tardate: the 23rd Century. Retired Starfleet officers James T. Kirk(William Shatner), Montgomery Scott(James Doohan) and Pavel Chekov(Walter Koenig) are guests of honor aboard the newly-christened Enterprise-B. However, a test run takes an unexpected turn when the starship encounters two vessels trapped inside the Nexus, a mysterious energy ribbon. During a perilous rescue attempt, Kirk is swept out into space. Seventy-eight years later, Captain Jean-Luc Picard(Patrick Stewart) and the crew of the Enterprise-D rescue an El-Aurian named Soran. Unbeknownst to Picard, Soran harbors a deadly plan that includes the destruction of the Enterprise and millions of lives. Now Picard's only hope for the future rests within the Nexus... and a legendary captain from the past.