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Lieutenant Karl Jaeger

Lieutenant Karl Jaeger
Gender: Male
Species: Human
Affiliation: Starfleet
Rank: Lieutenant
Occupation: Meteorologist
Status: Alive (2267)
Played by: Richard Carlyle

Lieutenant Karl Jaeger was a male Human Starfleet officer in the 23rd century. He served in the sciences division aboard the USS Enterprise in 2267 under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, during the historic five-year mission. He was one of the ship's meteorologists, and was fluent in the German language.

That same year, he was in a landing party that beamed to the surface of Gothos to search for the missing Captain Kirk and Helmsman Sulu. At the time the landing party was assembled, climactic conditions were thought to be extremely inhospitable, and his expertise in geophysics served the landing party well.

Trelane recognized Jaeger's name's national origin, gave a smart salute, and spoke to him in German, saying "Ein Deutsch Soldat, nein? Ein, zwei, drei, vier, gehen wir mit dem Schießgewehr!", while miming a military march. In response to Trelane's question ("A German soldier, no?"), Jaeger replied that his specialty was as a scientist, not as a military man. (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

Karl Jaeger was portrayed by Richard Carlyle.

Memorable quotes Edit

"No detectable soil or vegetation, extremely hot toxic atmosphere swept by tornadic storms and continuous volcanic eruptions deadly to any lifeform as we know it without oxygen and life support systems." (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

"Atmosphere exactly the same as ours." (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

"I'm a scientist, not a military man." (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

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