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Abrams, J.J.
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J.J. Abrams was in the midst of postproduction on Mission: Impossible III when Paramount Pictures approached him to produce a new Star Trek film. Although Abrams knew that his friends Roberto Orci...

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Agmar
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The leader of the sentient, ambulatory plant creatures native to the planet Phylos on stardate 5554.4 (2269), when the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise visited that world. Believing he was working in...

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Alar
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A religious leader and teacher among the avian species of the Skorr, Alar led his people from a warlike heritage into a more civilized era, sometime between 2249 and 2269. When he died, his brain...

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Albatross
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As the Enterprise completes its mission to deliver medical supplies to Dramia, a surprising event occurs; the Dramians give Captain Kirk an arrest warrant for Dr. McCoy. According to them, 19...

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Aleek-Om
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A member of a sentient avian species native to the planet Aurelia, Aleek-Om worked as an historian at the Guardian of Forever on stardate 5373.4 (2269), where he oversaw survey missions into the...

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Alondra
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One of the three known planets of the Pallas XIV system, the uninhabited planet Alondra was devoured on stardate 5371.3 (2269) by a vast, intelligent spaceborne entity known as the cosmic cloud,...

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Ambergris Element, The
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At the planet Argo, a team from the Enterprise takes an aquashuttle to the surface. The planet is almost completely covered in water due to earthquakes and other seismic phenomena, and the...

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Amphion
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A newborn star (or "white hole") created by a nova explosion in the antimatter universe, Amphion is located in the same galactic position as the nova remnant Beta Niobe in our own positive-matter...

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amusement park planet
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An uninhabited world in the Omicron Delta region, the amusement park planet was constructed long ago by a highly advanced alien race. Its purpose is to provide fun and recreation for...

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antimatter universe
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An alternate universe in which antimatter dominates over positive matter, time runs in reverse, and black stars burn in the stark white depths of space (also referred to as the "negative...

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April, Robert T.
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A rugged, heroic-looking human male born in the year 2195, Captain Robert April was the first commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 when it was launched in 2245 for its initial five-year...

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April, Dr. Sarah
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A human woman of about 70 years of age in 2270, Dr. Sarah April is the wife of Commodore Robert April, and also served as the chief medical officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise during Robert April's...

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Aquans
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The race of sentient humanoids living beneath the waters of the planet Argo are unknown to the Federation prior of 2269. When the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise investigates the world, its officers...

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Aquashuttle
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The slim aquashuttle aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise is both spaceworthy and able to perform underwater reconnaissance. Housed on the hangar deck, the aquashuttle is crewed by Captain Kirk,...

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Arachna
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A large, bluish remnant of an ancient, burned-out supernova which the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise was scanning and measuring on stardate 5577.3 (2269) just prior to encountering the Terratins.

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Arcadian star system
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A star system visited in 2269 (stardate 4978.5) by the U.S.S. Enterprise. It contains the planet Motherlode, where Harry Mudd is attempting to con the workers at a heavy metal mining colony.

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Arex
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Arex, an Edosian (Triexian) possessed of his tripodal species' characteristic orange skin and six limbs (three arms and three legs, with three digits on each hand and foot), began serving as a...

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Argo
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The planet Argo was once a land planet, but by the year 2269, its surface is almost completely covered by water. The change was caused by violent seismic disturbances. On stardate 5499.9, an...

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Ariel, U.S.S.
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A Federation survey ship, the S.S. Ariel is crewed by a six-member scientific contact team. Leading them is Lieutenant Commander Tom Markel. Lt. Randi Bryce is a biologist, while Lt. Nancy...

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Arret
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A world in the antimatter universe located in the same galactic position as Earth's, visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 6770.3. Because of the reversed direction of time in...

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Asmodeus
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A magic-wielding Megan from Megas-Tu, Asmodeus is a specialist in the ethics of magic, and serves as the prosecutor of the Enterprise crew in 2269 (stardate: 1254.4). His name means "he who sees...

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Bem, Commander Ari bn
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An exotic and highly intelligent light-green-skinned humanoid from the neutral planet Pandro, whom Starfleet authorized to live aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise for several months as an observer in...

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Bem
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The Enterprise is conducting planetary surveys with Commander Ari bn Bem, an observer from Pandro, a neutral world with which Starfleet and the Federation hope to establish diplomat relations;...

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Beta Canopus
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A star system where the drug strobolin can be found. Strobolin, a naturally occurring substance in the Beta Canopus system, is the only cure for the disease choriocytosis, which is lethal to Vulcans.

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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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Beyond the Farthest Star
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While the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise is charting the space just beyond the edge of the galaxy, the starship becomes caught in the hypergravitational pull of the dead star known as Questar M-17....

