The boldest adventure of all!

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  • Stardate 42528.6
  • Released March 1990

Unexplained gravitational disturbances summon the Starship Enterprise to the planet Elysia, and the android Lieutenant Commander Data to a date with destiny. For on this alien world, he will be drawn into an impossible quest, leading him to consequences both heartwarming and disastrous, as he finally dares to pursue his fondest desire: to become human.

Written by: Jean Lorrah


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“Intruder alert! Security to Transporter Room Three!”

Data was too stunned to get a word out before two guards appeared, phasers trained on him. With the guards flanking him, O’Brien stalked forward. “Who are you?” he demanded. “What have you done with Commander Data?”

“I am Commander Data,” Data said evenly.

Captain Picard stared, then flared, “Where is Data?”

“Captain, I am Data,” he tried again. “I can explain. It was the Elysians. They put me through their tests, and because I aided one of their people, they granted me my fondest wish—they have made me human.”

“Good God!” whispered Riker. “Is it true?”

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