This episode tries to make Riker seem like a normal human. Fortunately, we are here to tell you the truth.
The Enterprise encounters a Captain Picard from a future that has him as the only surviving member of the Enterprise.
Riker, Data and Worf are trapped in a casino where they have no way out. As viewers, we have no way out either in “The Royale”.
Another Federation starship is destroyed and Picard wants to find out what happened before it does the same to his ship.
Wesley has his first love. Well, first after The Traveller but how will she measure up to him?