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Summary[edit | edit source]

Fleet Captain Christopher Pike, crippled and confined to Starbase 11, reminisces about past adventures, and how his experiences on Talos IV helped him face dangerous situations on Corinthia VII, and on the training ship on which he'd been injured.

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Phillip BoyceJosé MendezChristopher PikeSpockTrawleyJosé TylerWilliams
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Talosian MagistrateTangoVina

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Corinthia VIITalos IV

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HumanVulcan

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Media featuring Christopher Pike
Episodes and movies The Original Series The CageThe Menagerie
Movies Star TrekkStar Trek Into Darknessk
Discovery Will You Take My Hand?BrotherNew EdenPoint of LightAn Obol for CharonSaints of ImperfectionThe Sound of ThunderLight and ShadowsIf Memory ServesProject DaedalusThe Red AngelPerpetual InfinityThrough the Valley of ShadowsSuch Sweet Sorrow
Short Treks Q&AThe Trouble with EdwardAsk Not
Novels Killing TimeaEnterprise: The First AdventureVulcan's GloryLegacyThe RiftWhere Sea Meets SkyBurning DreamsA Less Perfect UnionaThe Children of KingsChild of Two WorldsDesperate HoursThe Enterprise War
Short stories "Conflicting Natures" • "A Private Anecdote" • "Sins of the Mother" • "The Greater Good"m
Comics Early Voyages "Flesh of My Flesh" • "The Fires of Pharos" • "Our Dearest Blood" • "Nor Iron Bars a Cage" • Cloak and Dagger (12) • "The Flat, Gold Forever" • "Immortal Wounds" • "One of a Kind" • The Fallen (12) • "Futures, Part One" • "Future Tense" • "Futures" • "Now and Then" • "Thanatos" • "Nemesis"
Starfleet Academy "Return to the Forbidden Planet" • "A Prelude to War"
Crew "Shadows of the Past" • "The Ends of Eternity"
other "All Those Years Ago..." • "To Walk the Night" • "Door in the Cage" • Alien Spotlight Alien Spotlight, Volume I (VulcansOrions) • Mirror Imagesm (1245) • Spock: Reflections, Issue 2Star Trek Movie Adaptationk (23456) • Captain's Log: Pike
k : Kelvin timelinem : Mirror Universea : alternate reality

Timeline[edit | edit source]

published order
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First Story
Star Trek Stories
Strange New Worlds I
Next story:
The Last Tribble
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Star Trek: The Manga
Anything But Alone
Memory Beta Chronology Next Adventure:
Court Martial
Previous Adventure:
The Galileo Seven
Pocket Next Adventure:
Court Martial
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2267.
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in one other timeframe:
Previous Adventure:
Legacy
Chapters 5, 10 & 13
2255
Flashback
Next Adventure:
Crisis on Centaurus
Chapter 3
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