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41153
PADD
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Acronym for Personal Access Display Device. A portable handheld information access device used by Starfleet crewmembers.

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Q
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Origin: the Q Continuum. Super-race able to change matter to energy and to suspend time, existing in a continuum of the limitless dimensions of the galaxy.  A dissident once claimed that his...

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Q
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(Played by John de Lancie) STARFLEET LIFEFORM FILE: "Q" Full Name: Q Date of birth: (ageless)Place of...

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saucer module
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The large, circular command section characteristic of many Federation starships.  It is also known as the Primary Hull. Some starships, such as the Galaxy-class, can seperate the saucer...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Synopsis
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Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) focuses on the 24th century adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-D).  This incarnation of the famous starship is...

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stardrive section
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The stardrive section is that part of a Galaxy-class starship containing the warp nacelles that remains after the saucer section separates from it. It is also known as the battle section,...

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Torres, Lieutenant
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Young human male assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise-D's conn in 2364. Torres was frozen, literally, while attempting to shoot Q. Torres was later revived.

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Worf
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(Played by Michael Dorn) PERSONNEL FILE: Worf Last Starfleet Rank: Lieutenant Commander Current position: Federation Ambassador to Qo'noS; previously, strategic operations officer, Deep Space...

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Zorn, Groppler
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Deneb IV native and the high official of the Bandi people. Zorn forced a massive shapeshifting life form to become a starbase and then offered those facilities to Federation representatives.

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41209
dessert
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The final course of an Earth meal, usually consisting of a sweet, decadent concoction. After taking "control" of the Enterprise while affected by the Tsiolkovsky infection, young Wesley Crusher...

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isolinear optical chip
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Information storage and processing media used aboard starships circa 2329, and in general usage since around 2349. The chips are composed of a linear memory crystal material and are often mounted...

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MacDougal, Sarah
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One of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D's chief engineers. She was assigned to the ship in 2364, but did not stay long at this post.

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Naked Now, The
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The U.S.S. Enterprise and crew are summoned to investigate strange occurrences aboard the starship U.S.S. Tsiolkovsky, which has been monitoring the collapse of a red-orange star. Once aboard the...

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Red supergiant
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A star collapsing into a white dwarf in 2364 that for eight months drew the attention of the doomed orbiting science ship U.S.S. Tsiolkovsky. The resulting compression nearly destroys the U.S.S....

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Shimoda, Jim
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Assistant chief engineer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, reporting to Sarah MacDougal, in 2364. Influenced by the Psi 2000 virus, Shimoda pulled dozens of isolinear optical chips from...

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Tsiolkovsky infection
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A waterborne viral infection that acts as a depressant on the body's neural system, lowering inhibitions by acquiring carbon from the body and acting on the brain as an intoxicant. The disease and...

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Tsiolkovsky, U.S.S.
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A Starfleet science research ship whose 80 crewmembers died by a strange virus while studying the routine collapse of a red supergiant star in 2364.

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White dwarf
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The remains of a red supergiant which collapsed as the science ship U.S.S. Tsiolkovsky stood by to monitor in 2364. The huge shifts in gravity caused by the transformation lead to a case of...

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41235
Code of Honor
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The U.S.S. Enterprise and crew travel to the planet Ligon II to negotiate a treaty for the use of a rare vaccine needed on Stryris IV. The Ligonians board the starship appearing friendly, but...

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Hagon
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A Ligonian native, Hagon was the Secondary to the leader, Lutan. Unaccustomed to females in positions of authority, Hagon was physically bested by Enterprise-D security chief, Tasha Yar.

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Ligon II
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A Class M planet of dark-skinned, pre-technological humanoids. The Ligonians possess a strict code of honor and rulers determined by their bride's wealth; an orbital control station may be...

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Ligonians
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Planet: Ligon II. Well-built, muscular people of dark skin whose culture closely resembles those in feudal Japan and the 13th century Sung Dynasty of China. Ligonians have a highly structured...

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Yareena
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Rich native of Ligon II and wife of reigning leader, Lutan. To escape her loveless marriage, yet retain her riches, Yareena allowed herself to be killed by Natasha Yar, then revived.

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41242
AGP (Andolian Grand Premier)
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Brand name of an Andolian champagne. Lore used this champagne to slip Data a mickey soon after his reactivation in 2364.

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Asimov, Dr. Isaac
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Famous 20th-century writer and biochemist from Earth. Asimov postulated that a positronic brain would one day become a reality and be used in robotic beings. His fictional writings provided...

