The crossover between The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine continues. The search for the missing Ezri Dax
gets some unexpected assistance from the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise E
. But that aid may be too little too late, since Ezri's kidnapping proves to be only one part of a worldwide conspiracy of genocide against all joined Trill
Meanwhile, Beverly Crusher
, unaware of the plot, brings the Odan symbiont to the Caves of Mak'ala
, which should be a healing place but, in fact, is a place where the Trill terrorists have set a bomb that could lead to the death of all Trill. This issue ends in a perfect cliff hanger.