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MURDER boards the Enterprise!

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.
Patrick Moore 
Director of the Federation Survey Team.
William Terrens 
Patrick Moore's technical assistant.
An Andorian.
Emilie Bowers 
Another delegate to the conference.


Planet M-317 
A planet being surveyed.
Beta Aurigae III 
Location of an Interstellar Geophysical conference.
USS Farragut 
A ship that Kirk served aboard.
Janus IV 
Home to a silicon-based lifeform.
American Continent Institute 
An institute that Moore worked for.
A large grove of trees in an arboretum, named for the heroine of several ophiucan fairy tales.

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