Ro, now a lieutenant with advanced tactical training, is tasked to infiltrate the Maquis, whose aggressive actions are threatening to plunge the Federation and the Cardassians back into war. However, Ro grows sympathetic to the Maquis cause–attempting to protect their way of life from Cardassian harassment after their colony was relegated by treaty to the demilitarized zone. Ro grows particularly close to a Maquis leader called Macius, and after he is killed she betrays the Enterprise and warns the Maquis of an operation to capture them.
A transporter accident causes Picard, Guinan, Ro and Keiko O’Brien to materialize on board the Enterprise transformed into 12 year old children, though still with their adult intellects. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Rascals [6.7]
There is a lot to like in Season Five of Next Generation, including some of the series’ very best episodes. At the same time, you can sense that we’re moving past the show’s “golden age”. With the Klingon Civil War plot coming to an end, and the Borg in the background for the moment, there’s no real sense of a forward-moving storyline. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Five Summary
The Enterprise encounters an energy wave that causes the entire crew to lose their memory, and the computers rewritten to include information about a war that the Federation is supposedly engaged in. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Conundrum [5.14]
Following reports of terrorist activity apparently committed by the Bajorans, a population displaced by the Cardassians, Admiral Kennelly assigns the disgraced Bajoran Ensign Ro to the Enterprise. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ensign Ro [5.3]
Lwaxana Troi is shocked when she discovers that Timicin, a scientist from who is attempting to develop a means to extend the life of his world’s dying sun, is due to follow his world’s custom and voluntarily giving up his life when he turns 60. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Half a Life [4.22]