Pahvo – Planet of Peace (Pt 1)

After seven weeks of shiny corridors and Klingon intrigue,┬áStar Trek Discovery┬áhas finally unveiled its first planet. It has two moons, blue trees, a global hive mind, and a message of peace we quarrelsome humans need to hear. Also the whole planet rings like a tuning fork – but that is less implausible than you might […]

Read More Pahvo – Planet of Peace (Pt 1)

The Forest Moon of Endor

When the Imperials went looking for a quiet spot to host Emperor Palpatine’s personal retreat, the Forest Moon of Endor must have seemed a natural choice. It’s 46,000 light-years from the office, populated by cuddly locals, and features verdant woods which are completely dissimilar to the redwood forests of upstate California. No wonder this treechanger’s paradise also goes by another name – the Sanctuary Moon.

Read More The Forest Moon of Endor