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2153
fossil fuels
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An Earth term for gasoline, oil, coal, natural gas, and other fuels used for power sources that derived from the organic remains of dinosaurs and other long-dead, buried lifeforms. Archer implies...

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fusion overburn
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A maneuver to intentionally fire a rocket engine beyond its stated capacity but for a very limited time so as to create a single burst of acceleration to overcome inertia. An overburn has never...

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Gralik's planet
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The site of a Xindi-Arboreal kemocite mining and refining facility run by Gralik Durr, a civilian, which employs 80 of the planet's 100-some colonists. It has at least one moon.

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Loque'que planet
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A world that was home to the now-dead Loque'que and still harbors the dangerous mutagen virus they created. It has a flourishing jungle clime along its equitorial islands, at least.

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Loque'que planet
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A world that was home to the now-dead Loque'que and still harbors the dangerous mutagen virus they created. It has a flourishing jungle clime along its equitorial islands, at least.

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MACO
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Acronym for "Military Assault Command Operations,? a specially trained combat wing of the Earth military, apart from the Starfleet space service and its security officers. A unit of MACOs under...

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mining planet, Expanse
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A world inside the Delphic Expanse that is home to at least two trellium-D mining complexes operated by slave labor. A race of bald-headed humanoids acts as guards and foreman.

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movie night
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The regular weekly event of a classic movie screening for the Enterprise NX-01 crew is initially put on hold for the all-or-nothing Xindi mission. By the time of the Seleya encounter, Tucker has...

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Muratas cluster
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A stellar group located in the Delphic Expanse that includes the inhabited Class M planet Triannon, home to two warring religious sects.

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Mutara
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This star system is the namesake of a nearby Mutara Nebula. One of the last human convoys of survivors is massacred there by the triumphant Xindi after they wipe out Earth itself — in the...

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neutronic fuel
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The power source type for the Xindi-Reptilian's bio-weapon reactor in 2004.

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Orassin distortion fields
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A region within the heart of the Delphic Expanse where the spatial anomalies are most severe.

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pistol, Xindi-Reptilian
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The Xindi-Reptilians' standard-issue sidearm is blue in color, like the rifle, but there is no sign whether it too uses "techo-larvae" as a bio-technical power cell. It emits green continuous...

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rifle, Xindi-Reptilian
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A bio-technology weapon utilized by the Xindi-Reptilians of the Delphic Expanse. It normally fires small yellow energy bolts, but can be modified to fire organic grenades. Two in-line...

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scanner, MACO
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MACO troops are equipped with their own model of a hand scanner, which fits in a pouch on their utility belt. It has no major moving parts and is reinforced with rubberized edging, providing more...

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Seeker
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Bio-mechanical drones built by the Xindi-Reptillians for reconnaissance. Several were used to track down Gralik Durr when he went missing from his kemocite plant.

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Skagaran colony
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A Class M world in the Delphic Expanse where Skagarans brought humans as slaves from Earth some 300 years ago, or ca. AD 1853, only to be overthrown and subjugated themselves. The human colony...

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Sphere, Delphic Expanse
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Structures built a millenia ago by the Guardians, a faction within the Temporal Cold War, to slowly convert normal space to the radical laws of physics more hospitable to their species as a...

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Starfleet flight school
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Archer was already in flight school in San Francisco by the age of 24. He has a photo of his class and/or best friends from his first day, on display on a shelf in his quarters.

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stun grenade, MACO
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A concussive explosive that does not emit damaging shrapnel, this weapon is standard gear for MACOs, if not Starfleet as well. It can be set with a fuse as short as 3 or 4 seconds.

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subspace buoy
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During the Xindi mission of the NX-01 Enterprise, this communications relay allowed limited contact from within the Delphic Expanse back to Earth and known space.

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Tarquin's homeworld
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A populated planet in the Delphic Expanse, some 30 light-years from the planet where native Tarquin is exiled in solitude due to his telepathic abilities.

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Tarquin's planet
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A Minshara-class world in the Delphic Expanse whose surface is all ocean save for one mountainous continent, where the exiled Tarquin's castle is located.

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telepathic amplifier
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A translucent, egg-shaped object used by Tarquin, the Delphic Expanse exile who pursues Hoshi Sato, to extend the range and power of his own telepathic ability. It glows internally when in use,...

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temporal beacon
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A device resembling a flat disc and worn on the belt, by which three Xindi-Reptilians and their bio-reactor travel back in time to 2004 Detroit on Earth.

