As soon as the miner showed them that silicon sphere I knew it would end up being an egg and the source of their trouble with the man-incinerating native.
Spock’s gift of mind melding came in handy negotiating peace and McCoy’s statement “I’m a doctor, not a bricklayer” proved foreshadowing of how he would save the little alien mother.
Why do most first-time run-ins with a new species turn into violent misunderstandings? Most illogical.
New academy course recommendations: Nonviolent Proceedings With Lifeforms Not Carbon-Based AND Doctors Can Be Bricklayers