Captain Kirk is haunted by a creature from his past when conducting a mining survey on a planet. He first encountered it as a lieutenant aboard the U.S.S. Farragut and blames himself for freezing in a moment of crisis, causing the death of many crewmen. The creature is a cloud-like, gaseous being that lives on the red blood cells found in humans. Obsessed by his desire for revenge and to erase the memory of 11 years ago, he pursues the creature relentlessly, putting in jeopardy an assignment to collect essential medical supplies. Written by
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This takes place in 2268. See more
When Kirk and Spock find a large rock made of the super hard material they are looking for (20 x harder than diamond), Kirk hits it and it makes a 'clonk' sound as if it is made from hollow styrofoam, which of course it is. See more
[surprised to see Spock alive after an attack by a non-corporeal entity
Don't misunderstand my next question. Mr. Spock - why aren't you dead?
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