A disgraced boxer comes to Babylon 5 to compete in the Mutai, an alien fighting match. Meanwhile, an old friend visits Ivanova so that she can mourn the loss of her father.
Did You Know?
When Walker Smith is recounting his boxing history, he tells Garibaldi that he fought at Lagrange Station. A Lagrange (named for Italian-French mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange) is a point in space where an object can remain in a fixed position, rather than having to orbit a larger body. A space station at a Lagrange point would therefore be an extremely popular hub for space travelers, as the station would remain in the same place rather than orbiting a planet. See more
Susan Ivanova says that the mourning prayer is traditionally recited in Hebrew, however the Mourner's Kaddish is primarily Aramaic. See more
Liner White Star, arriving from Earth, is now docking in Bay 5...