In the Next Generation episode ‘The Chase’ Picard’s old archaeology professor is found murdered, the crew try to complete his research.
Following clues they arrivie at a star syste to find thenmselves confronted by Cardassian warships commanded by Gul Ocett (Linda Thorson) who is engaged on a similar mission. Soon the crew find themselves competing with Romulans, Klingons and Cardassians to solve a four-billion-year-old genetic puzzle for an unlimited power source.
To Gul Ocett’s surprise and disgust the puzzle reveals a message stating that all races were created from one being.
Gul Ocett was the first female Cardassian seen in the Star Trek universe.
Michael Westmore was the makeup designer.