The Terran Empire rebellion was a war fought between the Terran Empire and a rebellion composed of slaves and subjugated races in the 22nd and 23rd centuries. (ENT episodes: "In a Mirror, Darkly", "Part II")

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22nd century[edit | edit source]

In Januarary of 2155, the Imperial Starfleet had suffered a defeat at Tau Ceti, losing 12 of their ships. Despite what Imperial propaganda said about the battle going well, it was blow to the Empire's fleet. The ISS Enterprise's XO, Commander Jonathan Archer had received intel about a Terran vessel from a alternate universe that the Tholian Assembly had captured. Archer tried to convince Captain Maximilian Forrest to divert from their rendezvous with Admiral Black's assault fleet so they could take the ship. However, Captain Forrest refused until he received orders from Admiral Gardner to undertake the mission by giving the Enterprise a Suliban cloaking device. The Enterprise was able sneak past the Tholian patrols and board the ship, the USS Defiant, before the Tholians' slaves could gut the ship. Despite the Enterprise being destroyed by the Tholians' web, Archer was able to take the Defiant and rescue the surviving crew from the escape pods.

Despite having a crew of 47, Archer decided to rendezvous with Admiral Black. Despite a sabotage attempt by the slavemaster, Slar, were able to rendezvous with Black's fleet. After Archer killed Black, he revealed his plan to both the Defiant's and Avenger's crew that he would take the Defiant to Earth, overthrow the Emperor and Starfleet command. However, Archer's XO, T'Pol, CMO Dr. Phlox, and Soval attempted to stop Archer by sabotaging the Defiant and using the Avenger to destroy it. Unfortunately, Archer's chief engineer, Charles Tucker III stopped their attempt and the Avenger was destroyed with all hands. Fortunately, Archer was killed by his MACO bodyguard, Travis Mayweather and his lover, Hoshi Sato. She then declared Empress and demanded Starfleet's surrender. (ENT episodes: "In a Mirror, Darkly", "Part II")

Sato attempted to consolidate the Empire's control over Andoria by marrying Thy'lek Shran. Shran however, betrayed her by leading the Defiant away from Earth and forced her into exile. The rebels then captured and put on trial. However, Sato was able to make a deal with T'Pol and had the Defiant and a assault fleet help her regain her position. Shran was then executed. (ENT novel: Age of the Empress)

23rd century[edit | edit source]

In the 23rd century, several rebel factions were able to steal information on the Defiant and it's arrival. It was kept aboard a Klingon vessel. Despite the Rebellion's endurance, the Empire continued to survive. In the 2250s, the Rebellion was composed of Vulcans, Andorians, Tellarites, and Klingons. The leader, Voq, called himself the "Fire Wolf". Sever rebels were destroyed by the Imperial Starfleet at Porathia. The Rebels also came into contact with the ISS Shenzhou's Captain Michael Burnham, who was posing as her counterpart at Harlak. However, the rebels' base was destroyed by the ISS Charon. (DSC episodes: "Despite Yourself", "The Wolf Inside")

During this time, the ISS Enterprise under James T. Kirk was able to suppress a Gorlan uprising by destroying their home world. (TOS episode: "Mirror, Mirror")

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

In the face of the Empire's aggression, the Klingons then made an alliance with Cardassians. Following Emperor Spock's reformS, the Empire was left vulnerable against the alliance. The Alliance was successful in defeating the Empire and replacing it as the dominant power in their universe. (DS9 episode: "Through the Looking Glass")

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