Episode Title: "THESE ARE THE VOYAGES ..."
Production Number: 098
Original Air Date: 05-13-05
Aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, the unexpected arrival of Admiral Pressman, Commander William T. Riker's former commanding officer, puts Riker in an awkward test of his loyalties, and Counsellor Deanna Troi suggests he watch a historic holodeck program to get some perspective on following orders.
On the holodeck, Riker views the final mission of the United Earth starship Enterprise NX-01, leading up to the signing of the Federation Charter in 2161.
On the way to Earth, Captain Jonathan Archer receives a message from the Andorian Shran, who everyone thought had died three years earlier. Shran reveals that he and Jhamel had a daughter, Talla, five years ago, and their daughter has been kidnapped by former business associates, who are holding her at a trading outpost on Rigel Ten. The kidnappers think Shran has stolen a flawless Tenebian amethyst, and want him to return it for his daughter.
The Enterprise NX-01 crew helps Shran get his daughter back, but Commander Tucker dies while trying to stop the kidnappers from killing Captain Archer. The Enterprise NX-01 returns to Earth, and Captain Archer gives a speech to the gathered delegates before the signing of the Charter.
After viewing the program and interacting with the crew of the Enterprise NX-01, Commander Riker makes a decision to tell Captain Picard the truth about the illegal cloaking device that Admiral Pressman was testing aboard the U.S.S. Pegasus.
Factoid: There were 83 crew members aboard the Enterprise NX-01 during its final mission.
Factoid: In 2311, the Treaty of Algeron redefined the Romulan Neutral Zone, and outlawed the use of cloaking technology on Starfleet ships.
Commander William T. Riker,
Lt. Commander Deanna Troi,
Lt. Commander Data,
[Shran], *[Talla], [Porthos], [Captain Jean-Luc Picard], [Captain James T. Kirk]
Alien Races: Ferengi, Betazoid, [Andorians], [Rigelians], [Vulcans], [Tellarites], [Denobulans]
Starships: U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, [Enterprise NX-01], [U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701]
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