A mysterious sphere threatens the U.S.S. Discovery even as May, in her original form, implements a plan that puts Tilly's life in danger. Saru and Burnham's bond grows when Saru is forced to acknowledge a deeply unsettling Kelpien truth. Pike receives new intel on Spock from a loyal friend.
Did You Know?
The title of this episode refers to the ancient practice of placing a coin in the mouth of a dead person before burial to pay the fare for transportation to the land of the dead. This episode deals strongly with transition from life to death. See more
Saru, played by ultra thin Doug Jones, when bare chested in make up, is much thicker than when in uniform. See more
I understand your first officer is on her way to Spacedock. Was her visit informative?
Captain Christopher Pike
Number One is very resourceful. People have a tendency to end up owing her favors.