[S2E24] One Last Chance
The Federation starship Enterprise is sent to the inhospitable planet Nervala IV to retrieve data from a Federation research base that was abandoned about eight years earlier due to the onset of a disruption field that prevented transporter use. Commander Riker is chosen to lead the team, having been part of the rescue team that helped evacuate the base; Riker notes that during that mission he was the last person beamed out to the Potemkin, where he was serving.
[S2E24] One Last Chance
While helping plan a third attempt to recover the data, Lt. Riker tries to learn about what he has missed, and attempts to rekindle his previous relationship with Ship's Counselor Deanna Troi. Troi has come to accept that her relationship with Riker is no longer a romantic one, and is initially hesitant, but then considers it a second chance. They enjoy their time together; and Lt. Riker suggests leaving the Enterprise together for a new posting. Troi tells him she will have to think about it.
Today is my 16th birthday. A major milestone because my driver'slicense is at long last a reality. Which means tomorrow, Sept. 22,I'll be behind the wheel on the way to the Harvest Dance with WandaPlenn, the prettiest most beautiful girl in the whole world.
A groaning noise is heard. The flash is visible by everyone across the whole island, which is engulfed in a bright white/violet glow lasting nearly a minute that covers the entire sky and by a loud low droning sound, causing everyone to cover their ears in pain. At the camp, during the discharge, Bernard moves Claire and Aaron to safety by avoiding the "QUARANTINE" hatch door that falls from the sky. After the discharge the survivors are cleaning up the mess from the discharge when Charlie emerges from the jungle. Bernard asks him what had happened and if he was okay, to which a partially deaf Charlie tells him that he is fine.
The Season 2 soundtrack includes six cues from this episode. "Toxic Avenger" plays as Desmond crashes on to the island. "I Crashed Your Plane, Brotha" plays when Desmond discovers his role in Oceanic 815's crash. "Eko Blaster" introduces the new bomb motif, and "The Hunt" introduces an action theme that plays in this and the following three season finales.
House goes to see Cuddy about the ketamine. The ketamine would have put him in a coma. Cuddy admits that they did it on the chance that his chronic pain could have been treated by putting him in a coma. House is still afraid the ketamine might have affected his brain. He denies having any neurological symptoms, like hallucinations.
House goes to Cuddy again to tell her he thinks he is losing his mind and having blackouts. He takes himself off the swollen tongue case. However, he then realizes that Cuddy knows about his last hallucination, and that he must still be having a hallucination. He finds himself back in intensive care again.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Working!Dr. Gregory House: We need to talk.Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Get back to the ICU! Who un-cuffed you?Dr. Gregory House: Why would a surgeon administer Ketamine?Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Who showed you your surgical file?Dr. Gregory House: How do you know it's mine?Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Because your patient hasn't had surgery and you don't care about anybody else.Dr. Gregory House: My anesthesia was almost nonexistent, and yet I wasn't awake. For some reason, somebody decided to put me in a dissociative coma instead of just putting me out.Dr. Lisa Cuddy: There are plenty of reasons to use...Dr. Gregory House: Fine. I'll go beat the truth out of my surgeon. Gillick, right?Dr. Lisa Cuddy: It - worked. There's a clinic in Germany; they've been treating chronic pain by inducing comas and letting the mind basically reboot itself. There's about a 50% chance your pain will come back, which of course means there is a 50% chance that it won't.Dr. Gregory House: You had no right...Dr. Lisa Cuddy: To heal you?Dr. Gregory House: You messed with my brain!Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Why are you so upset? Are you experiencing any neurological symptoms? Dizziness? Tremors? Hallucinations?Dr. Gregory House: No. It's a point of principle.
