Admiral J. P. Hanson personally boarded the Enterprise to join the investigation of a destroyed Federation-colonized planet, suspecting the feared Borg. Before this is confirmed, he points out Commander William T. Riker has for the third time refused a command, preferring the Enterprise. Shortly after an enormous Borg ship is found, it engages in battle with the Enterprise, which draws it away. Novel tactics are conceived. Captain Jean-Luc Picard is ordered to come aboard for unprecedented discussions, and kidnapped when he refuses. He finds they tolerate no resistance, and intend to turn him into a Borg. Riker suddenly finds himself acting captain.... Written by
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When Admiral Hanson turns down Riker's offer to play poker in his quarters, look at the shadow underneath Riker's left hand. When Hanson says "Rumor has it Commander Shelby has played a hand or two" the shadow of the microphone's tip is visible. At first it appears to be the shadow of Riker's hand, but closer examination shows that this shadow moves independently of Riker's. See more
[last lines of season 3
Commander William T. Riker
Mister Worf - fire!
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