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champagne
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Sparkling white wine originating from the Champagne region of France, Earth. Champagne is still much-used as a beverage for ceremonial toasts. Picard offered a toast to former lover Jenice...

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Crusher, Beverly
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE ? Crusher, Beverly Rank: CommanderCurrent assignment: Chief Medical Officer, U.S.S. Enterprise (detached service upon loss of vessel in...

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Crystalline Entity
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Origin: space. A massive and unique lifeform, delicate in appearance while blindly and insatiably feeding off the life-force of beings and even planetary resources. It could destroy a world in...

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Data
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: Data Final Rank: Lieutenant Commander Last assignment: Second Officer/Science Officer, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E (was promoted to First Officer, but died prior to...

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Datalore
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The U.S.S. Enterprisecrew investigates the mystery surrounding the disappearance of an earth colony in the Omicron Theta star system 26 years earlier, which coincidentally happens to the exact...

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Hokule'a-class starship
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The U.S.S. Tripoli was of this class. In 2338, the Tripoli discovered Data on Omicron Theta.

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La Forge, Geordi
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: La Forge, Geordi Rank: CommanderCurrent assignment: Chief engineer, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-EFull Name: Geordi La ForgeDate of...

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Lore
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An android, of the same model and appearance as Lt. Commander Data of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. Created, as was Data, by Doctors Noonien and Juliana Soong on Omicron Theta, Lore's emotional...

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Omicron Theta
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Remote star whose sytem included a Class M planet where Noonian Soong and his wife created their androids, including Data, while living among 410 other science colonists. All life was wiped out...

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Picard, Jean-Luc
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 (Portrayed by Sir Patrick Stewart) STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: Picard, Jean-LucRank: CaptainCurrent assignment: Commander, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-EFull...

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positronic brain
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A device first postulated by Isaac Asimov in the twentieth century that would use positron decay as the basis of an advanced computer neural system. Thought to be impossible to construct, the...

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Riker, William
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: Riker, William T. 'Will' Rank: Captain Serial number: SC 231-427 Current assignment: Commander , U.S.S. Titan Full Name: William Thomas Riker Date of birth: August 19,...

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Tripoli, U.S.S.
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The starship whose crew first discovered Data 31 years ago was retired upon decommissioning to Surplus Depot Z15 at Qualor II, where it had been used as a holding vessel on the yard's perimeter in...

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Troi, Deanna
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE: Troi, Deanna Rank: Commander Current assignment: U.S.S. Titan Full Name: Deanna Troi Date of birth: Terran equivalent: March 29, 2336 Place of birth: Near Lake El-Nar,...

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Yar, Natasha (Tasha)
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STARFLEET PERSONNEL FILE ? Yar, Natasha "Tasha" (deceased) Rank: Lieutenant Final assignment: Chief of security, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D Year of birth: 2337 Place of birth: Turkana IV Date...

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Antica
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A planet in the Beta Renner system and homeworld to a canine-like carnivorous race who are deadly enemies of their system neighbors, the Selay.

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Antican
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Planet: Antica One of two quarreling races from the Beta Renna system, Anticans are marked by their canine-like faces, leathery skin and enlarged rear craniums. Although mostly bald, they have...

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Badar N'D'D
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Served as the Antican Chief Delegate to the Parliament Conference in 2364.

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Beta Renna
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A star with two major inhabited planets, both with native cultures wanting to join the Federation separately. Customs, god concepts and differing economic systems have made the Anticans and Selay...

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Channing, Dr.
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Federation scientist who specialized in warp physics.  

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Lonely Among Us
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While transporting two adversary civilizations to the conference planet of Parliament, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise pass through a mysterious "cloud" containing combinations of complex energy...

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Selay
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A planet in the Beta Renna star system, home to a sentient reptilian race who are deadly enemies of neighboring Antica. In their petition to join the United Federation of Planets, they join the...

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Selay
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Planet: Beta Renner. Reptiloid race inhabiting one of the two populated worlds of Beta Renner. Tri-digited and of average height, they apparently have a well-developed sense of smell. Their scaly...

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Singh, Lieutenant Commander
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Assistant chief engineer, under chief engineer Argyle, on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D in 2364. Singh was accidentally killed by the entity from the Beta Renner cloud.

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Ssestar
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Selay's chief representative. Ssestar and party were transported to Parliament on the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2364 where they hoped to settle their differences with the Anticans.

