What if Q explored the Mirror Universe

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by STEPhon IT, Jan 24, 2023 at 5:18 AM.

  1. STEPhon IT

    STEPhon IT Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Q is one of my favorite antagonist on TNG. He is an extra-dimensional being of unknown origin who possesses immeasurable power over time, space, the laws of physics, and reality itself, being capable of altering it to his whim. I was always intrigued of his motivations for his particular episode and for me the meaning of the story in what he conjured up. I was wondering how impactful Q could have been if he invaded or was somehow trapped in the Mirror Universe?

    One probability is he could get punched in the face or be constantly shot at by TNG Mirror counterparts as he keeps popping up, but what kind of influence, or lack their of, if he encountered these people? Q may actually discover some dimensions within these one note characters if he had time to ponder that world.

    Any thoughts?
     
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  2. Geargoose

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    I think Q can actually travel to mirror universe, but they didn't find it interesting. They were punched in the face once or twice, shot, trown from the nearest airlock, etc. but soon Q became bored of the same reaction, and returned to Picard :lol:
     
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  3. Unimatrix Q

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    Actually think it's possible that the MU was first created by Q to test Kirk and his crew, without revealing himself ;)

    It being around before this time and earlier and later interactions between the universes like with Burnham or in DS9 may or may not have been important for him too.
     
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  4. XCV330

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    Q, as the zeitgeist of audiences, probably finds the mirror universe boring after a few forays. He seems more interested in pointing out hypocrisy and antagonizing (just to get a hug) people who have real potential. Doesn't seem like he'd find much of use in that timeline.
     
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  5. Geargoose

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    OR the known Q may be from mirror universe. Long time ago, before entering the Q continuum, there were able to be different "types", races of Q (maybe from ancient Q-federaion, Q-empire?), including ones who's origin is MU. This would explain lots of things in the Q's behavour...
     
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  6. at Quark's

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    Now trying to imagine what a mirror Q would be like.

    Potentially aiming to destroy humanity through 'friendly' actions, always immediately revealing his true motive, always boring and predictable?
     
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  7. STEPhon IT

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    Since Q is from unknown origin, I don't think it would be possible to have a "Mirror" Q.
     
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  8. Oddish

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    Q probably doesn't do anything... finds it too amusing to watch the K-C Alliance and the Terran Empire (which the Rebellion will attempt to resurrect) pound each other. Like watching a cockfighting event.
     
  9. STEPhon IT

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    I was wondering if there was a Borg in that universe would Q give them the same warning as he did for Picard? Its hard to imagine a Borg that wasn't threatening in any universe; I guess they could be reversed in agenda. I'm sure Q would want to see that universe have a fighting chance to save whatever was worth in that universe.
     
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  10. Unimatrix Q

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    Think he wouldn't care at all about what happened to either the Mirror Borg or all other species in that universe. Otherwise he probably would have somehow prevented humanity getting enslaved by the Alliance.

    But on the other side, he may have thought it necessary for a better future for all species in this universe.
     
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