Later, McCoy suggested she lay down and rest in her quarters, but Galway was hesitant, fearing how she would appear when she awoke again. CaptainKirk, understanding her feelings, "ordered" her back to work, much to her relief. While leaving sickbay, she looked at herself in the mirror with dismay.
Several bits of information about Galway were contained in the final draft of "The Deadly Years" script. The cast portion of the script described her as "Chief Arlene Galway" and "a doll in her mid-twenties." Her designation as "chief" is further clarified in the stage notes, which describe her as the "chief biologist".
When Galway was prematurely aging, her first stage of aging stated her to have "looks older than sixty," while her final stage of aging stated "She looks incredible old (80), hardly recognizable."