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

A secret space lab wants Mr. Spock's help – as a guinea pig!

Background informationEdit



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.

Regular and recurringEdit

James T. Kirk 
Enterprise captain.
Vulcan Enterprise exec and science officer.
Montgomery Scott 
Enterprise chief engineer.
Hikaru Sulu 
Enterprise helmsman.
Enterprise communications officer.
Pavel Chekov
Enterprise navigator. Chekov appears and is spoken to, but has no dialogue in this issue.
Enterprise security crewman in the Rifas-L landing party. Manning had previously appeared in "The Mummies of Heitius VII" and appears again in "The Final Truth".


A Third Dan young woman.
A First Dan young man.
Overlord of the world and creator of the populace.


Imperial City of Shondo Ho 
The major city on the planet/starship.

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