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Timeline - 2368


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Year Event
Picture from 2368  [1] After discovering that the Romulans are assisting the Duras family, Starfleet sends a fleet to the Romulan-Klingon border commanded by Captain Picard. The fleet is successful in preventing Romulan border crossings. Gowron's forces defeat the Duras family, although the sisters Lursa and B'Etor escape. [1]
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard, Gowron, Lursa, B'Etor, Sela, Toral, Kurn
  Species :  Romulans, Klingons, Humans
 [1] Worf's family honour is restored by Gowron in return for his services during the Klingon civil war. He returns to Starfleet. [1]
  People :  Worf Rozhenko, Worf Rozhenko, Kurn
  Species :  Klingons
Picture from 2368  [2] The Enterprise-D meets a Tamarian ship. All efforts to forge a relationship with the Tamarians have previously proved impossible, as their language appears incomprehensible. Captain Picard is able to overcome the language issue and successfully arrive at an understanding with the Tamarians. [2]
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard, Captain Dathon
  Species :  Tamarians
 [3] Ensign Ro Laren joins the crew of the Enterprise in order to take part in a mission to contact a Bajoran terrorist group who recently attacked a Federation colony on Solarion IV and negotiate to prevent further attacks. The mission proves to be a ruse by Starfleet Admiral Kennelly, who is working with the Cardassians in order to eliminate the group. Captain Picard is able to overcome the ruse. In the aftermath, Ensign Ro joins the crew permanently. [3]
  People :  Ro Laren, Jean-Luc Picard, Admiral Kennelly
  Species :  Bajorans, Cardassians
Picture from 2368  [4] The Crystalline Entity attacks and destroys the Federation colony on Melona IV. The Enterprise-D is able to track down the creature with the help of Dr. Kila Marr, a Federation scientist whose son was killed by the creature on Omicron Theta. Although Captain Picard seeks to establish communication with the Crystalline Entity, Dr. Marr instead destroys it. [4]
  People :  Doctor Kila Marr
  Species :  Crystalline entity
 [5] The Enterprise-D is badly damaged by a quantum filament, forcing Deanna Troi to assume temporary command. Miles and Keiko O'Brien's daughter, Molly O'Brien, is delivered in the ten-forward lounge by Worf. [5]
  People :  Deanna Troi, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Keiko O'Brien, Molly O'Brien
 [6] The Ktarians attempt to infiltrate and subvert Starfleet by introducing an addictive and mind-altering game to the crew of the USS Enterprise-D. Although initially successful, the visiting Wesley Crusher is able to overcome the effect on the crew with the help of Ensign Lefler and Data. [6]
  People :  Robin Lefler, Wesley Crusher, Data
  Species :  Ktarians
Picture from 2368  [7] Spock goes to Romulus without authorisation in order to work undercover toward the goal of re-unification. Captain Picard and Lieutenant Commander Data are sent to Romulus in a Klingon Bird of Prey to investigate. [7]
  People :  Spock, Jean-Luc Picard, Data
  Species :  Romulans, Vulcans
 [8] Captain Picard is able to make contact with Ambassador Spock on Romulus and, with his help, warn the Federation of a Romulan plot to invade Vulcan. With this warning, the Enterprise-D is able to turn back the invasion force. The success is tempered by the death of Spock's father, Sarek, who has long been suffering from Bendi syndrome. [8]
  People :  Spock, Sarek, Sela, Jean-Luc Picard, Data
  Species :  Romulans, Vulcans
Picture from 2368  [9] The Enterprise-D attempts to revert environmental devastation caused by an asteroid impact on Penthara IV. Initial efforts only make matters worse, but the ship is eventually able to use an innovative technique to resolve the crisis. Matters are complicated by the presence of Professor Berlinghoff Rasmussen, who claims to be a historian visiting from the future to study the Enterprise's mission. [9]
  People :  Berlingoff Rasmussen, Hal Moseley
 [10] Worf's son Alexander returns to the Enterprise-D to live with him. [10]
  People :  Worf Rozhenko, Alexander Rozhenko
Picture from 2368  [10] The Enterprise-D observes Doctor Ja'Dar's attempt to conduct a soliton wave-based warp flight. Although initially successful, the flight ends in near disaster when the soliton wave runs out of control. The ship is ultimately able to dissipate the wave. [10]
