Boimler Effect

A shipwide mandate that was implemented after the disastrous banning of "buffer time" on the U.S.S. Cerritos, which was about encouraging shortcuts and preventing people from blindly following the rules. Named for Ensign Brad Boimler, who loved rules and was horrified to have something like this named after him.

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Gelrakian battle blade

A long, sharp crystal weapon used by the Gelrakians.

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(Voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson).

The Champion of Gelrak V, Vindor was a large Gelrakian who pretended to be less intelligent than he actually was, to make everyone think he was tough - but he actually enjoyed reading.

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Temporal Edict

A new work protocol has the Lower Decks crew running ragged trying to keep up. Meanwhile, Mariner's and Ransom's mutual lack of respect comes to a head.

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Gelrak V

A dry planet with crystals sticking out of the ground. Home to the Gelrakians, who had just joined the Federation in 2380.

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Mavok Prime

The home planet of the sworn enemies of the Gelrakians.

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Planet: Gelrak V

A green humanoid race with lizard-like features that based their entire social structure around crystals.

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(Voiced by Sam Richardson).

Ensign Vendome served on the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. He was Bolian, and was stabbed in the shoulder by a Gelrakian crystal spear when he accidentally presented them with a wooden totem from Mavok Prime instead of the honor crystal he was meant to show them.

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Lizard-like humanoid race that is capable of telepathy and creating an illusory experience to match their partner's desires. They have an affinity for red and are drawn to the weak-minded. They reproduce by having the female implant her eggs in the throat of her mate.

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A large blue race with horns that speaks in guttural tones and had a treaty with the Federation in 2380.

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(Voiced by Jess Harnell).

General K'orin was one of the most decorated, battle-hardened warriors in the Klingon Empire's history at the time when Ensigns Boimler and Mariner escorted him to Tulgana IV.

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Tulgana IV

A transit hub planet protected by an ion field that restricted communications and transporters. It had a Klingon district named Little Qo'nos, a Little Risa district, and an Andorian district.

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(Voiced by Tom Kenny).

Ferengi friend of Ensign Mariner's.

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Boimler has a crisis of self-doubt when Mariner proves herself to be a more naturally talented sci-fi badass than he is. Meanwhile, Rutherford quits engineering to try working in other departments on the ship.

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A Black male animated human Starfleet ensign with a cyborg implant covering his left eye and part of his head smiles and holds a tray of isolinear chips and looks at one

(Voiced by Eugene Cordero).

Ensign Samanthan "Sam" Rutherford served in the operations division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. He had recently been cybernetically enhanced with a Vulcan implant when the ship made second contact with the Galardonians, and it would sometimes glitch and suppress his emotions. He loved being an engineer, and the Cerritos was his passion.

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(Voiced by Fred Tatasciore).

Lieutenant Shaxs served as the head of security on the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. He was Bajoran, and had a thirst for combat.

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(Voiced by Dawnn Lewis).

Captain Carol Freeman was the commanding officer of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. Ensign Mariner, who served in the command division the Cerritos, was also her daughter - but the two of them kept that secret from the crew.

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A White human animated Starfleet ensign trips with arms and legs flailing while holding a PADD.

(Voiced by Jack Quaid).

Ensign Bradward "Brad" Boimler served in the command division of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380. Born in Modesto, California and commissioned in 2379, he did not have a single demerit on his record. Prior to visiting Galardon, he had only been to four planets (including Vulcan and Earth), but he was eager to study and learn as much as he could about every species he encountered, and hoped to be a captain one day.

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Quito, U.S.S.

The U.S.S. Quito was the Federation starship that was responsible for first contact with the Galardonians.

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(Voiced by Jessica McKenna).

Ensign Barnes was a female Trill engineer who served on the bridge of the U.S.S. Cerritos in 2380.

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