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Star Trek: The Animated Series Synopsis
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Star Trek: The Animated Series premiered in 1973 as a Saturday morning cartoon - four years after The Original Series' final season.  The series' 22 episodes featured characters voiced by...

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antimatter converter assembly
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Part of the warp drive system of Federation starships, including the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 and other Constitution class vessels.

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Dehner, Dr. Elizabeth
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A psychologist, Dehner was assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2265 to study the crew's reactions to crisis situations. When the ship crossed the Galactic Barrier, the energy field there mutated...

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ear receiver
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Communications device worn in the ear by Starfleet personnel in the 23rd century, used to privately monitor audio transmissions or screen out surrounding noise if needed.

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Kelso, Lieutenant Lee
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Sandy-haired crew member of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2265, usually assigned to the Helm position on the Bridge. Kelso was killed on planet Delta Vega by the altered Gary Mitchell.

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Leslie, Mr.
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Low-key humanoid male who served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 between 2266 and 2268.

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lithium crystals
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Predecessor to dilithium as used in early starship warp drive reactors. Because the rare crystalline form was required, lithium so used had to be refined through an energy-intensive "cracking"...

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Mitchell, Gary
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701's helm officer until 2265. Mitchell was close with James Kirk, saving his life and plotting his social activities. Mitchell died in 2265 after exposure to galactic...

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phaser type-3
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A Federation handheld phaser rifle weapon used in contingency situations where a type-1 or type-2 phaser would lack the power carried in the type-3.

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Piper, Dr. Mark
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Chief medical officer and head of the life sciences department aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2265. Piper examined Gary Mitchell following the ship's passing through the galactic barrier and was...

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recorder marker
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A buoy with data-storage capability, also known as a flight recorder, carried aboard space vessels as a record of its activities in the event of cataclysmic loss. In 2265, the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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refrigeration unit
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General name for the cryostasis generator added to the life-support system of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2268 by commandeering Scalosians, who meant to keep the crew in stasis until needed...

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Scott, Montgomery "Scotty"
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(Portrayed by James Doohan)STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Scott, Montgomery "Scotty" Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Captain Serial Number: SE-197-54T Year of birth: 2222 Education:...

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Smith, Yeoman
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Female crew member on the U.S.S. Enterprise bridge in 2265. Kirk thought her name was Jones. When the ship passed through the galactic barrier, Smith held Gary Mitchell's hand.

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Star Trek: The Original Series Synopsis
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The original Star Trek series focuses on the 23rd century adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701), a powerful interstellar spacecraft dispatched by Earth-based...

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Tarbolde, Phineas
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Author from the Canopus Planet most famous for his love sonnet, "Nightingale Woman." Tarbolde was one of the people who received Onaya's special creativity coaching.

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viewer
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General term for the visual displays found throughout Federation starships.  Viewers come in a variety of sizes, from desktop units to wall-mounted version such as that commonly found on the...

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Benton
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A lithium miner on planet Rigel XII, working under Ben Childress, during Harry Mudd's sojourn there in 2266.

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Childress, Ben
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Miner, one of three, on planet Rigel XII. Childress and the other miners were willing to trade dilithium crystals for wives, courtesy of infamous conman, Harry Mudd.

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Farrell, Lt. John
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A Starfleet officer, Farrell served as navigator aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2266.

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Gossett, Herm
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A dilithium miner on Rigel XII, Mr. Gossett (in 2266) fell in love with one of Harry Mudd's mail-order brides.

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Magda
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A beautiful woman, in 2266, Magda was one of three women under the spell of Harcourt Fenton Mudd and the Venus Drug. The drug turned normal-looking females like Magda, into irresistable women no...

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McHuron, Eve
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After a lonely existence on an isolated agricultural planet, McHuron was lured into space by Harry Mudd's promise of a husband on Ophiucus III. Instead she married lithium miner Ben Childress.

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Mudd, Harcourt Fenton
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A human conman, rogue and trader/smuggler of the 23rd century who fled into galactic escapades to escape his shrewish wife Stella. He was 6-feet-1 and 240 pounds, according to Police Record-Code...

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Ruthie (a.k.a. Ruth Bonaventure)
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In 2266, Ruthie was one of the three women Harry Mudd transported as "cargo" to serve as potential wives for settlers on Ophiucus III. Unforeseen circumstances, however, meant that Ruth and the...

