Orion Archives: 2294-2323 Chekov's Enterprise

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Title: Orion Archives: 2294-2323 Chekov's Enterprise
Publisher: Orion Press
Editor(s): Randall Landers
Date(s): 2001, 2009
Series?: Yes
Medium: print zine
Fandom: Star Trek: TOS and the Star Trek animated series. (?)
Language: English
External Links: flyer for issue #1
flyer for issue #2
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alternative cover of issue #1
cover of issue #1

Orion Archives: 2294-2323 Chekov's Enterprise is a gen and het Star Trek: TOS anthology that reprints content published in previous Orion Press zines in particular from Orion. Some of the later issues also reprint online fanfic. The early issues are numbered, later on the titles are organized by the fictional timeframe the zine takes place in (many Orion Press zines take place in a vaguely shared universe at least as far as the basic chronology of the Trek universe is concered. Their website offers timelines and such that the zines adhere to).

Issue 1

Orion Archives: 2294-2323 Chekov's Enterprise 1 contains 236 pages. Artwork by BEKi, Rick Endres, Randall Landers, David Lawrence and Zaquia Tarhuntassa. It was published 2001 and re-release 2009 (with the second issue)

Summary from the flyer: "Following the events of Act I of Star Trek: Generation, Captain Pavel A. Chekov is given command of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise, NCC-1701-B."

  • Chekov's Enterprise written by Randall Landers (Following the disappearance of James T. Kirk and the subsequent suicide of John Harriman, Pavel Andreievich Chekov is thrust into the center seat. He must deal with a reporter whose holocams always seem to know where trouble is, a young helmsman who is the daughter of an old, dear friend, a missing transport ship, Tholian homesteaders who have set up a colony in the Federation's backyard, a Vulcan ambassador and a fellow starship captain who is second-guessing his decisions.)
  • Duties and Responsibilities written by Randall Landers (Pavel Chekov receives tragic news from home.)

Reactions and Reviews: Issue 1

See reactions and reviews for Chekov's Enterprise.

Issue 2

cover of issue #2

Orion Archives: 2294-2323 Chekov's Enterprise 2 contains 190 pages. Artwork is by Randall Landers, Jeanne L. Matthews, Julie Nosal and Zaquia Tarhuntassa. It was published 2009.

Summary from the flyer: "These stories feature the Star Trek characters from The Original Series and The Animated Series, and all stories are set aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, NCC-1701-B, during the command of Captain Pavel Andreievich Chekov who was given command following the events of the first act of Generations. Look for some of your favorite regulars to make appearances including Ambassador Spock; Surgeon General Leonard "Bones" McCoy; Captain Sulu, Commander Uhura, Doctor Chapel, Lieutenant Peter Kirk and Commander Saavik."

  • Too Great a Risk written by Randall Landers with Rob Morris (While reviewing potential crew replacements, Saavik rejects a young officer who reminds Chekov of someone else.)
  • Planet of the Killer Chickens written by Jim Ausfahl (Chekov and Ch'terr find that all the diplomatic training Starfleet could offer hasn't prepared them for the natives of the planet Calyu.)
  • Chains of Command written by Randy Landers (During an accident incursion into Romulan space by the dreadnought Alliance, Chekov finds that sometimes being in the center seat is no better than being a prisoner to the regulations he has sworn to uphold, and one of his crew learns that there are limits to what you can say to your captain.)
  • Freefall written by Randy Landers and Rob Morris (En route back to the Enterprise, tragedy befalls one of the crew...)
  • We Start Our Walking written by Rob Morris (The relationship between the second generation of the Enterprise family grows stronger.)
  • The Odd Couple written by Rob Morris (Lieutenant Peter Kirk finds himself sharing a cabin with Federation star reporter Willis O'Brien, much to the chagrin of both!)
  • With Thee written by Rob Morris (Lieutenant Peter Kirk and Ambassador Spock reflect on Doctor McCoy's tragedy on the day that all such tragedies are remembered.)
  • Sometimes a Cigar... written by Rob Morris (Saavik finds the nuances of English perplexing while sending her captain into fits of laughter.)
  • Phantoms written by Rob Morris (Ambassador Spock finds himself reflecting on the crew of both ships named Enterprise.)
  • Certifiable written by Rob Morris (Deciding that the senior staff would benefit from a refresher course on person-to-person combat, Ch'terr soon realizes the error of his judgment.)
  • The Old Once Over written by Rob Morris (Doctor Sydney Beals gives her report on the crew to an unreceptive Captain Chekov. Unfortunately, there's usually a price to be paid for such a decision.)
  • Honesty written by Randall Landers (Captain Chekov lets Commander Saavik in on his little observation about Vulcans.)
  • Angel written by Randall Landers and Rob Morris (Lieutenant Commander Saavik finds herself the target of some unwanted attention, and the Enterprise itself is in danger as a result!)
  • Parallel Lives written by Rob Morris (Peter and Saavik finally show each other the skeletons in their respective closets.)
  • Robbie written by Rob Morris (A few scenes from the life and times of Chief Science Officer Roberta Vasquez.)
  • Freedom From Fear written by Rob Morris (Uhura finds herself seeking counsel over some old wounds that have been reopened.)
  • Bubcus written by Rob Morris (While returning from a first contact mission, the landing party finds a rather unique hat.)
  • Lawful Warrant written by Rob Morris (While exploring a lost Human colony in the Beta Quadrant, Peter Kirk and Uhura encounter an old ‘friend.’)
  • Insanity's Child written by Randy Landers (While on an exploratory mission to NGC-2548, the crew of the Enterprise encounter a race of beings dominated by a planet using a biogenetic monster of unbelievable power. Can Captain Chekov and his crew survive an encounter with a lifeform capable of rendering planets lifeless within minutes?)

The Orion Archives:

Note: Though it has a different title format, Hyperion 2296-2323 may also fit into this series