Yuma attempts to take a man accused of killing an Apache woman over gold to the nearest fort for trial, but he must pit his story against that of the man to Apache Chief Running Wolf, who was the father of the murdered woman, to whom the accused was husband.
Yuma, seeing Glory's banishment for murder, offers to help her to the next town for trial but, while supplying in Glory's town, he runs afoul of Emma, who has falsely accused Glory to keep her control of brother Don against Glory's love.
While visiting the newly discovered planet Phylos, Lt. Sulu picks up a walking plant, called a Retlaw, and is poisoned. The alien species that inhabit the planet, who are plantlike beings, approach and save Sulu's life.
While exploring near the center of the galaxy, the USS Enterprise is caught inside an energy/matter vortex and all her computer systems fail. A being named Lucien appears on the bridge, repairs the ship's systems and takes the crew to explore his planet, Megas-Tu.
Tension mounts within the precinct when Sipowicz and Simone investigate a policeman who witnessed—and may have been involved in—a double homicide. Kirkendall and Medavoy investigate the death of a model who appeared in a fetish video. Martinez comforts Gina when she is released from the hospital.
A soldier who reputedly got two other squads annihilated via his own cowardice is transferred to Sgt. Saunders' squad. Then he turns up with an apparent S.I.W. (self-inflicted wound), and it doesn't help when his explanation of how it happened keeps changing.
Ted Masters is an all-American athlete assigned to the 918th. He wants to fly, and is assigned to Captain King's aircraft operating the bomb run camera. During a mission most of the crew is wounded, including the pilot, and it's up to Masters to land the burning plane and save the crew.
Solo and Illya find that THRUSH agent Colonel Picks has developed exploding apples, which will be used to trigger a nuclear stockpile. Nina Lillette, a pretty hillbilly girl, latches onto them for excitement. Illya joins a picking crew at the farm, but he