- For other uses, see Renewal.
"Renewal" was the debut issue of the TOS Untold Voyages miniseries published by Marvel Comics in 1998. The story begins at the final moments of TOS movie: The Motion Picture, depicting the start of the refit USS Enterprise's shakedown cruise for Captain Kirk's second five-year mission.
The Enterprise's shakedown cruise is interrupted when a squadron of Klingon battlecruisers attempt to seize the refit starship. Kirk disables the lead vessel by channeling all phaser power through the engines, delivering a massive blow that disables both the battlecruiser and the Enterprise. Kirk's bluff that this is a viable weapon convinces the Klingons to retreat, and Admiral Nogura is finally swayed to allow Kirk to remain in command.
- Captain's log, Stardate 7413.2
- With the Enterprise performing beautifully, thanks to Mr. Scott's technical wizardry, we are now en route to the Scylla sector —
— Where the Federation monitoring station Epsilon 9 had been located —
— before its unfortunate encounter with V'Ger, during which the station met its demise!
We will attempt to locate any possible survivors of this disaster.
- Captain's log, Stardate 7414.1
- Despite the Klingon High Council's insistence that they did not sanction Krell's actions, relations between the Empire and the Federation will have to be reconsidered...
... As will the Organian Peace Treaty, given the Organians' apparent disinterest in continuing to enforce it. It may even be dissolved...
... And new agreements would have to be drafted.
On a more personal note, I have just received a signal from Admiral Nogura, which I cannot help but greet with trepidation...
- Christine Chapel • Pavel Chekov • James T. Kirk • Leonard McCoy • Montgomery Scott • Spock • Hikaru Sulu • Nyota Uhura
- Marcella DiFalco • Krell • Kross • V'Ger
- Referenced only
- Willard Decker • Kahless • Heihachiro Nogura
Starships and vehicles
- USS Enterprise (Enterprise-subclass refit Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • K'Tinga-class Klingon battlecruisers (IKS Deathcry • Krell's battlecruiser • IKS Ravager)
- Referenced only
- IKS Amar • freighter
Races and cultures
States and organizations
- Federation • Federation Council • Klingon Empire • Klingon High Council • Starfleet • Starfleet Operations
Science and classification
- auto destruct • cloaking device • computer • deflector shield • disruptor • duck • "omegatron" • phaser • phaser emitter • photon torpedo • refit • scanner • technology • tractor beam • turbolift • viewscreen • warp core • warp engine
Ranks and titles
- admiral • captain • Chief of Starfleet Operations • commander • commanding admiral • helmsman • weapons officer
- bluff • bridge • captain's log, USS Enterprise, 2273 • communications • corridor • crew • day • diplomacy • emotion • engineering • Federation Starfleet ranks (2270s) • flagship • government • Klingon uniform • Klingonese • lifeform • log entry • minute • orbit • Organian Peace Treaty • quarters • radiation suit • refit • registry number • shakedown cruise • space • spice • Starfleet ranks • Starfleet uniform (early 2270s) • technology • war • warp factor (warp one) • year
- March 1998
- First printed by Marvel Comics.
- 9 July 2020
- Reprinted in Graphic Novel Collection #120. (Eaglemoss)
- This story picks up more or less instantly from the final onscreen frames of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, which depict the USS Enterprise leaping to warp speed following the resolution of the V'Ger Crisis. This issue's storyline takes place prior to the novel Ex Machina (set two weeks after the end of the movie), and just before a flashback-section of the DC Comics graphic novel Debt of Honor (where the Enterprise attempts to trace V'Ger's point of origin).
- Federation and Klingon ships were able to shoot at each other without Organian repercussion, leading Kirk to think that the Organian Peace Treaty might no longer be valid. Ayelborne suspended the treaty in 2269, in TOS - The Enterprise Experiment comic: "Part 5", but several stories set in the 2270s and 2280s showed that the Federation and Klingons still thought it could be or was being enforced. By 2285, Organians were found to be under the influence of Excalbians, in TOS comics: "Errand of War", "Deadly Allies".
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