With dilithium reserves running low, Janeway follows Neelix's advice and proceeds to the nearest known supply. When they arrive in orbit, scans reveal a massive supply; however when the away team transports down to the planet there is none there. Completely confused, Commander Chackotay orders the away team back to Voyager but before they return to Voyager, Neelix is attacked by an alien who removes his lungs. The EMH then comes up with a solution - holographic lungs, but this means that Neelix has to stay in a restraint whilst he has the lungs and he is unable to move no more then 0.2 nanometers in any direction. Captain Janeway along with Commander Tuvok and a security attachment return to the planet to find the alien who did this and they make a very gruesome discovery; a laboratory full of alien organs and then realize that there was a life in that very room less then 10 minutes ago. Scans detect the life form and when they catch up with him, Tuvok knocks the alien's weapon out of...
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Among the items from this episode which were sold off on an online auction was a Vidiian facial mask used for the character of Dereth. See more
As a proof of concept for the idea of holographic lungs for Neelix, the doctor makes himself permeable to Tom Paris' slap but is able to push buttons a moment later to make himself impermeable again. See more
Captain Kathryn Janeway
Take a message to your people: if I ever encounter your kind again, I will do whatever is necessary to protect my people from this... harvesting of yours. Any aggressive actions against this ship or its crew will be met by the deadliest force. Is that clear?
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more