Caraolyn Palamas: MIA in Star Trek Continues?

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  1. dswynne1

    dswynne1 Commander Red Shirt

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    I don't recall, but, in "Pilgrim of Eternity", was Carolyn Palamas mentioned in the episode?
     
  2. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    She was referred to as having died.
     
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    In the Sickbay Ward Room, there's this bit of dialogue between Dr. Elise McKennah and Apollo:

    McKENNAH
    I'm Doctor McKennah. Are you
    feeling up for some company?

    APOLLO
    The company of a beautiful
    woman is always welcome.

    McKENNAH
    You are just as charming as
    she said you were.

    APOLLO
    She?

    McKENNAH
    Lieutenant Palamas. Carolyn.

    APOLLO
    Carolyn! The only mortal woman
    to spurn my love.

    McKENNAH
    She did so out of dedication for
    her crewmates. She also said
    it was the most difficult thing
    she'd ever done.

    APOLLO
    Then why does she not declare
    this to me herself?

    McKENNAH
    She died.

    APOLLO
    Carolyn? Gone as well?

    McKENNAH
    After her experience with you,
    she decided to leave the ship.
    She died while helping some
    colonists who were infected by
    a plague.

    APOLLO
    Such sacrifice by such beauty.
    She's even more than I im-
    mediately knew her to be. A
    rare treasure, McKennah.

    MCKENNAH
    Elise.
     
  4. dswynne1

    dswynne1 Commander Red Shirt

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    Thanks. Interestingly enough, in the original script for "Who Mourn for Adonis?", Palamas ended up with a child. And in the novel series, that child, a daughter, would have grown up to have kids of her own. Too bad STC did nothing with these tidbits. It would have been interesting to see Apollo dealing with being a father to Carolyn's child, after his own family perished.
     
  5. Peach Wookiee

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    ^Didn't STC say she died on Camus II? If so, that's in keeping with the New Frontier novels. The cause might be different, though.
     
  6. Foxhot

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    Vic Mignogna mentioned Palamas was originally destined to die giving birth to Apollo's child. But it was later decided to de-tensify it and make the cause of death undetermined.
     
  7. Peach Wookiee

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    I can see Counselor McKenna waiting until Apollo was more stable before revealing something like that. He'd just lost Athena, after all...