Seven of Nine, the Borg drone that Voyager severed from the collective, tries to resist as her natural human physiology tries to regenerate. It's up to Captain Janeway to convince her to ... See full summary »

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Seven of Nine, the Borg drone that Voyager severed from the collective, tries to resist as her natural human physiology tries to regenerate. It's up to Captain Janeway to convince her to embrace her humanity and join the Voyager crew. Meanwhile, Kes' telekinetic powers grow to such a point that she can no longer control them. In order to prevent Voyager from being destroyed, she decides she must leave the ship. Written by Anonymous

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Like TNG: "Family", this episode deals with the ramifications of a Borg-related two-parter whose second part features a Human character (a regular of the series) being separated from the Borg. (The TNG two-parter is "The Best of Both Worlds" and "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II", in which Picard is assimilated and then separated from the Collective, whereas the VOY two-parter is "Scorpion" and "Scorpion, Part II", wherein Seven of Nine is separated from the Collective). See more »

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Up until the moment when Seven fully realizes her isolation from the Collective, she generally refers to herself as "this drone" or "we/us", which is typical for a Collective-bound Borg. However, just after being awoken at the beginning, she accidentally says, "*I* can't hear the others", and later, when revived in sickbay, "What have you done to *me*?" See more »

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Harry Kim: So what's it like out there, in Galactic Cluster III?
Seven of Nine: Beyond your comprehension.
Harry Kim: Try me.
Seven of Nine: Galactic Cluster III is a transmaterial energy plane intersecting twenty-two billion omnicordial life forms.
Harry Kim: Ah... Interesting.
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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway
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Is Janeway a hypocrite?
20 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This episode concerns two females aboard Voyager. Kes' psychic abilities continue to improve--and Tuvok is concerned because they are so powerful and, at times, almost god-like. The other plot involves Seven of Nine. Her Borg implants are now being rejected since she's no longer a part of the collective. The Doctor can either let her die or remove them. But this is like playing god and violates the Prime Directive, as they take them out despite her objections. Does this make Janeway a hypocrite? Perhaps...but also an expedient one. Overall, the title of the show, "The Gift" has meaning for both of these women and is a fascinating show with interesting ethical dilemmas. Well worth seeing...and a show you really MUST see due to its impact on the rest of the series and its characters.


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