Riker: Geordi, are those pockets of metreon gas? Geordi: Yes, Commander. Highly volatile. I'd recommend we keep our distance. Riker: Negative. I want to use the ramscoop to collect as much of it as we can. Geordi: The purpose being? Riker: The purpose being, I intend to shove it down the Son'a's throat.

Commander Riker wants to take metreon gas as a weapon against the Son'a.