Dark Frontier (I)
Episode 15 of 26 within Season Five. Item 108 of 171 overall.
Production number 40840-211.
Joe Menosky - Writer
Cliff Bole - Director
487 votes

Stardates: 32611.4--When Voyager encounters, and destroys a Borg Cube, Seven of Nine finds valuable information in the wreckage about another crippled Borg Cube. 

The crew then decides to tempt fate by attacking the disabled Cube and steal their transwarp drive, in an attempt to shave twenty years off their trip to the Alpha Quadrant.

original airdate--February 17,1999   rating--4.7 million


music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith



Trivia: This takes place in 2353 and 2375.

Factoid: The Borg designation for Humans is Species 5618; origin: Grid 325. 


  • The Borg Queen is a member of Species 125. 


Alien Races: Borg, Ktarean, *Species 10026, Species 125, (Ktarian)

Starships: Delta Flyer, (S.S. Raven)


"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."

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