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Kir served aboard the Varchas
commanded by Kaaj
. Kir was nearly killed by Captain Kaaj for incompetence, but was spared when it was covered up by Virka
was killed in his place.
Kir and the reat of the crew of the Varchas were created in the Star Trek: Early Voyages comic book. This comic series has been the only appearance of these Klingons