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For the New Frontier novel, please see Treason (novel).
"Treason, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder."

Treason was the act of betraying one's country, organization, affiliation, or ally, usually to assist the enemy. One who committed this act was known as a traitor.

Use of the termEdit

Treason was one of the very few crimes punishable by death on Vulcan in the 22nd century. (ENT: "Kir'Shara")

In 2257, following the disappearance of the USS Discovery into a wormhole, Spock suggested that all information on the ship, its crew and the Spore drive be sealed and any attempt to mention them would be brought up as treason. This was to prevent the discovery of the ship's true mission and prevent the return of Control. (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow")

In 2259 of the alternate reality, Montgomery Scott asked Captain James T. Kirk to beam him off the USS Vengeance, noting that he had committed treason against Admiral Alexander Marcus by sabotaging the ship. (Star Trek Into Darkness)

Various Starfleet-related acts of treason and traitors have been uncovered throughout history.

In 2365, Worf told Geordi La Forge, who was being held captive by Pakleds, that it would be treasonous to give them classified tactical information. This was part of a ruse to rescue La Forge by making the Pakleds believe he was a weapons expert. (TNG: "Samaritan Snare")

In 2370, Data told William T. Riker that he could not give orders because of the charges he faced upon his return from Arctus Baran's ship, having been declared a renegade. Treason was one of the charges he mentioned. (TNG: "Gambit, Part II")

Tom Paris was convicted of treason for his activities with the Maquis and sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment at the New Zealand Penal Settlement. (VOY: "Non Sequitur")

Jack, Lauren, Patrick and Sarina almost committed treason in 2374, by trying to give Weyoun and Damar Starfleet battle plans and fleet deployments. (DS9: "Statistical Probabilities")

The Female Changeling was determined that Damar "pay a price" for his treason against the Dominion. She ordered Weyoun to find Damar's wife and children. (DS9: "Tacking Into the Wind")

General Martok considered it treasonous to challenge Chancellor Gowron's leadership of the Klingon Empire in the middle of the Dominion War. (DS9: "Tacking Into the Wind")

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