Questions tagged [mirror-universe]

For questions about the "Mirror Universe", a universe parallel to that of the regular *Star Trek* franchise, the Mirror Universe features the same characters as the so-called Prime universe, but with the democratic Federation replaced by the corrupt and authoritarian Terran Empire and the main characters in different stations as a result. Always use in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag.

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What are the Mirror Universe Borg like?

Is there any canon reference to the Mirror Universe Borg that would explain more about them? I've tried searching on my own and haven't found anything.
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Does the new Star Trek timeline have a new mirror universe as well?

In the Star Trek universe, there's a Mirror Universe where the Federation and our familiar Trek characters are basically the opposite of what it is in the main universe. Instead of a force for good, ...
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What happens to Odo when he is hit by a phaser?

At the end of Deep Space Nine, Season 2, Episode 23 - Crossover (which takes place in the Mirror Universe) Prime Universe Dr. Bashir is fleeing from Mirror Universe Odo and Bashir shoots him with a ...
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What's the full-form & significance of USS & ISS prefixes in name of Star Trek starships?

In the Star Trek normal universe, almost all of Starfleet's starships were named with the prefix USS: Count from list. Some popular ones: USS Enterprise - series, USS Stargazer, USS Exeter, USS ...
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What is the U.S.S. Defiant's backstory on Discovery?

There are frequent mentions in the second half of the first season of Star Trek: Discovery of the U.S.S. Defiant Am I supposed to know about this already? What is the supposed backstory and in ...
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What's special about the Mirror Universe?

The Mirror Universe is depicted in no fewer than eight Star Trek episodes. It's established that these take place in the same universe. In "Crossover", Mirror Kira recaps the TOS episode "Mirror, ...
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What Kind of Universe is the Star Trek Mirror Universe?

This question started me thinking about the nature of the mirror universe. Just what kind of universe is the mirror universe in Star Trek? I can think of three possibilities (and realize there may ...
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Wouldn't a Star Trek mirror universe become unrecognisable within a few generations?

In the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Crossover" two members of the DS9 crew cross over to an alternate universe. It is the same universe that Kirk went to many years earlier in the TOS episode "...
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Why was Shakespeare's work in the mirror universe no different than in the normal universe?

In the mirror universe, Archer and his team captured the USS Defiant of the normal universe. After analysing the data of its computers, they found that the works of Shakespeare in both universes were ...
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How many ways are there to travel to or from the Mirror Universe?

The Mirror Universe is depicted in no fewer than eight Star Trek episodes. Yet I believe it was reached many different ways, intentional and not. How many ways are there to travel between the ...