TNG: SEASON 2, EPISODE 10
Wesley falls in love with a mysterious young woman named Salia who is destined to lead her world out of a civil conflict. But when Wesley gets too close, Salia’s guardian demonstrates a power that may threaten the safety of the whole ship. Will Wesley’s love threaten the Enterprise as well as the peace of Salia’s homeworld?
Ruthie and Matthew talk about love, abusive parenting in the episode, and ways in which Salia’s species raises questions around fluid identity and what it means to be your “true” form.