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"Turn back or die" – But the Enterprise crew is determined to explore the Haunted Asteroid

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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. Spock appears on the cover of this issue inexplicably wearing an operations division redshirt, rather than his normal blue sciences division shirt.
Leonard McCoy 
Enterprise chief medical officer.
Montgomery Scott 
Enterprise chief engineer.
Hikaru Sulu 
Enterprise helmsman.
Dr. Krisp 
A Federation scientist.
Jay Nordyke 
Federation investigator and former Starfleet Academy classmate of Kirk's.


Asteroid Mila XA 
An asteroid in Star System Delta.

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