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September, 1966
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Doohan, James
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James Doohan was best known to Star Trek fans as Montgomery "Scotty" Scott, the chief engineer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, in the original Star Trek series. Doohan was born on March 3,...

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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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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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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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Fontana, Dorothy (D.C.)
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A television writer since the early 1960's, Dorothy "D.C." Fontana was the personal assistant of Gene Roddenberry and became a prominent creative force behind Star Trek. As Roddenberry's...

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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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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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Kellerman, Sally
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Early in her career, tall willowy blond Sally Kellerman guest starred in a pilot episode that became part of a legend, playing Dr. Elizabeth Dehner, the first woman to play opposite William...

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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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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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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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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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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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Lockwood, Gary
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The first friend of James T. Kirk we are introduced to is not Spock, but his Academy classmate and navigator, Gary Mitchell—played by busy actor Gary Lockwood. A mere five years later...

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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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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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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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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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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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Nichols, Nichelle
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Prior to being cast as Lt. Uhura in Star Trek, Nichelle Nichols had guested on Gene Roddenberry's first series, The Lieutenant. Born in Robbins, Ill., near Chicago,...

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Nimoy, Leonard
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Born and raised in Boston, Leonard Nimoy started acting as a boy, but moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to give it a go on a professional level. He worked his way up from small roles in the likes of...

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Paskey, Eddie
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Eddie Paskey only has a few titles on his filmography. He appeared in one episode each of the television series Ben Casey, Gomer Pyle: USMC and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and three episodes of...

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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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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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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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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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Roddenberry, Gene
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In September 1987, Star Trek: The Next Generation continued the legend that Gene Roddenberry began 25 years prior. As creator and producer of the original Star Trek television series, he launched...

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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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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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Shatner, William
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It’s said that a role as highly visible as James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise can be the “kiss of death” to a professional acting career, but it doesn’t seem to have...

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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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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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Star Trek Season One Credits
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Producers Gene Roddenberry Gene L. Coon Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry Star Trek Created by Gene Roddenberry Associate Producers Robert H. Justman John D. F. Black Script Consultant Steven W....

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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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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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Takei, George
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George Hosato Takei was born in the Boyle Heights district of Los Angeles. He and his family lived there until World War II when, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, they were relocated to a...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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October, 1966
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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Andrea
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Andrea, a beautiful female android, was built by archaeologist Roger Korby. Korby used technology left behind on Exo III by an ancient civilization called "the Old Ones," who were destroyed by...

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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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Brown, Dr.
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Android assistant to archaeologist Roger Korby on the planet Exo III. Brown had originally been human, but Korby used alien technology to imprint his personality into a manufactured body.

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Chapel, Christine
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STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Chapel, Christine, MD. Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Commander Assignment: Director of Emergency Operations, Starfleet Full Name: Christine Chapel...

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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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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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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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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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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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hypospray
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Common Starfleet medical implement used to deliver medication to a patient subcutaneously by using an extremely fine, high-pressure aerosuspension delivery system. Hypospray...

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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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Jahn
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A boy several centuries old, nearing puberty in 2266 on a planet where a so-called Life Prolongation Project kills adults. Jahn and the other children — called "onlies" — endangered...

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Korby, Dr. Roger
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Renowned medical archeologist, authority on ancient android civilizations, and fiancé of Christine Chapel, whose corporeal form expired in 2266. Korby's consciousness survived for a time in...

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Life Prolongation Project
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Failed experiment attempted by scientists on the so-called Miri's planet, originally designed to create an age-retarding virus for use in humans. Instead, the virus killed the entire adult...

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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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Matthews
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Security officer assigned, with Rayburn, to the caverns of Exo III in 2266. Matthews was shoved into an abyss by the ancient android, Ruk.

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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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Medical Tricorder
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Older tricorder versions simply featured more specialized programming for medical users, but by the 2360s the tricorder sported a dedicated attachment to the standard tricorder which featured an...

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Miri
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The U.S.S. Enterprise answers an old distress signal to find an unnamed planet that is almost an exact duplicate of Earth in the 1960s. A landing party beams down and discovers that 300 years...

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Miri
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Miri was a several hundreds-year-old girl, entering puberty, when the U.S.S. Enterprise discovered her plague world in 2266. Miri's crush on Kirk nearly doomed the landing party.

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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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Ophiucus System
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Location of a U.S.S. Discovery skirmish with the Klingons in the mid-23rd century. The system contains a Class-M planet, Ophiucus III which was the attempted destination of Harcourt Fenton...

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Rayburn
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Security officer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. In 2266, Rayburn was killed by the android Ruk on Exo III.

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Ruk
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Large android from Exo III. Ruk was built by the Old Ones centuries ago. He was killed by another android, Dr. Roger Korby, in 2266.

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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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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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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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What Are Little Girls Made Of?
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The U.S.S. Enterprise arrives in orbit around Exo III, to search for exobiologist Dr. Roger Korby. When Kirk asks Spock if Korby could possibly still be alive, Spock glances at Christine, then...

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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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November, 1966
Adams, Dr. Tristan
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Assistant warden of the Tantalus V penal colony. In 2266, Adams took control of the colony after director Simon Van Gelder went insane from exposure to a neural neutralizer device he had been...

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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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