The Enterprise gets surprise messages and visits by stunningly crafty means for the rogue Ferengi 'DaiMon' (commander) Bok, who announces he'll exact retribution on Picard after 15 years for killing Bok's son in a legitimate space battle. The object of vengeance is Jason Vigo, a 23 year-old dashing climbing athlete and adventurer, whom Bok claims is Picard's son by the late Miranda Vigo. Jason is picked up for protection and found genetically compatible with both, but carrier of a rare hereditary degenerating disease. Data finds Jason's roguish minor criminal record. Ferengi reveal Bok was deposed as mentally unstable, but he still gets his ultimate confrontation, when the whole truth proves crucial. Written by
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Lee Arenberg has appeared in five different roles in all four Star Trek spin-off series. He has played Gral (a Ferengi) in DS9 "The Nagus", Park in TNG "Force of Nature", Bok in TNG "Bloodlines", Pelk in Voyager "Juggernaut" and Gral (a Tellarite) in the Enterprise episodes "Babel One" and "United". See more
Picard chooses to use a long-range subspace transport to get from the Enterprise to Daimon Bok's ship because, according to Riker and Data, 200 billion kilometers is twenty minutes away at maximum warp. "Federation" sources indicate that both that the Enterprise-D is capable of sustaining Warp 9.9 for twelve hours, and that W-9.9 represents a speed of 4 billion miles per second. At that rate, it would take 75 seconds, not 20 minutes, to reach Daimon Bok's ship. See more
Lt. Commander Data
He was charged three times for petty theft, twice for disorderly conduct. He was also charged several dozen times for trespassing.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
How is all this related?
Lt. Commander Data
The charges were related to his climbing activities.
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