Stardate 54474.6 - The crew of the U.S.S Voyager rescue the crew and passengers aboard a critically damaged vessel transporting convicts scheduled for execution.
However, when the Doctor and Seven of Nine make a discovery that changes the ground rules, Captain Janeway and the crew have to walk the gray area between the Prime Directive and justice, with the ship's safety hanging in the balance.
original airdate--January 31,2001 rating--4.47 million
music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith
Alien Races: Nygeans, Benkarans
"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."