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41255
Edo
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Planet: Rubicon III The healthy, blond, skimpily-clad humanoid race believe in complete sexual freedom in a simplistic way and yet are extremely law-abiding, abiding by randomly mobile punishment...

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Justice
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After delivering a party of Earth colonists to the Strnad Solar System, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise anxiously awaits a pending shore leave on the pastoral planet of Rubicun III. The...

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Liator
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A law official, or mediator, on Rubicun III. In 2364 Liator sentenced Wesley Crusher to death for, essentially, walking on the grass in a park.

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Rivan
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Leader of the Edo on Rubicon III in 2364. Rivan was briefly brought aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise during the ship's visit to her planet.

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Rubicun
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The star whose third planet is home to the Edo, first visited by the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2364. Together with Strnad and the rest of the nearby star cluster, the area is watched...

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Rubicun III
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The Class-M home of the Edo race. The planet was visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D in 2364.    

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Strnad
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A star system that adjoins the Rubicun system.   In 2364, the U.S.S. Enterprise-D delivered colonists to a planet within this system. The nearby Rubicun system contains a planet, Rubicun...

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41263
Ajax, U.S.S.
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Jean-Luc Picard's friend from the Academy, Corey Zweller, was assigned to this ship upon graduating. It was also one of two Starfleet ships whose increased warp engine performance is supposed...

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Argyle, Lt. Commander
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Chief Engineer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise-D during its first year of operation (2364). Argyle oversaw the warp drive tests conducted by Kosinski and the Traveler which propelled the Enterprise...

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Fearless, U.S.S.
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Starship that rendezvoued with the Enterprise to transfer Kosinski and his assistant for warp drive experiments in 2364 after their work had apparently improved its warp engine performance.

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Kosinski
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Rude, self-important propulsion specialist working for Starfleet. His warp drive efficiency upgrade experiments brought him to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2364. Kosinki's ideas proved to...

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M33 Galaxy
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The Messier catalog designation for the more popularly known Triangulum Galaxy, two beyond the Milky Way where the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D first pulls out of Kosinski's and Traveler's warp...

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Tau Alpha C
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A distant system and home to a triple-digited, large-cranium humanoid race that can traverse time and dimensions. One of its natives becomes known as the Traveler to the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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Traveler
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Planet: Tau Alpha C. A single member of a humanoid species, distinguished by a very enlarged cranial size and the ability to "phase." The Traveler is highly advanced and has the capability of...

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Traveler
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Mysterious humanoid from Tau Alpha C with the ability to focus space and time. The Traveler expressed an interest in Wesley Crusher and, in 2370, became his guide in a new plane of existence.

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Triangulum Galaxy
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Cataloged as M33 in the old Messier listing, a body two galaxies beyond the Milky Way where the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D pulls out of its first experimental warp test under Kosinski and the...

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Where No One Has Gone Before
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The U.S.S. Enterprise and crew travel to uncharted territory when a test on the ship's propulsion system backfires and blasts the starship more than a billion light years from their own galaxy....

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41294
Alcyone
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The Terran-named home star (pronounced al-SIGH-oh-nee) of the race thought to have killed off the last Tarellians. Also known as Eta Tauri in the Bayer nomenclature system. It is a B-class giant...

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Ariana
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The daughter of Wrenn, a leader of planet Tarella, and one of the last eight survivors of the Tarellian plague caused by a biological weapon used in their planet's wars. Ariana and her people were...

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Beta Cassius
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Star whose system includes the Class-M planet Haven.

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Betazoids
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Planet: Betazed A Federation race basically humanoid except for the solid-colored dark pupils and mental power of telepathy within the race. They also have varying empathic links to other races....

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Haven
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Counselor Troi's mother pays an unexpected visit to the U.S.S. Enterprise, informing her daughter of the marriage plans her late father had arranged on Deanna's behalf. Honoring the traditional...

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Haven
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A beautiful Class M planet oribiting Beta Cassius whose restful, peaceful ambiance is reputed to have recuperative and therapeutic powers; without forces of its own, it looks to the UFP for...

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Homn
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Towering and taciturn individual of undetermined lineage who served as Lwaxana Troi's attendant. Mr. Homn was noted for his appetites, including intoxicating beverages and Betazoid uttaberries.

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Innis, Valeda
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First Electorine or highest elected official of the planet Haven (also known as Beta Cassius). When a Tarellian ship approached Haven in 2364 carrying survivors from the Tarellian biological war,...

