Star Trek 101, by Terry J. Erdmann and Paula M. Block, is a guide to the basics of Star Trek, covering each series on the small and big screens.
Each series (the original Star Trek, Star Trek the Animated Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space 9, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise) and movie (Star Trek The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, and Star Trek: Nemesis.) are covered from individual bios of the main crew, popular aliens and descriptions, favorite quotes, episode recaps, and more.
With humorous antidotes and explanations of how things work, this is not simply a dry textbook. Star Trek 101 is a fun read full of interesting facts and details from each series. Ever wonder why the Klingons went from the smooth foreheads of the original Star Trek to the ridges in The Next Generation? Which original Enterprise crewmember is missing from the animated version? What is synthehol? Answers to all of these and more are within.
Star Trek 101 is laid out in a simplistic way that those who are new to Star Trek, as well as those that have seen every episode and movie made, will be able to read and reminisce about this expansive universe. This is a quick and handy guide that all Star Trek fans will love.
Star Trek 101 will be available from Pocket Books September 23rd in bookstores everywhere.