The Centauri situation escalates. Lyta and Franklin visit the Drazi homeworld
on a mission of mercy at Vir's request.
Wayne Alexander as Drakh.
P5 Rating: 9.43
Production number: 518
Original air date: June 17, 1998
DVD release date: April 13, 2004
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn III
- Sheridan has authorized the White Star fleet to engage
the Centauri if they're involved in hostilities with other Alliance
- The White Star fleet has been taking steady losses since
its construction: many ships were lost during the Shadow War, more
during the conflict with Earth, and now more in battle with the
- Sheridan has asked Delenn to relay a request to the Grey
Council: release the technologies needed to build White Star-class
ships to Earth, which will begin construction of White Star destroyers
and cruisers to supplement the existing White Star fleet.
- On their way to deliver the message, Delenn and Lennier
have been attacked by Centauri warships. Their White Star was left
crippled and drifting in hyperspace.
- Centauri ships have been destroying jumpgates.
- The Centauri ships carrying out the attacks on Alliance
ships have been piloted not by Centauri crews, but by Shadow-derived
autopilot organisms. As a result, no Centauri bodies have been
recovered from the wreckage of cruisers destroyed by Alliance forces.
- Not all the Alliance races are participating in the war.
The Vree, and possibly others, have declared their neutrality.
- Londo has been released from prison, though G'Kar is
- The Drazi and Narn have launched an offensive against the
Centauri homeworld, fully aware that they'll cause large civilian
casualties. Sheridan is trying intercept them with a large fleet
of White Stars in time to stop the attack; it's not clear if he has
- The Regent, acting under the control of the Shadows'
allies on Centauri Prime, has rendered the planet defenseless against
the attack by ordering the ships stationed in orbit to go elsewhere in
response to a fake emergency, and by deactivating the automated
- What was done to Londo? Was his experience with the
aliens real or a dream? Does he now have a Keeper
("War Without End?")
If his experience was real, what was done to G'Kar, if anything?
- Did Sheridan make it to Centauri Prime in time?
- What was G'Kar writing in his cell? More chapters of the
Book of G'Kar?
- What was the gift from Sheridan that Delenn refused to
- Why wasn't Delenn's ship accompanied by any escorts?
Granted, the specifics of her mission were supposed to be kept secret.
But the Minbari ambassador returning home to consult with her
government just after the start of a war would hardly appear
suspicious, and given Sheridan's obvious concern for her safety, an