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Seven of Nine

Jump when I say jump!

Man jumping

Jump when I want or you say? Photo by Joshua Earle on unsplash.com

 

I’m still cheering Seven’s parting comments at the end of “Prey”, the fourth season’s episode of Star Trek: Voyager that I watched last night.

I shouted at the screen in frustration. There it is,  little ship Voyager trundling all by itself in a distant, hostile space, having recovered from attacks by the Borg and then by the Borg’s powerful enemy Species 8472. Now Janeway, in her … Read the rest

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out of the spotlight

My dad shot Super 8 films of us when I was a kid. I can still feel the abrupt cold dullness of the world that came back once he’d turned off the hot, bright light he used to get a good exposure. That shocking fall back into reality meant the fun was over. I had lost his attention. The camera, which had focused his interest in me, was powered down. no longer looking in my direction. The world lost its … Read the rest

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