Nov 15, 2017

Lorca's Override

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If you've finished our recap this week, or perhaps even if you just spotted this yourelf, let us know! What do *you* think of Lorca's override and the unknown jump coordinates?

 

Nov 15, 2017

Great catch, I wonder where he wanted to go? And is it where he ended up? I have discussed this a little in the Bamboozle thread about some of the possibilities about this but is it possible we didn't get all of the Lorca-Stamets conversation and that this is some sort of collusion or cross purpose between the two?

Nov 15, 2017

This is an awesome catch, but one thing we didn't talk about on the podcast is that this jump that we're seeing on screen has already happened. It's the last jump they made to get the data for the cloaking device. So while it definitely points to something secretive that Lorca is up to, it may not have anything to do with the accident at the end of the episode.

Nov 15, 2017

Wouldn't that have been before they beamed the away team back? That was minutes after the completion of the jumps. Unless it was tagged immediately on the end of the sequence then it would be noticed. If they jumped somewhere at that time then how did they get the away team back or who did they actually get back, also how were they able to contact Starfleet and send the medical shuttle with Cromwell off etc which obviously happened before the final jump.

Nov 17, 2017

Yeah, it's a great catch @Valerie, it's clear Lorca has done something interesting... I'm just confused as to what it could be. This is one of many things which bug me about time travel and alternate universe stories lol

Nov 17, 2017

Yes, the creative team has done a nice job of giving us just enough information to know something is up but to also be confused about it.

 

@Kev May, yes, this would have been before they beamed everyone back, so the alteration he made still would have had them appearing near the Coffin Ship. Perhaps what he was really trying to do was to create a certain pattern that would enable him to understand something about the pockets of negative space? Or maybe (probably!) I'm just reading it wrong.

Nov 18, 2017

@Glenn, I was also a little confused about why the jump under "Lorca, G. - Override" was numbered 133 if they'd already made the 133 jumps, and I"m having trouble wrapping my brain around it. Something still tells me this is actually the jump they are about to make/the last jump we see (once the whole cloaking bit is figured out), largely because the coordinates are labeled as "unknown". Or maybe I'm wrong and it's totally nothing and we're all just slowing going insane while talking to each other on the internet. The world may never know.

 

@kev may, I *love* the idea of the scene between Lorca and Stamets missing some parts. There did seem to be a bit of a confusing *wink wink nudge nudge* vibe coming from both of them. Maybe they wanted to explore or study something together that they didnt' think the crew or the higher ups would approve of. Awesome food for thought!

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