Due to the death of the Q in their last encounter with Voyager, a Civil War has broken out among the Q continuum. A new Q needs to be produced and the mischievous Q known to the USS Enterprise has chosen Janeway as his mate.

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Due to the death of the Q in their last encounter with Voyager, a Civil War has broken out among the Q continuum. A new Q needs to be produced and the mischievous Q known to the USS Enterprise has chosen Janeway as his mate.

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When Capt. Janeway tells Q she plans to approach the other members of the Continuum under a white flag of truce, Q says to her "Kathy, don't be a hero". This may be a reference to the song "Billy, Don't Be a Hero", which tells the story of a young Union soldier who dies during the Civil War, the same frame of reference that Q uses to show Janeway the events occurring in the Continuum in a way that she can comprehend. See more »

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Q tells Janeway that no pair of Q had ever mated and/or procreated. But way back in Star Trek: The Next Generation: True Q he was searching for a young woman who was the offspring of two Q members who had gone native on Earth. See more »

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Q: You'd be surprised what innovative munitions can be created by one immortal being who's set his mind on killing another.
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References Star Trek: The Next Generation: Reunion (1990) See more »

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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
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Silly but enjoyable fluff
18 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is what I would call a slight episode, that's for sure. The plot really does nothing to advance the overall theme of the show and is one you could easily skip. Now I am NOT saying you should skip it--it's enjoyable and silly fun.

When the show begins, Q unexpectedly arrives and tries to woo Janeway into being the carrier of his seed. Yep, Q wants to make love to the Captain so that he can have a child! Naturally, his motives are far more complicated than just a desire for a booty call, and the Captain is having none of this. However, through the course of the show, she also comes to realize that perhaps something like this is necessary, as there's a civil war brewing in the Continuum and perhaps a child might heal the rift.

This is a silly little show--one that you'll either enjoy (if you like the Q characters) or you'll probably find annoying. All I know is that I like these shows and they are a welcome relief from the ultra-seriousness of most episodes of "Voyager".


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