" is an episode from the second season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5
Babylon 5 is an American science fiction television series created, produced and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. The show centers on a space station named Babylon 5: a focal point for politics, diplomacy, and conflict during the years 2257–2262...
The Babylon 5 Council meets, but nothing is accomplished due to two absences; G'Kar
Delenn is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Mira Furlan.-Overview:Delenn, an alien ambassador and leader from the planet Minbar, is one of the pivotal characters in Babylon 5....
. G'Kar is chased by some Shadow
The Shadows are a fictional alien species in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. Their homeworld is Z'ha'dum. In contrast to the Vorlons, whose philosophy is represented by the question "Who are you?", that of the Shadows is represented by the question "What do you want?", centering...
fighters, apparently in Quadrant 37.
John J. Sheridan is a lead character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Bruce Boxleitner. For most of the series, he is the commander of the Babylon 5 station; during the series' final season he is the President of the Interstellar...
sister Elizabeth pays him a visit and they try to reconnect and recover from the death of Sheridan's wife Anna two years prior.
Sheridan helps Dr. Franklin
Stephen Franklin is a lead character in the fictional universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by the late Richard Biggs. He serves as the chief medical officer on the Babylon 5 space station.-Personality:...
to heal Garibaldi
Michael Garibaldi is a lead fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Jerry Doyle.-Overview:...
with the help of the Alien Healing Device.
Delenn emerges from her cocoon.
Mollari's involvement with Morden
Morden is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Ed Wasser. He is a recurring antagonist in the show.-Overview:...
becomes more complex and dangerous, as G'Kar's warning about an ancient enemy falls on deaf ears.
The Narn are a fictional alien race in the universe of the Babylon 5 television series. Their homeworld is also called Narn.-Homeworld:Narn is the homeworld of the Narn and the Narn Regime. Its day is 31 hours long. Prior to the Centauri's first invasion, Narn was a healthy green planet. Now it...
send a ship to Z'ha'dum
In the fictional Babylon 5 universe, Z'ha'dum was the homeworld of the ancient, mysterious race known as the Shadows. The planet is near the galactic rim...
; the ship is destroyed.
Garibaldi's aide is discovered and captured with Talia
Talia Winters is a fictional character appearing on the science fiction television show Babylon 5 during its first and second seasons. She was portrayed by actress Andrea Thompson....
-inspired Garibaldi memory recollection.
Delenn reveals her transformation. She now has long brown hair, and appears more human.
G'Kar recites part of a poem, ""And what rough beast...Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?"
At President Clark's
William Morgan Clark is a fictional character and a major antagonist from the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, portrayed by Gary McGurk. His character rarely appeared on-screen, but is a major off-screen presence in the show....
request, Garibaldi's aide is extradited to Earth, never to be heard from again.
- The planet Z'ha'dum is mentioned for the first time by G'Kar speaking to the Babylon 5 Council at time reference 25 min 30 sec.
- Delenn's new form is revealed.
- Anna Sheridan's back-story will have repercussions in later episodes.
- Michael Garibaldi recovers from his injuries and discovers the betrayal by his Aide.
- The poem selection G'Kar recites is from "The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms...
published in 1920.