Riker has to quit his birthday party during a so far uneventful patrol voyage at the Neutral Zone to head an away team when a Romulan secret base is found on a planet which was believed uninhabited. He awakes 16 years later, as widowed captain of the Enterprise, just cured after 9 years of viral amnesia, with a son Jean-Luc. Even Picard, now an admiral who came to conduct with Riker, given his forgotten dealing with them, historical peace negotiations with the Romulans, loses all authority over him when he finally finds his late wife's image on the strangely slow-responsive computer... Written by
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This takes place in 2367. See more
When Riker and Ethan are hiding, Ethan shows off his plans of the base, which are on transparent plastic. In a close-up shot, however, the plans have changed into onionskin paper. See more
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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