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A Distant Star

Air no.: #26

Production no.: #204

First aired: 25.11.1994

Director: Jim Johnston

Script: D.C. Fontana

Cast: Bruce Boxleitner [Captain John Sheridan], Claudia Christian [Commander Susan Ivanova], Jerry Doyle [Chief Michael Garibaldi], Mira Furlan [Delenn], Richard Biggs [Dr. Stephen Franklin], Andrea Thompson [Talia Winters], Stephen Furst [Vir Cotto], Bill Mumy [Lennier], Robert Rusler [Warren Keffer], Mary Kay Adams [Na'Toth], Andreas Katsulas [G'Kar], Peter Jurasik [Londo Mollari]

Guests: Russ Tamblyn [Captain Maynard], Miguel A. Nunez jr. [Orwell], Daniel Beer [Patrick], Art Kimbro [Ray Galus], Patty Toy [Ogilvie]

Synopsis: The Cortez arrives to resupply for another mapping mission on the Rim. After it departs through the jumpgate, the Cortez tracking system malfunctions. Sheridan sends Zeta Wing into hyperspace to set up a life line. Cmdr. Galus and Lt. Keffer are sideswiped by a shadowy ship. Galus' Starfury is destroyed. Keffer's is disabled, but he manages to direct the Cortez to safety. Another shadow ship passes by, and Keffer uses its flight path to plot his way home.