Divided Loyalties

Babylon 5A ship drifts through the jumpgate near B5 and must be towed in since it has sustained heavy battle damage. Its one occupant turns out to be Lyta Alexander, the commercial telepath originally assigned to B5 until her contact with Ambassador Kosh left her disoriented and possibly mentally unstable. Having fled Psi Corps and joined a resistance group on Mars, Lyta has learned of a sleeper spy aboard the station – someone who, thanks to a telepathically implanted personality that can’t be detected even on a deep mind-scan, is reporting back to Psi Corps and probably to the engineers of President Santiago’s assassination as well. Sheridan initially dismisses Lyta’s warning until an unknown assailant tries to kill her, neatly corroborating her story that the implanted personality will do or say anything to protect itself. Lyta does have the key to unlock the secret of who is carrying the personality known only as “Control” – a password which, when transmitted directly by telepathy, will reveal the secondary personality at the cost of destroying the “real” one. Ivanova balks at the prospect of being scanned, reluctantly revealing to Sheridan that she is a latent telepath who has evaded detection by Psi Corps for years. The command staff agrees to Lyta’s telepathic probe, and one by one they turn up free of any Psi Corps influence. And then Lyta has the opportunity to scan Talia…

Order now!Download this episodewritten by J. Michael Straczynski
directed by Jesus Trevino
music by
Christopher Franke

Babylon 5Guest Cast: Patricia Tallman (Lyta Alexander), Jeff Conaway (Zack Allan), Douglas Bennett (First Man), Ardwight Chamberlain (Kosh), Joshua Cox (Tech #1), Danny de la Paz (Running Man), Jani Neuman (Med Tech), George Simms (Security Guard)

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