"You either live life – bruises, skinned knees and all – or you turn your back on it and start dying."– Christopher Pike, 2254 ("The Cage")

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Christopher Pike is the captian of the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701).

Episode 1: Christopher Pike gets a distress signal from a planet where survivors still live from a crash 18 years ago. Captian Pike and some of his crew go down to investigate these people and to return them to earth only to find out that there were no survivors and it was all an illusion to capture Pike