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Miller, Steven and Victoria
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(Played by Robert Ellenstein and Nan Martin)Human husband and wife and parents to Wyatt Miller, whom they raised on Betazed. As dear friends of Lwaxana and Ian Andrew Troi, the two couples sealed...

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Miller, Wyatt
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Human physician betrothed to Deanna Troi when a child. In 2364 he came to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D to wed, but realized the woman of his dreams was on a Tarellian plague ship.

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Tarella
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A Class-M planet of humanoid natives, where two warring factions were located on its two major continents. One developed to a point approximating late 20th-century Earth and unleashed a...

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Tarellians
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A humanoid, spacefaring race believed extinct in the aftermath of a plague until a band of eight aboard a small ship showed up at Haven in 2364 seeking an isolated site to take advantage of the...

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Troi, Lwaxana
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As one of the most colorful figures in Federation diplomacy, the Betazoid ambassador Lwaxana Troi has led a life of both flamboyance and tragedy. Natively, she is a daughter of Betazed's Fifth...

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Wrenn
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Tarellian plague ship captain in 2364. Wrenn invited Wyatt Miller to join his small band of Tarellians and marry his daughter Ariana.

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Xelo
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Lwaxana Troi's aide until some time prior to 2364 when the job was given to Mr. Homn. Lwaxana claimed she was forced to fire Xelo because his thoughts about her were increasingly licentious.

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41309
Cerebrus II
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A planet whose natives have developed a rejuvenation process for the body, although it is often accompanied by pain and a high mortality rate. The Cerberusians usually kept it from outworlders,...

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Gettysburg, U.S.S.
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Mark Jameson's last starship command before his promotion to admiral.

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Hawkins
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Mordan IV's Federation ambassador who was among hostages apprehended in 2364 and threatened with death if Admiral Mark Jameson didn't arrive to negotiate. Eventually he was released unharmed.

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Isis III
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Planet that is the next destination for the U.S.S. Enterprise after leaving Mordan IV in 2364.

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Iverson's Disease
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A debilitating muscular disease with no known cure. There are also no known cases of remission.

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Jameson, Admiral Mark
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Lauded Starfleet officer (2279-2364) who had commanded the U.S.S. Gettysburg during his youth, yet ruined his career and his legacy when it was revealed he had traded weapons for hostages years...

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Jameson, Anne
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Wife to Admiral Mark Jameson from 2314 until his death in 2364, she watched her husband of 50 years regress in age due to the effects of a rejuvenation treatment he received on Cerebus II.

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Karnas
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A leader on Mordan IV, Karnas wanted to avenge himself on Mark Jameson, a Starfleet mediator and admiral, who had a hand in starting a 40-year civil war on Mordan IV.

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Mordan IV
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Neutral planet with UFP connections that finally gained peace in 2359 after 40 years of civil war. Led by Gov. Karnas, who was roundly credited with ending the war although he actually started it...

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Persephone V
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Planet where U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D picks up Admiral Jameson to negotiate the crisis on Mordan IV, a four-day journey at Warp 4.

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Rejuvenator, Cerebusian
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A literal "fountain of youth" process thought to be a myth until the Mordan IV incident. The Cerberus II natives' combination of herbs and drugs is self-administered slowly over two years,...

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Too Short a Season
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The U.S.S. Enterprise transports a famous negotiator, Admiral Mark Jameson, to Mordan IV, where several Federation officials have been taken hostage by the planet's governor, Karnas. Although the...

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auto destruct
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Computer program aboard starships for destruction of the vessel, should the ship be captured or controlled by an enemy. Time until auto destruct is sixty seconds. On Galaxy-class starships, for...

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Beta Magellan
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Home star to the planet Bynaus and the highly computer-dependent Bynar race.

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Bynars
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Planet: Bynaus of Beta Magellan. Diminutive, large-craniumed asexual humanoid race with lilac skin. Over time their interconnection with their world's master computer has grown to the point that...

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Bynaus
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A planet orbiting Beta Magellan and home to the Bynar race, a computer-dependent culture threatened by a nearby supernova's electro-magnetic pulse. In 2364, natives commandeered the Enterprise-D,...

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Epstein, Dr. Terence
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A leading 24th-century authority on cybernetics. Epstein lectured at Beverly Crusher's medical school, and she said she was looking forward to meeting him when the Enterprise-D docked at Starbase...

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Merced-class starship
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The U.S.S. Trieste, on which Data once served, was a Merced-class starship.

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