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A straightforward story to introduce audiences to the new Enterprise crew is what Dorothy Fontana had in mind in late 1986 when she drafted "Encounter at Farpoint". It would change many times before premiering nearly a year later – not the least of which was the addition of "Q." The Trek Files unearths a document this week from TNG's earliest days.

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