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** ''Enterprise'''s sister ship, the not-yet-named NX-02 is seen under construction in Earth orbit.

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** ''Enterprise'''s sister ship, the not-yet-named NX-02 NX-02, is seen under construction in Earth orbit.


Archer and Forrest fly to spacedock to see the NX-02, still under construction. They go over the exposition: ''Enterprise'' is getting refitted with new weapons and Archer has called on the military to send a detachment of SpaceMarines aboard. Despite not having a single clue about where in the Expanse to search, or even any idea when the Xindi are going to finish their weapon, Archer is confident that they wouldn't have been warned if they didn't have a chance to stop them. Meanwhile, Phlox is more than willing to stay aboard, while T'Pol is clearly conflicted about what she should do. Down in the armory, Malcolm is overjoyed to be installing new photonic torpedoes, far more powerful than their spatial torpedoes. However, his attempts to console Trip about the death of his sister fail, with Trip merely wanting to get back at the Xindi.

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Archer and Forrest fly to spacedock to see the NX-02, still under construction. They go over the exposition: ''Enterprise'' is getting refitted with new weapons and Archer has called on the military to send a detachment of SpaceMarines aboard. Despite not having a single clue about where in the Expanse to search, or even any idea when the Xindi are going to finish their weapon, Archer is confident that they wouldn't have been warned if they didn't have a chance to stop them. Meanwhile, Phlox is more than willing to stay aboard, while T'Pol is clearly conflicted about what she should do.do: she wants to stay, but the High Command has ordered her back to Vulcan. Down in the armory, Malcolm is overjoyed to be installing new photonic torpedoes, far more powerful than their spatial torpedoes. However, his attempts to console Trip about the death of his sister fail, with Trip merely wanting to get back at the Xindi.



* BodyHorror: According to Soval, a Klingon ship that entered the Expanse came back with the crew "anatomically inverted--their bodies splayed open--and they were still alive."

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* BodyHorror: According to Soval, a Klingon ship that entered the Expanse came back with the crew "anatomically inverted--their bodies splayed open--and [[AndIMustScream they were still alive.alive]]."



* CoolStarship: The 22nd Century Klingon Bird-of-Prey makes its first appearance, and lives up to its successor's reputation of being ''very'' cool.

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* CoolStarship: CoolStarship:
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The 22nd Century Klingon Bird-of-Prey makes its first appearance, and lives up to its successor's reputation of being ''very'' cool.cool.
** ''Enterprise'''s sister ship, the not-yet-named NX-02 is seen under construction in Earth orbit.



* ExplainExplainOhCrap: When Hoshi translates the hail.

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* EldritchLocation: The Expanse is explicitly compared to the Bermuda Triangle. Supposedly it's full of hostile species and spatial anomalies.
* ExplainExplainOhCrap: When Hoshi translates the Klingons' hail.



* {{Hypocrite}}: The Suliban's benefactor warns Archer because if the Xindi destroy Earth, it will contaminate the timeline. Even though he's been doing nothing ''but'' contaminate the timeline to his own ends. It's likely destroying Earth would impact his own existence, but he could have found a better reasoning.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: The Suliban's benefactor warns Archer because if the Xindi destroy Earth, it will contaminate the timeline. Even though he's been doing nothing ''but'' contaminate the timeline to his own ends. It's likely destroying Earth would impact his own existence, but he could have found a better reasoning. This is finally clarified in "[[Recap/StarTrekEnterpriseS03E18AzatiPrime Azati Prime]]": [[spoiler:if the Xindi destroy Earth, TheFederation will never exist and the [[GreaterScopeVillain Sphere-Builders]] will be unopposed when they start [[HostileTerraforming transforming]] the Milky Way in the 26th century]].


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* ShoutOut: That ApocalypticLog from the ''Vaankara'' is right out of ''Film/EventHorizon''.


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* SpaceClouds: The Expanse is surrounded by "thermobaric clouds" that take six hours to traverse.


* AbortedArc: This is the first time Archer is brought face-to-face with Future Guy, the Suliban's benefactor. Naturally, such an important moment in the myth arc will not have any significance again.

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* AbortedArc: This is the first time Archer is brought face-to-face with Future Guy, the Suliban's benefactor. Naturally, such an important moment in the myth arc will not have any significance again. In fact, the Suliban themselves won't show up again until the Season 4 premiere, which finally scuttled the Temporal Cold War arc for good.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Enterprise'' was never the same after this one.]]


* NothingIsTheSameAnyMore: The start of the DarkerAndEdgier Xindi arc.

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* NothingIsTheSameAnyMore: NothingIsTheSameAnymore[=/=]WhamEpisode: The start of the DarkerAndEdgier Xindi arc.arc that takes up nearly the entirety of season 3.


-->'''Hoshi:''' "Archer's an enemy of the Empire. He must be brought to justice, if honor is to be regained.\\

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-->'''Hoshi:''' "Archer's an enemy of the Empire. He must be brought to justice, if honor is to be regained.\\"\\

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* NotMeThisTime: Archer immediately accuses Silik of the attack, but the Suliban has no idea what he's talking about.

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* TheChainsOfCommanding: Discussed by Archer while sharing a drink with Trip.
-->'''Archer:''' When I got this job, commanding the first warp-5 ship was about as big a responsibility as I could've imagined. Then, we began running into so many bad guys, and I had to start thinking more about the safety of 83 people.\\
'''Trip:''' And now the stakes have gotten a lot bigger.\\
'''Archer:''' Weight of the world, Trip.


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* ExplainExplainOhCrap: When Hoshi translates the hail.
-->'''Hoshi:''' "Archer's an enemy of the Empire. He must be brought to justice, if honor is to be regained.\\
'''Archer:''' Duras.

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* TheOner: Save for the last two seconds, the scene where Archer tells his officers about the attack is this.


* TookALevelInBadass: ''Enterprise'' gets more powerful torpedoes and stronger hull plating.

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* TookALevelInBadass: ''Enterprise'' gets more powerful torpedoes and torpedoes, stronger hull plating.plating, and a contingent of SpaceMarines, turning a ship of "peaceful exploration" into a warship.

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* NothingIsTheSameAnyMore: The start of the DarkerAndEdgier Xindi arc.

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* AttackPatternAlpha: Archer has Travis perform an "L-4" to attack Duras from behind.


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* RailingKill: An explosion in Engineering sends a RedShirt flying.

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* TookALevelInBadass: ''Enterprise'' gets more powerful torpedoes and stronger hull plating.

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* DullSurprise: Hoshi looks oddly deadpan both when Archer tells his officers about the attack and when they see the aftermath.

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* BodyHorror: According to Soval, a Klingon ship that entered the Expanse came back with the crew "anatomically inverted--their bodies splayed open--and they were still alive."

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