Rapid aging afflicts all six colonists on Gamma Hydra IV and five members of Kirk's six-man landing party - all but Chekov. With the Neutral Zone so close, suspicion falls on the Romulans testing a new weapon, but is it? With time running out, answers are elusive. As Kirk's memory progressively deteriorates, regulations necessitate a competency hearing no one wants - the outcome of which may eventually lead the Enterprise to its destruction with all aboard. Written by
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After the Enterprise crew established zero-tolerance viral quarantine protocols in Star Trek: Miri
, their lack of concern about beaming up the infected landing party is a bit odd. See more
[Lt. Galway sees her aged image in a mirror in the Sick Bay doorway
What a stupid place to hang a mirror!