Star Trek has been going long enough, and there have been enough novels and comic books, that we know the universe is capable of accommodating multiple approaches to storytelling.
Cost, as in many areas of life, remains the deciding factor on which should be explored in which media?
I am completely open to all of the attempts to tell Star Trek differently. The lowest point (so far) for me, was ‘Enterprise’, but I don’t begrudge the ambition involved. Well done to everyone who tried to push the envelope there.
Shame it didn’t work.
But while envelope pushing should continue, so should the traditional Trek. It’s not all about cold brew coffee, hipster, cool.
I want something I can rely on, along with the experiments. Let’s see both pursued,