The Enterprise is on course to install new equipment on Memory Alpha, the central library storage facility for the Federation. Chief Engineer Scott has been working closely on the project with Lieutenant Mira Romaine with whom he has been forming a romantic attachment. The Enterprise encounters a space storm that kills the staff at Memory Alpha and possesses Lieutenant Mira Romaine. Written by
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This is the last time the emergency manual monitor and engineering sets will be used. Engineering is seen briefly in "The Savage Curtain", but as stock footage. See more
Kirk and McCoy save Lt. Romaine by putting her in the decompression chamber and increasing the pressure until the aliens leave. However, it is never specified how the plan was developed or with what information. See more
Would either of you credit Scotty's steadfast belief in her as a factor?
You mean, love as motivation? Hmm. Humans do claim a great deal for that particular emotion.