Such Sweet Sorrow: Part II

TZ Release Date

20/04/2019

US Release Date

18/04/2019

AU Release Date

19/04/2019

Stardate

Unknown

Synopsis

As Discovery and Enterprise battle the Control-led ships of Section 31, Burnham and Spock must work out a way of sending the ship – and the Sphere data – into the future.


The Trekzone Review

Wowee. This is the episode where the writers and show runners – the fourth.. or fifth? iteration of the group, and now the stable force moving forward – got together and worked out exactly what stories they wanted to tell and how they were going to get past all of the nitty gritty stuff that Bryan Fuller had created then lumped the show with. No longer will we be stuck ten years before Kirk, no longer would died-in-the-wool fans have canon inconsistencies to hold onto… we’re off to the future. Leaving the Section 31 show to continue this decade in the shadows and Picard to return to teach us about the 2380’s.

There were some quality character moments – those moments that make me roll my eyes and check my social media feed, but are none-the-less important to the storyline… and there were homages a-plenty to what’s come before in the franchise … from TMP’s warp effect to Voyager (and Defiant’s) impaled torpedo-in-the-hull-with-no-quick-fix. We learnt why Spock embraced the chaotic Kirk so well, why Section 31 went underground (that Admiral’s coming back right? He’s going to be the leader right?) and just why no one has ever spoken about that great fanciful ship that basically made warp drive obsolete.

How does Phillipa Georgiou on board Discovery during the time jump affect her upcoming series? Is Discovery not as far into the future? Is there a way back to 2157 for her?

And what of Discovery? It’s fantastic that we don’t know… it means the writers can spend the hiatus creating an entirely new experience, without having to rush it in to the final moments of the season.


Cast and Crew

Starring

Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham

Doug Jones as Saru

Anthony Rapp as Paul Staments

Mary Wiseman as Slyvia Tilly

Wilson Cruz as Hugh Culber

Anson Mount as Christopher Pike

Mobile Sliding Menu



© MMIII-MMXIX Spiral Media.
TREKZONE.org is not endorsed, sponsored or affiliated with CBS Studios Inc. or the STAR TREK franchise.
The STAR TREK trademarks and logos are owned by CBS Studios Inc.