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Enterprise encounters a vessel manned by Vulcans who explore their emotions. Although initially reluctant to associate with them, T'Pol fcinds herself intrigued by their experiences...
Originally I offered a very basic review on this episode, explaining that this was good character development for T'Pol and the Vulcans. But I now think that this episode served to establish what was going to make our benevolent overloards, the all knowing - while holding us back - Vulcans... they are still in conflict with themselves.

It seems right too, in March of 2018, to discuss any sort of 'retconning' that Enterprise attempts given the upheaval especially considering the modern age allows any fan to posit a theory about Discovery. But in each occassion that I originally panned on my first reviews, I've cast a new eye over the episodes (three so far this season) and thought that since we had no frame of reference for this time, there is nothing more going on than further expanding the lore of these characters.

The Vulcan differential will come to a head in season four with the three-parter involving the Kir'shara so for now, we gain an understanding of why these Vulcans are so much more annoying.
Scott Bakula as Captain Jonathon Archer
Jolene Blalock as Subcommander T'Pol
Connor Trinneer as Cmdr Charles Tucker III
Dominic Keating as Lt Malcolm Reed
John Billingsley as Doctor Phlox
Anthony Montgomery as Ens Travis Mayweather
Linda Park as Ens Hoshi Sato
Guest Cast:
Enrique Murciano
Robert Pine
Vaughn Armstrong
John Harrington Bland
Written By:
Rick Berman and
Brannon Braga

Teleplay By:
Mike Sussman and
Phyllis Strong
Directed By:
Rob Hedden
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