Trek Untold

Hosted ByMatt Kaplowitz

"Trek Untold" is the Star Trek podcast that goes beyond the stars! This show features guests including character actors, stunt performers, directors, writers, VFX artists, and the behind-the-scenes people who make the Star Trek universe boldly go where no sci-fi franchise has gone before.

Trek Untold-Episode 88: “Locutus of Borg: Jean-Luc Picard and Trauma” with Jeff Akin & Michael Hough

The damage of the Borg goes far beyond the remnants of starships at Wolf 359 and left deep scars on Jean-Luc Picard both mentally and physically. The traumatic experience of being abducted, violated, and utterly powerless filled the Captain with feelings that took him years to work through, some of which will likely be explored in the new seasons of “Picard.”

 “Trek Untold”‘s Matthew Kaplowitz is joined by Jeff Akin of the “Starfleet Leadership Academy Podcast” and Michael Hough AKA Hawk from “Strange New Pod” for a discussion on the events that transformed Picard into Locutus and back again. They break down the difficult feelings he contended with after, the types of trauma he dealt with, how one heals from times like that, and much more.

WARNING: This episode discusses serious topics that may be sensitive to some listeners. Discretion is advised. This episode was originally part of Strange New Pod's “Captain Picard Week,” a week-long event with podcasters from across the Star Trek universe participating to discuss all things, Picard.

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