|Star Trek: Pioneer (STP) episode|
|Prod. code:||STP 3.30|
|Original post date:||5/13/2003|
|Previous episode:||"Mining Operation"|
|Next episode:||"The Nothingness"|
A hero from the past returns, but something's different.
The USS Pioneer receives a distress call and meets the USS Vulture, a ship that had been missing for years. Captain Victor Mandrake befriends Kelsoe, but then when Kelsoe will not help him hunt down and kill the Tealuians who kidnaped him and the crew of the USS Vulture , Mandrake seizes control of the USS Pioneer.
- Second takeover of the USS Pioneer.
- Kelsoe reads from The Passage from Dawn by Melvin Braga, Dr. Braga's brother.
- Joanna was friends with Carmen Gomez.
- The Dominion War was mentioned.