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

The spaceship Enterprise, under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, lay on a routine course through the centre of the Perseant Alpha System.


The Enterprise is propelled eight hundred years in the past to the planet Zeltok, mere weeks before it will explode.

Memorable quotesEdit

"Instruments must be haywire, captain! They say we're six million miles off our previous course!"
"Ridiculous! Impossible!"

- Uhura and Kirk

"If they've got ants that size, skipper... what are the people going to be like?"

- Spock

"Look out! For pity's sake look out!"

- Joe Wells

Background information Edit


  • Kirk and Uhura are the only crew members to wear red; everyone else wears blue.

Setting and technologyEdit

A giant ant attacks a shuttle

A giant ant-monster attacks a shuttlecraft on the surface of Zeltok

  • The shuttle used has a registry of NCC 1701/1.

Publishing historyEdit

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Regular castEdit

Other charactersEdit

  • Joe Wells, crewman aboard the Enterprise
  • Sankey, crewman aboard the Enterprise
  • Karn, the last survivor of his race on Zeltok

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