
Total Points: 395
Total Points: 350
Total Points: 255
Total Points: 250
Total Points: 185
Total Points: 110
Total Points: 70
Skip to toolbar
United Federation of Planets