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Old October 4 2013, 10:10 AM   #8
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Re: Pre-TOS five year missions in the books

Therin of Andor wrote: View Post
IIRC, the TMP novelization says something about the Enterprise being the first of its class to return from a 5YM with the ship and its crew "relatively unscathed"
Mr. Scott's Guide to the Enterprise goes one further, and says Kirk's Enterprise was the only one of the original 13 Constitution-class ships to return at all. Shane Johnson uses this to justify the Enterprise's extensive refit (she and her crew are famous now) and the Enterprise emblem being adopted fleet-wide.
JD wrote: View Post
Yeah, I have a feeling by the time we get to STID there is probably very little that is the same between the two universes.
Unless you read the comics, in which case a bunch of TOS' 5-year mission missions happened years earlier and before this new Enterprise's 5YM.
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