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Encyclopedia > Dylan Hunt (Andromeda)
Dylan Hunt
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Race Human/Paradine
Gender Male
Affiliation Systems Commonwealth
High Guard
Andromeda Ascendant
Seasons 1 to 5

This article concerns the character Dylan Hunt from the fictional Andromeda universe. For earlier incarnations of the character see Dylan Hunt. Image File history File links Promotional shot of Kevin Sorbo playing Dylan Hunt in Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda. ... The featured ship of the Andromeda television show, the Andromeda Ascendant Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is a science fiction television series, a posthumous creation of Gene Roddenberry. ... Dylan Hunt is the common name of at least two fictional characters created by television producer Gene Roddenberry. ...


History

Dylan Hunt is a member of the Intergalactic Systems Commonwealth High Guard. Born on the planet Tarn-Vedra, Hunt is human, half genetically enhanced because his mother was a heavy-worlder, descended from humans altered to live on high-gravity planets. Because of this, he is much stronger than the average human (he was able to hold his own in hand to hand combat against a Nietzschean warrior, indicating that he has about five times normal human strength, and most likely extremely fast reflexes as well). The All Systems Commonwealth or simply the Systems Commonwealth is a fictional galactic government from Gene Roddenberrys science fiction TV series Andromeda. ... The High Guard are a military organization from the TV series Andromeda. ... Tarn-Vedra is a fictional planet in the Andromeda universe. ... Trinomial name Homo sapiens sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Humans, or human beings, are bipedal apes belonging to the mammalian species Homo sapiens (Latin for wise man or knowing man) under the family Hominidae (known as the great apes). ... An iconic image of genetic engineering; this autoluminograph from 1986 of a glowing transgenic tobacco plant bearing the luciferase, illustrating the possibilities of genetic engineering. ... Combatives FM 21-150 Figure 4-1, Vital Targets. ... In the television series Andromeda, the Nietzscheans are a race of genetically engineered humans who quite religiously follow the works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Social Darwinism and Dawkinite genetic competitiveness. ...


Dylan Hunt was born in Visharna-Tarn, to a father employed as a gardner at the Imperial Gardens and a mother employed as a high-G shuttle pilot.


Hunt served two years as an enlisted man. He then attended the High Guard Academy and graduated with honors. He served in Argosy Special Ops and commanded the Crimson Eclipse. The High Guard are a military organization from the TV series Andromeda. ...


Immediately prior to his command on the Andromeda, he was given a secret mission to extradite the dictator Ferrin from the planet Mobius so he could stand trial on Tarn-Vedra for war crimes. When he confronted Ferrin he was shot in the side and Ferrin was killed. The mission was still seen as a success by the High Guard and Hunt was given command of the Andromeda and his partner on the mission, Gaheris Rhade, was made his first officer. Gaheris Rhade is a fictional character in the television series Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda. ...


He dated Sarah for several years and they were going to get married until Hunt was presumed dead or lost at the Battle of Hephaistos. The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...


At the Battle of Hephaistos, Hunt was betrayed by his first officer and best man, Gaheris Rhade. His crew abandoned ship and he killed Rhade in self defense. The Andromeda was pulled near a black hole and experienced very extreme time dilation. While seconds passed for Hunt and the Andromeda, 303 years passed for the rest of the universe. A black hole is an object predicted by general relativity[1] with a gravitational field so strong that nothing can escape it — not even light. ... Time dilation is the phenomenon whereby an observer finds that anothers clock which is physically identical to their own is ticking at a slower rate as measured by their own clock. ...


Hunt was rescued when the Eureka Maru attempted to salvage the Andromeda. He convinced the crew of the Maru to join him and help him restore the now fallen Systems Commonwealth. The Eureka Maru is a fictional starship in the television series Andromeda. ... The All Systems Commonwealth or simply the Systems Commonwealth is a fictional galactic government from Gene Roddenberrys science fiction TV series Andromeda. ...


Presently he has helped form a small Commonwealth, with about 50 member worlds.


When he found out his father was a Paradine (a human-like offshoot of the Vedrans), he learned he also had space-time manipulation powers. In the science-fiction universe of Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda, a race of beings known as the Paradine exist. ...


Trivia

  • Dylan's last birthday before the long night, was spent in a ski resort in the Averyx mountains of Tarn-Vedra.

External links

  • Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda--official site

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Dylan Hunt (Andromeda) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (442 words)
Dylan Hunt is a member of the Intergalactic Systems Commonwealth High Guard.
Born on the planet Tarn-Vedra, Hunt is human, half genetically enhanced because his mother was a heavy-worlder, descended from humans altered to live on high-gravity planets.
Dylan Hunt was born in Visharna-Tarn, to a father employed as a gardner at the Imperial Gardens and a mother employed as a high-G shuttle pilot.
SCIFI.COM | Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda (199 words)
As with all High Guard officers, Hunt started his career as an enlisted man. Serving a year in his local Home Guard unit on Tarn-Vedra and another as a spacer in the High Guard Argosy, Hunt was then selected to attend the High Guard Academy, Tarn-Vedra branch.
When he and the Andromeda Ascendant were pulled from the event horizon of a fl hole by Beka Valentine in the Eureka Maru, Hunt discovered that the passage of 303 years had robbed him of his family, his beloved fiancée, his entire world and his way of life.
Hunt's extensive training prepared him for a career protecting civilization, but now, as the High Guard's last surviving captain, he's taken on the new mission of restoring it.
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