9. Review of Doctor’s Orders by Diane Duane

Trek ladies Kavura and Jen review Doctor’s Orders by Diane Duane. Hear what it was like when Dr. McCoy, the least likely character to command a starship, gets put in charge of the Enterprise!


Kavura and Jen give a summary of the book.

How Well Did McCoy command the ship?

The Trek ladies discuss Dr. McCoy’s command style.

Diane Duane’s Grasp of the Characters

Diane Duane is one of the most beloved Star Trek novelists of the Original Series. Kavura and Jen discuss how well she handled the characters in this book. Did Dr. McCoy act the way he should have? Did the crew respect him as a commanding officer?


The Trek Ladies discuss their favorite parts of the book.

Closing Thoughts

The Trek Ladies discuss their overall feelings about the book.

Episode Credits


  • Jen Foley
  • Kavura


  • Nayr
  • Kavura

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