When an elder dies, it's as if a library is burned. Anthropologist Elizabeth Lindsey collects cultural knowledge passed down as stories and lore.
A powerful microscopic life
form declares war on humans, takes over the Enterprise's lab and computers and
threatens to destroy the ship.
While Wesley Crusher takes a Starflet entrance exam, Capt. Picard and the Enterprise are subjected to an investigation by Starfleet.
The Enterprise has been asked by the Federation to check in on the progress made by scientists terraforming the planet Velara III, whose communications have been spotty.
While Wesley endures the grueling Starfleet Academy entrance exam, Captain Picard faces an investigation into his competency as a commander.