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In the [[mirror universe]], the '''Tantalus Field''' is an alien device that vaporizes victims at the touch of a button. [[James T. Kirk (mirror)|James Kirk]] used it to become captain of the [[ISS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|ISS ''Enterprise'']]. ({{e|TOS|Mirror, Mirror}}) It was one of the secrets that Tiberius was able to gain from the [[First Federation]] representative [[Balok]] before he was killed. ({{n|TOS|Dark Victory}})
 
In the [[mirror universe]], the '''Tantalus Field''' is an alien device that vaporizes victims at the touch of a button. [[James T. Kirk (mirror)|James Kirk]] used it to become captain of the [[ISS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|ISS ''Enterprise'']]. ({{e|TOS|Mirror, Mirror}}) It was one of the secrets that Tiberius was able to gain from the [[First Federation]] representative [[Balok]] before he was killed. ({{n|TOS|Dark Victory}})
   

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The Tantalus Field device

In the mirror universe, the Tantalus Field is an alien device that vaporizes victims at the touch of a button. James Kirk used it to become captain of the ISS Enterprise. (TOS episode: "Mirror, Mirror") It was one of the secrets that Tiberius was able to gain from the First Federation representative Balok before he was killed. (TOS novel: Dark Victory)

Spock took possession of the device upon his assassination of Kirk and used it to eliminate his political enemies, including a mutinous Uhura and Empress Hoshi Sato III. (TOS novel: The Sorrows of Empire)

See also: Siriex Apparatus, "Zapper".

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