Ain't It Cool News Link to the book This one is for all of the Star Trek fans. Michael Piller wrote a book about the writing of Star Trek: Insurrection that Paramount refused to let him publish. It is now available online. The link above links to the Word file from TrekCore. Insurrection was a pretty terrible movie, and the book gives insight into how it got that way, and what the warning signs were that they were making a terrible movie. What's really fun is that as you read it you get an insight into Star Trek: Nemisis, which is never once mentioned in the book. However, you begin to see that elements of Insurrection that were rejected as being bad ideas ended up forming the basis of Nemisis. The most dissapointing thing about this to me is learning that the scene where Picard learns to control time was added so late in the game. That to me was one of the most interesting things in that movie and I've always felt that with a good rewrite Insurrection could have shown us the origin of the Q and suddenly become a much more interesting film. Regardless, if you've got an afternoon to waste on Star Trek, give it a read.