Partway down, Phlox is commed by a tearful Hoshi. He can't get her to respond, so he dashes off to her quarters and enters. A shower is running, and Hoshi is not in her bed. There's someone in the shower. The room is full of steam. You can't see very well. "Hoshi?" Phlox calls out. Someone in the shower turns to face him. "What are you doing? I have to put you back under sedation immediately -- you'll suffer permanent damage!" Phlox cries, grabbing a towel. Hoshi comes around the door of the shower. Her face looks melted, and her eyes are completely white. See, this is also more like The Shining when Jack makes out with that rotting corpse. "Hoshi?" Phlox says softly. Hoshi grabs at her face and whimpers, "You did this." Phlox says he has to get her to Sickbay. "You said we'd be safe," Hoshi whimpers. "YOU PROMISED US!" She lunges at Phlox, who falls backwards out of the room and onto the floor. He scrambles up and sees Hoshi in her bed, asleep. The noise and steam of the shower stops. Phlox peers into the bathroom and sees that all is normal. The music here is like a teched up version of the Jason/Friday the 13th strains. Phlox comms T'Pol and tells her to meet him in Sickbay. He stumbles into the corridor and opens a turbolift. Quantum is there, and asks where Phlox has been. "Ca-captain?" Phlox stutters. "What are you doing up?" Quantum tells him that T'Pol woke him because there was something wrong. Quantum then goes onto say that Phlox needs rest, and he obviously expected too much of him when he left him in charge. "You're not real!" Phlox insists. Of course he's not -- he's not nearly furrowing enough. It's a dead giveaway. T'Pol comes up behind him. Phlox whips back and forth and sees that Quantum is gone. Phlox gulps for air.
Episode Report CardKeckler: A- | 320 USERS: C+
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