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Lieutenant Saavik struggles against the throes of pon farr when she receives a reminder from Lieutenant Commander Uhura to report to the transporter room. After snapping at her superior officer, Saavik leaves as the USS Enterprise arrives at the Regula I space station.

Log Entries

Captain's log, stardate 8180.1
The Enterprise, on its way to rendezvous with the USS Grissom, has slowed to sublight speed to pick up a very important passenger: Doctor David Marcus, my son.
Captain's log, stardate 8185.3
In pursuit of Lt. Saavik, we are approaching the energy barrier that surrounds our galaxy. Our previous encounters have proven it to be extremely dangerous... What Saavik is doing here-- what this has to do with Xon-- are questions as yet unanswered.



James T. KirkLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottHikaru SuluNyota UhuraPavel ChekovSaavikBillmanFosterAmanda GraysonKallaLarDavid MarcusSarekElizabeth SherwoodWilkerson
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J.T. EstebanCarol MarcusSpockXon

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise (Enterprise-subclass Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • Konga (Vulcan starships)
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USS Grissom (Oberth-class research vessel)


Vulcanunnamed planets

Races and cultures


Other references

Federation Espionage CorpsGenesis Planetgravitic minekatraKlingonplak towpon farrRomulan bird-of-preyRomulan CouncilRomulan Star EmpiresehlattransporterVulcan Space Centralspaceport




published order
Previous comic:
Who Is... Enigma?
TOS comics
DC TOS 1st series
Next comic:
Blood Fever
Saavik's Story
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Who Is... Enigma?
The Continuing
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
Next Adventure:
Blood Fever
Saavik's Story

Publication history

September 1984
First published by DC Comics.
1 March 2018
Reprinted in Graphic Novel Collection #31. (Eaglemoss)


June 1985
French: As "Pon Far" in L'origine de Saavik, omnibus Star Trek #3. (Arédit)

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