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Why did Kirk decide to maroon Khan and his people instead of turning them over to Starfleet?

I just watched the Star Trek: the Original Series episode Space Seed. Kirk's decision to drop the charges against Kahn and just maroon Khan on Ceti Alpha V instead of turning him over to the ...
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Khan Noonien Singh and the Mirror Universe

One of the comments to this question note that the Point of Departure from the Prime universe occurred somewhat earlier than when Zefram Cochrane murdered the Vulcan who made first contact with Earth, ...
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Why did Khan ask Admiral James T. Kirk about Project Genesis?

When Khan first defeats Admiral Kirk, he asks about Project Genesis. Why would he ask about Project Genesis? Wouldn't the USS Reliant, a ship dedicated to helping ...
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Why didn't Khan get resurrected in the Genesis Explosion?

At the end of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, as the Enterprise escapes the nebula, leaving the dying Reliant behind, we see Khan engaging the memory banks of the Genesis device. Later we see Spock'...
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How did Khan's Noonien Singh's follower know starships are affected by nebulae?

Joachim told Khan right before the final battle the Wrath of Khan how starships are affected by nebulae. This was about when Admiral Kirk taunted Khan into following him into the Mutara Nebula where ...
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Is Khan Noonien Singh a follower of Sikhism?

In TOS Space Seed, Lt. Marla McGivers identifies Khan Noonien Singh as a Sikh. (Looking at Khan) From the northern India area, I'd guess. Probably a Sikh. They were the most fantastic warriors. ...
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Why didn't Khan's abilities transfer into Kirk?

When Kirk dies near the end of Star Trek Into Darkness, he comes back to life when Bones administers Khan's blood. Khan is genetically enhanced to be a superior life form, so why didn't Kirk recieve ...
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Did Gene Roddenberry find Noonien?

Recently, I read that Gene Roddenberry purposefully placed the name Noonien into his Star Trek works as he was trying to contact an old friend of his, Kim Noonien Singh. Khan Noonien Singh and Doctor ...
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How does Julian Bashir measure up to Khan Singh?

In season 5, episode 16 of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “Doctor Bashir, I Presume?” it is revealed that Bashir has a deep dark secret, a secret that could land his entire family in prison. His family's ...
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Why didn't Khan beam Kirk up from the planet when he beamed up the Genesis Device?

When Kirk was speaking to Khan from inside the Genesis Cave in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Khan beamed out the Genesis Device. He then said he would leave Kirk marooned inside the barren planet, ...
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What was in this missing scene from The Wrath of Khan?

According to this article on Geek Nerdom, there was oringally a 12 page scene in The Wrath of Khan with a personal confrontation between Kirk and Khan. Personally, I always felt the biggest weakness ...
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Who did Khan get his Starfleet insignia from?

In The Wrath of Khan, Khan wears a broken Starfleet insignia around his neck: At some point, I convinced myself that he snatched it from one of the Reliant crew members, given that its style was ...
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When did Khan meet Chekov prior to The Wrath of Khan?

I recently watched Star Trek season 1 episode 22, Space Seed, which is the first appearance of Khan Noonien Singh. I didn't see Chekov anywhere in that episode, and I was waiting for him to show up ...
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How did Khan know of the old Klingon proverb?

In the movie The Wrath of Khan, Khan says: Ah, Kirk, my old friend, do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us 'Revenge is a dish that is best served cold?' It is very cold space. Khan ...
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How did Khan and his people survive on a planet with no food for twenty years?

I'm enjoying my new blu-ray of Star Trek II, and a question which has always puzzled me came up again. Khan says something to the effect that only his superior will and intellect allowed them to ...
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Why did Khan keep Ceti eels?

In the second Star Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan, the character Khan uses Ceti eel larvae to subvert the self control of two people, Terrell and Chekhov. Khan gets the larvae from an adult eel that he ...
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