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Walsh, Captain Leo Francis
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Owner and pilot of a small spacecraft borrowed by Harcourt Fenton Mudd. Under questioning, Mudd claimed to be Walsh. Mudd later testified that Walsh had become unexpectedly incapacitated.

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Anderson, Brett
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(Portrayed by Terry Serpico). Starfleet Admiral at the Battle at the Binary Stars. He was killed when a Klingon Cleave ship attacked the U.S.S. Europa.

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Burnham, Michael
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(Portrayed by Sonequa Martin-Green) Born to human parents, Burnham was later adopted by a Vulcan ambassador, Sarek, and his human wife, Amanda Grayson, following her parents’ death during a...

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Connor, Danby
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(Portrayed by Sam Vartholomeos). Ensign on the U.S.S. Shenzhou. Killed in the Battle at the Binary Stars.

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Detmer, Keyla
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(Portrayed by Emily Coutts). Conn officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou. Detmer was injured in a bridge explosion while serving on the U.S.S. Shenzhou during the Battle at the Binary Stars....

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Gant, Kamran
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(Portrayed by Ali Momen). Tactical officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou.

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Georgiou, Philippa
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(Portrayed by Michelle Yeoh) Georgiou was born in Malaysia, on Earth. A graduate of Starfleet Academy, she rose to the rank of Captain, becoming one of Starfleet’s most-decorated officers....

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Interstellar Positioning Relays
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Mid 23rd century technology that allowed Starfleet to monitor remote boundries of Federation space. During a routine check, the U.S.S. Shenzhou discovered a relay that was intentionally...

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Januzzi, Troy
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(Portrayed by Romaine Waite). Communications officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou.

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L'Rell
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(Portrayed by Mary Chieffo) A Klingon and the battle deck commander of T'Kuvma's Klingon Sarcophagus ship. Her father is of the House of T'Kuvma and her mother was from House of Mókai.

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Nambue, Dr.
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(Portrayed by Maulik Pancholy) The medical officer of the U.S.S. Shenzhou.

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Or'eq
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Brother of Rejac, the Klingon Torchbearer killed by Michael Burnham. Or'eq was to assume the Torchbearer role following the death of Rejac but doubted T'Kuvma's vision for the Klingon Empire and...

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Rejac
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Klingon Torchbearer killed by Michael Burnhman.

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Sarek
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(Portrayed by James Frain) Vulcan Ambassador, father of Spock and adoptive father of Michael Burnham.

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Saru
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(Portrayed by Doug Jones) A Starfleet Science Officer and Lieutenant Commander on the U.S.S. Shenzhou. Saru is Kelpien, an alien prey species that have biologically fostered the ability to...

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Stuart
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Harry Mudd's pet is a small, multi-legged alien species "with boundary issues." 

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T'Kuvma
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(Portrayed by Chris Obi) The Klingon leader of the House of T’Kuvma, he lured a Starfleet vessel to the edges of Federation space in attempt to ignite a war with the Federation and reunite...

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Voq
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The "son of none" was a member of the House of T'Kuvma who took the mantle of Torchbearer after Rejac's death and later became T'Kuvma's successor following the Klingon leader's death at...

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Weeton, Britch
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(Portrayed by Chris Violette). Engineering officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou.

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Baily, Lt. David
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Junior navigator aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in the early days of Captain Kirk's command. During a tense confrontation with the First Federation flagship Fesarius, Bailey erupted in several...

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Balok
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Commander of the First Federation flagship Fesarius who conducted his people's first contact with the United Federation of Planets in 2266. A childlike being by human standards, Balok employed a...

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deflectors
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Manipulatable energy forcefield or shield that can be generated around space vessels and other facilities for protection from natural hazards and enemy weaponry.   Transporters are...

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Rand, Yeoman Janice
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As a Starfleet officer, Rand started her career as a yeoman for Captain James T. Kirk, while serving aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2266. Her Starfleet career covered many roles, including...

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Barnhart
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Enterprise crew member killed on Stardate 1531.1 (2266) by the M-113 salt creature that had infiltrated the ship and was masquerading as Crewman Green at the time. Barnhart's body was found on Deck 9.

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Crater, Nancy
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Wife of archaeologist Robert Crater, Nancy accompanied her husband to planet M-113 in 2261. She was killed roughly three years later by the last surviving, salt-sucking creature native to that...

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Crater, Robert
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Reclusive archaeologist who spent five years studying the ruins on planet M-113 until his death in 2266. At about 2264, Professor Crater's wife, Nancy Crater, was killed by the last surviving...

