Re: How characters received their names
In "What are Little Girls Made Of?", Helen Noel must have been named for the fact that Kirk met her at a Christmas party.
And Lethe, the zombie-like inmate, is named for the river of forgetfulness in Hades.
Ahem, that's Dagger of the Mind.
“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP” — Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)