Back on the U.S.S. Discovery, Burnham and the crew are faced with the harsh reality of the war during their absence. In order to move forward, Starfleet must use unconventional tactics and sources to take their next action against the Klingons.
Did You Know?
The Kelpiens were originally a prey species, used by another species as cattle and food. Kelp is a very important ingredient in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cuisines. Kombu is edible kelp from mostly the family Laminariaceae and is widely eaten in East Asia and is used to flavor broths and stews (especially dashi), as a savory garnish (tororo konbu) for rice and other dishes, as a vegetable, and a primary ingredient in popular snacks (such as tsukudani). Transparent sheets of kelp (oboro konbu) are used as an edible decorative wrapping for rice and other foods. Because of its high concentration of iodine, brown kelp (Laminaria) has been used to treat goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by a lack of iodine, since medieval times. See more
Stamets says Starbase 1 is 100 AU from Earth, yet when Discovery arrives, there is a well-lit planet seen behind the Starbase. 100 AU (9.3 billion miles) denotes a location beyond the orbit of Pluto, but within the sphere of the Oort Cloud. There are no planets there, and if there were, they would not be so well-lit by the light of our sun. See more
Did you ever think, when you signed up for Starfleet, that you'd be forced to see war and death?
Death found me when I was a child. So, yeah. I knew what I was getting into.
I don't think I did. Not really. Does that make me naive?
It makes you optimistic.