Feb 12

Love as an arch Season 2

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So I’m sensing an arch on Discovery with Love through belief New Eden- science and faith, love of Mother -Amanda, L’Rell, Point of Light, love of Sibling with Michael and Saru, Stamets and Tilly, what love will we see this week?

With the word "love" being spoken aloud by characters more than on any other Trek show. It's a nice touch.

Yeah, really. I never even realized it until hearing it twice in one episode. And of course we heard Ash and Michael say it. Honestly, it still guts me to think of Stamets and Tilly's musical exchange. Like, it was the way in which Stamets could actually say it without saying it (which fits his character so well.)

Feb 13

In addition to love, what really popped out at me in this episode was Pike's statement that "his oath and conscience demand" that he help the sphere.

 

I've fallen in love with Pike and knowing that he won't be with us for long makes me sad and wistful. Oath and conscience . . .

I absolutely cannot believe that they would go to the gigantic task of casting these iconic characters and not have a Pike 5 year mission show. I just cannot.

Feb 13

That would be so nice. With the variety of shows coming our way this year, let's hope CBS maintains its enthusiasm into the future and realizes that Pike would be an attractive character to build a new show around. I'll keep my fingers crossed.

Great thematic catch! I particularly like how they are showing multiple kinds of love, moving away from highlighting only romantic love (though of course there are many compelling couples and love stories!) and placing an equal if not greater weight on the love of friendship.

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