Charlene Masters: Report on the Dilithium crystals, captain. Capt. Kirk: Yes? Charlene Masters: Whatever that phenomenon was, it drained almost all of our crystals completely. It could mean trouble. Capt. Kirk: You have a talent for understatement, lieutenant. Without full crystal power, our orbit will begin to decay in ten hours. Reaplyfy immediately. Charlene Masters: Aye aye, sir.

Charlene provides Jim with the impact the phenomenon had on the ships power source.