encountered in 2373. While on their planet, Lieutenant Paris and
Ensign Kim were wrongfully accused for terrorist activity and sent to a
prison ship. Janeway then had to convince the party responsible
for the terrorist activity, a group known as "Open Sky", to help them
locate her missing crew members.
A species which was encountered in 2375 which was searching for
a new energy source to fuel their fading empire. Their research
led them to discover and create the Omega Molecule, a very powerful and
dangerous particle. The Omega Molecule had been responsible for
killing a Federation science team in the Alpha Quadrant, as well as
destroying subspace so that warp drive could not be used. For this
reason, the Federation implemented an Omega Directive where any
Federation ship which encounters the molecule is to destroy it at all
cost. The Federation feared the particle landing in the wrong
hands, which could lead to a very powerful weapon to be built. Due
to the Omega Directive, Captain Janeway broke the Prime Directive and
destroyed the Omega Molecules created by the Allos scientists, thus
leaving them to discover an alternative energy
Captain Janeway led an away team to an Alsaurian City to make a trade
for a vital warp core component. Just as the deal was made
however, Mokra soldiers, who dominate over the Alsaurians, tried to stop
the away mission. Captain Janeway was left behind after being
shot, and was taken care by an older Alsaurian, Caylem, who believed
Janeway was his daughter.
First encountered in 2374. He created
a ship that resembled a Starfleet ship in hopes to punish Captain
Janeway and her crew by sending them to Borg space. He was seeking
revenge for his people's assimilation by the Borg after Janeway had
helped the Borg defeat Species 8472. Arturis believed that if
Janeway hadn't interefered, his species would still be
Benaens were first encountered in 2371. Lieutenant Paris and
Ensign Kim were sent to their planet to seek aid with some of their
malfunctioning technology. A scientist helped them, but soon Paris
was accused of murder. The Benaens use memory engrams of the
victim which are planted into the minds of the murderer to punish
them. Therefore, Paris had to suffer reliving a crime he did not
commit over and over again. Lieutenant Tuvok, after investigating
the events, discovered that the engrams contained a code, and that the
Numeri were attempting to kidnap Paris so they could receive the code,
which was for various Benaen technology, that Tolen Ren (the scientist
who was murdered) was working on. It should be noted that the
Benari and the Numeri were at war, and that the Benaens were the
peaceful species of the two.
Bolians home is in the Alpha Quadrant, but there is a Bolian crew member
on board Voyager. Crewman Chell was a former Maquis officer who
had to undergo training by Lieutenant Tuvok since he tended to talk too
much and interrupt his senior officers. The Bolians are a peaceful
race, and have been members of the Federation for quite some
A species encountered in 2374. They
would not let Voyager pass through their space, even though Captain
Janeway declared she had no hostile intentions. The only way the
Bomar would allow Voyager to pass through their space was if they took a
course plotted by them-- which was longer than the passage around Bomar
space. When Seven of Nine escaped from Voyager, she entered Bomar
space after believing she was being summoned by the Borg. The
Bomar then proceeded to follow her Shuttle with the purpose of
In 2363 in the Neutral Zone, several
Federation and Romulan colonies were "sucked" off the surface. At
the time, it was unknown how this occurred, and who was
responsible. However, it is now believed that the perpetrator of
these bizarre attacks on the colonies were a species known as the
Starfleet first encountered the Borg in the year 2365 when the
alien Q flung the USS Enterprise D and her crew to system J-25 in the
Delta Quadrant. An El-Aurian aboard, Guinan, was able to relay her
experiences with the Borg to Captain Picard, warning him of the threat
that they posed. Captain Picard listened to her warnings, but
still sent an away team to explore the Borg ship. Upon arrival,
they discovered a species of cyber-netic beings- they were half machine,
half humanoid. The Borg did not respond to their presence, not
considering them a threat.
