TV Series | TV-MA | | Sci-Fi
Ten years before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
The name of Jason Isaacs's character, Captain Lorca, is a reference to the Spanish writer and poet Federico García Lorca, killed by fusillade on August 18, 1936, under accusations of being homosexual and a spy for what was then the USSR. His corpse was never found.
Although Michael Burnham is often referred to as a mutineer, the crew of the USS Shenzhou didn't knowingly disobey the captain's orders, nor were they imprisoned for being mutineers, so there was no mutiny as such. Michael was simply, individually, insubordinate to her superior officer.
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