The Enterprise travels to the planet Ligon II to collect a vaccine that will prevent a particularly virulent disease on Federation planet Cyrus IV. The planet's leader, Lutan, is more than pleased to provide them with the cure but while on board takes a particular interest in the ship's security officer, Lt. Tasha Yar. He is attracted to her physically and is intrigued at her obvious skills and intelligence. He kidnaps her to show that he is a brave man but when the time comes for her return, he refuses to do so wanting to make her his first wife. His current first wife challenges Tasha to a fight to the death to retain her position. Meanwhile, Data continues to try and understand humor but the nuances continue to escape him. Written by
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At the beginning of the fight, it is stated that both combatants will continue until there is a victory and that no one may interrupt. When one of them loses her glove, however, the fight is stopped until the weapon can be returned. See more
Natasha Yar, I challenge you. A struggle to the death!
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
No! The challenge is unequivocally refused.
Then you shall have no treaty, no vaccine and no Lieutenant Yar!
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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