  People :  Worf Rozhenko, Alexander Rozhenko
  Species :  Bilanan
 [11] The USS Vico is wrecked whilst attempting to navigate a black cluster. The only survivor is a young boy named Timothy. [11]
  People :  Timothy
 [11] The Enterprise-D investigates the loss of the USS Vico, rescuing one survivor, Timothy, from the wreck. Timothy is able to assist the ship in avoiding the effects of the black cluster which wrecked the Vico. [11]
  People :  Timothy
 [12] Garak is exiled to Terok Nor. [12]
  People :  Elim Garak
Picture from 2368  [13] While transporting Ullian delegates to Kaldra IV, Enterprise-D crew members begin suffering mysterious telepathic assaults. One of the Ullians, Jev, proves to be responsible. [13]
  People :  Jev, Inad, Tarmin, Deanna Troi
  Species :  Ullian
 [14] The Enterprise-D tracks a stellar core fragment through the Moab system. In the process, a human colony is discovered on Moab IV. Planted in 2168, the colony is dedicated to using genetic engineering to produce the perfect society. The Enterprise-D is able to assist the colony in surviving the passage of the fragment, but in the process a large group of the colonists request transport away from their environment, wishing to rejoin the rest of the human race. Matters are complicated when Deanna Troi has a brief affair with the colony leader. [14]
  People :  Deanna Troi, Aaron Conor, Hannah Bates
  Species :  Humans
Picture from 2368  [15] The Enterprise-D crew have their memories wiped by a Satarran, part of a deception aimed at involving them in the Satarran's war with the Lysians. The crew are able to overcome the deception, though not until a Lysian warship is destroyed. [15]
  Species :  Lysian, Satarran
 [16] Miles O'Brien's mother dies. [17]
  People :  Miles Edward O'Brien
 [18] The Enterprise visits a moon of Mab-Bu VI. Several crewmembers - Deanna Troi, Data, Miles O'Brien - are possessed by the personalities of prisoners placed on the moon by the Ux-Mal race. The prisoners attempt to possess the rest of the crew, but are thwarted. [18]
  People :  Deanna Troi, Miles Edward O'Brien, Data
  Species :  Ux-Mal
 [19] Lieutenant Worf is paralysed when a cargo container falls on him, injuring his spine. He is able to take advantage of a new gentronic prodedure developed by Doctor Toby Russell to repair the damage, despite flaws in the procedure and what Dr. Crusher regards as dubious ethical practices by Dr. Russel. [19]
  People :  Worf Rozhenko, Doctor Toby Russell, Beverly Crusher
Picture from 2368  [20] The Enterprise-D assists the J'Naii in locating a lost shuttlecraft. Commander Riker falls in love with Soren, one of the J'Naii. The relationship violates J'Naii cultural norms, leading to Soren being medically modified to remove her affection for him. [20]
  People :  Soren, William T. Riker
  Species :  J'Naii
 [21] The Enterprise-D becomes trapped in a repeating time loop involving a collision with the USS Bozeman, thrown through time from the year 2278. The lope is eventually broken. [21]
  People :  Captain Morgan Bateson
 [22] Starfleet Cadets Nicholas Locarno, Wesley Crusher, Sito Jaxa, Joshua Albert, and Jean Hajar attempt to perform the forbidden and highly dangerous Kolvoord Starburst manoeuvre, resulting in the loss of all five of their ships and the death of Joshua Albert. In the aftermath, the Cadets participate in a cover-up of the incident. Nicholas Locarno ultimately confesses and takes full responsibility in order to spare his team-mates. He is expelled from the Academy, whilst the others are made to repeat the academic year. [22]
  People :  Wesley Crusher, Nicholas Locarno, Sito Jaxa, Cadet Second Class Jean Hajar
Picture from 2368  [23] Lwaxana is engaged to Minister Campio; the engagement is broken when she arrives naked for the wedding. [23]
  People :  Lwaxana Troi, Minister Campio
 [24] The Enterprise-D transports Ambassador Briam and Kamala to negotiations aimed at ending the war between the Kriosian and Valtese people - negotiations which include Kamala taking part in an arranged marriage with the Valtese leader, Alrik. Although romantic feelings develop between Picard and Kamala, she decides to procede with the wedding. [24]
  People :  Chancellor Alrik, Kamala, Jean-Luc Picard
  Species :  Valtese, Kriosians
 [25] The Enterprise-D encounters a non-corporeal species whilst investigating the FGC-47 nebula. Although initially hostile due to what they percieve as mistreatment of children by the adults on the ship, the misunderstanding is eventually resolved. [25]
