Should we set our lasers on stun?" Captain Kremmen:
No, this is serious. Set them on Cringing Agony!"
— Kremmen of the Star Corps radio show
(A Tellarite in a Starfleet uniform is suffering) REED:
The Booth will be far more effective than our previous disciplinary methods. PHLOX:
It can stimulate the pain centre of virtually any humanoid. A synaptic scan calibrates it for each species. ARCHER:
They call this progress. FORREST:
There's something to be said for a good, old-fashioned flogging. REED:
Well, that's what's so exceptional about this device. Traditional forms of punishment can overwhelm the nervous system. After a time, the brain ceases to feel anything. PHLOX:
These sensors continually shift the stimulation from one nerve cluster to another, keeping the subject in a constant state of agony. FORREST:
I think you enjoy your work too much, Doctor. ARCHER:
What exactly did Mister Terev do? REED:
I'm not certain. I suspect he was late for his duty shift. Aren't all Tellarites guilty of something?