Succession, Issue 2 is a comic in IDW Publishing's Star Trek: Discovery series, the second of four issues in the Succession miniseries.


The Succession series ties into the arc of Discovery's first season, second chapter, when the Terran Empire suffers from an abortive coup d'état.


After the Emperor was killed when the rebels destroyed the Imperial Flagship Charon, Lord Alexander has claimed the throne.
The rebels believe the time is right for an even bolder strike on this untested emperor - an attack on Earth itself! But what they don't know is that Alexander has been secretly developing a toxin that will kill all non-human life in the galaxy - and it's finally ready to be released.
Meanwhile, Burnham, long thought dead by the empire, has just resurfaced in a refugee camp on Risa...

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Philippa GeorgiouMichael BurnhamAlexanderHarry MuddKatrina CornwellAiriamRhysL'RellKalevAmanda Grayson
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mirror universeEarth (San Francisco) • RisaQo'noS
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Gemaris V

Races & culturesEdit

Terran (mirror)KlingonAndorian

Starships & vehiclesEdit

ISS ShenzhouISS Constellation

States and organizationsEdit

Terran Empire

Technology and weaponsEdit

swordGene-toxindispersal pod

Other referencesEdit

Emperor of the Terran Empire



Related mediaEdit

Stories featuring the mirror universe
Enterprise episode: "In a Mirror, Darkly" • prose: Age of the Empress • "Nobunaga"
Discovery episodes: "Into the Forest I Go" • "Despite Yourself" • "The Wolf Inside" • "Vaulting Ambition" • "What's Past Is Prologue" • comics: Succession ("Issue 1" • "Issue 2" • "Issue 3" • "Issue 4")
The Original Series episode: "Mirror, Mirror" • comics: The Mirror Universe Saga ("... Promises to Keep" • "Double Image" • "Deadly Reflection!" • "The Tantalus Trap!" • "Masquerade!" • "Behind Enemy Lines!" • "The Beginning of the End..." • "Homecoming...") • Fragile GlassMirror Images ("Issue 1" • "Issue 2" • "Issue 4" • "Issue 5") • "The Mirror, Crackedprose: SpectreDark VictoryPreserverThe Sorrows of Empire • "Ill Winds" • "The Greater Good" • video game: Shattered Universe
Kelvin timeline comics: Mirrored ("Part 1" • "Part 2") • "Parallel Lives, Part 2" • Live Evil ("Part 1" • "Part 2" • "Part 3")
The Next Generation comics: "Mirror Images, Issue 3" • TNG - Mirror Broken comics: "Origin of Data", "Prelude", "Issue 1", "Issue 2", "Issue 3", "Issue 4", "Issue 5" • TNG - Through the Mirror comics: "Issue 1", "Issue 2", "Issue 3", "Issue 4", "Issue 5" TNG - Ripe for Plunder comics: "Chapter One", "Chapter Two", "Chapter Three", "Chapter Four" • TNG - Terra Incognita comics: "Issue 1", "Issue 2", "Issue 3", "Issue 4", "Issue 5", "Issue 6" • prose: Dark MirrorThreeThe Worst of Both Worlds • "The Traitor" • "The Sacred Chalice" • "For Want of a Nail" • Rise Like Lions
Deep Space Nine episodes: "Crossover" • "Through the Looking Glass" • "Shattered Mirror" • "Resurrection" • "The Emperor's New Cloak" • comic: "Enemies & Allies" • prose: Dark PassionsWarpathSaturn's ChildrenFearful Symmetry • "A Terrible Beauty" • The Soul Key • "Freedom Angst" • Disavowed
Voyager prose: The Mirror-Scaled Serpent • "Bitter Fruit"
New Frontier comics: NF - Turnaround comics: "Part I", "Part II", "Part III", "Part IV", "Part V" • prose: Cutting Ties • "Homecoming"
Klingon Empire prose: "Family Matters" Titan prose: "Empathy" Vanguard prose: "The Black Flag"
Miniseries and anthologies RPG sourcebook: Through a Glass, Darklycomics: TOS comic: "The Mirror Universe Saga" • TurnaroundMirror Imagesprose: Mirror Universe TrilogyMirror Universe (Glass EmpiresObsidian AlliancesShards and Shadows)


previous comic:
Succession, Issue 1
Discovery: Succession next comic:
Succession, Issue 3

External linkEdit

Succession, Issue 2 article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.