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Jul 31, 2018

Season two of The Trek Files kicks off with an early "Star Trek: The Next Generation" memo that questions whether or not the production should allow pitches from amateur writers. Well before the open-submission policy sought out new talent, the handful of producers and writers on staff worried about the avalanche of paperwork and the potential for too many "Mary Sues."

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