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The Peacekeeper, Part One was the 49th issue of DC Comics' second series of Star Trek: The Original Series comics. It featured the beginning of The Peacekeeper story arc, a two-part story published in 1993. The saga was written by Howard Weinstein, penciled by Rod Whigham, and dealt with the testing phase of the Peacekeeper project, a protomatter-based weapon of mass destruction.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Thevosians are experimenting with a weapon of unbelievable destructive power based on protomatter, the substance which caused the death of Captain Kirk's son David. And Kirk of all people gets the assignment to monitor the field test. His worst fears become true, when the testbed USS Pacific disappears in an explosion with Scotty and Chekov...

To be continued

Log Entries[edit | edit source]

Captain's log, stardate 8637.7:
Despite the wounding of Lieutenant Keefer and killing of two other security guards by unknown intruders, Admiral Cartwright has accepted Commodore Hirosaki's recommendation that the field test should proceed — over my strongest objections...
A full diagnostic on the protomatter system has revealed no anomalies or damage...
...But, to minimize risk, the only crew aboard the
Pacific will be Commanders Chekov and Scott, and four Thevosian scientists.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

AzarkPavel ChekovLance CartwrightGracie HirosakiIsisKeeferJames T. KirkKoobLeonard McCoyOpaiSaavikMontgomery ScottGary SevenShopaySpockTorali
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David MarcusNyota Uhura

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise-AUSS Pacifictravel pod
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Klingon birds of prey

Locations[edit | edit source]

Starbase 79Thevos (Thevosian Science Station)
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Genesis

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

EfrosianHumanKlingonThevosianVulcan

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

StarfleetStarfleet CommandUnited Federation of Planets

Science and technology[edit | edit source]

batteryColt .45communicatordeflectordisruptorenergizerflashlightimpulsephaserphoton torpedoprotomattersensorservoshieldtransporterturboliftviewscreenvirtual realitywarp drivewarp engineweapon

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

admiralcadetcaptaincommandercommodoredoctorFederation Starfleet ranks (2270s-2350s)lieutenantrankscientistsecurity guard

Other references[edit | edit source]

alcoholassignment patchasteroidauxiliary controlbridgecaptain's logcatconference roomdaydecadedeckderelictdoomsday weaponengineeringGaelicspirithistoryhullKobayashi Maru scenariolaboratorylifeformmoonNCC-1830peaceProject GenesisPeacekeeper projectradiationred alertScotchsecurityspaceStarfleet uniform (2278-2350s)tritaniumuniverseyear

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

"It may be completely new, Jim... but you aren't perfect"

--Leonard McCoy to James T. Kirk (translated from the German version)

Related Stories[edit | edit source]

Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanStar Trek III: The Search for Spock • "Friday's Child" • "The Apple" • "Assignment: Earth" • The Mirror Universe Saga
Media featuring Gary Seven
Episode Assignment: Earth
Miniseries The PeacekeeperConvergenceThe Eugenics WarsAssignment: Earth
Novels Assignment: EternityThe Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 2
Short stories The Aliens Are Coming!Seven and SevenAssignment: OneRocket ManTime Line
Comics The Peacekeeper, Part OneThe Peacekeeper, Part TwoSplit InfinitiesFuture ImperiledBrighter Than a Thousand SunsYesterday, Today and TomorrowMy Name Is LegionWe Have Met the Enemy...Too Many PresidentsAh-Ha!1971/4860.2An Unexpected Yesterday

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Published Order
Previous comic:
Deceptions, Part III
DC Comics, second series Next comic:
The Peacekeeper, Part Two
Previous story:
Deceptions, Part III
Stories by:
Howard Weinstein
Next story:
The Peacekeeper, Part Two
Chronological Order
Previous adventure:
Deceptions, Part III
Memory Beta Chronology Next adventure:
The Peacekeeper, Part Two

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