My pitch for a new Star Trek 

EXT. STAR FIELD - NIGHT

FADE IN:

A nebula or something. Maybe like a spaceship whooshes past.

STARFLEET OFFICER (V.O.)
The wording of the original
Starfleet charter accidentally
created a secret organization. One
with top-level security clearance,
that has been shrouded in secrecy
and working behind closed doors for
centuries. It is completely
autonomous, reporting to no-one,
not even Starfleet itself.

My pitch for a new Star Trek 

An asteroid goes by, and the camera pans over an impressive
looking Starfleet space station.

STARFLEET OFFICER (V.O.)
They would say that they work in
moral grey areas to preserve the
values that Starfleet holds dear,
and to act where Starfleet cannot.

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My pitch for a new Star Trek 

INT. STARBASE - DAY

An officer in a Starfleet science-division uniform ushers a
contrite looking officer in an operations-division uniform
into their office; the door closes behind them.

STARFLEET OFFICER (V.O)(CONT'D)
This organization is known as:
Human Resources.

We see that the door is marked "Human resources" as it
closes.

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INT. HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE - DAY

Human resources officer, age 30, sighs and places a folder in
their filing cabinet. The first drawer is AAA-ENT, the last
is ENT-ZZZ and the middle drawer is "Ships named Enterprise."

HR OFFICER
We are trying to change our name to
something less xenophobic, I swear,
but amending the Starfleet charter
is hard.

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@bgcarlisle my sister and I have been rewatching TOS lately and we've joked about starting a tally of HR complaints that could be filed against Jim alone

My pitch for a new Star Trek 

@bgcarlisle Oh yeah Kirk as Zap is shitty fanon, but in the first season especially (sis and I have been rewatching TOS) there's a pervasive '60s workplace sexism on the Enterprise. Roddenberry gonna Roddenberry.

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