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Despite yourself

Despite yourself is the title of the tenth episode of Star Trek: Discovery. It premiered on the 7th of January 2018 on CBS All Access and one day later worldwide on Netflix.


The crew of the Discovery finds out that they have arrived in the mirror universe. They change their appearance to look like belonging there and try to find away home. Tyler is struggling with his traumatic experience having flashbacks of his torture.

See the detailed summary at   Memory Alpha.

Klingon dialogues

When L'Rell tries to activate Voq, she speaks an old Klingon prayer.

1. In the brig

# Time Speaker Klingon Subtitles
1 14:53 L'Rell 'Iv wInej? Whom do we seek?
2 14:58 Ash Tyler qeylIS. Kahless.
3 15:00 L'Rell chay' wISam? How do we find him?
4 15:02 Ash Tyler matay'taHvIS. Together.
5 15:05 L'Rell qeylIS, maleghmeH yIwovmoH. Kahless, give us light to see.
6 15:07 Ash Tyler reH. Forever.
7 15:10 L'Rell wInejtaHvIS reH So''egh'a'? Will he hide from us always?
8 15:12 Ash Tyler not. Never.
9 15:13 L'Rell not. Never.
10 15:16 L'Rell nuq 'oH ponglIj'e'? What is your name?
11 15:55 L'Rell chocheghbej. You will come back to me.


New words

The Klingon subtitles include some new canon words:
  • DuHmor is used for "palace". When talking about this, Maltz added that the word jem'IH is used for any castle or fortress in general, but that didn't appear in the subtitles.
  • The known verb quq "happen simultaneously" can also be used as an adjective meaning "be simultaneous".
  • The new verb Dop means "be opposite, antithetical, contradictory".

See also

Episodes of Star Trek: Discovery

1. A Vulcan Hello 2. Battle at the binary stars 3. Context is for Kings 4. The butcher's knife cares not for the lamb's cry 5. Choose Your Pain
6. Lethe 7. Magic to make the sanest man go mad 8. Si vis pacem, para bellum 9. Into the forest I go 10. Despite Yourself
11. The Wolf Inside 12. Vaulting Ambition 13. What's Past Is Prologue 14. The War Without, The War Within 15. Will You Take My Hand?

Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 27 Jan 2018, by MarcZankl    Created: 10 Jan 2018 by KlingonTeacher
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