The Enterprise encounters a powerful energy force that has apparently killed all human life in a solar system with over one billion inhabitants. They identify the culprit as a small space probe that had its origins on Earth. Called Nomad, it merged with another and, as a result, took on a new mission to destroy all biological beings as being imperfect. It believes Captain Kirk to be its creator and, as such, has spared the Enterprise and its crew, at least temporarily.
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First time Scotty uses the famous "giving them all we got" phrase. See more
In the final scene on the bridge there is a blonde communications officer sitting at her station in the wider shot. As the scene cuts back and forth between close-ups of Captain Kirk and the wider shots, there is nobody sitting at the communications station in the close-ups, yet there is in the wider shots. See more
[trying to fathom an explanation for the complete loss of life to a billion inhabitants virtually overnight
Sensor readings would've revealed the presence of any disease organisms; they do not. In addition, we received a routine report from this system only a week ago - and the Cymbeline Blood Burn does not act that swiftly.
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