Both the Vulcans and the Andorians make a claim to a small planet and military conflict soon erupts. As the fighting goes on, the Vulcans announce they are willing to discuss cease fire terms. However, Imperial Guard officer Shran believes only Captain Archer can be trusted to mediate the situation, which drags the Enterprise crew into the tense situation.moreless
Voyager is ambushed by a race known as the Hazari with no way of escape. Soon, an alien "Think Tank" arrives with an answer to the ship's problem and all they ask in return is Seven of Nine.