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Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Vger23, Jan 19, 2019.

  1. IMC Headquarters

    IMC Headquarters Captain Premium Member

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    It's Voyager's EMH: "I'm a Doctor. Not a Police Box."

    The Red Angel is actually one of Burnham's parents. Her mother, most like. No more dead than Culber.
     
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  2. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    That's an interesting choice.

    BTW I thought her name was Cornwell not Cornwall?
     
  3. cooleddie74

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    SHOUTING ROBAU WITH A VULCAN!!!
     
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  4. cooleddie74

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    AND WITH THIS STAR TREK HAS REACHED PEAK COOLNESS AND CULTURAL RELEVANCE.
     
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  5. Uhura's Song

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    Unless the Red Angel is David Bowie!
     
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  6. cooleddie74

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    Tilly Startrek.
     
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  7. Uhura's Song

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    Intetesting theory. I kind of like it to make Calypso relevant.

    But it kind of turns Trek into Andromeda. Or the Dr. Who episode (Matt Smith) where the TARDIS takes human form.

    Is Lexa Doig the RA?
     
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    He's the Sovereign. He can be anything.
     
  9. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    The Red Angel is Bob The Builder because he's always fixing things.
     
  10. Farscape One

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    I have a theory, but it relates directly to the episode "Project Daedalus".

    So Project Daedalus... I think we need to be more literal with the Red Angel. Daedalus was Icarus' father, who made wings so both could escape their situation. Icarus flew too close to the sun and died when the wax between the wings melted. It seems to me the Red Angel is an offspring of whoever built those wings, as red can also signify death, like bleeding out. Which tells me the Red Angel is fated to not survive. Given Burnham is the lead, I sincerely doubt she is the Red Angel, as I have seen that theory often stated. In this case, a thought occured to me... I am wondering if Airiam is the Red Angel. Perhaps sometime in the future, her body is recovered and since her mind houses all that AI knowledge from the sphere, she could be considered a child of that AI. Perhaps even the future DISCOVERY we saw in the SHORT TREK episode "CALYPSO" would be the one to find her, download that AI knowledge, and evolve itself into what we saw.

    Or perhaps that is wishful thinking, becaise I am very, very sad that Airiam was killed. She was a standout secondary character. I was looking forward to learning about her the most, out of the other bridge crew.
     
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  11. Gov Kodos

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    There was a lot of character building just to throw it out. You might be on to something.
     
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  12. NewHeavensNewEarth

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    I wonder if they will create Zora to take on Control, kind of like Vision vs. Ultron. (Sorry for the Marvel reference.) If they salvage the info from Airiam, maybe they will use it for a worthy opponent for Control to face off against.
     
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  13. Cyrus

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    Good theory. Also
    I think Airiam memories downloaded into Discovery computers will evolve into Zora
     
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    The trailer for episode 10 is very Burnham heavy. Right now I can't see the Red Angel being anyone but Burnham, and it would take some seriously good writing to explain it away as someone else.

    Burnham as the red angel and pressing reset would be a clean way to explain away the Klingon war and why Spock or anyone has never mentioned her.

    If I'm right my only question would be is Michael being written off, or does the show get a reset and does she return with a completely different backstory?
     
  15. Ovation

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    Don’t hold your breath. She’s not being written off and she’s not getting a different backstory.
     
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  16. NewHeavensNewEarth

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    I've expressed some similar ideas, and people pounce on it as foolishness as if they know exactly what's going to happen. They don't. I'd say expect plenty more Burnham in any case, but the effects of these time interventions is anyone's guess. Your guess is as good as anyone's.
     
  17. Michael

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    The way they keep on mentioning Burnham's biological parents makes me think one of them could very well be the person in the Red Angel suit. But yeah, it'll probably be Michael herself. But then again, why would she prevent her own death as a child on Vulcan but not her parent's death earlier?
     
  18. NewHeavensNewEarth

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    As the RA, I think she already did/will save them. [If she is the RA, that is.] That idea is hashed out a bit in another thread: https://www.trekbbs.com/threads/have-we-seen-burnhams-parents-yet-in-flashbacks.298546/page-2
     
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  20. Farscape One

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    I was thinking that, too.
     
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