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The timestream.
years: 2263 2264 2265 2266 2267 2268 2269

(stardates from 2266.0, or ~1329 to ~3113)

decades: 2230s 2240s 2250s 2260s 2270s 2280s 2290s
centuries: 22nd century - 23rd century - 24th century

2266 was, on Earth's calendar, the 67th year of the 23rd century, and the seventh year of the 2260s decade. Besides this time period's Human dates, in stardates this era begin with stardate 2266.0[1] in some systems of dating, and in approximation has been seen to run from stardate 1329 to 3113 in others.[2]

Events[edit | edit source]

  • A Romulan ship crosses into Federation space and destroys several outposts, ending nearly a century of Romulan isolation. [4]
  • War between the Federation and the Klingon Empire is believed to be only seven months away. [6]
  • Stardates 24.09.45 - 25.00.10: The USS Enterprise is remotely hijacked by a race of robots and forced to land on their planet where they hoped to take the Enterprise's power rods to refuel their own power units. With their crew threatened by the robots, James T. Kirk and Spock work to sabotage the first power rod taken from the Enterprise, making it an explosive which then destroys the Robots' power unit and subsequently disables the Robots, allowing the Enterprise to escape. [7]
In the events of the TOS novel, "The Captain's Daughter" Rand gave birth to a daughter, Annie Rand in 2268. Although the child's father was never known, Rand believed it to have been the evil transporter duplicate of Captain Kirk.

Promotions and transfers[edit | edit source]

People[edit | edit source]

Births and deaths[edit | edit source]

stardate 1513 
The M-113 creature kills USS Enterprise crewmembers including Scott Darnell, Green, Sturgeon and Barnhart.[9]
stardate 2714 
the first android duplicate of James T. Kirk is born.[10]

Notable people[edit | edit source]

Appendices[edit | edit source]

References and notes[edit | edit source]

Stories[edit | edit source]

Title Series Date Media Notes Image
Alien Spotlight

Alien Spotlight: Romulans
The Original Series unknown comic Depicts the early development of the "ghost ships" seen in operation in "Balance of Terror" and Alien Spotlight: Romulans, but also has appearances from a young, unpredictable Praetor, who is likely the same Praetor to have only recently ascended to the position in Alien Spotlight: Romulans.

This places this story relatively close to that episode, yet also allowing a limited time for rapid development of the ghost ships.
Alien Spotlight Romulans (II).jpg
Reap the Whirlwind Vanguard 2266
Stardate 1528.4
novel Takes place six weeks following the events of Vanguard: Summon the Thunder, and ends just prior to the episode "The Corbomite Maneuver." Reap the Whirlwind titles.jpg
Declassified

Hard News
Vanguard 2266 short story Takes place one week following the events of Reap the Whirlwind. Declassified.jpg
The Kobayashi Maru

Chapter 4
The Original Series 2266 novel Maru.jpg
Target: Zargot The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 20:0605 - 20:1507
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." Zargotian.jpg
The Crucial Element The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 20,16.45 - 20.23.54
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." Space Bug 7 explosion.jpg
Life Form Nonexistent The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 24.09.45 - 25.00.10
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." Demanding robot.jpg
The Eagles Have Landed The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 24:12.17
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." Roggaf.jpg
Beware the Beast The Original Series c. 2266 comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." UK3-cover.jpg
The Third Party The Original Series c. 2266 comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." UK4-Kirk-space-bug.jpg
The Children of Stai The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 25:11:23
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." UK5-Spock.jpg
Skin Deep The Original Series c. 2266
Stardate 48 12 46
comic David Bailey's presence in this story places it before the events of "The Corbomite Maneuver." UK6-cover.jpg
The Corbomite Maneuver The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1512.2
episode Fesarius-HD.jpg
Constellations

The Landing Party
The Original Series 2266 short story Constellations.jpg
Open Secrets

