The expansive Taybor, an inter-galactic merchant arrives from hyper-space on his ship the 'Emporium'. He is offering to sell things to the Alphans. Koenig realizes that if the Taybor sold them his space-ship, it would enable the Alphans to fly back to Earth, but the price the Taybor is asking for this transaction is Maya.
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Did You Know?
Taybor's version of Hyperspace is similar to the old Atari "Asteroids" video game, as opposed to George Lucas' version seen a year later on "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", which was simply light speed. See more
When Maya finally reappears in Command Center, the regular characters respond, but the background extras never look away from their consoles, as though they were robots. See more