Ensign Ro Laren is welcomed back with a party after Advanced Tactical Training. Almost immediately she's picked as best suited for an undercover mission in the demilitarized zone, to prevent the peace treaty with the Cardassians being undermined by illegally attacking Federation 'maquis' ships. Again given her ethnic and personal background, the conflict of loyalties -existing with Riker and other crew too- grows as her covert mission to trap the resistance fighters succeeds. Written by
Did You Know?
Per the title, a preemptive strike refers to an attack made upon an enemy as a precautionary response to an anticipated or impending war. See more
At the beginning of the episode, Picard asks Ro to come to the Bridge.
While she is talking with Georgi, Beverly and Deanna the shortest route to go to the bridge would be the door behind her. See more
It's been a long time since I really felt like I belonged somewhere.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more