While making plans to attend a medical conference on the Romulan home world, Dr. Bashir is contacted by Sloane of Section 31 and recruited to determine the health of a high-ranking Romulan official. Things turn more desperate, though, when the ranking Starfleet admiral traveling with him, who knows about Section 31's interest in the conference mysteriously suffers a brain aneurysm after Dr. Bashir finds out that Sloane is traveling with the group, as well. Written by
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The Romulan ale, mentioned to be illegal and unattainable since Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, is finally legal in this episode, in the context of the Federation Alliance. However in Star Trek Nemesis, it is again mentioned to be illegal. See more
In the last external view of the USS Bellerophon, the designation NCC-74656 can be seen on the hull. NCC-74656 is the designation for the title ship from Star Trek: Voyager
, from which the stock footage came. See more
Federation needs men like you, Doctor - men of conscience, men of principle, men who can sleep at night. You're also the reason Section 31 exists. Someone has to protect men like you from a universe that doesn't share your sense of right and wrong.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Main Title
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy See more