Search
Mobile Site Shops eMail Author Caption Comp Monthly Poll Sudden Death Colour Key Statistics Cookie Usage
Ships Fleets Weaponry Species People Timelines Calculators Photo Galleries
Stations Design Lineage Size Charts Battles Science / Tech Temporal Styling Maps / Politics
Articles Reviews Lists Recreation Search Site Guide What's New Forum

2019

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2018

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2017

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2016

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2015

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2014

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2013

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2012

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2011

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2010

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2009

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2008

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2007

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2006

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2005

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2004

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2003

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2002

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2001

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2000

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

1999

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

1998

December

November

October

September

August

July

June

May
NotesImages
TimelineQuotes

K'mpec

Notes

Universe : Prime Timeline
Name : K'mpec1
Species : Klingons

K'mpec was Chancellor of the Klingon High Council in the 2360s, and the longest serving Chancellor in Klingon history to that point.2 In 2366 he conspired with Duras to blame Worf's father Mogh for the destruction of the Khittomer outpost in 2346, alleging that Mogh had assisted the Romulans in their attack on the planet. In fact is was Duras's father Ja'Rod who had betrayed the Empire, but K'mpec felt that this fact could not be revealed as the Duras family were too politically powerful to be disgraced in this way. K'mpec believed that Worf had foresaken his Klingon heritage and would thus be unwilling to defend his father's honour, making him a safe scapegoat for the crime.3

He was mistaken in this belief, and Worf did indeed return to the Klingon homeworld to defend his father. Although he ultimately produced proof of his father's innocence, K'mpec pressured Worf into keeping the secret and going along with the cover-up, stating that the alternative would be a Klingon civil war that would kill countless people. Worf thus accepted discommendation, the removal of his family honour.3

In 2367 K'mpec contacted Captain Picard to reveal that he had been poisoned with Veridium 6, a slow acting toxin which had damaged his health beyond repair. K'mpec asked Picard to officiate of his death and the choice of a successor, hoping that Picard's non-Klingon status would allow him to be unaffected by Klingon politics. He was especially concerned that a person who was willing to use a dishonourable weapon such as poison should not be allowed to succeed him. K'mpec died shortly afterwards. The poisoner was never conclusively revealed, although subsequent events made it seem likely that Duras was responsible.2


Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

Played by

SeriesSeasonActorTitle
TNG3Charles CooperSins of the Father
TNG4Charles CooperReunion

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Various Next Generation episodes
2 TNG 4 Reunion
3 TNG 3 Sins of the Father
Series : TNG Season (Disc )
Episode : Various Next Generation episodes
Series : TNG Season 4 (Disc 2)
Episode : Reunion
Series : TNG Season 3 (Disc 4)
Episode : Sins of the Father


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 9,723 Last updated : 11 Aug 2013