109 "Prior Claim"
Horah-Marash tells the members of the provisional government that if they want to stand in the elections, they need to resign soon. O'Reilley, the reconstruction all but complete, decides to stand. Merith arrives from the Darwin, with a message for Stadi from Kartal saying that Eve misses her. She gets leave to visit the Darwin. Vox tells M'Kress that the extent of Rasa's telepathy is well beyond Vulcan norms. Horah-Marah appoints M'Kress as O'Reilley's replacement, mentioning to both that David Heart is in a relationship with the Chief Medical Officer. Before Stadi and O'Reilley leave their posts, Stadi leads an expedition into the furthest extent of the caves beneath the greatest density of the New Lhasa syndrome (Anapurnna's Journey).