  People :  Clara Sutter
Picture from 2368  [26] The Enterprise-D investigates a crashed spacecraft, discovering it to be a Borg ship. A single survivor, 3rd of 5, is recovered from the wreck. Nicknamed Hugh by the crew, the drone begins to develop signs of individuality. He chooses to be returned to the collevtive so as to avoid danger to the Enterprise-D crew. [26]
  People :  Hugh
  Species :  Borg
 [27] The Enterprise-D assists a disabled Romulan vessel. It is discovered that the ship was testing a new phase cloaking device, which briefly causes Geordi La Forge and Ro to become phased. They are able to recover from the effect. [27]
  People :  Geordi La Forge, Ro Laren
  Species :  Romulans
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. [28]
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard
  Species :  Kataanians
Picture from 2368  [29] Data's head is discovered in a cave under San Francisco, apparently left there approximately 500 years before. Analysis of artefacts found near the head suggest that they originate from Devidia II in the Marrab sector. Whilst investigating the planet, Data discovers that alien life forms are travelling back in time to Earth in order to prey on the inhabitants. The android is thrown back in time to the nineteenth century. The Enterprise's senior crew follow him back in time. [29]
  People :  Data

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# Series Season Source Comment
1 TNG 5 Redemption, Part 2
2 TNG 5 Darmok
3 TNG 5 Ensign Ro
4 TNG 5 Silicon Avatar
5 TNG 5 Disaster
6 TNG 5 The Game
7 TNG 5 Unification, Part 1
8 TNG 5 Unification, Part 2
9 TNG 5 A Matter of Time
10 TNG 5 New Ground
11 TNG 5 Hero Worship
12 DS9 2 The Wire Stated as being two years earlier than the episode
13 TNG 5 Violations
14 TNG 5 The Masterpiece Society
15 TNG 5 Conundrum
16 DS9 2 Whispers Stated to be two years before the episode. Presumed to happen just before Stardate 45581.2, as this puts it exactly two years before
17 DS9 2 Whispers
18 TNG 5 Power Play
19 TNG 5 Ethics
20 TNG 5 The Outcast
21 TNG 5 Cause and Effect
22 TNG 5 The First Duty
23 TNG 5 Cost of Living
24 TNG 5 The Perfect Mate
25 TNG 5 Imaginary Friend
26 TNG 5 I, Borg
27 TNG 5 The Next Phase
28 TNG 5 The Inner Light
29 TNG 5 Time's Arrow, Part 1
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Redemption, Part 2
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Darmok
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Ensign Ro
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Silicon Avatar
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Disaster
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Game
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Unification, Part 1
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Unification, Part 2
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : A Matter of Time
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : New Ground
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Hero Worship
Series : DS9 Season 2
Episode : The Wire
Comment : Stated as being two years earlier than the episode
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Violations
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Masterpiece Society
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Conundrum
Series : DS9 Season 2
Episode : Whispers
Comment : Stated to be two years before the episode. Presumed to happen just before Stardate 45581.2, as this puts it exactly two years before
Series : DS9 Season 2
Episode : Whispers
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Power Play
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Ethics
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Outcast
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Cause and Effect
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The First Duty
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Cost of Living
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Perfect Mate
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Imaginary Friend
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : I, Borg
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Next Phase
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : The Inner Light
Series : TNG Season 5
Episode : Time's Arrow, Part 1

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