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temporal tags
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Small, blue-glowing crystal devices from the 31st century which allow the marking of out-of-place temporal items for removal by temporal agents. Daniels provides a box for Archer so he can cleanly...

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thermobaric clouds
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The apparent barrier to exit from the Delphic Expanse — a rough ride for entry, but fatal for those leaving if unshielded by trellium-D. The barrier claimed one of the two Osaarian ships...

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trellium-D
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Component used in the Delphic Expanse to insulate ships — it protects them from the mysterious anomalies that plague this area of space. According to chemist B'Rat, it is rare and difficult...

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Urquat
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Subterranean home city of the Loque'eque, a species that lost the ability to reproduce centuries ago and created a mutagenic virus in order to transform other species into their own. After...

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War of the Worlds, The
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The H.G. Welles pioneering sci-fi classic novel about alien invasion (circa AD 1889), later made into classic feature films and a radio drama, is the novel Sato asks the seeming 4-year-old...

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Xindi Council planet
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A world within the Delphic Expanse, 50 lightyears from Earth, where the secret Xindi Council of the five surviving species meets.

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Xindus
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The original Xindi homeworld where six sentient but diverse species all evolved; one race, the Xindi-Avians, later died out. The planet was destroyed about 120 years before the Xindi's Earth...

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2154
Court Jester, The
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A Paramount Pictures 2-D theatrical feature film from AD 1956 Earth America, starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns and Mildred Natwick. Phlox enjoys it while alone on board with the crew in protective...

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Exorcist, The
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A Warner Brothers 2-D theatrical feature thriller from AD 1973 Earth about various priests' attempts to remove a demon which has "possessed" a teenager. Phlox lightly blames his jarred nerves when...

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Kaybin
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A district (pronounced kay-BIN) on Denobula, especially known for its nightclubs.

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Kaye, Danny
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American comedic and musical star of stage and film in the mid-20th century of Earth (1913-1987). One of his classic films, Paramount Pictures' "The Court Jester" from 1956, is among the NX-01...

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Pyca
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The conjectural name of the star and/or planet that is home to the Pycan space moth.

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2254
Class-M planets, various
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Planets that are highly supportive of organic life. Both Earth and Vulcan are Class-M planets.   In the Alpha/Beta Quadrants, one otherwise unnamed world among several Class-M planets...

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heading
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In celestial navigation, a mathematical expression describing a direction with relationship to the center of the galaxy. A heading is composed of two numbers measuring an azimuth value and an...

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laser weapons
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Defensive directed-energy technology -- an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation -- used within sidearms by the Federation before the advent of the phaser. By the...

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log
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Record of activities aboard Federation starships and starbases, recored for official archives. Individuals often keep personal logs as well, proteced for privacy as they wish.

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nacelle
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That part of a starship's hull that houses the warp drives -- usually an outboard pair of symmetrical cylinders or pods, and in Federation designs running parallel to the ship's line of flight....

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Talos IV
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Class-M planet, home of the Talosians. Thousands of centuries ago, a nuclear war nearly wiped out the entire civilization; the survivors lived underground where they became dependent on...

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transporter
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Transportation device that converts objects or persons to energy, sends that energy to the destination, and reconstitutes the objects/persons back into matter.   Transporters cannot beam...

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transporter console
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Instrument housing electronic controls, consisting of displays and an input device that a transporter operator uses to monitor and control the transporter.

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2375
isolinear tag drones
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The Son'a deployed several isolinear tag drones upon the Ba'ku, in an attempt to relocate them while the Son'a harvested their planet's metaphasic radiation. The drones, once airborne, are fully...

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2534
Ekos
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Orbiting the star M34 Alpha, Ekos is the home of a humanoid native race which was corrupted by unauthorized Federation hstorian John Gill into adopting the Nazi credo and attacking neighbor world...

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rubindium crystal
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A gemstone which provides one component of a subcutaneous transponder. When imprisoned on planet Ekos in 2268, Commander Spock used crystals from two transponders to create a primitive laser.

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subcutaneous transponder
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Starfleet-issue device inserted into the skin to enable the wearer of such a device to be tracked. In 2268, Dr. McCoy placed two such devices in Captain Kirk and Commander Spock before they beamed...

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Zeon
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The outer of two planets of M34 Alpha and home to a humanoid native race preyed upon by sister planet Ekos in rthe mid-2200s. The culture has rudimentary interplanetary travel.

