In the Abrahamic faiths of Earth, Hell was a place of eternal suffering and punishment for those who committed sins in their mortal lives. The Talosians used a depiction of Hell to punish Captain Christopher Pike in 2254, saying that it was "from a fable [he] ... heard in childhood."
Notes and References
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- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "The Alternative Factor." Star Trek, Season 1, Episode 20. Directed by Gerd Oswald. Written by Don Ingalls. Desilu Productions, 30 March 1967.