Jason Isaacs in Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Episode 9

The midseason premiere of Star Trek: Discovery – the Jonathan Frakes-directed “Despite Yourself” – confirmed one of the show’s longest brewing rumors, revealing that the titular Federation starship has unexpectedly found itself in the Mirror Universe following a malfunction of its experimental spore drive.

The Mirror Universe is an alternate reality that runs parallel to the main Star Trek timeline. Something of a dark mirror of the traditionally optimistic, progressive worldview of Star Trek, the Mirror Universe sees the benevolent Federation replaced by the evil Terran Empire, a violent, ruthless organization obsessed with conquest. The alternate reality has its origins in the iconic original series episode “Mirror, Mirror,” where a transporter ...

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