Linked Questions

1
vote
0answers
146 views

Does the Star Trek `reboot` mean that Star Trek TNG (et. al.) never happened? [duplicate]

I've been afraid to care very much for the "reboot". Does the Star Trek Movie reboot mean that Star Trek TNG (et. al.) never happened? If so, the implications of liking it are that I put aside my ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

Does the new star trek universe share the same history as the old one? [duplicate]

It's difficult the get the question correct in the header: When the whale probe in 2286 reach Earth and they have to travel back in time , will they travel to the past of their universe ? If yes , ...
28
votes
7answers
5k views

Why was the new timeline in Star Trek considered acceptable?

In the 2009 Star Trek movie, why was the new timeline considered acceptable? In episodes of TOS and the movies, the crew would always go to great lengths not to alter the timeline and to restore any ...
21
votes
5answers
6k views

In Star Trek First Contact, why did the Borg go to Earth, then back in time, couldn't they have time travelled first?

If the Borg possess the ability to time travel as we have seen, why would they travel in space to their target (i.e. Earth) then back in time, could not they do it from the Delta quadrant? That is ...
28
votes
2answers
4k views

What happened to the Enterprise crew after TOS?

I just rewatched the TNG episode "Relics", where Scotty is revealed to have kept himself alive in the transport buffers of a ship. This got me thinking - do we know what happened to other members of ...
11
votes
5answers
2k views

Are Doctor Who and Star Trek: the Next Generation canon-compatible?

IDW Publishing are bringing out a comic, Assimilation2, set in ST:TNG (presumably the TNG in the timeline prior to the events of the 2009 movie) featuring the 11th Doctor. Is the canon of these two ...
9
votes
5answers
1k views

Do parallel realities take precedence over time travel in the Star Trek Universe?

The 2009 Star Trek movie and its pending sequels are based on the concept of parallel realities introduced in the season 7 Next Generation episode "Parallels," laying out that anything that could ...
11
votes
3answers
3k views

Why was Vulcan destroyed as a plot line?

Historically, Star Trek has been all about positive outcomes against all odds, so why was Vulcan destroyed as a plot line? The Enterprise (Federation) usually always saves worlds against all the odds,...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Is the Abrams-timeline just another mirror universe?

Excluding the narrative function of the mirror universe, does the alternative timeline established by the Abrams-movies relate to the "regular" TOS universe in the very same way the mirror universe ...
14
votes
2answers
2k views

How does First Contact occur in the alternate timeline (from Star Trek 2009)?

Based on what we know, how does First Contact occur in the Star Trek 2009 timeline? And does First Contact mean the Enterprise-E crew is still somehow canon in this timeline? Star Trek: Enterprise is ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

In Star Trek reboot, is Khan from the 20th century?

In TOS, Khan is from the 20th century, rules a significant area of Earth for a while, and then leaves Earth at the end of that century. Is that still the case in Star Trek Into Darkness? If so, is ...
10
votes
3answers
1k views

Why do the temporal police of the 29th century Federation not correct the timeline when Spock creates an alternate reality? [duplicate]

Why do the "temporal police" from the 29th century that appeared in Voyager (USS Relativity and all that) not correct the timeline when Spock creates a black hole with Red Matter and gets sucked back ...
0
votes
1answer
430 views

In the Star Trek 2009 movie, did they travel back in time or did they travel to an alternate universe? [duplicate]

In the new Star Trek movie, did they travel back in time and become their younger selves or are they in an alternate universe like the episode "Mirror, Mirror"?