The Klingon cards from the fifth season of
have come to our attention, and SkyBox International Inc appears to
have more than made up for the brief content of season four (reprinted in
the last issue of <HolQeD>). The cards' text is again attributed to Marc Okrand
suggesting that these are canonical phrases.
On the Homeworld, there is a great hall where the leaders of the
Klingon High Council meet to determine policy and decide upon
the fate of the Empire. Gowron currently presides, named leader of
the High Council by Captain Jean-Luc Picard, who was acting as
Arbiter of Succession.
The sisters of the House of Duras, Lursa and B'Etor, are constantly
seeking a higher standing for the House of Duras within the Klingon
High Council. To this end, the sisters have acted against Gowron,
going as far as to work with Romulan factions in order to gain
The principal planet of the Klingon Empire, Qo'noS is usually
referred to as simply "The Homeworld." This is where the Klingon
Great hall is located, the center of the Klingon government. Qo'noS
is a class-M planet with an oxygen/nitrogen atmosphere.