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Bezride
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An uninhabited world, one of the three known planets orbiting the star Pallas XIV. On stardate 5371.3 (2269) the Pallas XIV system was threatened with destruction by a vast, intelligent spaceborne...

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Boutella, Sofia
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Sofia Boutella wears many hats. Born in Bab El Oued in Algiers, Algeria, she's an actress, model and dancer. Her film credits include StreetDance 2, Monsters: Dark Continent and Kingsman: The...

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Briel, Mess Officer
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One of the first members of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise to notice the shrinking effect experienced by the ship's personnel on stardate 5577.3 (2269). Mess Officer Briel reports the fact that...

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Bryce, Lt. Randi
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A biologist from the S.S. Ariel, Bryce has medium-length red-brown hair. In 2269, she is one of the three surviving crew members of the Ariel rescued from the Lactran intergalactic zoo by Captain...

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Cait
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Cait is a planet in the Lynx constellation, the homeworld of Lt. M'Ress. There is only one other planet in the system, and it is uninhabited. The atmosphere, mass and gravity of Cait are all near...

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Canopus III
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Canopus III is a desert-like Class-M planet. When Captain Kirk and his landing party are on Lactra VII in 2270 (stardate: 5501.2), they remark that some of the landscape — and the immense...

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Capellan flower
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A beautiful orchidlike flower native to Capella IV, the life of the Capellan flower — from seedling to blossom to death — lasts only a few hours. Dr. Sarah April carried a Capellan...

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Capellan Power-Cat
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The fierce Capellan power-cat hails from the planet Capella IV. Untamable, it will discharge 2,000 volts of electricity if even touched by another creature. Only a hypo with tranquilizer at its...

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Captain, Chuft
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The commander of a stolen Kzin police vessel renamed The Traitor's Claw, Chuft Captain was also the leader of a band of Kzinti pirates who lured the Shuttlecraft Copernicus to a remote, frozen...

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Caretaker (Animated Series)
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The Caretaker was the keeper of the amusement park planet in the Omicron Delta region. The Enterprise crew first encountered him in 2267, but when they return in 2269 (stardate 5143.3), they...

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Carver, Lt.
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A male human security officer serving aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 5483.7 (2269), Lieutenant Carver accompanied Captain Kirk, Commander Spock, and Dr. McCoy to the surface of the...

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Cepheus
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A star located in the same sector as the burned-out star Arachna. The Cepheus system harbors only one small planet, whose human settlers came to know it as Terratin after they had settled there in...

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Cerberus
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A Federation colony world, where Dr. Leonard H. McCoy's daughter, Joanna McCoy attended school. In 2259 the planet suffered a catastrophic crop failure that would have resulted in the deaths of...

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Chapel, Nurse Christine (Animated Series)
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On stardate 5483.9 (2269) Christine Chapel, the head nurse of the U.S.S. Enterprise's medical department, temporarily became the famed starship's chief medical officer after the male crew...

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Chekov, Pavel (Animated Series)
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Ensign Pavel Chekov transferred to a new assignment during the final year of the U.S.S. Enterprise's historic five-year mission (2269-70), replaced by his own navigation instructor at Starfleet...

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Chekov (Kelvin), Pavel Andreievich
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(Played by Anton Yelchin) Ensign Pavel Chekov is the navigator for the Enterprise, although he seems to know so much about the operations of the ship (including the ship’s transporters)...

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Cho, John
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John Cho, who has played Hikaru Sulu in the 2009 adaptation of Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and now Star Trek Beyond, was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Los Angeles. He began acting...

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choriocytosis
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A disease that afflicts members of red (iron-based)-blooded species with transitory pneumonia-like symptoms, but which is invariably lethal to green (copper-based)-blooded beings, such as Vulcans....

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Clayton, Lieutenant
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A crewman aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, Clayton pilots the aquashuttle on the exploratory mission to the planet of Argo in 2269 (stardate 5499.9). He is male, with dark hair, and wears a red...

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Copernicus NCC-1701A/3, Shuttlecraft
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Shuttlecraft used to ferry Spock, Sulu and Uhura to a starbase in 2269. The crew was in possession of a stasis box from the long-extinct Slaver Empire.

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cortropine
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A powerful stimulant that Dr. McCoy carried in his standard medikit on stardate 5483.7 (2269). Use of this drug helped to sustain the lives of McCoy and the other members of a landing party on the...

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Cosmic Cloud
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A sentient, spaceborne entity that stretched across eight hundred thousand kilometers of space, with a width of about four hundred thousand kilometers. The creature's length measured roughly twice...

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Counter-Clock Incident, The
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The Enterprise is ferrying Commodore Robert April, the first commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, and his wife, Dr. Sarah April (the ship's first chief medical officer), to the planetoid...

