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Sweet Vanguardian goodness…

This just made my day:

Friend and fellow Star Trek novelist Dave Galanter sent me a link today to a really cool piece of CGI on YouTube. It’s by German visual-effects artist Tobias Richter of The Light Works, which does the effects for the fan-produced series Star Trek: Phase II.

It’s an effects test of a flyby for a starbase modeled on Vanguard, the eponymous principal setting of the Star Trek Vanguard series I developed with editor Marco Palmieri, and on which I share writing privileges with Marco and with Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore.

(Filed under “credit where due,” the Watchtower-class starbase was designed by Masao Okazaki of The Starfleet Museum, working from canonical starbase designs seen in the original series.)

I don’t know whether this was made just for fun or for a purpose, but either way, I like it! Here’s hoping the final markings make it officially a Vanguard rendering.