|Star Trek: Pioneer (STP) episode|
|Prod. code:||STP 3.29|
|Original post date:||4/7/2003|
|Previous episode:||"Deception and Attraction"|
|Next episode:||"Mandrake's Stand"|
Corruption and greed in a mining operation on a moon.
The USS Pioneer is ordered to Nawnow to help the Nawlo with their mining operation on the lifeless mass of Ophilu, in orbit around the planet Nawnow. Ophilu is one of three moons orbiting the planet. A problem has occurred on Ophilu, several miners have become trapped, and the crew of the USS Pioneer must save them before time runs out.
- The crew meet the Nawlo.
- Admiral Jonathan Dutton is made commander of Starfleet Operations in the Oralian sector.
- The Nawlo
- Gondel, Chief Magistrate
- Malzel, Chief of Ophilu Mining, Inc.
- Ambassador Rizex
- Prime Minister Zoruc
- Admiral Jonathan Dutton
- Lieutenant Karen Shelby
- Crewman Kyle Winowski
- Crewman Lisa Janns