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The Inner Light

Prime Timeline

Year Event
1368
1The civilization on the planet Kataan is destroyed when their star goes nova. They attempt to preserve knowledge of their culture by launching a space probe which can download memories into the brain of anybody it encounters. The probe will be discovered by the USS Enterprise-D in 2368 and successfully cause Captain Picard to experience decades of living on Kataan within a few minutes.1
 
  Species :  Kataanians
2368
The Enterprise-D encounters the Kataanian probe which has been drifting through space for the last thousand years. The probe implants into Captain Picard memories covering a lifetime as a Kataanian citizen, in an attempt to preserve knowledge of their way of life.2
 
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard
  Species :  Kataanians

● - Shows the canon status of the year for this event
Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 TNG 5 The Inner Light Data noted that the star had gone nova a thousand years before
2 TNG 5 The Inner Light
Series : TNG Season 5 (Disc 6)
Episode : The Inner Light
Comment : Data noted that the star had gone nova a thousand years before
Series : TNG Season 5 (Disc 6)
Episode : The Inner Light


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