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Eline (Character)
from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)

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"Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Inner Light (#5.25)" (1992)
Capt. Picard: I'd like to ask your permission to build something.
Eline: Kamin, you've built your telescope, your laboratory, you don't need my permission for something new.
Capt. Picard: In this case, I think I do.
Eline: What is it?
Capt. Picard: A nursery.

Eline: Batai.
Batai: Yes, ma'am.
Eline: Go home.
Batai: Yes, ma'am.

Eline: [collecting Kamin's shoes] Don't forget these. I won't put them away for you again.
Capt. Picard: [as Kamin] Yes, ma'am.

Eline: [referring to Picard's "starship"] Was your life there so much better than this? So much more gratifying, so much more fulfilling, that you cling to it with such stubbornness?
Capt. Picard: Eline...
Eline: It must have been extraordinary. But never in all the stories you've told me... have you mentioned anyone who loved you as I do.

Capt. Picard: [on his flute] When did I learn to play this?
Eline: I'm afraid you never did, dear. You do keep trying.

Eline: Remember... Put your shoes away.
Capt. Picard: I promise.
[Eline passes away]

Eline: The rest of us have been gone a thousand years. If you remember what we were, and how we lived, then we'll have found life again.
Capt. Picard: Eline...
[the probe is launched]
Eline: Now we live in you. Tell them of us... my darling.