Daily Archives: April 15, 2013

Time Travel and Star Trek: The Next Generation

Time Travel makes for an interesting plot, and might come up a lot in science fiction with high levels of technology. If the essentials are there, what’s to stop someone from traveling through time? Then, added fun, what’s to stop someone from doing it again?

When your time machine is your starship, and there are lots of those, well… the timeline can get interesting. And when you only use time travel in emergency situations, those emergencies can start stacking on each other in such a way that things could very easily fall apart.

As the Doctor might say, history is in flux, and time can be rewritten. So what does that look like in the world of Star Trek: The Next Generation? Continue reading