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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This episode and the season 1 finale are the only ones in the series that are not cliff-hangers. 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
Believe me, Seven, one look at that big, blue marble and you'll fall in love. It's got just about every ecosystem you can think of. And hundreds of different humanoid species live there: Vulcans, Bolians, Ktarians - if you like Ktarians...
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more