Star Trek: Voyager: Season 5, Episode 10

Counterpoint (16 Dec. 1998)

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Voyager passes through a sector of space controlled by race which is deeply suspicious of telepathic lifeforms. Tuvok and others force the Voyager crew to develop a novel approach in order to pass through safely.

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Voyager passes through a sector of space controlled by a race which is deeply suspicious of telepathic lifeforms. The presence of Tuvok and some telepathic refugees force the Voyager crew to develop a novel concealment approach in order to pass through safely. Written by tafkas

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This episode features an alien race called the Devore, who routinely board and search passing ships for telepaths. The lead Devore investigator is named Kashyyk, after Chewbacca's home planet in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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As Nelix gets off the floor after telling stories to the kids, we see his shoes. They are too small for Nelix's Talaxian feet that we saw in an earlier episode. See more »

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[Voyager is trying to avoid the Devore inspection vessels]
Captain Kathryn Janeway: Tuvok, Seven. I want you to lay in a course that'll attract as little attention as possible. Avoid their colonies, space stations, tourist attractions, if they have any.
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Symphony No. 1 in D major
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In this episode Voyager and her crew are passing through space controlled by a race called the Devore, these people are highly suspicious of any race that has telepathic powers and stop Voyager and search it several times. This means those crew members with a degree of telepathy must hide in the transporter system while the searches take place. Not only are four crew members hiding there are also a group of telepathic refuges. Shortly after one of the inspections Voyager is approached by a single Devore ship with just one person aboard; the chief inspector. He tells Capt. Janeway that he knows that she has telepaths on board and how she is hiding them but he isn't trying to catch them but to defect. Of course it takes a while for the captain to come to trust him but eventually it appears she believes him and accepts his help in looking for a wormhole which appears at regular intervals but not always at the same point. When the ship is spotted by a Devore scanning array the inspector says he will return to his fleet and make sure any inspection is brief... now Janeway will learn whether she was right to trust him or not.

I found this to be a fairly gripping throughout and until the very end I hadn't determined whether Inspector Kashyk was genuine or just using Voyager to find the worm hole. His interest in classical music added to his character too and helped him get closer to the captain in a believable way.


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