Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by The Illusive Man, Feb 9, 2012.
KIRK: Screen on.
(A full view of north America is on screen, with not a cloud in sight.)
SPOCK: We are too low in the atmosphere to retain this orbit, Captain. Engineering reports we have sufficient impulse power to achieve escape velocity.
KIRK: Give us some altitude, Mister Sulu.
SULU: Yes, sir. Helm answering. She's sluggish, sir.
UHURA: Captain, normal Starfleet channel has nothing but static. I'm getting something on another frequency, but it's not Starfleet.
KIRK: Put it on audio.
MAN [OC]: This is the five thirty news summary. Cape Kennedy. The first manned Moon shot is scheduled for Wednesday, six am Eastern Standard Time. All three astronauts who are to make this historic
(Kirk signals it cut off)
Kirk: Manned moon shot. That was in the late 1960's.
SPOCK: Apparently, Captain, so are we.
SPOCK: Whiplash propelled us into a time warp, Captain. Backward. Exact chronometer readings in a few moments.
Uhura (astonished): Captain, I'm getting ground to air transmission.
SPOCK: Verified. Scanners report some type of craft approaching from below us. Under cloud cover and closing.
FLIGHT: Bluejay 4, this is Blackjack. We're tracking you and the UFO.
CHRISTOPHER: I have him on my screen. Following.
KIRK: Mister Sulu, can you gain altitude faster? I want to outdistance him.
SULU: Picking up, sir, but she's still slow in responding.
CHRISTOPHER: Blackjack, this is Bluejay 4. UFO is picking up speed and climbing. I'm going in closer.
FLIGHT: Bluejay 4, you should be close enough for visual contact.
Christopher: I can see it now. Whatever this thing is, it's big. Two cylindrical projections on top, one below. Purpose, undetermined.
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