"Deceptions, Part II" was the 47th issue of DC Comics' 1989 ongoing series of Star Trek comics, written by Howard Weinstein and illustrated by Rod Whigham.


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Log entriesEdit

Captain's log, stardate 8625.2 
The Enterprise is approaching Mardelva. We've been unable to establish communications with the planetary government or Spock and the shuttle Galileo.
Captain's log, supplemental 
Beaming down to meet with Prime Minister Kalfia and size up the situation. The Galileo and her passengers remain… unaccounted for.
Captain's log, supplemental 
Per Starfleet orders, I have been forced to leave the search fro the missing shuttle and passengers in Mardelvan hands. Meanwhile, with engineer Vayla's help, Enterprise sensors have been recalibrated to enable us to track dwon the Mardelvan's stolen ship. If this EX-300 is as good as the Mardelvans claim, we may never catch up, anyway. But if we do, what kind of opponent will we face.
Captain's log, supplemental 
Approaching the next Mardelvan outpost. We've been unable to reestablish contact since their initial distress call.



BergPavel ChekovGaradKalfiaKhezriJames T. KirkKlaaLeonard McCoySean MichaelsSaavikMontgomery ScottSpockNyota UhuraVaylaVixisYankowskiunnamed Mardelvansunnamed USS Enterprise-A personnel (USS Enterprise-A personnel)

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise-A (Enterprise-subclass refit Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • EX-300Galileo (NCC-1701-A/05) (type-4 shuttlecraft)


the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants 

Shipboard locationsEdit

USS Enterprise 

Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

FederationKlingon EmpireStarfleet

Science and technologyEdit

alienanatomyatmospherecommand chairenergyhumanoidintercomlifeformmattermedicinesensorspacespacecraftstarshipstarstar systemtimetransporterwarp drive

Ranks and titlesEdit

ambassadorcaptainchief engineer (captain of engineering) • chief medical officercommandercommanding officercommodorecommunications officerdoctorengineerfirst officerhelmsmanlieutenantlieutenant junior gradepilotofficersecurity chiefscience officertactical officerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2270s-2350s)

Other referencesEdit

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stardate 8625.2, 2290 (2290s chronology, Enterprise voyages
Enterprise investigates the shuttle crash.




Published Order
Previous comic:
Deceptions: Coup d'Etat
The Original Series
(DC Comics, volume 2)
Next comic:
Deceptions, Part III
Previous story:
Deceptions: Coup d'Etat
Stories by:
Howard Weinstein
Next story:
Deceptions, Part III
Chronological Order
Previous adventure:
Deceptions: Coup d'Etat
Memory Beta Chronology Next adventure:
Deceptions, Part III
previous comic:
#46: Coup d'Etat
The Original Series
(DC Comics, volume 2)
next comic:
#48: Deceptions, Part III

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