is a complex, somewhat difficult to follow, more difficult to explain
episode, but here it goes. Apparently, following the events of Dog
With Two Bones, the season three cliffhanger, Crichton and the
rest of Moya's crew made arrangements to rendezvous on a planet
called Armessk. The dying Leviathan, Elack, and his motley crew
of Moya refugees, finally makes it to the planet. Located there
and involved with an Interion archaeological expedition, is D'Argo,
Jool, and the old woman Granny. Moya and Pilot are fine, but are
not around and will return soon. Conspicuous in her absence, is
Aeryn, who was last seen leaving Crichton at the end of last season.
Little is explained of what happened to Moya when it was drawn into
the wormhole at the end of last season, the events involving D'Argo
and Machton, or any other loose ends left over from last season.
Before details of the past can be explained, events on Armessk require
the the Interion archeological leader, Vella, Armessk is a planet
of extraordinary importance, not only in its past, but to the future
of the Uncharted Territories as well. Armessk was once a paradise,
home to a race of priest who possessed the ability to keep peace
between Peacekeeper and Scarrens. Many generations ago, someone
opposed to peace hid three "Darnez" probes near the priest's
temple, poisoning the planet. The fate of the priests, who have
not been seen since the arrival of the probes, has remained a mystery.
Peacekeepers and Scarrans have been at each other's throats it ever
since. Vella managed to locate two of the probes and believes finding
the third will somehow return Armessk to pristine condition. Crichton
is not impressed with the story, all he wants to know is Aeryn's
location. The old woman, however, has other plans for Crichton.
Vella is up to no good, and needing Crichton's help in stopping
her, Granny blows more herbs up Crichton's nose. The concoction
allows the human to see Armessk as it once was, along with visions
of the priests sacrificing a creature of some kind. Crichton's vision
includes the exact location of the third Darnez probe. Crichton
was supposed to see everything he did, except for where the crucial
third Darnez probe landed. Crichton's new knowledge means half of
the galaxy will try to glean the information from the human and
the other half will try to kill him. The more things change...
forgot, the Peacekeepers know where Crichton is located and are
on the way. Seems Grayza didn't forget about Crichton and what he
did to the Peacekeeper carrier last season. Flung from power like
a piece of last week's Keedva Bar-B-Q, Scorpius is now Grayza's
prisoner. Grayza wants to know what makes Crichton so special and
why Scorpius risked everything to cultivate a relationship with
the human. Strapped in his own Aurora Chair, Scorpius reveals to
Grayza everything about wormholes and Crichton's importance to developing
them. Grayza doesn't seem particularly interested in the science
or military application of wormholes, but does think Crichton would
make a wonderful prize, or even gift to the Scarrans.
nature of Grayza's rise to power, along with her breasts, is revealed
during her interaction with Scorpy's former lackey, Braca. A secretion
from her breast seems to work like an aphrodisiac on Sebacean males.
More than a sexual stimulant, the liquid renders males powerless
to Grayza's suggestion. Under Grayza's control, the Peacekeepers
land on Armessk just in time to capture Chiana and Crichton. Crichton
may have been able to resist Scorpius all these years, but Grayza's
boob-juice is another matter. Succumbing to Grayza's sexual influence,
and tormented by Granny's herb-induced visions, Crichton may finally
have met his match.
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