travel in a massive cube-like ship. There is no Bridge, no command
center on board a Borg ship. The Borg merely work together, since
all Borg are linked in a massive Collective. This Collective
allows them to efficiently carry out tasks on a grand
Enterprise crew also discovered that the Borg weren't interested in
them, just their technology. Upon damaging the Borg cube, it
merely regenerated. This first encounter better prepared them for
the future Borg threats that the Federation would have to
the Borg once again returned, this time on a direct course to
Earth. The Enterprise was once again sent to intercept, since they
had experience fighting this powerful enemy. In the process,
Captain Picard was kidnapped, and assimilated by the Borg, in the hope
of creating a human link between the Borg and humanoids, a
the Enterprise once again encountered the Borg, in the form of a Borg
scout ship. In the end, they returned a Borg, who they designated
Hugh, into the Collective with thoughts and emotions. This caused
chaos, and a new breed of Borg were created. Commander Data's
brother, Lore, then took this opportunity to guide these confused Borg
(they were detached from the Collective in the first time of their
lives). Luckily, the Enterprise crew were able to stop
Assimilation occurs when the Borg inject hundreds of Borg
nanoprobes using injection tubules into the victim. The Nanoprobes
quickly attack the victim's red blood cells, and slowly take over.
The nanoprobes then work together, replicate, and create Borg implants
on the individual.
are un-emotional, cold, but efficient. They value efficiency above
all else. In order to increase their knowledge, the Borg must
assimilate -- they do not learn. By assimilating new cultures,
they gain their experiences, technology. The Borg can then
incorporate this into their species. Their goal -- to better
species through assimilation.
Voyager first encountered the Borg in 2373 when they found a drifting
Borg cube in the Nekrid Expanse. Captain Janeway then ordered an
autopsy on a Borg drone as to better know their enemy, since this was
the first time such an opportunity had presented itself. Under
normal circumstances, a deactivated Borg Drone dematerializes, which did
not allow for much study into their functioning. Commander
Chakotay then discovered a community of detached Borg from the
Collective. They wished to re-establish a Collective amongst
themselves to bring together their minds as one, allowing to stop
fighting among the various sects. Chakotay aided them by
re-activating the Borg cube. The new community of Borg then used
their connection with the Collective to destroy the Borg cube.
Although it is unknown how these new Borg will evolve, Commander
Chakotay believes they will not be a threat.
2373 Voyager encountered the Borg again when a probe was intercepted by
the Borg. Janeway took the event as being quite serious, since it
was very unlikely one ship could survive the passage through Borg
space. However, they did detect a narrow passage of space, devoid
of Borg activity. The reason for this in-activity: Species
8472 which was attacking and slowing destroying the Borg
Janeway then decided the best course of action would be to make an
alliance with the Borg, to help them destroy species 8472, but the Borg
would have to allow Voyager safe passage. A single Borg was then
created, designated Seven of Nine to act as a voice between Janeway and
the Borg as they worked together to create a nanoprobe weapon which
could stop 8472.
Eventually a weapon was created, and several 8472 ships were
destroyed, sending a message to the hostile aliens. They immediately returned to their fluidic space.
However, the Borg went against their agreement with Janeway and Seven of
Nine attempted to transmit Voyager's co-ordinates to the Borg so that
the ship could be assimilated. Janeway was ready for this
possibility and the threat was extinguished after Commander Chakotay
used his experiences with the detached Borg Collective several months
earlier to distract Seven of Nine while Lieutenant Torres overloaded
Seven's connection with the Collective.
Voyager is out of Borg space thanks to Kes, Janeway still fears a future
encounter with this unstoppable threat.
had several more encounters with this threat, including an encounter
with the Borg Queen herself, the mind of the Collective, which wished to
use Seven of Nine's knowlege of humanity to assimilate the
Federation. Voyager also managed to create a 29th century Borg
when Seven of Nine's nanoprobes and the EMH's holo emitter fused
Voyager was passing through an area of space belonging to the
Botha. Captain Janeway was prepared for diplomatics to allow them
to continue through Botha space, however, they never truly met the
Botha. One of the Botha used his telepathic abilities to lock the
crew in various catatonic states. In most instances, a crewmember
just began to hallucinate. Both Kes and the Doctor were able to
stop the threat, by using a burst from the Warp Core to disrupt the
telepathic field. One Botha male was revealed, but he soon
disappeared, leaving the crew with many unanswered
Earth year 1937, the Briori traveled to the Alpha Quadrant and to Earth
and kidnapped several humanoids and returned them to the Delta
Quadrant. One such noted figure included Amelia Earhart. On
their planet, the Briori forced other species to work for them.
One day the species revolted, and the Briori fled and were never seen
First encountered in 2374. When they
were first encountered, they seemed peaceful. Their race was in
tatters after being almost entirely assimilated by the Borg.
