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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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Alixia
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Talaxian who grew up on Rinax, a moon of Talax. Alixia and her brother Neelix often went exploring in such places as the Caves of Touth and the equatorial dust shrouds, and they even hunted...

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Alley, Kirstie
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Long before her slimming comeback turn on Dancing With the Stars—or even her star roles in Veronica‘s Closet and Cheers—Kirstie Alley arrived in Hollywood and nabbed her very...

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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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Ayel
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(Played by Clifton Collins, Jr.) As with most loyal lieutenants, the onetime Romulan miner Ayel stuck it out with his leader Nero as a renegade time-traveller bent on revenge for those who...

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Bana, Eric
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Australian actor Eric Bana, best known for his role in "Munich," played Nero, the onetime Romulan mining captain-turned-madman who alters the universe in J.J. Abrams'...

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Barnett, Admiral Richard
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(Played by Tyler Perry) Human male Starfleet flag officer in the Nero-derived alternate universe who presides over the Starfleet Academy Board in 2258 that is charged with investigating cadet...

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Beach, Commander
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Officer serving aboard the U.S.S. Reliant in 2285 during its planetary survey mission in the Mutara Sector for Project Genesis. When the ship was hijacked by Khan Noonien Singh, Beach was among...

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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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Bennett, Harve
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Harve Bennett produced and co-wrote the story for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which was a success financially, critically and with Trek fans and is widely credited with saving the franchise,...

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Besch, Bibi
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Best known as Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Bibi Besch was born Bibiana Huber in Vienna, Austria and grew up in Chappaqua, New York following World War II. She began her...

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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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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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Butrick, Merritt
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Merritt Butrick, a native of Gainesville, Fla. who grew up in the San Fransisco area, portrayed Dr. David Marcus, son of James T. Kirk and Dr. Carol Marcus, in two movies: Star Trek II: The...

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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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Chambliss, Scott
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When it came to doing a renovation on the Enterprise, J.J. Abrams and his design team knew that they would have to walk a very fine line, one that would allow them to exercise their own...

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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
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(Portrayed by Walter Koenig) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Chekov, Pavel Andreievich Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Commander Full Name: Pavel Andreievich Chekov Serial number:...

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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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Chief minister, Vulcan Science Council
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  (Played by W. Morgan Sheppard) In the the Nero-created alternate reality, the male chief minister of the Vulcan Sciance Council was both impressed by and cordial to science academy...

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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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Collins, Jr., Clifton
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Born in Los Angeles in 1970, Clifton Collins debuted on the bigscreen in 1991’s Grand Canyon and has compiled an ever-growing resume since, including standout roles in 2000’s...

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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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Cross, Ben
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It is with good reason that the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire will always be the first film that springs to mind when noted British actor Ben Cross is mentioned—until now, having...

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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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dynoscanner
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A type of sensor that can establish the presence of low-level molecular activity.

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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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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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Gaila (Orion)
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(Played by Rachel Nichols) Gaila is a female cadet at Starfleet Academy during the mid-late 2250s of the Nero-created alternate dimension, one of several green-skinned Orion natives...

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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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Genesis Device
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Torpedo mechanism intended for use in Project: Genesis testing. In 2285, Khan Noonien Singh stole the device and activated it in an attempt to destroy the U.S.S. Enterprise, and his enemy, Admiral...

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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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Grayson, Amanda (2009)
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(Played by Winona Ryder)  The Amanda Grayson of the alternate timeline created in 2233 is, like her Prime counterpart, very much committed to her unique marriage to a Vulcan, Sarek, and...

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Greenwood, Bruce
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The versatile and prolific Hollywood veteran Bruce Greenwood becomes the third actor to play Christopher Pike with the alternate reality scenario of the big-screen Star Trek (2009), following on...

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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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Hemsworth, Christopher
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Young Chris Hemsworth was just getting used to a budding career in his native Australia on the soap opera Home and Away when the role of father to an alternate-universe James T. Kirk vaulted...

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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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Industrial Light & Magic
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The Original Series was built using a shoestring budget, plaster sets and blinking lights; by the time the features and continuing television series came about, producers were able to push a...

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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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