Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge realizes that he, his friend Lt. Commander Susanna Leitjen and Lieutenant Hickman who deserted in a shuttle-craft and is now on a suicidal course to a planet were all in a mission made years ago by the USS Victory, the others are missing but more vessels are detected on the same planet. After investigations of the base on the planet it turns out they were affected by a yet unknown, parasitic alien race, which is already in both Gordi and Susanna, how is beyond Dr. Crusher's diagnosis, and starts transforming from a cellular level first her into a blue critter, later him too, while he continues researching Starfleet records and hologram simulation, while closely monitored...
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The thymus is a type of lymph node located in the sternum just above and behind the heart. It is primarily only active during adolescence and begins to atrophy during puberty. Its function is to produce T-cells which are a type of white blood cell that acts as part of the adaptive immune system, which means it is one of the cells that targets and destroys viral and bacterial organisms marked by antibodies. See more
When entering the holodeck to look for Geordi they had to spread around to find him.
It would have been much simpler to simply end the holoprogram. See more
Lt. Cmdr. Susanna Leijten
Tarchannen's down there, Geordi. It's waiting for us. That's where we should go.
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more