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Questions tagged [xindi]

The Xindi are a species from Star Trek: Enterprise

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Are the Gorn and the Xindi-Reptilians somehow related?

Has there ever been a reference to the Gorn and the Xindi-Reptilians somehow being related? According to one Federation map I've seen, Xindus, New Xindus and Gorn, in the Gorn Hegemony, are relatively ...
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Why would the other Xindi species give a race of fish-people equal standing?

On Star Trek: Enterprise, 1 of the 5 races of Xindi on the Xindi council are fish-people (for lack of a better term). I am having trouble understanding how a race of under-water non-humanoids could ...
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When was the Verteron Array built exactly and why wasn't it used against the Xindi when they were about to destroy earth?

Enterprise "Terra Prime": PAXTON [on viewscreen]: I've just taken over the verteron array on Mars. I can now fire on any ship or facility in the system. (He blasts a new crater on the Moon.) ...
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Were the Xindi in Enterprise and the Xendi in The Next Generation the same species?

TNG "The Battle": Captain's log, stardate 41723.9. In response to a Starfleet order we are in the Xendi Sabu star system, having rendezvoused with a Ferengi vessel which has requested a meeting....
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What function do Xindi cheek holes serve?

All 5 of the extant sapient Xindi species have the same holes (and a line of bumps) on their cheeks, as can be seen below: Has it ever been explained what purpose they serve, or how such different ...
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Why aren't the Xindi referred to anywhere other than Enterprise?

The Xindi (multiple species in the sector) were shown only in Enterprise. What happens to them in the later timelines? Why isn't there any mention of these species in other Star Trek series, since ...
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By what factor does Xindi's subspace vortex tech shorten the distance?

If my memory serves, the Aquatic ship needed between 10 and 24 hours to travel from the Delphic Expanse to the Sol System via subspace vortex (while helping the Enterprise NX-01 return in the last ...
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Why did the Xindi council reject using the bioweapon against humans?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, the Xindi Reptilians secretly went into Earth's past to destroy humans using a bioweapon. They did this secretly because Xindi council rejected the use of this bioweapon. ...
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Why did Starfleet not adopt or acquire the Xindi's subspace vortex technology?

In Enterprise, the Xindi used a method of propulsion where they would generate subspace vortexes, allowing them to traverse vast distances faster than traditional warp drives. The Xindi eventually ...