Could Discovery’s L’Rell Still Rule in the Time of Kirk?

This week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery, “Point of Light,” saw the return of the Klingons, with Mary Chieffo’s L’Rell and Shazad Latif’s Tyler (formerly Voq) sharpening their bat’leths as they faced off against several new threats, both external and internal. (Read our review here!)

I spoke with Chieffo for a post-mort on the episode and all of its Klingon intrigue and treachery, but we also looked to the future of L’Rell on Star Trek. Could she still be leader of the High Council by the time Kirk is captaining the Enterprise? Read on for our chat!

Full spoilers follow for the Star Trek: Discovery episode “Point of Light.”

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