"Memorium" is the backup story in the fifth issue of John Byrne's Star Trek: New Visions comic series. It was published on March 11 2015. The story is Byrne's tribute to Arlene Martell, the actor who portrayed T'Pring, who passed away in 2014.

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John Byrne continues his new Star Trek photoplay adventures with "A Scent of Ghosts" and "Memorium." Past and Present collide, as the Enterprise takes aboard a special figure from Spock's past, only to find themselves haunted by a mystery from years before. Plus, a sad farewell.

Summary[edit | edit source]

While on Vulcan during his kolinahr training in the early 2270s, Spock becomes distracted by a telepathic call, and quests for its source for three days in The Forge until he comes upon a cavern. Within, Spock approaches a memorial to T'Pring, and a vision of her appears. They had been joined as children — while Spock had been released from her through the kal-if-fee, T'Pring realized her connection to him remained. The vision of T'Pring asks him to free her, and he officially declares her katra to be released. He bids her a safe journey, and she fades away.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

SpockT'Pring
Referenced only 
Amanda GraysonStonn

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

Vulcan

Locations[edit | edit source]

Vulcan (The Forge)

Other references[edit | edit source]

airbloodcivilizationdaydesertfirekal-if-feejoiningkatrakolinahrkoon-ut-kal-if-feelogicmonthplak towrobesciencestarstar systemstarshipstonetimetitleuniversewaterweapon

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Chronology[edit | edit source]

2237 
Spock and T'Pring are joined at age 7.
2267 
Spock and T'Pring divorce in the kal-if-fee ceremony.
Late 2260s or early 2270s 
T'Pring dies.
2272 
Spock releases T'Pring's katra.

Production history[edit | edit source]

March 2015 
Originally printed in New Visions, Issue 5 (IDW Publishing)
June 2015 
Reprinted in the omnibus New Visions, Volume 2 (IDW Publishing)
28 September 2017 
Reprinted in hardcover in the Graphic Novel Collection premium subscription photonovel #1 (Eaglemoss)

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Continuity[edit | edit source]

Connections[edit | edit source]

Published Order
Previous comic:
#5: A Scent of Ghosts
TOS comics
(New Visions)
Next comic:
#6: Resistance
Previous adventure:
Forgotten History
Chapter 6, Sections 4 and 5
Memory Beta Chronology Next adventure:
The White Flame Starship Combat Scenario Pack
Imperial Intelligence Document

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