The first Babylon 5 regular season episode--Season One, Episode One. Written by J. Michael Straczynski, directed by Richard Compton. Originally aired on January 26, 1994.

Primary plot: The Narns and Centauri fight over Ragesh 3, a Centauri agricultural colony, after the Narn attack it and claim it as their own.

Secondary plot: A group of raiders disrupting shipping lines near B5 is investigated.

Tertiary plot: Follows the Earth Alliance presidential election between incumbent Luis Santiago and challenger Maria Kranz (sp?).

Commentary: This episode does a pretty good job of introducing the Babylon 5 universe, especially for those people who may have missed the pilot episode (The Gathering). It firmly establishes the animosity between G'Kar and Londo and also provides the first bit of political background in the form of the Presidential election.

"...and if our future lies on the firing line, are we brave enough to see the signals and the signs...."
-- Harry Chapin

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