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Dara (Animated)
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A beautiful woman encountered on stardate 5483.7 (2269) by a landing party from the U.S.S. Enterprise on the second planet of the Taurean system. Dara and her companions, all of whom were female,...

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Delta Theta III
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Class-M planet that is geologically younger than expected, given the age of its star. The planet is inhabited by aboriginal reptilian natives, watched over by a highly advanced noncorporeal...

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Demos, Commander
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A tall Dramian, and head of security for the Supreme Prefect, Commander Demos wears a circular device on his upper chest, perhaps denoting rank. His ears stick out quite prominently. In late 2270,...

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Dramia, Dramia II
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The two Dramian planets exist in the remote Draman star system, out of reach of standard Federation communication. Dramia appears maroon from orbit, and Dramia II red, and both their atmospheres...

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Dramian Plague
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Of unknown origin, the plague on Dramia II in 2251 was characterized by pigmentation changes in the skin of its victims, followed by debilitation and death. The plague caused the Dramian skin to...

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Dramians
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Native to the remote planets of Dramia and Dramia II , the Dramians are tall creatures who have a vaguely humanoid appearance, with yellowish skin, bulbous fish-like heads with large craniums, and...

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dylovene
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A pharmaceutical substance that Dr. Leonard H. McCoy administered to Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu after Sulu suffered the toxic bite of the retlaw plant on the planet Phylos on stardate 5554.4 (2269)....

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Edos
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Home planet of Lt. Arex, the Enterprise navigator from 2269-70, and the tripodal Edosian race. Edos lies in the Triangulum constellation, on the rim of the galaxy. It is a jumping-off point for...

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Edosian
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A tripodal, polytheistic race from the planet Edos. An Edosian has three legs, three arms, and three fingers on each hand and foot, with orange skin and a bony face. Lt. Arex is Edosian. Edosians...

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Eggling
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Because Pandronians are hatched from eggs, Commander Ari bn Bem compared himself to an "eggling" — a newly hatched Pandronian youngster — to express how humbled he felt on stardate...

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Elba , Idris
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Idris Elba, who co-stars in Star Trek Beyond, is a British actor and musician best known for his roles in such films and television series as The Wire, The Office, American Gangster, 28 Weeks...

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Elysia
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A centuries-old graveyard of space vessels located in the extradimensional region of space known as the Delta Triangle. Time essentially stands still in Elysia. Representatives of countless...

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Em/3/Green
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Resembling a large pillbug, Em/3/Green had a large carapace on his back, as well as six arms and two legs. Em/3/Green is an expert lockpick and thief. In 2269 (stardate: 5683.1), Em/3/Green is...

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Eye of the Beholder, The
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Orbiting the planet Lactra VII, the Enterprise is on a mission to investigate the fate of the S.S. Ariel and its six-member scientific crew, which have disappeared. A message from the ship's...

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Five, Karla
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An attractive human woman apparently in her 30s, Karla Five was an explorer and scientist from an antimatter universe parallel to our own. When the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise observed her small...

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Four, Karl
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An extremely frail, old-looking man living on the planet Arret in the antimatter universe discovered by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 6770.3 (2270). Karl Four was actually the son...

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G-1 Star
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A yellow star of a size and luminosity comparable to Sol, the sun of Earth's solar system. A G-1 star lay a considerable distance away from the dead alien pod ship discovered by the crew of the...

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G-1 Star
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A yellow star of a size and luminosity comparable to Sol, the sun of Earth's solar system. A G-1 star lay a considerable distance away from the dead alien pod ship discovered by the crew of the...

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Gabler
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A member of Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott's engineering staff aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2269. Gabler also doubled as a relief security guard; it was while serving in this capacity that...

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General Order No. 6
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In 2270 (stardate 5275.6), Spock invokes Starfleet General Order #6 when the entire Enterprise crew except himself has been stricken with the deadly Dramian plague. According to Helmsman Sulu, the...

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Giacchino, Michael
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Michael Giacchino nominated for an Academy Award® for his score to the animated blockbuster Ratatouille, which went on to win the Oscar® for Best Animated Film.  He made his feature...

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Glommer
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A predator that feeds on tribbles, a glommer is larger than the average hand, and has a reddish four-legged body. Each leg has two joints, and the foot pads have four toes. The glommer also has...

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Gossamer Mice
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Test animals used in the medical laboratories of the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2269. Because these small, rodent-like extraterrestrial creatures are nearly transparent and are extremely sensitive to...

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Halo Fish
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Alien fish that bear a resemblance to terrestrial angelfish, except for the bright halo of multicolored light they emit. Because halo fish lose their colorful illumination in response to any...

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How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth
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In late 2270, the Enterprise is following a propulsion trail, hoping to learn the origins of an alien space probe which scanned Earth and sent signals out into space, then self-destructed. They...

