Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman), Star Trek: Discovery Guest post by Robert Vaux (Twitter: @rvaux16) SPOILER ALERT: This article reveals details about the Season 3 finale of Star Trek: Discovery. “They told me because of my special needs I couldn’t have a roommate…” Sylvia Tilly endeared herself to the ND community quite literally the moment she opened […]
There’s too little kindness in the world today, and this seemed like an opportunity to spread a bit of joy. And so, I began my little, personal project, “Favorite Drawing Of Me”.
As a geeky eight year old, it all felt so aspirational. The technology they had at their fingertips, the fact every crew members wanted to do good in one form or another, the hope and kindness winning over the evil and darkness. The characters were all so smart, strong and empathetic. Of course, through a fully fledged adult’s lens I now see some questionable themes and stereotypes that I may go into further on another blog, but innocent mini-me only saw joy and love.
Data paired extreme intelligence with a detached bafflement at social situations. His skills were astonishing when on the job, but off-duty, he often struggled with interactions that his crewmates took for granted. He felt no emotions and his face remained a blank mask most of the time. And yet he routinely demonstrated ironclad ethics, selflessness and compassion.
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