"The Brightest Star" was the 3rd episode of Short Treks, the finale in that show's first round of releases, first released on December 6 2018.

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Before he was the first Kelpien to join Starfleet, Saru lived a simple life on his home planet of Kaminar with his father and sister. Young Saru, full of ingenuity and a level of curiosity uncommon among his people, yearns to find out what lies beyond his village, leading him on an unexpected path.

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On the planet Kaminar, the young Kelpien Saru lives a simple and restricted life with his family but is eager to explore the universe far beyond. His ingenuity and his desire to learn more lead him to a future he never expected.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

SaruSirannaAradarPhilippa Georgiou

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Chronology[edit | edit source]

2239 
Starfleet makes 1st contact with Ba'ul

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Short Treks episodes
1st group "Runaway" • "Calypso" • "The Brightest Star" • "The Escape Artist"
2nd group "Q&A" • "The Trouble with Edward" • "Ask Not" • "The Girl Who Made the Stars" • "Ephraim and Dot" • "Children of Mars"

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