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James J. Sloyan stars as Setal, a Romulan defector. Taking refuge on the Enterprise, Setal warns Picard of an impending major Romulan offensive designed to regain control of the Neutral Zone. Since any resistance to this offensive would spark a full-scale war, Captain Picard cannot help but question Setal's reliability, as well as his motives. A surprise revelation awaits the crew in this tense Next Generation entry, which was written by Ronald D. Moore and originally telecast January 6, 1990.


Patrick Stewart
as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard
Jonathan Frakes
as Cdr. William T. Riker
LeVar Burton
as Lt. Cdr. Geordi La Forge
Michael Dorn
as Lt. Worf
Marina Sirtis
as Counselor Deanna Troi
Brent Spiner
as Lt. Cdr. Data
Stack Pierce
as Adm. Haden
James J. Sloyan
as Setol/Adm. Alidar Jarok
John Hancock
as Adm. Haden
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