Upon his return from a journey through the Guardian of Forever Kirk realizes that history has been altered and no one remembers Spock. An Andorian is now his First Officer and it appears that Spock met an untimely death during a childhood ritual on Vulcan. Spock must use the Guardian again and return to the Vulcan of his youth and restore his time line. Written by
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Although Gene Roddenberry
declared the animated series to be "non-canonical," many of the details of Vulcan's appearance and culture would be adapted into later Vulcan-centric episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise
(2001) and other Trek productions. See more
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A Vulcan would face such a loss without tears.
By understanding every life comes to an end when time demands it. Loss of life is to be mourned, but only if the life was wasted.