Star Trek: The Original Series: Seasons of Light and Darkness
Stardate 605.2 (April 20, 2254)
Ignoring the gulls that wheeled across the office’s panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, Leonard McCoy sat spellbound by the image the desktop viewer displayed. Presenting itself as a narrow, sun-dappled crescent, the blue planet rotated serenely before him, silently beckoning.
McCoy tried to put the planet’s tranquil beauty out of his mind, at least for the moment, forcing himself to...