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Darnell, Crewman
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Enterprise security officer killed in 2266 by the M-113 salt-sucking creature.

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Green, Crewman
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A member of the Enterprise crew, Green was killed in 2266 on the surface of planet M-113 by the salt-sucking creature who was the last of her race. Green's death was not discovered for several...

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Kirk, James T.
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(Played by William Shatner) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Kirk, James T. Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Captain Full Name: James Tiberius Kirk Date of birth: March 22, 2233 Place of...

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McCoy, Leonard H.
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(Played by DeForest Kelley) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: McCoy, Leonard H. Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Admiral, retired Full Name: Leonard H. McCoy, M.D. Year of birth: 2227...

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Spock
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STARFLEET HISTORICAL DATABASE: Spock Full Biography Mode Rank: Captain, retired Serial number: S179-276SP Full Name: Spock (lineal Vulcan name unpronounceable) Year of birth: 2230 Place of...

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Sturgeon
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Member of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 crew in 2266. Sturgeon lost his life on M-113 at the hands of the last of that planet's race of indigenous sentient lifeforms.

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Sulu, Hikaru
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(Portrayed by George Takei) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Sulu, Hikaru Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Rank: Captain Date of birth: 2237 Place of birth: San Francisco, Earth Education: Starfleet...

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Uhura
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STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Uhura Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Rank: Commander Date of birth: 2239 Place of birth: United States of Africa, Earth Parents: Mother, M'Umbha Education: Starfleet...

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baffle plate
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Component of a Starfleet propulsion system, as with the U.S.S Antares. In 2266, Charles Evans caused the Antares to explode by making the baffle plate disappear. Another one that ruptured caused...

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Coon, Gene
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 Trivia He created the Klingons for Star Trek. Their very first appearance was in the first-season episode "Errand Of Mercy", which he wrote. Created the Prime Directive against...

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Evans, Charles
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In 2252, Charlie was the sole survivor of a transport crash on the planet Thasus. Charlie, who was only three years old at the time, was raised by the Thasians, a noncorporeal species. Charlie...

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Lawton, Yeoman Tina
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Assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2267. Lawton agreed to date Charles Evans, but was rebuffed by the lad who later turned her, temporarily, into an iguana.

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Ramart, Captain
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Commander of the U.S.S. Antares, a Federation science vessel that transported a young Charles Evans to the U.S.S. Enterprise. The ship and crew were destroyed by Evans in 2266, soon after he was...

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Fisher, Geological Technician
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Member of the landing party on Alfa 117 in 2266. He unknowingly contaminated the transporter of the U.S.S. Enterprise with magnetic ore, which resulted in the accidental creation of a duplicate...

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ionizer, transporter
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Component of a 22nd century transporter system. In 2266, damage to an ionizer caused a malfunction that created a duplicate of Captain Kirk over Alfa 177.

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Wilson, Transporter Technician
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Crew member aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. In 2266, Wilson was duped by James Kirk's evil twin, giving the ersatz Kirk his phaser.

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environmental suit
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Sealed protective clothing worn by Starfleet personnel in hostile environments. The style has changed over the years from a softer chromo-metallic fabric in the 2260s to harder-edged materialsin...

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intermix formula
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Mathematical equation used to determine the proper mix of matter and antimatter in the warp core reaction chamber among starship propulsion systems. Artificial wormholes could result if the mix is...

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matter/antimatter reaction chamber
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The actual intermix chamber at the heart of a warp propulsion system, as designed in Federation vessels, where matter and antimatter are safely allowed to react in the most efficient manner. The...

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Riley, Kevin Thomas
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Reily served as navigator aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of James T. Kirk. Early in his life, Reily witnessed the massacre of his parents, and 4,000 others, on Tarsus IV by Kodos...

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Tormolen, Lieutenant Joe
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Crew member aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. Tormolen accidentally brought the Psi 2000 virus back to the ship. Sulu and Kevin Riley tried to prevent Tormolen's virus-induced suicide and became...

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warp drive
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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses  to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This...

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Centurion
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Nameless officer aboard a Romulan bird-of-prey, which the the U.S.S. Enterprise encountered in 2266. The Centurion and his ship crossed the Romulan Neutral Zone and were destroyed when the...