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hangar deck
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The shuttlecraft landing and storage facility found aboard Federation starships, derived from terran naval parlance. More modern usage of the 24th century has referred to the area as a shuttlebay.

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2947
Alpha III
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Origin of the civil liberties document cited by Samuel T. Cogley during Captain Kirk's court-martial on stardate 2947.3.

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3018
transmuter
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Thought amplifier used by the aliens Korob and Sylvia. The transmuter could convert their thoughts into physical objects or convincing illusions. With the transmuter, Korob and Sylvia disguised...

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3045
Archanis
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Star with at least four planets and the namesake of its sector, adjoining the Bajor sector, three days journey from DS9 and visible from the Cestus region. Relinquished by the Klingons along...

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Cestus
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Star. Its system of at least three planets is eight weeks from DS9 at maximum warp.

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shields
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Forcefields that protect space vessels from damage by natural hazard or enemy attack. Synonyms include deflectors, deflector shields, or screens. Transporters cannot operate through raised shields.

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warp factor
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Warp factor is the unit used to measure faster-than-light travel, where 'c' is equal to the speed of light. Each increase of one warp is computed geometrically. Warp ten is theorized to be...

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3134
mnemonic memory circuit
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Type of computer circuit used in modern databank access. A primitive circuit, composed of a variety of electrical and radio parts of the 1930s on Earth, was jury-rigged by Commander Spock to...

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3141
bearing
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In celestial navigation, a mathematical expression describing a direction in space with relationship to a space vehicle. A bearing measures the angular difference between the current forward...

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Ceti Alpha V
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The rugged Class-M world is where Captain Kirk leaves Khan Noonien Singh, former Lieutenant Marla McGivers and Khan's band of Eugenics War-era "supermen" survivors from the Botany Bay to fend for...

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tractor beam
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Graviton force beam used by starships to manipulate objects outside the ship. Tractors are commonly used for towing other vessels and guiding shuttlecraft through landing and launches.

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3183
Inflatable Enterprise
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In 2270 (stardate 3183.3), when the Enterprise computer is infected by highly charged subatomic particles, it decides to pull a practical joke on three pursuing Romulans. Near the Neutral Zone, it...

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Practical Joker Energy Field
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Near the Romulan Neutral Zone, an unknown energy field encountered by the Enterprise in 2270 (stardate 3183.3) is full of highly charged subatomic particles. Those particles "infect" ships'...

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Recreation Room Holodeck
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By 2270, the Enterprise is equipped with a holodeck in its Recreation Room. A control console in the center of the large chamber allows for such holographic simulations as a sunny beach, or a...

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3192
Eminiar VII
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M-class planet with an advanced civilization that has been at war with its neighboring planet, Vendikar, for over 500 years. While on a diplomatic mission, the crew of the U.S.S Enterprise...

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3196
phaser type-1
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Starfleet handheld energy weapon in use since circa 2266. The Phaser Type-1 was commonly used when a show of force was not appropriate, such as in first contact and other off-ship missions...

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phaser type-2
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Larger handheld energy weapon used by Starfleet personnel since 2266. More powerful that the Type-1 variety, some Type-2 phasers were actually Type-1's mounted in a pistol grip. Like all phasers,...

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3198
Mind-sifter
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Klingon interrogation device that probes the minds of its victims. At high setting, the sifter causes irreversible brain damage. In 2267, Commander Spock was subjected to questioning by Klingon...

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Organia
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A planet of non-corporeal beings who stopped a war between the UFP and Klingon Empire in 2365 and enforced the first detente between them for years afterward. Kor led the Klingons' would-be...

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3211
collar of obedience
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Disciplinary choker-collars worn by drill thralls on planet Triskelion that would constrict the wearer's neck of when activated, causing pain.

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3219
Universal Translator
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Device for translation of spoken languages in real-time communication. It operates by scanning brain-wave frequencies and using the results to create a basis for translation. Captain Kirk used a...

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3287
Deneva
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M-class planet considered by many to be one of the most beautiful in the galaxy, colonized by humans in the 22nd century, later becoming a Federation world, and used as a freighting line base in...

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ultraviolet satellite
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Artificial satellites designed to emit ultraviolet radiation from orbit. In 2267, the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 used 210 such satellites to bombard the surface of planet Deneva with ultraviolet...

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3372
Altair VI
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Center of the Altair system, the planet was recovering from a longtime intersystem war when the U.S.S. Enterprise was ordered to attend its new president's inauguration ceremony in 2267. The visit...

