Sam Lavelle, who is up for promotion after tests he takes with fellow ensigns, fears Riker has it in for him. Sito Jaxa is told by Picard she shouldn't even have been admitted to the course after her cowardly conduct as Starfleet Academy cadet. Worf takes care of the close combat training. While the trainee officers wrestle with their hopes and honor, the Enterprise has to shift focus to a real operation. This involves a covert mission with a Cardassian, for which a cadet is selected after some doubts have been lifted by hidden psychological tests.
Did You Know?
Sito was posted to the Enterprise seven months ago. See more
Picard tells Ensign Sito that she will get back to Federation space using the shuttle's escape pod, however shuttle craft are small and do not have escape pods. See more
How am I supposed to defend myself when I can't see a thing?
Stop making excuses! Replace the blindfold!
No! It's not a fair test.
Very good, Ensign. You have passed the challenge.
References Upstairs, Downstairs
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more