While visiting Starbase 11, the Enterprise is hijacked by Mr. Spock, leaving Captain Kirk behind while abducting the recently crippled Captain Christopher Pike, former commander of the Enterprise. The destination: Talos IV, off limits by Federation order since the Enterprise first visited the planet thirteen years earlier while then under the command of Captain Pike. After Kirk and Commodore Mendez, the Starbase commander, intercept the Enterprise, a court martial against Spock's apparent treachery is convened. Spock's only defense is a video feed showing Pike's capture and imprisonment by the inhabitants of Talos IV.
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Immediately after Captain Pike is abducted by the Talosians, remaining crew members fire at what they believe at the time is the door to the elevator which appeared to be the form of transport used to take the Captain. They fire three phaser barrages at the "door," and in all three cases the exact same thing happens: particles of the portal are blasted out, and the entryway is damaged but in perfectly identical fashion. Update: This could also be explained as an illusion created by the Talosians - they would have been quite capable of making the crew see the same destruction, yet believe that it was new and different each time. As they find out later, they did indeed succeed in blowing the top of the elevator system off, but the Talosians created the illusion that they had not done so. See more
Captain Christopher Pike
I don't understand.
You will. You're a perfect choice.
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