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Voyager's sensor detect a rare particle theoretically capable of damaging subspace and nullifying warp travel. Under a classified directive known only to Starfleet Captains and above, Janeway leads Voyager on a mission to destroy all traces of the particle. Seven of Nine is hesitant to destroy the Omega particle, remembering the Borg revered it as the embodiment of perfection. Written by Meribor

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Roxann Dawson (B'Elanna Torres) went into labor during the production of this episode. That is why B'Elanna is seen in Engineering towards the beginning of the show, but is strangely absent when Captain Janeway briefs the senior officers during the special meeting about Omega. See more »

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Seven of Nine makes a personal log entry, but she gives the date as "Stardate 15781.2", transposing the first two digits (It should have been "Stardate 51781.2"). See more »

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Voyager Computer: 0600 hours. Regeneration cycle complete.
Seven of Nine: Daily log, Seven of Nine, Stardate 15781.2 - Today, Ensign Kim and I will conduct a comprehensive diagnostic of the aft sensor array. I have allocated 3 hours 20 minutes for the task, and an additional 17 minutes for Ensign Kim's usual conversational digressions. I am scheduled to take a nutritional supplement at 1500 hours, engage in one hour of cardiovascular activity. Then I intend to review a text the Doctor recommended, entitled 'A ...
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References Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) See more »

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Odd but not bad.
23 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

"Omega Directive" is an odd episode, as Captain Janeway sure acts strange compared to her usual touch-feely character. When the show begins, Janeway is very secretive about something that's occurred nearby. It soon turns out that the so-called 'omega particle' exists here and this material is considered so destructive and deadly that ALL Starfleet captains have been secretly ordered to destroy it if they encounter it! And, more interesting, they are to ignore the Prime Directive--something you could never see Janeway doing. The problem here is that Janeway needs Seven of Nine's help- -and the Borg see this particle as perfection and the closest thing they know of as a god.

The best thing about this episode is that it's different. It's a bit cerebral but I could accept that. Worth your time.


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