Nov. 4: Confrontation


Christopher Pike confronts his own future

In this scene from Star Trek: Discovery Season 2, Episode 12, “Through the Valley of Shadows,” Captain Pike must come face to face with his own future—a future in which he is severely injured, and a future that he chooses willingly to save Discovery’s crew (and all of sentient life in the galaxy.

You’re a Starfleet captain…you believe in service, sacrifice, compassion, love…


I’m not going to abandon the things that make me who I am because of a future…that contains an ending I hadn’t foreseen for myself.

Christopher Pike

Anson Mount’s performance is supported by Jeff Russo’s cue, which accents the violence of the training accident; portrays the horror of Pike meeting his injured self; and ultimately Pike’s quiet nobility and his acceptance of the choice he makes.

Excerpt from “Pillar of the Past” from Star Trek: Discovery by Jeff Russo

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