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Vaulting Ambition 

Burnham heads to the ISS Charon with a special "gift" for the Emperor. With the help of an unexpected source, Stamets gains clarity while trapped inside the mycelial network. Saru asks for L'Rell's help.

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Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Bryan Fuller (created by) | 6 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sonequa Martin-Green ... Michael Burnham
Doug Jones ... Saru
Shazad Latif ... Ash Tyler / Voq
Anthony Rapp ... Paul Stamets
Mary Wiseman ... Sylvia Tilly
Jason Isaacs ... Captain Gabriel Lorca
Michelle Yeoh ... Emperor Georgiou
Mary Chieffo ... L'Rell
Wilson Cruz ... Dr. Hugh Culber
Sam Asante ... Senior Guard
Jeremy Crittenden ... Lord Eling
Raven Dauda ... Dr. Pollard
Billy MacLellan ... Barlow
Dwain Murphy ... Captain Maddox
Tasia Valenza ... Shenzhou Computer (voice)
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Burnham heads to the ISS Charon with a special "gift" for the Emperor. With the help of an unexpected source, Stamets gains clarity while trapped inside the mycelial network. Saru asks for L'Rell's help.

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Klingon

Release Date:

21 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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The title is a reference to the line "I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself and falls on the other" from Act I, Scene VII of William Shakespeare's play "Macbeth". See more »

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Saru: Lieutenant Tyler is in distress. He... thinks he is a Klingon.
L'Rell: [growls] Then he has awoken.
Saru: I do not know what your people had planned for him, but this cannot have been it. You must be able to help him.
L'Rell: There is nothing to help. Beneath that man's inferior carriage is a devoted warrior, who has sacrificed everything, and T'Kuvma's chosen successor. He will light the way for his race. He will win this war.
Saru: I guess you didn't hear the news. The Discovery was thrown into a parallel universe. Here,...
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After this, we're finally talking about sci-fi...
25 January 2018 | by sa-02896See all my reviews

I've been spending fake time waiting for a real next atempt on creating science fiction content for today's time. The time has come...


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