Literary Treks 77: Some Sort of Erotic Milliways / by Trek fm

Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found).

Running Time: 1 hour 12 minutes 3 seconds
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Ladies and gentlemen, Vulcan Love Slave as we know it has now been in existence for three versions, and a fourth will be added just as soon as Quark can figured out to get his hands on it. Yes, when business at Quark’s Bar, Grill, Gaming House and Holosuite Arcade began to dry up, a big move was needed to get things back on track. Something bold, something exciting, something… exclusive. The holosuite program Vulcan Love Slave has become a bit of a legend within Star Trek, but we’ve never learned much about it. It’s just been mentioned in episodes like The Ascent, Doctor Bashir, I Presume, and The Emperor’s New Cloak. So what better topic for a fun adventure set aboard DS9—with a quick trip to Wrigley’s Pleasure Planet?

In this episode of Literary Treks we’re joined by the mastermind behind The Trek Collective, James Edwards, to discuss Terry J. Erdmann and Paula M. Block’s new eNovella Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found). Few people know more about Deep Space Nine than Terry and Paula, and they deliver a delightful romp that slips in some meaningful messages about empowerment and equality.

James also joins us for our news segment as we take a look at IDW’s Star Trek: New Adventures collection of the first twelve issues of Star Trek Ongoing, judge some apes by their covers, and find out how John Byrne plan to bring back Harry Mudd.


Getting to Know James (2:06)
IDW’s Star Trek: New Adventures collects Ongoing comics (9:39)
Planet of the Apes and Star Trek set to meet (14:31)
John Byrne brings back Harry Mudd in “Made of Mudd” (19:32)
Sponsor: Audible (23:24)

Feature: Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found)

Initial Thoughts (24:43)
Of Expos and Empowerment (and Swag) (31:26)
A Sense of Adventure (43:00)
The Future of DS9 Books (48:27)
Final Thoughts (56:10)
Closing (1:01:16)


Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones


James Edwards


Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate Producer)