The Enterprise is stopped dead in its tracks by a powerful energy force that appears in the form of a human hand. Soon a being claiming to be Apollo orders Kirk and several others down to the planet below. Apollo claims to have visited Earth 5,000 years ago and Kirk theorizes that he may be telling the truth. Apollo's demand for unquestioned servitude however doesn't give the crew much choice and it becomes imperative that they locate and destroy his power supply. Written by
Did You Know?
This is the only time in TOS that a star is both referred to as its Bayer designation and ancient name, specifically Geminorum aka Pollux. See more
When Apollo is mentioning names, he consistently uses Greek mythology. But then he says "Hercules". Hercules was the Roman name. The proper Greek would have been Heracles. See more
I would have cherished you, cared for you. I would have loved you as a father loves his children. Did I ask so much?
We've outgrown you. You asked for something we can no longer give.
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