Captain Jean-Luc Picard convinces Fleet Admiral Shanthi that the Federation must no longer maintain neutrality because the Duras side's alliance with the Romulans turns the raging Klingon civil war into sort of a proxy war, which Gowron's loyal side is loosing. All major Enterprise officers take battle ship commands, including Data, who had to ask for this first and immediately faces a transfer request from his first officer, Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Hobson, who has a prejudice against androids, yet Data keeps him on. Picard is startled to hear that the Romulan commander Sela claims to be Tasha's daughter, first thinks it's a lie, then hears Guinan's theory confirmed, which would mean the previous Enterprise is indirectly responsible for the present conflict. Now the civil war is going badly, Dorn's loyalty to Gowron and his family leadership are challenged at his own side, he falls in the Duras's hands. Picard coordinates his fleet with Gowron's forces, facing Romulan forces outside ... Written by
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In the time that elapsed between the production of Parts I and II, the Enterprise sets went through a significant transformation, particularly with the Observation Lounge receiving new lighting and a new wall replacing the display of starships. However, no explanation is offered in the story to explain these changes. Where it could it be assumed with past upgrades of the set that considerable time had passed since the previous episode, these changes took place between parts I and II of the same story. See more
[Worf has criticized Gowron for placing his own pride before the good of the Empire
I did not wish to follow Gowron. You came to me and insisted that we support Gowron against the Duras family. The time for debate is over. We are Klingons. He is our leader. If that is not enough for you, then perhaps you made the wrong choice when you put on that uniform!
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
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