Stardate 43205.6: After taking the Enterprise into a mysterious asteroid belt to examine the only known relic of a long-dead race, Picard discovers that the asteroid belt is actually a lethal snare and assigns La Forge the impossible task of finding a way out before it’s too late. Geordi turns to the holodeck for a simulation of one of the Enterprise’s original designers to help him brainstorm an escape route.
teleplay by Ron Roman, Michael Piller and Richard Danus
story by Michael Wagner and Ron Roman
directed by Gabrielle Beaumont
music by Ron Jones
Guest Cast: Susan Gibney (Dr. Leah Brahms), Colm Meaney (Chief O’Brien), Whoopi Goldberg (Guinan), Albert Hall (Galek Dar), Julie Warner (Christy)
LogBook entry by Earl Green