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Elegy for Charlie is a poem written in the first person sense from a crew member of the Enterprise, possibly Yeoman Janice Rand, dedicated to Charlie Evans.

The poem describes being awoken by the sound of a weeping star and "a voice I shouldn't have heard". It reflects regret for having to leave Charlie with the Thasians at the end of the Original Series episode Charlie X, beings that are non-corporeal and couldn't even be touched.

The poem reflects that sadness and loneliness, ending with

"The entire universe stretches beyond, and I have no answers to give save the words that I send to the galaxy's end to comfort a weeping star,

(for Charlie, wherever you are)"



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"Charlie X"

This story is set shortly after Charlie's disappearance from the USS Enterprise's bridge in this episode.
published order
Previous story:
"The Sleeping God"
Star Trek: The New Voyages 2
Next story:
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
"Charlie X"
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Brave and the Bold, Book One
The First Artifact
Previous Adventure:
"Charlie X"
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Brave and the Bold, Book One
The First Artifact