The USS Enterprise must investigate an incident that occured on USS Copernicus.Ensign Peter Kirk, a newcomer on board the Enterprise & a nephew of captain Kirk, wants to marry his lover, lt. Alex Freeman, soon after completing their mission on Copernicus. Written by
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Includes the very first gay kiss ever on Star Trek (ensgn. Peter Kirk & lt. Alex Freeman). See more
The red giant is named Lear after King Lear. The blue dwarf is Iago.
Lt. Pavel Chekov
Hm. Somebody didn't know their Shakespeare very well. A Russian wouldn't make that mistake.
It is a metafore, Mr. Chekov. The red giant is a very old star. The blue-white dwarf is pulling the fire out of it. It will take thousands of centuries, of course.