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Q unleashes the Doomsday machine into the Milky Way Galaxy to test humanity, which he ends up getting more that he bargained for.

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Matthew DeckerJames T. KirkQQ2
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Starships and vehicles

USS Constellation (Constitution-class) • Doomsday MachineUSS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • Kobayashi Maru


L-374 IIIL-374 IVSystem L-374

Races and cultures

HumanQ (species)
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States and organizations

Q ContinuumStarfleetStarfleet AcademyStarfleet Command

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