O Brother, Where Art Thou?

It doesn’t matter if I am writing stories set in fictional worlds and universes, or playing online games like Mushes — one of the first things (if not THE first thing) I look for or create is a map of the setting. It anchors the stories and provides a foundation for the setting to be built on. Imagine a book like Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones without a map… readers will be so hopelessly lost in the story.

By contrast, many TV shows (especially Sci-Fi TV, of which Star Trek is a prominent example) have no maps of their worlds/universes — I assume this is done on purpose so that the ability to tell stories isn’t hampered by the confines of a map. Fans then pick up the slack and try to cobble together maps; it’s just part of our human instinct to codify things! There are MANY versions of Star Trek galaxy maps out there, but here is a simple one that seems to have the basic essentials that most agree with:

MapAB

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T6 Flagships

Sojourner

There’s been predictions about T6 flagships for months now, so the fact that they are finally arriving shouldn’t come as a total surprise. The only surprise for me is how soon it’s happening (this Thursday!), especially after I specifically mentioned it in my last post a week ago — it’s the one of the last things I actually look forward to seeing/buying!

Here is the official announcement.

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