Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home - Probe

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies I-X' started by Stroudarian, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Stroudarian

    Stroudarian Lieutenant Commander Premium Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    Las Cruces, NM
    Can someone help me with this? I am curious to know more about the probe in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Is there any book, article or other source of information that helps to explain the probe's origins. Who sent it? Where is it from? Where did it go? What does it want? What does it do?

    I have always been curious to learn more about that probe. Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
  2. ItIsGreen

    ItIsGreen Captain Captain

    Oct 29, 2015
    Coventry, UK
    It talks to whales.
    To talk to whales.
  3. 2takesfrakes

    2takesfrakes Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Oct 13, 2013
    California, USA
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  4. Orac

    Orac Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Feb 22, 2007
    The TARDIS
    There's also this sequel to the Star Trek IV novelisation called Probe. --> link
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  5. DeepSpaceYorks

    DeepSpaceYorks Commander Red Shirt

    Jun 23, 2016
    Deep Space
    I have often thought this, 'what is that probe, where does it come from?'. My advice is, leave it at that. Questions are often so much more interesting than answers, which often turn out to be prosaic. It's good to have a little mystery in life to ponder.
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  6. Bry_Sinclair

    Bry_Sinclair Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 28, 2009
    The glorious Shetland Isles!
    It's a big wide universe full of wonder and intrigue.
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  7. WarpFactorZ

    WarpFactorZ Commodore Commodore

    Feb 10, 2013
    Configuring the Ontarian Manifold
  8. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

    Nov 5, 2008
    A type 13 planet in its final stage
    You should probably read the original author's version of the story, Music of the Spheres. Details HERE
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  9. Daddy Todd

    Daddy Todd Fleet Captain Premium Member

    Oct 13, 2004
    Thumbs WAAAY up for @Garamet’s version.