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In a continuum where Spock died during childhood, an Andorian named Thelin became Captain Kirk's stalwart friend and first officer. But at the moment of Khan's final defeat, history takes an even stranger turn, and the emerging potential of Project Genesis is revealed as the galaxy's greatest hope . . . and its most ominous threat.



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Jedda Adzhin-DallLance CartwrightCharvanekFrankensteinGodAmanda GraysonVance MadisonDelwin MarchNanclusPrometheusSalokKhan Noonien SinghWilliam SmillieSpockSt. John TalbotThoriUzaveh

Starships and vehicles

B'rel-classUSS CopernicusUSS EnterpriseUSS ExcelsiorUSS GrissomIKS KataiUSS ReliantUSS SaratogaUSS ShepardStarfleet OneUSS Yorktown


Alpha QuadrantAndoriaBeta QuadrantEarthFranceIndiaKhitomerLe'Tenya CampMutara NebulaMutara sectorPalais de la ConcordeParisPraxisQo'noSRigel XRomulusSan FranciscoShiKahrSol systemVulcan
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Alpha CentauriArchanis sectorBetazedDeep Space Station K-7Gamma EriGre'thorHellguardKhyzhon SeaKlingon Neutral ZoneLaibokMarsNimbus IIIPacificaSherman's PlanetRegula OneRomulan Neutral ZoneTarsus IVUtopia Planitia Fleet YardsWeytahnWeyzhiss Mountains

Races and cultures

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States and organizations

Aenar Ministry of HealthAndorian Science InstituteChancellor of the Klingon EmpireContinuing CommitteeEveste EldersFederation CouncilFederation News ServiceFederation Secretary of DefenseJudge Advocate GeneralKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpireKlingon High CouncilRomulan Star EmpireSpacedock CommandStarfleetStarfleet AcademyStarfleet CommandStarfleet IntelligenceUnited Federation of Planets
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V'SharVulcan High CommandVulcan Science Academy

Science and classification

antimatterantimatter podbloodbloodstreamCetacean Probecloaking devicecommunicatorcoppercordrazinedisruptorDNAduraniumfood synthesizergalaxyGenesis Devicehyronalinimpulse engineinertial dampenerintermix chamberironkelboniteliquidmaneuvering thrustermind-sifteroxygenparsecphaserProject Genesisprotomatterradiationshield emittershieldssnowsubspacetentacleterraformingtimetorpedotranslatortransportertricordertritaniumturboliftwarp corewarp drive

Ranks and titles

admiralambassadorcadetcaptaindoctorfirst officermentorofficerPraetorPresider of the Councilsoldier

Other references

aleAltair waterAndorian redbatbottlebridgebrigcabinetcactichairdrinkengineeringGenesis Warglassgovernmenthomeworldintensive care wardjolan'trukahs-wankitchenmarriagemorgueno-win scenarioOperation OlympiusOrganian Peace TreatypetaQplanetprovincered alertRomulan aleshelthrethshuttlebaysickbaysleevetransporter roomtribbleTrojan HorseVulcan death gripVulcan mind meldVulcan nerve pinchwine rackyearzhavey


Related media

TAS episode: "Yesteryear" - Thelin was first introduced in this episode of The Animated Series as Kirk's first officer in a timeline were Spock died in an accident during his childhood.

Myriad Universes publications and stories
Prose Infinity's Prism "A Less Perfect Union" • "Places of Exile" • "Seeds of Dissent"
Echoes and Refractions "The Chimes at Midnight" • "A Gutted World" • "Brave New World"
Shattered Light "The Embrace of Cold Architects" • "The Tears of Eridanus" • "Honor in the Night"
Comics The Last Generation "Do Not Close Your Eyes" • "No Cure For That" • "What Happens Now" • "Inevitability" • "The End of History"


Thelin, an illustration accompanying an extract from this story in the Star Trek Magazine

  • Star Trek Magazine #139 included an excerpt from this story, including an introduction by the author and an illustration of Thelin.
  • This story takes its name from William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II, Act III.
  • The contributors to this wiki and Memory Alpha are thanked by the author.



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