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A '''slingshot''' was a hand-held weapon used to propel projectiles across a short distance.
 
A '''slingshot''' was a hand-held weapon used to propel projectiles across a short distance.
   
[[David Rabin]] used a slingshot to hunt food and to defend himself and [[Spock]] while travelling across [[Vulcan's Forge]]. He noted that his namesake, the legendary King [[David (biblical)|David]] of [[Israel]], was also expert in his use of the slingshot, and hoped this was a good omen as they faced an adversary as formidable as [[Goliath]]. ({{n|TOS|{{nd|Vulcan's Forge}}}})
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[[David Rabin]] used a slingshot to hunt food and to defend himself and [[Spock]] while traveling across [[Vulcan's Forge]]. He noted that his namesake, the legendary King [[David (biblical)|David]] of [[Israel]], was also expert in his use of the slingshot, and hoped this was a good omen as they faced an adversary as formidable as [[Goliath]]. ({{n|TOS|{{nd|Vulcan's Forge}}}})
   
 
In [[2268]], the ''[[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|Enterprise]]'' crew attempted to use slingshots to subdue [[Wyatt Earp]] and his associates. ({{e|TOS|Spectre of the Gun}}, {{n1|TOS|The Last Gunfight}})
 
In [[2268]], the ''[[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|Enterprise]]'' crew attempted to use slingshots to subdue [[Wyatt Earp]] and his associates. ({{e|TOS|Spectre of the Gun}}, {{n1|TOS|The Last Gunfight}})
   
 
During their quest for the legendary "creature of the mountain" on [[Theata Leonis]], [[James T. Kirk|Kirk]], [[Spock]], [[Leonard McCoy|McCoy]] and the [[Atyansa]] boy [[Meresh]] used forked staves as slingshots to fight the monsters guarding the mountain and to bring down rocks to delay a group of [[Klingon]]s from entering a cave. ({{c|TOS|Epic Proportions}})
 
During their quest for the legendary "creature of the mountain" on [[Theata Leonis]], [[James T. Kirk|Kirk]], [[Spock]], [[Leonard McCoy|McCoy]] and the [[Atyansa]] boy [[Meresh]] used forked staves as slingshots to fight the monsters guarding the mountain and to bring down rocks to delay a group of [[Klingon]]s from entering a cave. ({{c|TOS|Epic Proportions}})
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"Slingshot" could also refer to the [[slingshot effect]], which uses the [[gravity]] of a [[star]] to snap a ship through time, like a slingshot. ({{e|TOS|Tomorrow is Yesterday|Assignment: Earth}}, {{m|TOS|The Voyage Home}}, {{n|Star Trek|Engines of Destiny}})
   
 
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Revision as of 20:31, January 30, 2011

A slingshot was a hand-held weapon used to propel projectiles across a short distance.

David Rabin used a slingshot to hunt food and to defend himself and Spock while traveling across Vulcan's Forge. He noted that his namesake, the legendary King David of Israel, was also expert in his use of the slingshot, and hoped this was a good omen as they faced an adversary as formidable as Goliath. (TOS novel: Vulcan's Forge)

In 2268, the Enterprise crew attempted to use slingshots to subdue Wyatt Earp and his associates. (TOS episode: "Spectre of the Gun", TOS novelization: The Last Gunfight)

During their quest for the legendary "creature of the mountain" on Theata Leonis, Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the Atyansa boy Meresh used forked staves as slingshots to fight the monsters guarding the mountain and to bring down rocks to delay a group of Klingons from entering a cave. (TOS comic: "Epic Proportions")

"Slingshot" could also refer to the slingshot effect, which uses the gravity of a star to snap a ship through time, like a slingshot. (TOS episodes: "Tomorrow is Yesterday", "Assignment: Earth", TOS movie: The Voyage Home, Star Trek novel: Engines of Destiny)


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