Excellent point from a reader re my reference to the Gamesters of Triskelion:
I’m sure there is no shortage of people pointing out that “For the World is
Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky” would have been a more apt analogy. In that episode there is, in fact, a “pain chip” implanted in the heads of those who inhabit the asteroid-ship.
Sorry to out myself as an annoying Trek geek, but it’s one of my favorite