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The Kilrathi Admiral killed in front of the Emperor at the winning ending was supposed to be Emperor's son, i.e. the crown prince, and father of Prince Thrakkath, the villain in WC2 and WC3.

Contributed by Kasey Chang (4612) on Nov 21, 2000. -- edit trivia

In the first printing of Wing Commander, there was a coupon included to get the Secret Missions disk at discount for $20. Origin, figuring demand would be low, had only printed up a few hundred copies. They were then horrified when they were almost immediately flooded with thousands of requests, creating a rather lengthy backlog. (of which I was part) All retail copies of the SMs then sold for $30.

Contributed by WizardX (117) on Jun 08, 2000. -- edit trivia

When The Kilrathi Saga was released, Secret Missions 1 and 2 were made available for download from the Origin web/FTP site. The downloadable versions integrate seamlessly with Wing Commander.

Contributed by JubalHarshaw (200) on Mar 21, 2000. -- edit trivia