Gambit Line-By-Line

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  1. The Illusive Man

    The Illusive Man Leader of Cerberus Premium Member

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    Tallera: That is all I could manage. I suggest you take it and leave.
     
  2. sekundant

    sekundant Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    NARIK: I did not come this far to be cheated. I want it all, now.
     
  3. TrekTee

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    TALLERA: Very well. You will get what you deserve.
     
  4. Kertrats47

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    (Tallera uses the resonator against Narik, and an energy field throws him across the room. Tallera uses the resonator to do the same to Vekor)
    TALLERA: Go ahead, Captain. Pick up the phaser. See what good it will do.
     
  5. Oct 31

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    PICARD: You'll never get away with this. Starfleet will never stand and watch you tear apart one of the founding worlds of the Federation.
     
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    TALLERA: How little you understand what you're facing, Captain. You're used to fighting enemies like yourself: people on ships with defense shields, energy weapons, warp drives. But this is unlike anything you've ever faced. This is the power of the mind. Pick up the phaser, Captain.
     
  7. Beautiful and Terrible Romantic

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    (Riker, Worf and two security guards beam in)

    PICARD: Listen to me, all of you! Drop your weapons! Do it! Don't make any aggressive movements. The resonator amplifies violent feelings and emotions. And that's why you wanted me to pick up the phaser. That's how you were able to kill Narik and Vekor. But I can see the symbol on that third artifact, and it is the Vulcan symbol for peace standing between the symbols for war and death. It's a warning that the power of the resonator can be overcome by peace.
     
  8. sekundant

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    TALLERA: You are about to see how wrong you are.
     
  9. Athena28

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    PICARD: Empty your minds of violent thoughts.
     
  10. Oct 31

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    ^Excellent advice for all of us!

    (the field passes through Riker without hurting him)
    TALLERA: No!
     
  11. sekundant

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    PICARD: Think, Tallera. Two thousand years ago your people were being consumed by war. But when peace came to Vulcan, the resonator became useless. That's why it was dismantled.
    (Tallera tries it again on Worf and fails. She sinks to her knees)
    PICARD: You were right, Tallera. The resonator cannot be stopped by phasers and shields, but it can be defeated by peace.
    (she tries again, but it's a very small field that passes through Picard before he takes the device from her hands)

    Captain's log, stardate 47169.2. Security Minister Satok has taken Tallera into custody and begun a search for the rest of the isolationists.
     
  12. Kertrats47

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    RIKER: Once we realized that you were no longer on the mercenary ship, we scanned the surface for your neural implant. We tracked the signal into the caverns.
     
  13. Oct 31

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    DATA: What will become of the resonator, sir?
     
  14. sekundant

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    PICARD: Satok has assured me that all three pieces will be destroyed.
     
  15. Kertrats47

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    DATA: It is unfortunate it cannot be studied. The resonator is a key artifact from a remarkable period of history.
     
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    PICARD: Normally, I would be the first one to agree, but perhaps some things best left in the past.
     
  17. sekundant

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    RIKER: What's going to happen to the mercenaries?
     
  18. Oct 31

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    PICARD: Oh, they will be detained by the Vulcan authorities for the moment. But they're also facing charges from the Klingons, the Cardassians, (yawns) the Ferengi, and at least seven other worlds. I don't think we'll be hearing from them for a while. Number One, will you set course for Starbase two twenty seven. I'll join you on the Bridge shortly.
     
  19. Kertrats47

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    RIKER: Wait a minute. You've been declared dead. You can't give orders around here.
     
  20. sekundant

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    DATA: If we are to adhere to the exact letter of Starfleet regulations, then technically, sir, you have been declared a renegade. In fact, I believe you are facing twelve counts of court martial offences. You cannot give orders either, sir.
     
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