Jesse White


The trailer for the upcoming prequel/reboot/whatever Star Trek: Discovery has finally been released, we have some actual footage to overanalyze¬†until the show debuts on CBS All Access in a few months. With only very vague hints about characters and plot points, it’s really difficult to speculate on too much in the way of details. But just in case we all forgot this was really Star Trek, the producers included a familiar character with sufficient name recognition for even the casual fan- Sarek, eventual Vulcan Ambassador to the Federation and perhaps more notably, the father of Spock, the most iconic Trek character of all-time. Because Vulcans live to be over two hundred years old, and Discovery is set ten years before the time of Kirk and Spock, the inclusion of Sarek…