Ensign Vorik undergoes the Vulcan mating drive known as Pon farr. The strong chemical imbalance affects B'Elanna Torres as well, leading her to irrational thoughts and behavior. Trapped in a cave, Tom Paris must try to reason with B'Elanna and get her medical attention while trying to respect his friend and deny her uncharacteristic sexual advances. Written by
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Tuvok's right elbow is an artificial replacement, a result from an injury during combat simulation. See more
In Star Trek: Amok Time
, which introduced the Vulcan concept of Pon Farr, it was made clear that the challenge of Kali Fee is a fight to the death. This seems to have been forgotten, and also makes no sense if the potential mate is allowed to chose herself as a dueling combatant. See more
[the Doctor is studying information about the Klingons
There's a copious amount of information in the cultural database about their mating practices. Did you know that fracturing a clavicle on the wedding night is actually considered a blessing on the marriage?
As a matter of fact, I didn't.
I'm planning to do a comparative study of all these mating rituals. It really is fascinating.
[Janeway looks at him quizzically
...from a socio-biological point of view.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more