The Enterprise's shakedown cruise is interrupted when a squadron of Klingon battlecruisers attempt to seize the refit starship. Kirk disables the lead vessel by channeling all phaser power through the engines, delivering a massive blow that disables both the battlecruiser and the Enterprise. Kirk's bluff that this is a viable weapon convinces the Klingons to retreat, and Admiral Nogura is finally swayed to allow Kirk to remain in command.
- Captain's log, Stardate 7413.2
- With the Enterprise performing beautifully, thaks to Mr. Scott's technical wizardry, we are now en route to the Scylla sector--
-- Where the Federation monitoring station Epsilon 9 had been located--
-- before its unfortunate encounter with V'Ger, during which the station met its demise!
We will attempt to locate any possible survivors of this disaster.
- Captain's log, Stardate 7414.1
- Despite the Klingon High Council's insistence that they did not sanction Krell's actions, relations between the Empire and the Federation will have to be reconsidered...
... As will the Organian Peace Treaty, given the Organians' apparent disinterest in continuing to enforce it. It may even be dissolved...
... And new agreements would have to be drafted.
On a more personal note, I have just received a signal from Admiral Nogura, which I cannot help but greet with trepidation...
- James T. Kirk • Spock • Leonard McCoy • Montgomery Scott • Hikaru Sulu • Nyota Uhura • Pavel Chekov • Christine Chapel
Starships and vehiclesEdit
- USS Enterprise (Enterprise-subclass refit Constitution-class) • 3 Klingon Battlecruiser K'Tinga Class
Races and culturesEdit
States and organisationsEdit
- This story picks up more or less instantly from the final onscreen frames of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, which depict the USS Enterprise leaping to warp speed following the resolution of the V'Ger Crisis. This issue's storyline takes place prior to the novel Ex Machina (set two weeks after the end of the movie), and just before a flashback-section of the DC Comics graphic novel Debt of Honor (where the Enterprise attempts to trace V'Ger's point of origin).
First in miniseries
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Debt of Honor
Flashback: Pages 38-44
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
Prologue, Chapters 1-17 & 19