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Huron, U.S.S.
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A freighter under the command of Captain O'Shea. On stardate 6334.1 (2270), the Huron took aboard a commercial shipment of dilithium, along with a small quantity of the life-saving drug strobolin...

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I-Chaya
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Spock's beloved childhood pet sehlat, I-Chaya watched over young Spock during his youth. When seven-year-old Spock ventured into the perilous desert known as Vulcan's Forge in 2237 (8877 on the...

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I.K.S. Klothos
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A Klingon D-7 class battle cruiser, the I.K.S. Klothos was under the command of Captain Kor in 2269. That same year, the Klothos was trapped temporarily in the extradimensional realm of Elysia, an...

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Ilyra VI
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A charming planet with an innocent and friendly populace, Ilyra VI was visited between 2267 and 2269 by Harcourt Fenton Mudd. The conman sold them the fake deed to Starfleet Space Academy before...

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Infinite Vulcan, The
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Near the edge of the galaxy, on the recently discovered planet Phylos, Captain Kirk leads a landing party in the exploration of a technologically advanced city that has been overrun with plant...

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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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intersat code
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A radio code adopted by humans to communicate with other sentient lifeforms shortly after First Contact in 2063. This method of communication was replaced by other codes later on in the century,...

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Jihad, The
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The U.S.S. Enterprise has come to the Vedala asteroid on a unique mission, responding to a message from the Vedala that a threat to the universe is developing. Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock beam down...

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Jones, Cyrano
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A portly "intergalactic trader and general nuisance" according to Captain Kirk, the man known as Cyrano Jones had been sentenced in 2267 to clean up Space Station K-7 of tribbles, which he managed...

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Karla Five's Scout Ship
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Operated by Karla Five of Arret — from an antimatter, negative-time universe — this scout ship can attain a speed of warp 36. Karla Five was caught unaware when Amphion, a dead star,...

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Kelley, DeForest
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Like the character of Dr. Leonard McCoy he played, Jackson DeForest Kelley was born in Georgia—Atlanta, to be specific, the son of a Baptist minister. Following his discharge from the U.S....

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Keniclius-5, Dr. Stavos
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A clone of Dr. Stavos Keniclius of Earth, the fourth copy of the original. On stardate 5554.4 (2269), Keniclius 5 was ruling over the sentient plant people native to the planet Phylos, where he...

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Kirk (Animated Series), James T.
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Captain James T. Kirk was understandably traumatized by his fateful reunion on Camus II with his old flame Dr. Janice Lester on stardate 5298.5 (2269), when Lester nearly succeeded in permanently...

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Kirk (Kelvin), James T.
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(Played by Chris Pine)Starfleet's legendary captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise was the person most changed in the alternate universe created by the Narada's time incursion into 2233. When...

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Klingons
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Planet: Q'onoS (Kronos, the Klingon homeworld). The well-statured warrior race has a genetic predisposition to hostility and a well-known streak of fatalism. Lieutenant Worf says that Klingons do...

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Klothos
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Klingon cruiser. Kor commanded this ship during the Klingon victory over the Federation at Caleb IV.

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Koenig, Walter
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Walter Koenig — actor, director, screenwriter, novelist, acting professor, and comic book creator — played Ensign Pavel Chekov in the orignal Star Trek begining with Season 2.Born in...

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Koenig, Walter
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Walter Koenig played Pavel Chekov on the original Star Trek series and in six feature films. He also wrote an episode of the "Star Trek: The Animated Adventures" series. For his biography, click...

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Kol-Tai
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The only known survivor of the Dramian Plague of 2251, Kol-Tai lives in the caverns outside the ruins of the civilization on Dramia II. In 2270 (stardate 5275.6), when Captain Kirk and Mister...

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Kolchek
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A security officer serving aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 5554.4 (2269), Kolchek was part of Captain James Kirk's landing party that beamed down to the surface of the newly discovered...

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Kor
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Legendary Klingon warrior and Dahar Master whose voice has weighed heavily on the course of Klingon history for over 100 years. In 2267, Kor headed an invasion task force during a border dispute...

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Kukulkan
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A being of immense power, Kukulkan comes from a race that was spacefaring and powerful before humanity ever discovered fire on Earth. Lonely, he traveled to Earth to teach the civilizations there...

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Kukulkan's ship
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The godlike being Kukulkan, a creature of immense power, travels the spaceways in a large sleek vessel that is painted red and blue. The ship can project an energy field that showcases a...

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Kuri, Commander
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The commander of a Klingon battle cruiser who accused Kirk of having destroyed the I.K.S. Klothos after that vessel briefly disappeared inside the mysterious region of space known as the Delta...

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Kurtzman, Alex
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The characters of Kirk and Spock are among the most instantly recognizable fictional characters created in the past 50 years. If the Star Trek reboot -- which kicked off with Star Trek (2009) was...

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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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