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This page contains information regarding Star Trek: Short Treks, and thus may contain spoilers.

For the story with the same name, please see the girl who made the stars.

When a lightning storm in space scares a young Michael Burnham, her father aims to ease her fears with a mythical story about a brave little girl who faced her own fears head on.

Summary

Background information

  • The title of this episode was first revealed in a trailer released on 20 July 2019 at San Diego Comic-Con.
  • The release date was announced on 5 October 2019 at New York Comic-Con. [1]
  • This is one of two animated Short Treks in the second season.
  • Alex Kurtzman stated that this episode and "Ephraim and Dot" are both "tied to Discovery, but in interesting and surprising ways." [2]
  • This short, along with "Ephraim and Dot" (which premiered at the same time as this episode) is the first animated episode or film in the Star Trek franchise since TAS: "The Counter-Clock Incident" first aired in 1974.

Cast

References

Africa; bow and arrow; Burnham, Michael; Burnham, Mike; elder; farming; the girl who made the stars; night beast; nightlight; stars; stuffed animal

External links


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"Ask Not"
Star Trek: Short Treks
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"Ephraim and Dot"
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