Episode Title: "BREAKING THE ICE"
Production Number: 008
Original Air Date: 11-07-01
Synopsis: The Enterprise crew discovers the largest known comet, which T'Pol learns contains the rare mineral eisilium. Captain Archer sends Reed and Mayweather down to take core samples from the comet.
Tucker discovers encrypted Vulcan transmissions, which turn out to be personal letters to T'Pol. T'Pol must decide whether to fulfil her arranged marriage to Koss, or remain aboard the Enterprise.
The crew records a video to answer questions about the Enterprise from a fourth grade class in Ireland.
The Vulcan starship Ti'Mur has been monitoring the Enterprise, and Archer tries to convince Captain Vanik that humans are ready to explore deep space on their own.
Factoid: Dr. Phlox is from a system called Denobula Triaxa.
Guest Characters: *Captain Vanik
Alien Races: Vulcans
Starships: *Vulcan Ti'Mur
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