Star Trek Expanded Universe

Trelane was a powerful alien first encountered by the crew of the USS Enterprise in 2267. (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos") It was later revealed that Trelane was actually a member of the Q Continuum. (TNG novel: Q-Squared) He also served in Starfleet as Chief engineer aboard the USS Kitana during a time-displaced punishment. (Earth Spacedock)


In 2269, Trelane escaped back to Gothos, after plucking starships from space-time transported an investigating James T. Kirk and team into a recreation of a small German village, simulating the time of World War I. Kirk was able to disrupt Trelane's powers once again, and a "nanny" arrived to return him home. (TOS video game: Star Trek: Judgment Rites)

In 2370, revealed that he was from the Q Continuum, Trelane escaped again and began to wreak havoc by merging the entirety of the multiverse into one single universe. Fortunately, the combined talents of Q and the USS Enterprise-D were able to stop Trelane from his plans. (TNG novel: Q-Squared)

In 2372, Trelane and Q transposed Captains' James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard, placed them in command of each others vessels (the original USS Enterprise and the USS Enterprise-E respectively) and placed them against various adversaries in an attempt to prove which starship commander was the superior. Eventually, both Enterprise crews managed to end the game and all the players were returned to their proper places with no memories of these events. (Star Trek: Unlimited comic: "An Infinite Jest")

In an unspecified year of Trelane's immortal life, Trelane was punished and time-displaced to live out a lifetime as a mortal with barely any memories of his previous existence. By the year 2410, he was serving aboard the USS Kitana as Chief engineer. While in Starfleet, his life was threatened many times by people who held grudges against him, including a revived Vaadwaur soldier who claimed his immortal double altered Vaadwaur DNA. The soldier boarded the Kitana in an attempt to murder Trelane, but was stopped by the alternate universe version Captain Nat. (Earth Spacedock: Page 14) When the Kitana was docked and with Terry apparently abandoning the ship, Trelane attempted to take command but was unsuccessful. (Page 20)

Since Trelane was time-displaced, it can be assumed the immortal version of Trelane, if still alive, simul-existed elsewhere.
After this humanoid-lifespan, it can also be assumed he returned to whichever point in time he came from.




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