The Enterprise discovers a planet whose oppressive government is a 20th-century version of Earth's Roman Empire.
As Miles and Keiko O'Brien head off on their first vacation in years, the chief is detained and arrested by Cardassian military forces and forced to stand trial with death being his sentence.
Spock and McCoy are forced to fight in Roman-like games.
Archer learns the Klingons have put a price on his head when he is captured by a Tellarite bounty hunter. As Enterprise pursues, a virus causes T'Pol to go into premature Pon Farr.