An alien translator by the name of Arturis is able to finally decode the Starfleet message received by Voyager five months ago. It tells them to go to a new type of ship waiting for them with an engine system faster than warp drive, which is capable of bringing them home within three months. Written by
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47-references: the USS Dauntless was launched on stardate 51472. According to Admiral Hayes in his "message", it has had 47 successful trial runs. See more
Arturis states at one point that it will take "several hours" for his vessel to reach its destination, a total of 10,000 light years away, yet it took the Dauntless 3 months to go 60,000 light years. Since the message regarding how far "Dauntless" had gone was fake, this is not inconsistent. See more
Capt. Kathryn Janeway
What did Starfleet send us - a map? The location of a wormhole? If I could decode this today, Chakotay, we could be home tomorrow. Then again, it could be Admiral Chapman's recipe for the perfect pound cake.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more