Star Trek: Discovery’s Sentient Computer Zora is One of Season 3’s Best Mysteries

Things might not work out exactly how we think

Then again, there are other mysteries about Zora/the Discovery computer that may never be solved. When I interviewed director Olatunde Osunsanmi earlier this season, he said that the connections between “Calypso” and Discovery Season 3 may not be “one-for-one.” Back in 2018,  Michael Chabon told me that “[Zora] had a lot of time on her hands and went through many incarnations. She may have had a male persona and a female persona and all kinds of persona.”

During the 2020 table-read for the Discovery Season 2 finale, “Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2,”  one cut line revealed that Starfleet was replacing the massive A.I. “Control” with something called the “Zora.” Considering this was never mentioned in the actual aired episode, it’s hard to call it canon, but it is an Easter egg about Zora that comes from a time period just before

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