...much information because of the prime directive, Capt. Kirk confirmed that yes that was their ship and their method of traveling.
In the hut the Enterprise crew was able to confirm that the Moran used metal. There were several crude metal items around. There was what looked like a cook stove and in the corner, fully exposed, was what appeared to be a toilet. They sat and talked or thought or something in between. Capt. Kirk did most but not all of the talking, as did the one Moran that had spoke first. "Are you female?" Kirk asked. The answer was yes and the four Moran that were in the hut stood and lowered their loincloths. The stripe of white hair that went down the middle of their chests ended in a large mound of thick white pubic hair. "See, we have no flanx like our males do."
"What do you call yourself? Where are your males? We have not seen any. How many people live in your village?" Kirk asked. "I am called Lonnine. There are 20 adults in our village, 10 males and ten females plus 4 young. The males are out in the forest gathering fruits and nuts. They will return shortly. We want you to stay for a welcome meal with us. Will you do that?" Kirk looked at the others and replied that they would be honored to share a meal with the Moran.
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