The Muse

Star Trek: Deep Space NineStardate not given: Jake meets a mysterious woman named Onaya, who claims to have “a weakness for artists”, and who says that she can help Jake to develop his talent for writing. His life is endangered as he falls deeper and deeper under her spell. Meanwhile, Lwaxana returns, pregnant and on the run from her husband Jeyal, who seeks to take their unborn son from her to raise by himself according to his people’s customs. And Odo has a drastic solution to her problem.

Order the DVDsDownload this episode via Amazonteleplay by Renè Echavarria
story by Renè Echavarria & Majel Barrett Roddenberry
directed by David Livingston
music by Paul Baillargeon

Guest Cast: Meg Foster (Onaya), Majel Barrett (Lwaxana Troi), Michael Ansara (Jeyal)

Notes: This was Majel Barrett Roddenberry’s only writing credit during the entire Star Trek saga. There was also an episode of Star Trek: Voyager called Muse, minus the “The” of this episode’s title.

LogBook entry by Tracy Hemenover with notes by Earl Green