Whoo, Hoo, I’m a Skywalker, Too! 

  By G. P. Avants Is this really the end of the Skywalker saga? Does this mean the end of Star Wars or just the name Skywalker? With so many changes going on in the Disney Star Wars universe we are not really sure what is coming our of hyperdrive. What we do know is…

Mother, May I?

By G.P. Avants I don’t know who recommended I Am Mother on Netflix, but I took the bait. This show, set in a supposed post-human civilization world, centers around a caretaker robot and her surrogate little girl. The child was selected from a collection of human embryos, that the robot, named Mother raised. In a…

Fight of the Monarch!

By G.P. Avants In the 1920’s a group of film makers visited one of the last untamed and dangerous places on Earth: Skull Island. There we find a place that the ravages of men’s advancements hasn’t touched. The wild and prehistoric world is managed by a king named Kong. Life has remained wild and dangerous…

In the Time of Micheal Burnham

By G.P.Avants Star Trek Discovery introduced us to Micheal Burnham. She appeared to be an ordinary girl who was born into a relatively normal life…as far as she knew. Her parents were Starfleet scientists who…actually were working undercover with the top secret Section 31. They discovered how to time travel with a stolen Klingon time…

Dark Phoenix: Out of the Dark and Into the Grey

By G. P. Avants Growth is a necessary part of life though it more often than not painful. Ask the X-Men and women. They have struggles to be recognized not just as odd, different, and scary, but intelligent, caring, and heroic individuals. The world has moved from fearing them and trying to extinguish their kind…

Khan!

“KHAN! How can one man’s name strike a different emotional response in three different people?” By G. P. Avants   With a new revival of the Star Trek franchise I have been dabbling into the series and feature films again. Since we at God Among Geeks and Neekology 101 love to explore the character of…

Verily, A New Hope

“A Fan-Fiction with an Old World Twist: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars. They did say Star Wars was was a space opera.  So this is a perfect meshing.” By G. P. Avants     Maybe this was an answer to prayer for Star Wars fans. The door for fan-fiction has swung open again allowing faithful fans to ply their…

Is Borg Coexistence Futile?

  “Could we have prevented the Borg invasion? Did it have to turn out like this? Most of humankind was assimilated into the Borg collective and now man can’t function without the assistance of technology.” By G.P. Avants   If only we rejected the idea that the Borg put into our heads: “We are the…

Welcome to New Asgard

” I have waited long enough to write this piece. As we are about 45 minutes from seeing Avengers: End Game again. As we venture back into the Marvel Universe I am reminded that change is pivotal, poignant, and purposeful for each heroes dramatic arc.”   By G. P. Avants With the events of Thanos’s…

Used to Hate Her but Discovered I Loved Her After all

“Star Trek Discovery has been a wild ride for me. However, I wasn’t too keen about the U.S. S. Discovery when I first laid eyes on her.” By G.P. Avants If you have followed our blog or podcast for very long you know my love affair with space-faring vehicles. You can read about a piece…