House: How can I tell what's real and what's not? Everything looks the same, sounds the same, tastes the same. Moriarty: Seems like I'd be the last person you'd want to ask. House: Why not? You're obviously not here. I'm obviously not here, which means this is a creation of my mind, which means I'm really just asking my mind. Moriarty: You're talking to yourself, there's a lot of unnecessary explanation. House: Hey, I'm trying to work this out. That requires give and take, even in my own mind. Moriarty: All right, what was the question? House: How can I tell what's real? Moriarty: Does it matter? House: That doesn't sound like something I'd ask.Moriarty: All right, your concern is that if you act in the real world based on information that's not real, the results are impossible to foresee.House: With you so far. Moriarty: But information is incapable of harm in and of itself. Ideas are neither good nor bad, but merely as useful as what we do with it. Only actions can cause harm.House: That sounds like me. Moriarty: So you do nothing, you refrain from taking any actions. Continue to throw out your ideas as you always would, but if they're based on faulty assumptions your team will point that out. They won't do anything that could hurt him.House: So I trust my team.
At prom, Serena and Dan arrive and greet Blair. When she walks away, Dan admits that the prom setup is pretty nice. Serena asks him to dance with her. He accepts and they head to the middle of the dance floor. Not too much later, Blair yells at Chuck and accuses him of sabotaging the prom vote because she saw him with a bunch of slips with Nelly's name checked. She also adds that he sabotaged everything else and he says nothing. Penelope then gets onstage and is about to announce Prom King and Queen. She opens the envelope brought to her and is displeased to announce that the winners are Blair and Nate. In the audience, Nelly mutters that that's impossible as Blair and Nate go to the stage. While they go up, Dan wonders who even voted for Blair to win. Chuck reveals that he did, many times, and didn't put the Nelly ballots in because he took them out. He also says that he sabotaged her corsage because the dress looks better without it and he reserved the penthouse at The Plaza for her and Nate to ensure she had a perfect night. Meanwhile, Lily stops CeCe before she leaves her hotel. Lily says she loves her, despite the things she's done over the course of her life. She also says that she forgives her and the two hug. Back at prom, Nate and Blair slow dance. She admits that she feels sad despite it being the supposed best day of high school. She also says that she feels like something is ending and she got to attend prom with Nate, something she's wanted since she was twelve. He asks why she's talking in the past and she just asks him to hold her until the song ends. They kiss one last time and continue dancing. Afterwards, Serena finds Blair sitting alone outside. Blair shares that she and Nate broke up because he feels like her high school boyfriend. Serena says that despite her being in jail, she had a good night because she and Dan made up and she now knows that Lily did what she did out of love. They realize that they survived childhood, their mothers, mean girls, boyfriend, high school together and that they're sisters for life. Meanwhile, Lily rides home in her car and gets a text from Serena, apologizing. She smiles and looks out the window as she reflects on her life and what is coming next.
While in this form, she is very negative. She does very bad deeds and obeys Lord Darkar loyally. In this form, Bloom is the absolute opposite of herself: she becomes heartless, abusive, unwilling, mean, selfish, manipulative, mischievous, cruel and uncaring. To name an example of her obedience to Darkar, she steals the Codex fragment from Alfea for Darkar. She made other appearances in the last three episodes of Season 2 when Darkar discovered that he needed the powers of light and darkness to claim the Ultimate Power of Relix.
Bloom, as Fairy of the Dragon Flame, has fire-based powers where her spells can manifest in the form of fire dragons, fireballs, fire beams, firestorms and explosions of varying intensities. She also has displayed fire-based defensive spells such as firewalls and flame shields. Bloom can spontaneously generate and manipulate heat. While at the beginning of the series, she mainly used her powers to bombard her opponents with fireballs in varying intensity and size, she soon learns to ignite large wildfires and control dangerous infernos by thought. Other related abilities are throwing blasts of heat energy, using fire as shields and force fields, causing objects to become soft and melt, and using fire to fly. She can summon the essence of the Great Dragon or a fire dragon to damage her target. Bloom also knows some basic, first-level spells that all fairies can use, such as telekinesis, transmuting objects, and fixing minor messes.
Indeed, New Berlin quickly detects the ship and Commodore Forest realizes what has happened almost immediately. The NX-Beta maintains a stable warp field, and Robinson allows Archer to pilot since he got to do it last time. The NX-Beta jumps to warp. Watching the intermix closely, they receive a communication from Forrest ordering them to return immediately, promising he'll do his best to see they avoid criminal charges if they do. The officers cut him off and, just as Forrest thinks things can't get any worse, two Vulcans enter, ruining any chance he had of keeping this incident from them. 041b061a72