While on a mapping mission, the Enterprise receives an outdated transmission from the volcanic star Cepheus. A flash of light from the planet passes through the ship and disables all dilithium crystals. Soon thereafter, the crew begins to shrink. With no cure in sight, it becomes increasingly difficult for the Starfleet officers to handle the ship's controls. Written by
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This takes place in 2269. See more
Christine's first "help" is heard when her head is underwater, yet is spoken clearly as if not underwater. Afterwards, she says "help" several more times when her mouth can be seen not moving. See more
Captain, the most incredible thing is happening.
Captain James T. Kirk
We know. The whole ship has apparently expanded.
An equally good possibility is that ship's personnel have contracted. And maybe continuing to shrink.