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Encyclopedia > Dylan Hunt (Andromeda character)
Captain Dylan Hunt of the Systems Commonwealth starship Andromeda Ascendant.
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Captain Dylan Hunt of the Systems Commonwealth starship Andromeda Ascendant.

This article concerns the character Dylan Hunt from the fictional Andromeda universe. For earlier incarnations of the character see Dylan Hunt. The Andromeda Ascendant is a fictional starship in the television series 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-gravity worlder. The Systems Commonwealth (from Gene Roddenberrys science fiction TV series Andromeda) was born out of the Vedran Empire. ... The High Guard is the official military force of the Systems Commonwealth in the sci-fi series Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda. ... Tarn-Vedra is a fictional planet in the Andromeda universe. ... Binomial name Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu (extinct) Homo sapiens sapiens Human beings define themselves in biological, social, and spiritual terms. ... An iconic image of genetic engineering; this 1986 autoluminograph of a glowing transgenic tobacco plant bearing the luciferase gene of fireflys strikingly demonstrates the power and potential of genetic manipulation. ...


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 is the official military force of the Systems Commonwealth in the sci-fi series Gene Roddenberrys 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.


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. An artists impression of a black hole with a closely orbiting companion star that exceeds its Roche limit. ... Time dilation is a consequence of Albert Einsteins theories of relativity. ...


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 Systems Commonwealth (from Gene Roddenberrys science fiction TV series Andromeda) was born out of the Vedran Empire. ...


Presently he has helped form a small Commonwealth, with about 50 member worlds. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External Links

  • Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda--official site

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