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Aldebaran
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A Type K5 star only 68 light-years from Sol, named and sighted as one of the brightest in the night sky by Earth's ancients. Aldebaran is known by its old Earth Bayer classification: Alpha Tauri....

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Starfleet Academy
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The Federation's primary academic and leadership center of higher education for its Starfleet officer corps is based at San Francisco, Earth, adjoining Starfleet Headquarters in a complex near the...

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

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Valiant, S.S.
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Early interstellar vessel launched in 2064 which was lost when it was carried out of the galaxy into the surrounding energy barrier, later detected via its recorder-marker log buoy. As a result of...

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

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Where No Man Has Gone Before
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Some years before this second pilot, the S.S. Valiant had encountered a unknown energy barrier at the rim of the galaxy. Something had then made its captain destroy his ship. The U.S.S....

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

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

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class-J cargo ship
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Harry Mudd used one of these small, outdated ships when he was swept up in an asteroid belt. He was rescued by the Enterprise.

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

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

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

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

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

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Mudd's Women
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The U.S.S. Enterprise pursues an unknown ship into an asteroid belt to save its crew before it's destroyed. The four people aboard are beamed on to the U.S.S. Enterprise; former nemesis Harry Mudd...

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

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

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

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

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coffee
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Earth beverage made from ground, roasted beans and valued for its caffeinated lift. It is often consumed in the morning. It was a beverage often served on Kirk's Enterprise bridge and programmed...

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Corbomite Maneuver, The
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While exploring an uncharted region of space, the U.S.S. Enterprise comes upon an alien space buoy which is cube-shaped and spins, warning ships away and blocking the starship's path. Kirk's...

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

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Fesarius
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The First Federation flagship; first contact with this ship for the UFP was made by the original U.S.S. Enterprise in 2266.

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

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tranya
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A delightful orange colored beverage used to welcome guests aboard the Fesarius by a member of the First Federation named Balok.   Since this drink was first introduced to members...

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1513
Barnhart
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Enterprise crew member killed on Stardate 1531.1 (2266) by the M-113 salt creature that had infiltrated the ship and was masquerading as Crewman Green at the time. Barnhart's body was found on Deck 9.

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

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

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

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

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

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M-113
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Class M planet whose dominant humanoid species became extinct in 2266, last seen by a Federation archeology team of Robert and Nancy Crater. The natives, who fed maily n salt, had the power of...

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M-113 Creature
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Planet: M-113. The last of a vaguely humanoid species sometimes referred to as the "salt vampire" because of its need for salt and its willingness to kill to satiate its own hunger. The creature...

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Man Trap, The
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The U.S.S. Enterprise arrives at planet M-113 to deliver supplies to Dr. Robert Crater and his wife, Nancy, whom Doctor Leonard McCoy was once romantically involved with. M-113 is home to the...

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

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salt
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Also known as sodium chloride, salt is a common crystalline mineral found on Earth. It is used as a seasoning, and was once used as a food preservative.   In 2266, the shape shifting...

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

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

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

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

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Alpha V
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An Earth colony that was home to some of Charles Evans' relatives in 2266.

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Antares, U.S.S.
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The Federation science vessel whose crew discovered Charles Evans in 2266, marooned alone on Thasus and then transported him to the U.S.S Enterprise NCC-1701 to be delivered home. Later, the...

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

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Charlie X
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Charles Evans, the lone survivor of a crashed colonizing expedition to the planet Thasus, comes aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise from the S.S. Antares. But when the Antares' Captain Ramart contacts...

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

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

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

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

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Thasians
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Planet: Thasus. An advanced, intelligent, noncorporeal race of beings, first encountered on stardate 1533.6 when they made contact with Captain Kirk to retrieve a young humanoid they had given...

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Alfa 177
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Class-M planet geo-surveyed by the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 1672.1, when a transporter malfunction trapped Lt. Sulu's landing party on the surface overnight during freezing cold that left...

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Enemy Within, The
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While orbiting the planet Alfa 177, the U.S.S. Enterprise experiences a transporter malfunction when Technician Fisher is beamed up from the planet with some magnetic ore on his clothing. Scotty...

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

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

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Saurian Brandy
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A popular drink, this potent beverage was served in a crook-necked bottle and was a favorite among Starfleet crews by the 2260s. Saurian brandy comprised 87% of the...

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Vulcan nerve pinch
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A Vulcan technique that applies pressure to the base of the neck, immediately rendering the subject unconscious but ultimately unharmed. The technique seems to work on most humanoid species,...

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

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wine
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Popular Earth-based alcoholic drink derived from a variety of grapes.   Riker brought down a bottle of wine to share with colonist Carmen Davila at dinner in 2369.  

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

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

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

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Naked Time, The
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Spock and Joe Tormolen beam down to planet Psi 2000 to pick up a research party before the planet disintegrates. They find everyone has died, frozen when life support was turned off. Even...

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

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

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tricorder
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Handheld Starfleet device combining sensors, recorders and built-in computing capability.   Issued in a variety of models for engineering, scientific and medical uses. As of 2366, the...

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

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Balance of Terror
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The marriage of Angela Martine and Robert Tomlinson is interrupted when a Romulan bird-of-prey attacks and destroys Outpost 4, which guards the Neutral Zone between Federation and Romulan space....

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bird-of-prey, Romulan
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See: Romulan bird-of-prey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Neutral Zone, Romulan
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An area of space between the United Federation of Planets and the Romulan Star Empire that measures approximately one light year and serves as a "buffer" zone.  Any incursion into the...

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Remus
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Sister planet of Romulus and one of the two planets gripped by a bird's talons in the Romulan Empire insignia. Although a neighbor to Romulus, Remans bear little physical resemblence to the more...

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Romulan bird-of-prey
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Romulan warship of the 23rd century used to test Federation fighting tactics and technology during the 2266 Romulan incursion. It could not use shields or weapons whenever cloaked. Its underside...

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Romulans
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Planets: Romulus and Remus (aka Romii). Until stardate 1709.2 when the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 under the command of Captain James T. Kirk had an unfriendly run-in with a Romulan ship. Very...

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

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

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2124
Bonaparte, Napoleon
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Infamous French military leader from 18th-century Earth. Known more commonly as Napoleon, the being known as Trelane considered himself a student of Bonaparte's tactics.

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

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

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

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Squire of Gothos, The
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The U.S.S. Enterprise must cross an empty sector of space on their way to deliver supplies to colony Beta VI. In this space, they find an uncharted planet whose presence can't be explained. After...

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

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2254
Boyce, Dr. Phillip
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Chief medical officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike in 2254. Boyce was of the opinion that there are things a man will tell his bartender that he would...

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