Rituals & Traditions

This section will guide you through and briefly explain some of the most fascinating aspects of Klingon rituals, traditions and ceremonies.   Age of Ascension - This ceremony marks the attainment of a new level of spirituality for a Klingon warrior. This ritual, also known as the Klingon Rite of Passage. cha’Dich - defend the one challenged... Continue Reading →

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Sound of the Empire

  The Sound of the Empire - Klingon opera was a well-known genre of traditional Klingon music with certain dramatic and stylistic similarities to Human opera. Typical themes including the passionate tales of doomed courage and star-crossed love. Its strident tones were considered ear-shattering by most non-Klingons. One of the famous Klingon opera singer was... Continue Reading →

Bird of Prey

The Klingon Bird-of-Prey was a type of warship utilized by the Klingon Empire serving the Klingon Defense Forces from the late 23rd century into the late 24th century. This type of craft, initially descended from its counterpart from a century earlier, was one of the most versatile warships employed by the Empire, serving a variety of... Continue Reading →

What We See – The Klingons

  Captain Worf : The commander with zero fear, always looking forward for challenges Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man. The well-statured warrior race has a genetic predisposition to hostility and a well-known streak of fatalism. The culture's warrior ethic runs so deep that rivals in the civil war... Continue Reading →

Married In Red

The Klingon wedding was a highly ritualized ceremony, resembling an opera. Klingon warriors beating their drums received the couple as the officiant (usually the Lady of the Great House of the groom) recited the traditional story of the Klingon creation, in which the second Klingon heart was created to be joined with the first and they both rose up against their gods. The Tawi'Yan presented the couple... Continue Reading →

The Hyrbid B’Elanna Torres

B'Elanna Torres was a Klingon-Human hybrid and former Maquis who served as chief engineer on the Federationstarship USS Voyager under Captain Kathryn Janeway. In 2371, while Starfleet was trying to capture the Maquis raider Val Jean in the Badlands, she and the rest of her Maquis crew were pulled 70,000 light years across the galaxy, deep into the Delta Quadrant by the Caretaker's array and forced to merge with the crew of the Voyager during its estimated seventy-year journey home. Before serving as Voyager's chief engineer, B'Elanna had... Continue Reading →

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