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3417
Berengaria VII
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A planet known for its dragon-like lifeforms.

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subsonic transmitter
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Device used to drive spores out of the colonists on planet Omicron Ceti III. The frequency sent out by the transmitter irritated individuals exposed to it as those itching powder had been applied...

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3451
Nomad
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Mechanical explorer sent from Earth in 2002. Nomad melded with an alien device named Tan Ru and the resulting robotic hybrid began destroying anything that was imperfect including, in 2267, itself.

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3468
Antos IV
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Home to both a species of giant energy-generating worms and an intelligent species using the art of cellular metamorphosis. Captain Garth learned the ability while convalescing on this planet.

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3478
Aldebaran III
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Longtime Federation member planet on which Janet and Theodore Wallace performed experiments using carbohydrate compounds to slow the aging of plants. Grand Nagus Zek's nephew Belongo was...

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3497
Capella IV
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Class-M planet with relatively primitive tribal inhabitants. The planet is a rich source of topaline, a rare mineral vital to the life-support systems of many Federation colonies. The U.S.S....

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3614
Alpha Carinae V
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The home planet of the Drella, an entity that absorbs energy from the feelings of love it senses around it.

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Alpha Majoris I
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Homeworld of a lifeform known as the Mellitus, which is gaseous in transit but becomes solid when still.

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Alpha Proxima II
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One of several planets where female residents were brutally stabbed to death in the style of Jack the Ripper. A lifeform that fed off terror and fear was responsible.

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Argelius II
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Class-M planet strategically important for its port for space-faring races, especially thanks to its hedonistic and hospitable humanoid natives. It was beset by the murdering Redjac entity in 2267.

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3619
Tycho IV
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World where a dikironium cloud creature was chased and desroyed in 2268 by the U.S.S. Enterprise. The Class M but unpopulated world suffered cataclysmic atmospheric damage in the antimatter...

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3689
Tantulus field
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Weapon secretly used by Captain Kirk of the I.S.S. Enterprise in the mirror universe. The device tracked targets with a small viewscreen, enabling the operator to vaporize the target at the touch...

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3842
Babel
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Neutral rogue planet where the Federation Council met in 2267 to determine the admission of the Coridian planets to the Federation.

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Coridan
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Coridan is the collective name of a group of inhabited worlds in the Coridan system, whose admission to the United Federation of Planets was debated and ultimately approved during the Babel...

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dilithium
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Crystalline substance used in warp propulsion systems to regulate the matter/antimatter reactions that provide the energy necessary for faster-than-light speed. Naturally occurring dilithium is...

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Orion
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Also known as the Orion Syndicate, the name "Orion" refers to a loose nation or empire run and administered by green-skinned humanoids. The most notable of these are the so-called "green animal...

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4187
Beta Lyrae
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One of the most beautiful vistas in the known galaxy, the Beta Lyrae system contains a panoply of giant red and yellow stars, a blue dwarf star, and blue gas clouds. The region is also home to a...

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Kzin
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The home planet of the sentient feline species known as the Kzinti (or the Kzin). The Kzinti have initiated wars against Earth four times during the middle and late twenty-first centuries, but...

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stasis boxes
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Extraordinarily rare technological devices constructed upwards of a billion years ago by the long-vanished spacefaring civilization known as the Slaver Empire. During their heyday, the Slavers...

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4202
impulse drive
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Propulsion system used aboard spacecraft for travel at subwarp speeds, employing traditional Newtonian action-reaction thrust physics. Full impulse speed is about one-quarter light speed,...

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4211
Flintlock
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Primitive armament that fires projectiles via an explosive charge. In 2267, the Klingons supplied the village people of Tyree's planet with these weapons, tilting the societal balance of power and...

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4372
radans
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Troyian word for the dilithium mined on that planet, used as gemstones until its usefulness in warp drive was made known to their culture. The leader of Troyius gave Elaan, the Dohlman of Elas, a...

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Tellun
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A binary system with a G-class star and an A-class star near the Klingon-Federation border. During the mid-23rd century, the system was under Federation control including two planets in the...

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4513
central control complex
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Interconnecting technology used by the android Norman in 2267 to control and instruct the 207,809 androids residing on Planet Mudd. Direct physical interface was obtained by placing the hands...

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nanopulse laser
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Engineering device of advanced design created by the android inhabitants of Planet Mudd.

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