Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)

The Enterprise breaks up a black market mining operation on a primitive world led by a child.

Background information



Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in Gold Key TOS characters.
James T. Kirk 
Enterprise captain.
Vulcan Enterprise exec and science officer.
Leonard McCoy 
Enterprise surgeon.
Montgomery Scott 
Enterprise chief engineer.
Hikaru Sulu 
Enterprise helmsman.
Enterprise communications officer.
Pavel Chekov 
Enterprise officer.
Pete Flamm 
Leader of the mining operation.
"Youngest and strongest", and child-leader of his people.


Tri-faxichologenic acid 
A universal antibiotic, able to cure any disease. Also known as TFA.
Organian treaty zone 
The area in which the treaty applies.
One of the most addictive drugs in the universe.
An Enterprise shuttlecraft.

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