Chapters 1-19
Vanguard 2266
Stardate 1573.9
novel Novel opens three weeks after Commodore Diego Reyes's arrest (Vanguard: Reap the Whirlwind). Vanopensecrets.jpg
Mudd's Women The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1329.8
episode Mudd's Women.jpg
The Enemy Within The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1672.1
episode I'M CAPTAIN KIRK.jpg
The Man Trap The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1513.1
episode Man Trap.jpg
The Naked Time The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1704.2
episode Sulu fencing.jpg
The Janus Gate

Present Tense
The Original Series 2266 novel JanusGate1.jpg
The Janus Gate

Future Imperfect

Chapters 1-11
The Original Series 2266 novel JanusGate2.jpg
The Janus Gate

Past Prologue

Chapters 1-10
The Original Series 2266 novel JanusGate3.jpg
Waypoint

Daylily
The Original Series c. 2266 comic Placement is very arbitrary, but seems to take place at some point after Lt. Uhura switches to the red Starfleet miniskirt-uniform. Waypoint -1.jpg
The Captain's Table

Where Sea Meets Sky

Chapters 1 & 31
The Original Series 2266 novel Where Sea Meets Sky.jpg
Charlie X The Original Series November 29, 2266
Stardate 1533.6 - 1535.8
episode Charles Evans.jpg
When Worlds Collide: Spock Confronts the Ultimate Challenge

Page 4
The Original Series c. 2266 comic Depicts events from Spock's time on the Enterprise. Placement based on the possibility that a depicted scenes are based upon a scene in "Charlie X." When Worlds Collide title.jpg
The New Voyages 2

Elegy for Charlie
The Original Series 2266 short story NewVoyages2.jpg
The Brave and the Bold, Book One

The First Artifact
The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1699
novella Brave Bold 1.jpg
The Choice The Original Series 2266
Stardate 17:01.02
comic Gold Key 33.jpg
Burning Dreams

Chapters 20 & 21
The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1709.2
novel BurningDreams.jpg
The Sundered

Chapter 17
The Lost Era 2266
Stardate 1709.2
novel Retells the events of "Balance of Terror" from Hikaru Sulu's point of view. Sundered.jpg
Balance of Terror The Original Series 2266
Stardate 1709.2
episode Romulan Commander.jpg
Romulans: The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown, Issue 1

Pages 1-12
The Original Series 2266 comic Takes place on Romulus in the immediate aftermath of the events of "Balance of Terror." Romulans The Hollow Crown.jpg
Open Secrets

Chapters 20-27
Vanguard 2266 novel Chapters take place one week following "Balance of Terror." Vanopensecrets.jpg
Child's Play The Original Series 2266
Stardate 17:23.4
comic Gold Key 23.jpg
Prophet of Peace The Original Series 2266
Stardate 18:06.9
comic Gold Key 39.jpg
The Planet of No Return The Original Series 2266
Stardate 18:09.2
comic Gold Key 29.jpg
Shadow Lord The Original Series 2266

Stardate 1831.5
novel ShadowLord.jpg
The Enterprise Mutiny The Original Series 2266
Stardate 18:41.2
comic Gold Key 14.jpg
The Devil's Isle of Space The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:03.2
comic The Devil's Isle of Space.jpg
The Cosmic Cavemen The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:24.3
comic Cosmic Cavemen.jpg
Dwarf Planet The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:24.8
comic Gold Key 25.jpg
A Bomb in Time The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:25.9
comic Gold Key 36.jpg
Furlough to Fury The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:25.9
comic Gold Key 40.jpg
The World Beneath the Waves The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:26.03
comic Gold Key 43.jpg
Prince Traitor The Original Series 2266 comic Gold Key 44.jpg
The Animal People The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:26.11
comic Gold Key 32.jpg
The Trial of Captain Kirk The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:26.2
comic Gold Key 24.jpg
The Evictors The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:27.12
comic Gold Key 41.jpg
The PsychoCrystals The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:27.4
comic Gold Key 34.jpg
World Against Time The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:29.06
comic Gold Key 42.jpg
One of Our Captains Is Missing! The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:29.13
comic Gold Key 38.jpg
Spore of the Devil The Original Series 2266
Stardate 19:29.51
comic Gold Key 57.jpg
The Final Truth The Original Series 2266
Stardate 20:10.7
comic Gold Key 31.jpg
Invasion of the City Builders The Original Series 2266
Stardate 20:14.6
comic Invasion of the City Builders.jpg
Ice Journey The Original Series 2266
Stardate 20:27.3
comic Gold Key 27.jpg
The Peril of Planet Quick Change The Original Series 2266
Stardate 21:06.7
comic Gold Key 35.jpg
Star Trek: New Visions

