The Enterprise is transporting its first Captain, Robert April to Babel, where he will reluctantly accept his retirement. When the Enterprise attempt to stop an unidentified vessel on a collision course with the Beta Niobe nova, the ship accidentally pass into an alternate dimension, where time flows in the opposite direction. The crew of the Enterprise rapidly begins to grow younger in age, and soon become unable to man the consoles. Written by
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This takes place in 2270. See more
The entire crew of the Enterprise becomes younger at an alarming rate, even Mr. Spock who says he ages the slowest. However, Commodore April and his wife cease to become younger after he's taken command. They too should have become children by the time the ship was out of danger. See more
Captain, the flower is not the only thing on board that is growing younger.
Ship's chronometers are also running backwards. The flow of time is reversed in this universe. The longer we stay here, the younger we will become.