Voyager encounters new life forms that have a very unusual attraction to the ship. Meanwhile Kes's reproductive cycle, called "the elogium", is mysteriously triggered. She is not prepared for it, as she is too young. But the elogium occurs only once in the Ocampans' short lifespans, and if she wants to have a child, it must be now.
Did You Know?
This is one of four episodes that were written and produced as part of the first season but held back to air in the second season, the other episodes being (in production order) "Projections", "Twisted" and "The 37's". See more
The Doctor suggests that Kes' cravings may be due to a nutritional deficiency. That is a common belief but has long been proven false. If cravings were an indicator of nutritional deficiency, we'd all crave fruits and vegetables. See more
[the prospect of fatherhood
It's just all happening so fast. I don't know what to think.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more