The Lionheart began towing her to Starbase 25 and exploring the vessel, unaware of it being decontaminated. The IRW D'vairin arrived and beamed boarding parties aboard to reclaim the vessel. After a tense standoff, both crews worked together to find a cure and the source of it, a canister hidden aboard by the Tal Shiar. ("Marie Celestial")
The crew of the D'vairin returned the warbird to Romulan space.