|Original post date:||1999-12-24|
|Next episode:||"The X Continuum"|
While transporting a group of Helenion refugees home, the Phoenix-X slams into a large Isatonic Crystal asteroid. Daniel finds the value in the crystal and orders the crew to mine it. But the Tree species arrive, enemies of the Helenions and the Federation, and attempt to fight - luckily all is saved when a special jolly guest arrives to change things.
- This episode is the first holiday based "special" in the series. The second being the Season 3 episode "Halloween Special".