Janeway was willing to help a small fleet of Caatati ships. Soon
however, the Caatati returned with more ships in the hope of either
taking Voyager, or taking Seven of Nine (seeking revenge on the
Borg). Janeway was not willing to give up Seven of Nine to the
Caatati, but that was un-necessary since Seven announced she could
develop a device which could manufacture the type of molecules that the
Caatati ships needed to operate. The Caatati agreed, and returned
Voyager's ejected warp core (they had taken it while Lieutenant Paris
and Torres attempted to retrieve it after a Transwarp test went
the Federation has been in contact with the Cardassians for many years,
Voyager encountered a Cardassian that they had believed to be a
Bajoran. Seska, a former Maquis, was found to be a Cardassian
spy. She was able to flee the ship and avoid capture, and joined
the Kazon to help them attempt to take-over Voyager. She used many
elaborate plans in attempting to capture Voyager, one where she claimed
to have Commander Chakotay's baby. In the end, after she and Maj
Cullah had taken Voyager in 2372, she died when Lieutenant Paris, the
Doctor and several Talaxian ships were able to overload Voyager's Phaser
also encountered a piece of Cardassian technology in 2373 when a
Cardassian missile was on a direct course to the Rakosian
Caretaker (The Nacene)
Caretaker was responsible for pulling Voyager to the Delta Quadrant,
from the Badlands. His people, who are sporocystine creatures had
damaged the Ocampan homeworld, which resulted in the Ocampans having to
live underground; so he was assigned to guard over and take care of the
Ocampan people. When he began to die, he started pulling ships
from all over the Galaxy, searching for a compatible race whereby he
could create a new Caretaker being to watch over the Ocampans.
When he did die, Janeway destroyed his powerful array, which was
Voyager's only way home, to prevent the Kazon from using the Array to
destroy the Ocampans.
then encountered the Caretaker's mate, Sesperia in 2372. She was
hostile and angry over her mates death, since she believed Voyager was
responsible. She attempted to destroy Voyager, but Janeway was
able to convince her that Voyager wasn't responsible for her mate's
death -- he simply died from natural causes. Sesperia then
vanished, and has not been encountered again.
encountered in 2371. It was believed that the cloud creature was a
nebula which contained vast amounts of a power source that Voyager could
use. After Voyager began to hurt the creature by penetrating
various membranes and firing torpedoes on it, the creature
reacted. The reaction damaged many systems and left Voyager
adrift. Fearing that she would further hurt the creature by
activating engines, Janeway used a type of circulatory system the
creature had to return closer to the exterior of the cloud
creature.. Voyager was then able to safely exit the cloud, without
further damaging the creature.
Cravic beings were first encountered in 2372. They were a race
made up of robots, who were at war with the Pralor. Although the
Cravic were not hostile towards Voyager, they were aggressive towards
their enemy, the Pralor. The dispute between the Cravic and the
Pralor was wiping out both races since the robots were unable to
reproduce, due to modifications by their ancient
The Deuterium species were discovered on a Demon Class (Y)
planet in 2375 when Voyager was forced to land to find Deuterium to
power the ships systems, as Voyager was running dangerously low after
being stranded in the Delta Quadrant for five years. The species
had never had sentience until they duplicated Ensign Harry Kim and
Lieutenant Paris. The duplicates could only survive in the
atmospheric conditions on the Demon Class Planet. The aliens
wished to duplicate the entire ship and crew, and they came to an
agreement with Captain Janeway whereby the crew allowed themselves to be
duplicated to create a new Voyager crew that would exist on the Demon
Class planet in return for deuterium to power Voyager's systems to reach
when responding to a distress signal, Voyager found traces of Deuterium
and other elements similar to the Deuterium species in space.
Their origin was unknown.
The Devore, a species encountered in 2375,
are telepathic patrollers. Their race fears telepaths due to their
mindreading abilities. Therefore, the Devore Imperium has an
objective to eliminate all telepaths. As Voyager passed through
their space, they were subject to numerous inspections whereby the
telepathic crewmembers aboard Voyager, including Commander Tuvok, had to
be concealed using the transporter. Voyager assisted in freeing
several telepaths using a wormhole to allow them to escape Devore space,
and thus persecution by the Devore.
Drayans were first encountered in 2373. What made their species so
unique was the fact that they aged in reverse to how humans aged.
