Red Angel Theories- Post Here

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

  1. PixelMagic

    PixelMagic Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Yeah, I'm not saying STO is canon. I'm just saying Star Trek has many times mined ideas from non-canon sources such as novels and the animated series. No reason they couldn't get an idea or two from STO, but then do something completely different with the outcome.
     
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  2. CorporalClegg

    CorporalClegg Admiral Admiral

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    And they replace his popular catchphrase with "Suck it STO!"
     
  3. Tuskin38

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    Which is canon, so I don't see the comparison.
     
  4. Lord Garth

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    I'm about to head out. Before I do, I want to say I think Culber will be brought back in physical form by the Red Angels. Whether or not this Culber is Human, something more, or something else, I have no idea.
     
  5. Yistaan

    Yistaan Commodore Commodore

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    Oh come on, everyone knows with Alex Kurtzman running Season 2 that Culber's body was frozen until Starfleet was able to dig up some Augment blood from the Eugenics wars, at which point he was resurrected. :whistle:

    The only mystery will thus be why such blood was never used in future Trek canon, i.e. Tasha.
     
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  6. PixelMagic

    PixelMagic Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    It was not always considered canon. For a long time it was not. Are you just being a contrarian for fun?
     
  7. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Commodore Commodore

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    Maybe she's one of the Preservers?
     
  8. DaveyNY

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    If this guy/gal was wearing a fancy spacesuit of some kind, it might look the same...

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    ... ... A Preserver from STO.
     
  9. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    It was on TV, therefore it is canon no matter what anyone "considers", even Gene.
     
  10. eschaton

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    I dunno about the Red Angel, but Discovery has now visited two out of the seven red bursts. At both there were people who were in immediate mortal danger of dying. These people were actually human. This to me suggests that - somehow - the galactic-wide signals were not only meant to attract rescuers, but meant to attract human rescuers. Given Discovery is the only ship we know of with the range to do this, it means the entirety of the signals were meant for Discovery.
     
  11. DaveyNY

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    An additional element added that might indicate that Hugh Culber could be involved in some way.
    hummnn....
     
  12. Tuskin38

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    That lines up with what Doug Jones said in an interview.

    STO treats them as the same species as the ancient humanoids, which doesn't make much sense.

    With the DS9 themed update, they even had Salome Jens record some lines for a holographic recording of the female one seen in TNG.
     
  13. Tuvix5675

    Tuvix5675 Commander Red Shirt

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    This isn't really a theory but I was just thinking the Red Angel(s) could just be Alex Kurtzman's version of J.J. Abrams' mystery box, something that is there to create intrigue, but won't necessarily be explained.
     
  14. CaffeineAddict

    CaffeineAddict Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    When Burnham took her trip through the Network in Context is for Kings, one of the locations featured a Preserver Obelisk.
     
  15. StefanM

    StefanM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I saw the episode yesterday, and YES, I also thought of the preservers immediately.
     
  16. Jaster

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    You know what, I think you might be onto something there...
     
  17. BurnhamAll

    BurnhamAll Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Other than the early Peter David books (Imzadi, Q Squared), I really haven't followed any novels. What have they mined from them to influence the shows? I know Star Wars has pulled from their expanded universe, but I never heard of Trek doing it.
     
  18. Cyrus

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    Yeah, and they don’t want other ships. That is why Enterprise got disabled.
     
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  19. BurnhamAll

    BurnhamAll Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Future Spock (a CGI Leonard Nimoy) is behind the Red Angels, and he is trying to save his foster sister, who he happens to also know is the only person capable of stopping the real threat. He first tried communicating directly with his younger self, but it failed, and the "time meld" drove Younger Spock insane.
     
  20. Shon T'Hara

    Shon T'Hara Commander Red Shirt

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    I noticed this exchange on Twitter:

    Considering Cruz wasn't even in New Eden, I think it's a safe bet that Watson is going to be around for more episodes, and likely will get to share some scenes with Cruz. Since they're both kinda dead at this point, that would suggest Culber will be a ghost like May. The question is, how are they linked to the Red Angel -- did the Mycelial Network let Culber transcend into some higher power, and if so is he the Red Angel or someone opposing it?
     
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