Our friends and neighbors over at Quirk books are at it again with an upcoming zombie book that attempts to fuse the Star Trek universe with our flesh eating undead friends. Aptly titled, Night of the Living Trekkies, the book follows a group of Star Trek fans who happen to get caught in a zombie apocalypse created by mad alien scientists.
The story is pitched as a Galaxy Quest meets Dawn of the Dead mashup with plenty of Star Trek references to make your head spin.
The story sounds like an interesting one but I got to say, I would have loved to have seen zombies in a Star Trek universe. Granted, I can imagine if Quirk even thought of doing this idea, the lawyers over at Paramount would reign from the heavens, filling the Manhattan skyline with reams of paper that would block out the sun. I wouldn’t be surprised if they’ve already been in contact with Quirk, salivating over the lawsuit potential. I’m guessing every word in the Star Trek dictionary is trademarked.
In any case, this sounds like a fun and I look forward to reading it.
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