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Introduction (blurb)Edit

From the book jacket : "Don't let them promote you. Don't let them transfer you. Don't let them do anything that takes you off the bridge of that ship because while you're there, you can make a difference." – James T. Kirk, 2371

The Autobiography of James T. Kirk chronicles the greatest Starfleet captain's life (22332371), in his own words. From his birth on the USS Kelvin, his youth spent on Tarsus IV, his time in the Starfleet Academy, his meteoric rise through the ranks of Starfleet, and his illustrious career at the helm of the Enterprise, this in-world memoir uncovers Captain Kirk in a way Star Trek fans have never seen.

Kirk's singular voice rings throughout the text, giving insight into his convictions, his bravery, and his commitment to the life – in all forms – throughout this Galaxy and beyond. Excerpts from his personal correspondence, captain's logs, and more give Kirk's personal narrative further depth.


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Robert AprilPavel ChekovIsaac CodyWilliam F. CodyJames DavisWendy FelsonBen FinneyEdith KeelerFranklin KirkGeorge Samuel Kirk, Jr.George Samuel Kirk, Sr.James T. KirkTiberius KirkWinona KirkLeonard McCoyBrunhilde Ann MilanoRichard RobauSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhura

Starships and vehiclesEdit

HMS Bounty (Klingon bird-of-prey) • USS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • USS Enterprise-A (Constitution II-class) • GalileoUSS KelvinUSS Los AngelesUSS Patton


Alpha QuadrantEarthIowaRiversideStarbase 8Tarsus IVUnited States of AmericaYellowstone National ParkYosemite National Park

Races and culturesEdit

Human (Sioux) • TellariteVulcan

States and organizationsEdit

StarfleetStarfleet AcademyUnited Federation of Planets

Ranks and titlesEdit

captaindoctorfirst officerinstructornursepilotscience officer

Technology and weaponsEdit

computerGuardian of Foreversatelliteshuttlespaceshipstarshiptricorder

Other referencesEdit

184319th century20th century2206223022332242alcoholastrobiologybeanbloodcattlecheesechickencitycolonyChristianitycorndogeggfarmfirefireflyGreat Bird of the GalaxyhorsemilkmoneyoilplanetriverrodentsnowspacestarbaseStarfleet Medal of HonorStarfleet uniform (2265-2270)tobaccotreewoodzinc



  • 1930 - Kirk, Spock and McCoy travel through the Guardian of Forever and meet Edith Keeler (events referenced in the prologue)


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