Helping Etria to deal with its volcanic core, cooling it down by phaser-beam, the Enterprise hosts its top geology doctors Pran Tainer and Juliana Tainer. She claims to have assisted Dr. Noonien Soong, as his secret wife, creating Data and his 'childhood' after which his memory was wiped. He has difficulties verifying her story and dealing with her 'maternal' emotions, actually not just for him, until an accident reveals her physiological secret -which he guessed already- and is faced with his designing dad's wishes. Written by
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Picard only gets four minutes of screentime. Aside from two captain's logs which are done in voice-over, and his brief appearance at the concert, where he doesn't get any dialogue at all. See more
It has been well established in the series that there were no survivors of the crystalline entity other than Noonian Soong (who slipped away unknown), yet the Dr. says she escaped with others on a shuttle craft. See more
Dr. Juliana Tainer
On Atrea, there is a saying - that a child born from parents who love each other will have nothing but goodness in his heart. I guess that explains you.
Written by George Frideric Handel See more