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Star Trek: Klingon Empire, formerly Star Trek: IKS Gorkon, is a series of novels written by Keith R.A. DeCandido and published by Pocket Books. The series centers on the crew of the Chancellor-class Klingon Defense Force vessel, IKS Gorkon.

In February 2007, it was announced that the series would expand to cover the Klingon Empire in more detail, being given the title Klingon Empire with the release of A Burning House.

Summary Edit

These are the voyages of the Klingon Defense Force Vessel IKS Gorkon, part of the mighty new Chancellor class. Its mission: to explore strange new worlds ... to seek out new life and new civilizations ... and to conquer them for the greater glory of the Klingon Empire!

Novels Edit

  1. A Good Day to Die
  2. Honor Bound
  3. Enemy Territory
  4. A Burning House

Related works Edit

Characters Edit

Main characters Edit

{{mb|Klag, son of M'Raq|Klag
captain of the Gorkon.
B'Oraq (β)
ship's physician. Studied at Starfleet Medical.
Kurak (β)
chief engineer.
Drex (β)
sometime first officer of the Gorkon.
Tereth (β)
sometime first officer of the Gorkon.
Kornan (β)
sometime first officer of the Gorkon.
Toq (β)
initially a junior operations officer, later second officer, later first officer.
Leskit (β)
ship's pilot.
Lokor (β)
chief of security.
Lokor's portrayal was inspired by actor Keith Hamilton Cobb, as author DeCandido states in the acknowledgements of Enemy Territory.
Rodek (β)
ship's gunner. Formerly Kurn (β).
Wol (β)
leader of the Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.

Other characters Edit

Vok (β)
QaS DevwI' of the First Company (First-Fifteenth Squads) of the ship's infantry.
Morr (β)
leader of the First Squad of the ship's infantry, and the captain's personal bodyguard.
G'joth (β)
member of the Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.
Goran (β)
member of the Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.
Goran's portrayal was inspired by the performance of Andre the Giant in The Princess Bride, as author DeCandido states in the acknowledgements of Enemy Territory.
Davok (β)
sometime member of the Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.
Krevor (β)
sometime member of the Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.
Maris
sometime member of the Seventh, then Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry.
Trant
sometime member of the Seventh, then Fifteenth Squad of the ship's infantry. An undercover operative of Imperial Intelligence.

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