Randall is rooked out of his bounty by crafty criminal Hunt Willis and his accomplice. Not one to accept defeat, Josh turns detective to rout the outlaws, his investigation dogged by the suspicious sheriff, a cousin to Willis.
A high-priority case begins the day Nash plans to take a belated honeymoon with Kelly, putting him on the trail of San Francisco's most notorious bookie and renegade FBI officer, #9 on the Most-Wanted List.
Trip is injured during an attempt to improve the warp engines. Archer allows Phlox to create a symbiote of Trip, which will only live for fifteen days and provide neural tissue needed for a vital transplant.