Warning: This article contains spoilers for Star Trek: Picard Season 3, Episode 5, “The Impostor”.Interstellar Travel: Picard Season 3 Episode 5 ‘Imposters’ See a Brief Return Star Trek: The Next Generation Icons and Characters Change The escalation of the plot against the United Federation of Planets. After the USS Titan-A narrowly attempts to escape the Ryton Nebula and temporarily destabilizes Captain Vadic (Amanda Plummer) and Shrike in the previous episode winning the “No Win Scenario”, the crew attempts to stamp out the battle. turn off the plot against them. The individual parts fit together as they lick the wound. Admiral Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) also continues to try to bond with his son Jack Crusher (Ed Spiller).
Captain Liam Shaw (Todd Stashwick) has recovered from his injuries and takes over the ship from Captain William Riker (Jonathan Frakes). Request. While he develops a grudging respect for Picard and Riker after they save Titan-A from some kind of doom, Shaw still summons Starfleet so that Picard and Riker are forced to fight for the crime of deceiving Shaw. go on the boat. responsibility. This action led to a chain of events that would have a lasting effect not only in Picard’s life but throughout the Commonwealth.
Ro Laren’s Picard reunion ends with her murder
The rendezvous point of the USS Titan-A is faltering with the USS Intrepid, carrying Starfleet intelligence officers led by Commander Lora Ren (Michelle Forbes), betrayed by Picard’s former patron aboard the USS Enterprise D, defected. luxurious Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7 episode “First strike.” Ro reveals that she surrendered to Starfleet after the disbanding of the Maquis, and after serving time in federal prison, she was returned to Starfleet Intelligence due to her extensive knowledge of terrorism and operations. secret. Picard still harbors a deep grudge against Law, and his anger is evident in their initial conversation.
After reconciling feelings with Picard, Ro revealed to him the extent of the change plot against the Federation that she was secretly investigating. Ro leaves Titan-A by refusing to arrest Jack Crusher on orders and giving Picard her Bajoran earring. When she boarded the shuttle back to Intrepid, her security staff turned out to be changers, planted a bomb on the shuttle, and left smiling. Realizing he is dying, Ro asks Picard to continue his mission before crashing the exploding shuttle into one of Intrepid’s cabins.
Ro confirms that changers have endangered Starfleet
When he first boarded the USS Titan-A, Ro showed open hostility towards Picard and Riker, even accusing them of treason. After moving Picard to the more isolated Holodeck, she reveals that at least some of the hatred has been increased by the fact that the alters have infiltrated the highest levels of Starfleet, and she is no longer sure of herself. Who can you trust anymore? Picard offers to give information to Admiral Catherine Janeway (Kate Mulgrew), but Roh thinks that people close to Janeway may have leaked.
Ro believes that the Changelings are planning an attack of some sort around Border Day, a celebration of the Confederacy for which the entire fleet will be present. She mentions at least a dozen other instances of Changeling’s activities on Starfleet ships, which have been kept secret. Ro’s suspicions appear to have been confirmed when she was murdered, and the USS Intrepid appears to be completely under Changeling’s control.
Jack Crusher is turning into a Change Killer
After “The Non-Winning Situation” ends with a disturbing image of Jack Crusher, “The Impostor” begins with him having a powerful dream in which he kills the crew of the USS jetty Titan-A. He woke up in cold sweat with phaser in hand. Jack is doing his best to stay awake and keep it a secret, but his condition is clearly deteriorating.
To keep him from being seen by Ro’s security guards – who are secretly changing – the Seven of Nine Commander (Jeri Ryan) disguises Jack by having him wear a Starfleet uniform. The Changeling officer eventually tracked down Jack and cornered him when some kind of switch went off in the young man’s head and he killed four Changelings with relative ease mercilessly, leaving himself we’re scared. He eventually confides in his mother, Dr. Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden), that he has disturbing hallucinations and displays strange abilities, which remind her of the nightmares that haunted him as a child. small.
Worf & Raffi break into Daystrom Station for Ro & Can
Worf (Michael Dorn) and Commander Raffi Musiker (Michelle Hurd) finally complete their mission on the vile M’talas Prime in The Impostor. They have obtained a key from Vulcan Krinn (Kirk Acevedo), an associate of the late Ferengi Sneed (Aaron Stanford), which will allow them to bypass the AI-controlled security system inside the Station Daystrom, where the Changelings stole something very important. Worf and Raffi are forced to fight to the death the Vulcan outlaws, though they manage to outwit Worf as he is able to fake his death through some Klingon ritual seemingly initiated by Kahless. .
After Ro’s death, Picard is comforted by Riker, who expresses confusion as to why Ro gave him her Bajor earrings. Lake guessed the answer when he examined the earring and discovered that it was a device containing all of Ro’s research on conspiracy changes. When they checked the data, they were alerted to an incoming transmission and it turned out to be Worf, who worked with Ro and Starfleet Intelligence. Now Worf must reunite with his old friends aboard the USS Enterprise-D for Ro’s mission.
Changelings have evolved since Deep Space Nine
Many viewers noticed that the changers were a little different from their days during the War of Domination Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. while in DS9 For days, their natural liquid form seemed to be a syrup-like, caramel-colored liquid, and now they have become an eerie mass of bubbling skin, blood, and bone. They also somehow managed to avoid the genetic tests developed to detect them during the War of Domination.
While studying the changed body of Sidney LaForge (Ashley Sharp Chestnut) in “The No Win Scenario”, Dr. Beverly Crews discovered that changers are fundamentally different from the kind of changes that Starfleet has fought for. before, they can now keep their changed bodies. solid form for much longer, even after death. This would explain how changers were able to infiltrate Starfleet at the highest level. It’s unclear how this evolution happened, although it’s likely Season 31 in DS9domination war.
Picard and the Titans are on the run – where can they go?
After meeting Ro, Picard tries to convince the wary Captain Shaw that the USS Titan-A needs to flee, as the Changelings in Starfleet will be after them. Shaw is hesitant at first, even ordering the security of the ship to hold Picard, but Ro’s gruesome death convinces him that things are really going bad and the ship and his crew is in real danger. Shaw ordered the ship to turn away just before the USS Intrepid opened fire on them.
Currently Picard and Shaw may be on the same page, but it’s unclear where Titan-A might find refuge. Not only must they now avoid Captain Vadic and Shrike, but now a large group of Starfleet is expected to rush towards them. Interstellar Travel: Picard Season 3 is about to enter a new chapter, as the isolated group of Titan-A must somehow stop themselves from the vast and mysterious Changeling plot.
Interstellar Travel: Picard Season 3 airs every Thursday on Paramount+.