The Enterprise travels to Beta III to learn the fate of the U.S.S. Archon, gone missing a century earlier. One member of the landing party disappears, and one returns in a strangely blissful state. Kirk beams down with another landing party; amidst the chaos of "Festival" their hosts asks if they are "Archons." To learn more, Kirk must convince Betan citizens to disobey Landru, the man who has ruled them for 6,000 years - or find those who already resist. But with the Lawgivers everywhere, that task is going to be difficult... Written by
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The episode was adapted into issue nine and ten of IDW's alternate reality Star Trek: Ongoing comic series. See more
The crew just beamed down in the town. There is a wide shot of the street. There are Electric or phone poles in the background, rising above, beyond the buildings. Yet when they are taken to the room where they will stay, their host lights a gaslight. See more
It is done.
Joy be with you. Peace and contentment.
Referenced in The Purge
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