Sam
The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2201.9
comic Star Trek New Visions Sam.jpg
When Planets Collide The Original Series 2266
Stardate 23:00.9
comic Gold Key 06.jpg
The Empire Man The Original Series 2266
Stardate 23:14.6
comic Empire Man cover.jpg
The Voodoo Planet The Original Series 2266
Stardate 24:17.9
comic Gold Key 07.jpg
Mr. Oracle The Original Series 2266 comic Gold Key 46.jpg
The Haunted Asteroid The Original Series 2266
Stardate 24:92.5
comic Gold Key 19.jpg
Museum at the End of Time The Original Series 2266
Stardate 25:53.2
comic Gold Key 15.jpg
Destination Annihilation The Original Series 2266
Stardate 26:04.4
comic Gold Key 51.jpg
The Ghost Planet The Original Series 2266
Stardate 26:06.4
comic Gold Key 37.jpg
Open Secrets

Chapters 29-30
Vanguard 2266 novel Novel chapters take place four weeks after Admiral Nogura takes command of Vanguard Station. Vanopensecrets.jpg
Burning Dreams

Chapter 1 (pages 6-7)
The Original Series 2266 novel Flashback to training ship departure from Starbase 11. BurningDreams.jpg
Captain's Log

Captain's Log: Pike

2266 section
The Original Series 2266 comic Set twelve years after "The Cage," depicting the events leading up to Christopher Pike's wheelchair-confinement at Starbase 11. Captains Log Pike Woodward.jpg
Errand of Vengeance

The Edge of the Sword
The Original Series 2266 novel The Edge of the Sword.jpg
What Are Little Girls Made Of? The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2714.4
episode Chapel and Korby.jpg
Errand of Vengeance

Killing Blow
The Original Series 2266 novel Killing Blow.jpg
Errand of Vengeance

River of Blood
The Original Series 2266 novel River of Blood.jpg
Errand of Fury

Seeds of Rage

Prologue
The Original Series 2266 novel Seeds of Rage.jpg
Open Secrets

Chapters 31-45
Vanguard 2266 novel Takes place immediately following Klingon attack on Starbase 42 (Errand of Vengeance: River of Blood). Diego Reyes found guilty of releasing classified intelligence. Vanopensecrets.jpg
Dagger of the Mind The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2715.1
episode Kirk neutralizer.jpg
Miri The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2713.5
episode Miri and Jahn.jpg
Strange New Worlds V

Yeoman Figgs
The Original Series 2266 short story Strange new worlds 5.jpg
And a Child Shall Lead Them The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2811.5
comic Gold Key 52.jpg
The Conscience of the King The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2817.7
episode Kirk and Karidians.jpg
Star Trek: New Visions

Sweet Sorrow
The Original Series 2266
Stardate 2908.4
comic Alternate version of Yeoman Janice Rand's departure from the Enterprise, following medical incapacitation of fiancé. Contradicts Crucible: Provenance of Shadows. New Visions 2.jpg
Department of Temporal Investigations

Forgotten History

Chapter 1
(pages 15-26)
Star Trek December 2266
Stardate 3113.7
novel Forgotten History cover.jpg

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