Not long after the Enterprise approaches an unknown buoy or satellite, Captain Picard falls unconscious on the bridge. He awakens in a village where he is married but also something of a village eccentric who thinks he is a spaceship captain by the name of Picard. His wife Eline tries to soothe him and his good friend Batai does not judge him. He lives a full life, has children and grows old. The planet he is on is dying however, suffering from a long and seemingly permanent drought. On board the Enterprise, the crew does its best to revive their unconscious captain but to no avail. Written by
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Picard is shown looking down into the valley of Ressik holding a straw hat in his left hand. In the next shot, taken from the front, the hat is missing. See more
[referring to Picard's "starship"
Was your life there so much better than this? So much more gratifying, so much more fulfilling, that you cling to it with such stubbornness?
It must have been extraordinary. But never in all the stories you've told me... have you mentioned anyone who loved you as I do.
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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