'Star Trek: Picard' borrows one incredible concept from 'Lord of the Rings'

Curious as to who Seven of Nine is working for in Star Trek: Picard? It turns out Jeri Ryan has already revealed her character's affiliations in the new series, and it's pretty badass.So badass in fact, all of this feels like a tribute to another great work of fantasy from before the time of Star Trek. Could Seven's new buddies in the Fenris Rangers be inspired by the Rangers from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings? Here's why one small line in Picard, episode 4, "Absolute Candor" reveals a new faction in the final frontier, which is straight outta Middle-Earth. Spoilers ahead.Though Seven of ...


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