Stardate: 48734.2--After Tuvok and Chakotay are injured in an attack in their shuttlecraft while examining a nebula, they return to Voyager and strange things begin to occur.
Elsewhere with Chakotay's brain pattern lost, Voyager attempts to return to the nebula, but is rebuffed at every opportunity.The crew soon realize that an alien presence is aboard the ship.
original airdate--May 01,1995 rating--6.4 million
music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith
Goof: Klingon B'Elanna gives human B'Elanna a piece of rodent on a stick that she has been cooking over a fire, yet human B'Elanna grabs the stick inches from the cooked meat without burning herself.
Trivia: By playing both Lt. Peter Durst and Sulan, Brian Markinson is one of only two actors to play two different, completely unrelated characters in a single episode of "Star Trek". The other was Jeffrey Combs, playing Weyoun and Brunt in "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993) The Dogs of War (#7.24).
Factoid: The Komar are trianic-based energy beings.
Alien Races: Komar
"Unhappy with a new treaty, Federation colonists along the Cardassian border have banded together. Calling themselves 'The Maquis' they continue to fight the Cardassians.Some consider them heroes, but to the governments of the Federation and Cardassia, they are outlaws."