Season: 4

Original Airdate: 10/13/1990

Writer(s): Ralph Phillips
Director(s): Gabrielle Beaumont

Guest Stars
Sherman Howard as Endar
Barbara Townsend as Connaught
Chad Allen as Jono

Stardate: 44143.7

Synopsis: The Enterprise comes to the rescue of a Talarian ship only to find a human child aboard. The child, Jono, turns out to be the last remaining survivor from a colony presumed destroyed by the Talarians. Picard must decide whether to return the boy to his Talarian father who raised him and is suspected of abusing him or to his natural grandmother, an admiral in Starfleet. Meanwhile, Jono attempts to learn human habits and customs after his many years with the Talarians.

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