Tuvok investigates the murder of a Voyager engineer. Former Maquis and Betazoid Lon Suder confesses to the murder and offers no explanation or signs of remorse. Tuvok, curious to find a reason for Suder's madness, performs a mind-meld on the killer, only to find himself losing his usual Vulcan control and regressing into madness. Written by
Did You Know?
This is the first Star Trek episode whose development involved Michael Sussman, who was a writing intern on the series at the time and went on to write or co-write ten subsequent episodes of Star Trek: Voyager and twenty-two of Enterprise. This is also the only episode of Voyager's second season that Sussman worked on. See more
Suder is usually referred to as Crewmen Lon Suder, except for when Captain Janeway is making an entry in her log, calling him Ensign Lon Suder. See more
I don't suppose you've ever heard of the Vulcan Rumarie?
The Rumarie is an ancient pagan festival.
Full of barely clothed Vulcan men and women, covered in slippery Rillan grease, chasing one another.
That has not been observed for a millennium.
Well, it's time to bring it back!
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more