As Voyager prepares to cross a treacherous expanse of which Neelix knows absolutely nothing, Neelix runs across an old friend (of dubious trust) - fellow Telaxian "Wix" - at a trading outpost. As Neelix seeks a map of the expanse, Wix soon involves him in criminal dealings that put Chakotay and Paris wrongfully behind bars. Neelix seeks to right his wrongs, even though his grievous actions have likely cost him continued passage aboard Voyager.
Did You Know?
Just past the midpoint of the episode, Tuvok asks Neelix to accompany him when he goes to question Wixiban, so that Neelix can judge "the verisimilitude of his answers." "Verisimilitude" is the appearance of truth. Tuvok would have said the "veracity" of his answers, the actual truth. See more
[Neelix was supposed to steal some warp plasma from Voyager so he and Wixiban could appease some Kolaati traders
I couldn't do it. I just couldn't.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more