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To Starve a Fleaver was the fifth of 11 TOS stories produced by Peter Pan Records. It was initially released in 1975 as an audio production along with three other stories. It was subsequently released by itself. This was the fifth of seven stories set during Captain James T. Kirk’s first five-year mission aboard the USS Enterprise and the second of five without an associated comic book.

IntroductionEdit

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SummaryEdit

Captain's log... 5468.2: A request has been received at Starfleet Headquarters from a recently contacted civilization – the system of Marpaplu – for accreditation as an associate member of the United Federation of Planets. The Enterprise has been ordered to Marpaplu to consider final processing of the Marpapluan application.
Captain’s log, supplemental: The treaty of friendship has been concluded with the system of Marpaplu, and said people have been accepted for official associate membership in the United Federation of Planets, while agreeing to remain under temporary quarantine until safety precautions for preventing the spread of the parasitic meegees can be developed.

ReferencesEdit

CharactersEdit

Nice HousenikJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhura

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise

LocationsEdit

Referenced only 
Marpaplu

Races and culturesEdit

HumanMarpapluanVulcan

States and organizationsEdit

FederationStarfleet

Science and technologyEdit

communicationsengineeringhelmmicroscopesickbaytransporterwarp engine

Ranks and titlesEdit

captaincounsellordoctor

Other referencesEdit

associate membershipbridgeemotionfleagovernmenthelmmeegeeparasitequarantineskin

TimelineEdit

ChronologyEdit

Published Order
Previous story:
The Time Stealer
Peter Pan Records Next story:
The Logistics of Stampede
Previous story:
The Crier in Emptiness
Stories by:
Alan Dean Foster
Next story:
The Logistics of Stampede

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