She was the last of the original thirteen Constitution-class starships to be constructed and commissioned. After seeing how Archer had treated the rebel Vulcans, and learning of the existence of the United Federation of Planets in the other universe, T'Pol and Crewman Soval tried to sabotage the Defiant with Doctor Phlox's help. Status: Burnham surreptitiously placed the data card containing the Defiant data on Tyler so Saru could decode it upon Tyler being beamed aboard Discovery. In Star Trek, prior to Discovery, has a ship been shown dropping out of warp from the outside? The explosion created an interphasic rift. For the first two seasons of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, stories requiring main characters traveling off-station typically involved a series of small vessels called runabouts. In 2268, the Defiant responded to a distress call in the unexplored Tholian sector, which was claimed by the Tholian Assembly. To learn more, see our tips on writing great answers. Why does this review of Star Trek IV include an image of Link from Legend of Zelda? Destroying the rebels, Archer proceeded to assassinate Admiral Black and decided he was going to use the ship from the future to overthrow the Emperor. Enter the email address associated with your account and we'll send you a link to reset your password. (ENT novel: Age of the Empress), Recovered Defiant data with slight variations, Owing to the rebellion its computer files had once incited, information on the Defiant (up to and including its arrival in the mirror universe) was highly classified. Sergeant Travis Mayweather was appointed the ship's Captain, and over the next few months the interior and exterior appearance of the Defiant was modified to reflect the propaganda of the now-Empress Sato that the ship was a vessel from the future of the mirror universe where the Terran Empire flourished into the 23rd century. By 2267, the Defiant had been assigned to operations in the Taurus Reach. I'm not complaining. It first appeared in the original series, in the season 3 episode "The Tholian Web".The central conflict of that episode is that the Defiant is being pulled into a bizarre spatial anomaly, and it disappears completely by the end:. Am I supposed to know about this already? ", and Eden's model reflected this as such. After Archer trapped and killed the Gorn, Tucker was able to restore warp drive. [3]. (DIS: "Vaulting Ambition"), The USS Defiant was originally named the "USS Scimitar" in an early draft of the script for "The Tholian Web." (DIS: "Despite Yourself", "The Wolf Inside"), Because the Defiant was known to be patrolling sector 006 of Federation space in 2256, the crew of the Discovery correctly theorized that a temporal anomaly may have resulted in the Defiant's presence in the mirror universe. Spoilers ahead for Star Trek: Discovery episode 10, “Despite Yourself.” And oddly, spoilers for Back to the Future II as well. Three weeks later, Starfleet ordered the USS Enterprise to mount a search and rescue mission to locate the Defiant. In the Star Trek: SCE novellas Interphase, Book One and Interphase, Book Two, the crew of the USS da Vinci rescue the damaged starship Defiant from interphase and the Tholians in the year 2376; the novellas were written before "In A Mirror, Darkly" was produced. In “Despite Yourself,” the crew figures out that in order to get back to their own universe, they might need some other intel on another Starfleet ship that crossed over into this dimension: the USS Defiant, registry NCC-1764. Missing (2268)Active (2250s, mirror universe). However, on several occasions, such as the rescue of the Detapa Council (DS9: "The Way of the Warrior"), the cloaking device was used illegally in the Alpha Quadrant. The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery casually makes a deep dive into hardcore Trek lore with a bunch of original series references, but it also drops a super deep-cut plotline from a 2005 episode of the prequel series Star Trek: Enterprise. Arriving in the system, Enterprise was destroyed by a Tholian web shortly after beaming an away team over consisting of Archer, Commander T'Pol, Commander Tucker, Lieutenant Reed, and Sergeant Travis Mayweather. Also, it's not clear is "TOS era" is supposed to include Discovery? Fast-forward (and backward) to 2005. How many ways are there to travel to or from the Mirror Universe? The Starfleet Chief of Operations grants special dispensation to rename the ship Defiant. When the Tholian Queen, mad with grief and rage, opts to ram her ship into the Na'kuhl dreadnought, the Defiant is caught up in the two ships' destruction, trapping them in the spatial interphase. When Starfleet refused to surrender, the Defiant was forced to engage a fleet of seven Terran vessels; including the dreadnought ISS Imperator, four NX-class battlecruisers, including the ISS Broadsword and ISS Khan's Wrath as well as a pair of destroyers. Later, in the Battle of Sector 001 in mid-2373, the Defiant was utilized for her initial purpose… battling the Borg. On stardate 5693.2, the Enterprise located the Defiant, only to find it trapped between universes in a space warp. Two Andorian battle cruisers, one Vulcan D'kyr-type cruiser, and one Tellarite cruiser disabled the Terran ship ISS Avenger NX-09. The Defiant later went into Spacedock on its own power. That year, it accompanied the USS Endeavour and the USS Akhiel on a mission to drive Klingon forces off of Golmira, a low-tech planet where a Shedai conduit had been discovered.