In today’s episode, yet another relative of Spock’s we’ve never met before has a date with a unique destiny. But a stop along the way and some freewheeling new friends have him worrying that she might abandon the track before she ever gets on it. How hard is it in-universe for civilians to keep up with Kirk’s rank? Is sex work illegal in the Federation? And will Spock get his king jumped? All this and more in Mind Meld, the book that believes in the heart of the ca—er, numbers.