At the closing reception of a biennial trade conference, for the first time attended by the Ferengi race, Counselor Deanna Troi's mother, a full-blood Betazoi, scorns the advances of a Ferengi. When mother, daughter and Commander William T. Riker take shore-leave during a routine mapping voyage, he seizes his chance to kidnap them, and is found to have a practical motive beyond sexual attraction. Meanwhile young Wesley Crusher passes his tests for promotion to field ensign, but only then realizes he's rather likely to be assigned to another starship for further training... Written by
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In the opening gathering in Ten Forward, an Antican and a Selae are shown in the background, and they are not exhibiting any signs of hostility. It is highly unlikely that the two races would have resolved their numerous differences in the two years since Star Trek: The Next Generation: Lonely Among Us
, when they refused to be on the same deck as each other, let alone the same room. See more
Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge
Ferengi codes are damn near impossible to break.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Gentlemen, I have the utmost confidence in your ability to perform... the impossible.
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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