Ensign Vorik undergoes the Vulcan mating drive known as Pon farr. The strong chemical imbalance affects B'Elanna Torres as well, leading her to irrational thoughts and behavior. Trapped in a cave, Tom Paris must try to reason with B'Elanna and get her medical attention while trying to respect his friend and deny her uncharacteristic sexual advances.
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This takes place in 2373. See more
In Star Trek: The Original Series: Amok Time
, which introduced the Vulcan concept of Pon Farr, it was made clear that the challenge of Kali Fee is a fight to the death. This seems to have been forgotten, as it would be illogical in this case if the lady is allowed to chose herself as a combatant. See more
Lieutenant Torres is out of contact on the planet.
Then I'll find her. B'Elanna needs me, and I need her.
It is a far more sensible strategy to get her safely back to Voyager, and then decide on the proper resolution.
The resolution must be that we become mates. It is only logical!
Lieutenant Torres has never been a great follower of logic.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more