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This trade item is scarce or high in value, ostensibly from the Rigel system and illegal in the region around Ceti Alpha. Yerdrin Koss says he jettisoned the cargo he was waiting to sell to a buyer when...
Conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd's "love potion," which he sells for 300 credits, is contained in a small bluish crystal. The liquid contained therein is supposed to be rubbed on the skin; when the person wearing...
A caustic substance capable of burning through virtually anything, except for the special crystalline container used to store it. When a Vendorian shape-shifter tried to hide in Dr. McCoy's medical lab,...
As the Enterprise completes its mission to deliver medical supplies to Dramia, a surprising event occurs; the Dramians give Captain Kirk an arrest warrant for Dr. McCoy. According to them, 19 years prior,...
More Tribbles, More Troubles
As it escorts two robot grain ships to Sherman's Planet, a world ravaged by crop failures and famine, the Enterprise breaks course to track a Klingon battle cruiser that is pursuing a one-man scout ship....
A powerful stimulant that Dr. McCoy carried in his standard medikit on stardate 5483.7 (2269). Use of this drug helped to sustain the lives of McCoy and the other members of a landing party on the second...
Ambergris Element, The
At the planet Argo, a team from the Enterprise takes an aquashuttle to the surface. The planet is almost completely covered in water due to earthquakes and other seismic phenomena, and the Enterprise needs...
A pharmaceutical substance that Dr. Leonard H. McCoy administered to Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu after Sulu suffered the toxic bite of the retlaw plant on the planet Phylos on stardate 5554.4 (2269). Although...
A drug carried in McCoy's medical kit, Melanex causes brief unconsciousness and temporary skin discoloration. In 2269 (stardate 5591.2), 10 cc's of it is used on Spock, to fake an injury so that a rescue...
A disease that afflicts members of red (iron-based)-blooded species with transitory pneumonia-like symptoms, but which is invariably lethal to green (copper-based)-blooded beings, such as Vulcans. Choriocytosis...
Pirates of Orion, The
Her crew still recovering from a recent shipwide outbreak of choriocytosis, the Enterprise is en route to the dedication ceremonies for Deneb V's new Academy of Sciences. On the way, Commander Spock succumbs...
A beautiful orchidlike flower native to Capella IV, the life of the Capellan flower — from seedling to blossom to death — lasts only a few hours. Dr. Sarah April carried a Capellan flower with her during...
Counter-Clock Incident, The
The Enterprise is ferrying Commodore Robert April, the first commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, and his wife, Dr. Sarah April (the ship's first chief medical officer), to the planetoid Babel,...