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Commander (male), Romulan
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A Romulan whose ship crossed the Neutral Zone in 2266, touching off a confrontation with the U.S.S. Enterprise. Acting under orders, the Romulan commander's incursion was meant to test the...

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Decius
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Junior officer aboard the Romulan bird-of-prey that crossed the Romulan Neutral Zone into Federation space in 2266. Although mid-ranked aboard that vessel, Decius had relatives in high places in...

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Hansen, Commander
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Starfleet officer stationed on Earth Outpost 4, an asteroid in Sector Z-6, monitoring the Romulan Neutral Zone in 2266. Hansen detailed Romulan weaponry capabilities to Captain Kirk before being...

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Lenard, Mark
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The very first role that New York-based actor Mark Lenard picked up when he arrived in Hollywood was that of the noble Romulan Commander in Star Trek’s debut of that culture,...

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Martine, Ensign Angela
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In 2266, Angela served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise as one of several phaser-control officers. Plans to marry her superior officer, Robert Tomlinson, ended with his death during a battle with the...

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Stiles, Lieutenant Andrew
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In 2266, Stiles served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise as navigator during a Romulan incursion. Stiles had lost relatives during an earlier Romulan war and accused Spock of being a Romulan spy.

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Tomlinson, Lieutenant Robert
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In 2266, Tomlinson served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise's as the ship's phaser-control officer. Kirk was in the act of marrying Tomlinson and Angela Martine until a red alert regarding an encounter...

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Bonaparte, Napoleon
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Infamous French military leader from 18th-century Earth. Known more commonly as Napoleon, the being known as Trelane considered himself a student of Bonaparte's tactics.

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DeSalle, Lt.
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Crew member aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2267 who served as navigator and later as an assistant chief engineer.

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Jaeger, Leiutenant Karl
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Geologist on the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2267. After James Kirk was kidnapped to Gothos by Trelane, Jaeger was one of three sent to ascertain Kirk's status.

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Ross, Yeoman Teresa
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Starfleet crew member aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2267. Ross was one of several crew members abducted by Trelane, a powerful entity, and taken to the planet Gothos.

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Trelane, Squire
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A powerful noncorporeal lifeform playing the 18th-century gentleman to a captive audience from the U.S.S. Enterprise. Trelane was sent to bed by his parents for mistreating lower lifeforms.

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Amazon University
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Before joining the crew of the Enterprise NX-01, Hoshi Sato taught exo-linguistics at this university.

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Archer, Jonathan
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: Archer, Jonathan Rank: Captain Assignment: Commanding officer, Enterprise NX-01 Full Name: Jonathan Archer Birthplace: Upstate New York, North America, Earth Parents:...

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Archer, Henry
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Father of Jonathan Archer and one of the principal designers of the Enterprise NX-01. Henry also collaborated with Zefram Cochrane on the Warp 5 engine project.

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Bennett, Crewman
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Crewman aboard the Enterprise NX-01. According to Dr. Phlox, Bennett seemed ready to mate with Crewman Haynem. Phlox wondered if they would allow him to observe.

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Big Sur Aquarium
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T'Pol has never been to this Earth tourist attraction, which is popular with the Starfleet personnel in San Francisco.

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Catelin
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One of the many ex-girlfriends Malcolm Reed dictated a letter to when he believed he was going to die trapped on Shuttlepod One.

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Deborah
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One of the ex-girlfriends that Malcolm Reed penned a good-bye letter to when he became convinced that he would perish on Shuttlepod One.

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Draylan
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In Akaali mythos, Draylan is the ruler of the afterworld. Garos had a mask that looked like Draylan in his curio shop and considered it the prize of his collection.

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Echo II
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This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at...

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EM-33
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This early-issue Starfleet sidearm handles much like a phase-pistol.

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Fletcher
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Enterprise NX-01 crewmember. Fletcher offered Trip Tucker an empty seat in the mess hall. Tucker declined, as he was dining with Captain Archer.

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Forrest, Maxwell
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Starfleet Admiral who maintains regular contact with Captain Archer, monitoring the Enterprise NX-01's first mission. Forrest ordered the Enterprise to return Klaang to Kronos, despite the...

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Gardner
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Starfleet officer. Vulcan Ambassador Soval thought the less impulsive Gardner would be a better choice than Archer to captain the Enterprise NX-01.

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Garos
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Posed as an Akaali in order to conduct a covert Malurian mining operation. He owned a curio shop on the Akaali planet that served as a front for the operation. Garos was eventually found out by...

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