After a Starfleet rescue ship, the Dauntless, is located when an alien visitor interprets a damaged data stream from Starfleet Command. The ship features a novel "slipstream" drive that offers quick trip home to earth. After her initial delight is tempered by suspicion and Seven of Nine proposes to remain in the Delta Quadrant Captain Janeway re-interprets the message and accosts the alien whom takes her and Seven-of-Nine away on the Dauntless. He reveals that her assistance to the Borg against Species 8472 led to Borg domination of a large portion of the Delta Quadrant and he intends to make her pay by returning to his home world inside Borg space. Faced with the real possibility of rejoining the collective, Seven-of-Nine reconsiders and agrees to help Janeway by allowing her to reconfigure her implants to penetrate the force field within which they are imprisoned. Seven-of-Nine admits that her desire to remain in the Delta Quadrant was based on fear of joining human society and ... Written by
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The events of this episode represent the seventh time (aside from the series premiere) that the Voyager crew has a possibility of returning home. See more
The alien ship uses a type of hologram to make the internal systems look like a Star Fleet vessel. Once Janeway has figured out that it is a trick, the alien deactivates the hologram on the bridge. Later Janeway and Seven make their way to engineering which still has Star Fleet style control panels. There would no longer be a need for deception at this time. See more
Capt. Kathryn Janeway
Admiral Hayes. Good man, fine officer, bit of a windbag.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more