As Enterprise continues to endure the brutal Xindi attack, the crew struggles to hold the ship together. Suddenly, the Xindi ships cease firing and begin to move off.The crew is relieved, but Enterprise has sustained heavy damage and will require extensive repairs before the mission can continue.
Meanwhile, Archer has been released from his imprisonment by the Xindi-Reptilians and is returned to Enterprise in a Xindi-Aquatic escape pod.Archer isn't sure why the Xindi returned him to his vessel, but he believes he may have gotten through to Degra. As Archer briefs T'Pol on his ordeal, he can't help but notice that she's acting somewhat strangely.Her emotions seem close to the surface and her hands appear to be shaking uncontrollably. There's no time to dwell on this, however — Enterprise still requires a lot of work in order to be fully operational.
original airdate--April 21,2004 rating--2.86 million
music--"Faith of the Heart" by Rod Stewart and "Where My Heart Will Take Me" by Russell Watson
Alien Races: Illyians, Xindi-Reptilians, Xindi-Primates, Xindi-Arboreals, Xindi-Aquatics, Sphere-builder
Goof: As Enterprise leaves to other ship they pass under the other ship Enterprise's shadow falls on the top of the other ship.
Earth's first experimental prototype warp 5 starship, the Enterprise NX-01, has finally been completed and the human race is set to take it's place among the stars. Captain Jonathan Archer and his intrepid crew are about to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no man has gone before.