Although Riker considers maverick federation scientist Kosinski's project to vastly boost the propulsion absurd, Picard obeys the admiralty orders. Fascinated, Wesley sits with his alien assistant and wins his confidence. the results surpass even Kosinski's wildest dreams, jumping into a galaxy far beyond the explored part of the universe. Deciding against immediate study, Picard orders Kosinski to get them back. Only Wesley noticed that his assistant, who 'faded' supernaturally, is the real key. The next jump brings to where the crew's deepest hopes and fears come true. The alien assistant is ailing and reveals his 'Traveller' identity. Wesley's astuteness is noted and fittingly rewarded with an academy cadet future. Written by
Did You Know?
The title is derived from the introduction spoken by Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Patrick Stewart
, originally spoken in the first Star Trek
(1966) series by Captain James T. Kirk: "Space... The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission, to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before." However, for Star Trek: The Next Generation
(1987), "no man" was changed to "no one". See more
Data uses verbal contractions on at least two occasions, despite the fact that he is not supposed to be able to. See more
Captain, can you allow a man who's made one mistake back into a position where he may make another?
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Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
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