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
Did You Know?
This episode was co-written by Shari Lewis
and her husband Jeremy Tarcher
. Lewis also lobbied to be cast in the guest role of Lt Romaine, but didn't get the part. See more
After the first lights attack, a close up shot of Sulu is reversed: notice his hair is parted the wrong way. See more
Well, this is an Enterprise first - Dr. McCoy, Mr. Spock and Engineer Scott find themselves in complete agreement. Can I stand the strain?