The oldest of their species appeared to be merely children, whereas the
youngest of their species appeared to be quite old. Lieutenant
Tuvok crashed a Shuttle on one of their moons where dying Drayans are
sent to die in peace. Tuvok believed they were children who were
stranded on the moon, and wanted to take them off the moon. The
Drayans were furious since the moon was sacred, the children were sent
there in a specific ritual so that they could die. Eventually,
Voyager learned of this reverse aging process, and the children were
left to die on the moon, as they originally intended
First encountered in 2374. They attempted to place the
entire crew in a dream state, since these aliens existed in the dream
world. Commander Chakotay(using his known techniques of the dream
world from his many meditations) and the Doctor were able to stop this
process, and wake the crew up.
encountered in 2373. They assisted Voyager by giving them new
technology to help Voyager on its way. An older Enaran woman
transferred her memories to B'Elanna Torres in the hope of the truth of
a dark secret of her race to come forward, a truth which had been buried
for many years. This truth-- that her species had been
involved in a Holocaust to completely wipe out another race, known to
them as 'Regressives'. Although the Enarans did not believe
B'Elanna's claims, she proceeded to (with the help of another Enaran) to
transfer the same memories of the Holocaust to another Enaran woman who
promised to reveal the truth to her people.
Two Ferengi from the Alpha Quadrant who
travelled to the Delta Quadrant by the Barzan wormhole were encountered
in 2372. They had went to a primitive planet and became demi-gods,
since these people believed they were the Sages. The two Ferengi
men enjoyed extreme wealth until Janeway stopped the Ferengi by taking
them back to their ship, and sending them through the wormhole.
However, the wormhole collapsed before Voyager could enter
Ferengi were first encountered by Starfleet in 2363. At first, the
Ferengi were devious and deceptive, in the hopes of stealing peoples
technology. They tend to lie quite frequently, but in recent
years, the Ferengi and the Federation have been able to peacefully
co-operate with one another.
Haakonians are a species who were at war for many years with the
Talaxian race. In 2371, Neelix came face to face with Jetrel, the
man responsible for building the weapon which destroyed his homeworld
Rinax, and also his entire family. Neelix survived the disaster
since he was not on the homeworld at the time.
primitive race encountered in 2372 on the planet Hanon 3.
Voyager's crew had been sent to Hanon 3 by the Kazon after Maj Cullah
and Seska had managed to take over Voyager. At first, the
Hanonians were slightly hostile towards Voyager's crew. They
kidnapped Neelix and Kes, however, relations between the Hanonians and
Voyager's crew became peaceful again when Chakotay saved one of the
Hanonians from a lava flow. Later, one of the Hanonians saved
Ensign Wildman's baby using herbs and other ancient
species encountered in 2376, hired by the Think Tank to attack and
capture Voyager, so that the Think Tank could manipulate Voyager into
giving up Seven of Nine to solve the "Hazari Paradox". When
Captain Janeway discovered the centrifuge, she exposed it to the Hazari,
and the Hazari and Voyager worked together to stop the Think
Hierarchy (the Overlookers) were encountered in 2375. They are a
species who spy on other unsuspecting vessels in order to determine if
they have any technology which is of value. The Hierarchy observed
Voyager for quite some time, but were unknowingly observing the
daydreams of the Doctor.
Voyager first encountered the Hirogen in 2374 after stubbling
about a network of arrays which the Hirogen had claimed. Voyager
used these arrays to communicate with the Alpha Quadrant, before the
conflict with the Hirogen caused their destruction.
Hirogen are a hostile, powerful and aggressive species. They live
and thrieve for the hunt, and this hunt consumes their lives. They
travel in packs, like wolves, and there doesn't appear to be one ruling
power which directs the functioning of the Hirogen.
Hirogen have chosen their prey, they do not stop until they have capture
this prey. Once they have captured it, they display it, like
trophies. They also use the remains of their prey for a source of
deadliest encounter with the Hirogen came when they managed to take-over
Voyager. They then placed the crew in various Holodeck
simulations, so they could hunt them, injure them, send them to Sickbay
to be healed, and then send back to the Holodeck to be hunted
again. The Hirogen used a device to ensure that the Voyager crew
did not remember who they were, so they would participate in the hunt on
the Holodeck. The Doctor was able to disrupt the Seven of Nine's
memory blocking device, and as a result, she was aware of who she was,
and what was going on.
Janeway also had her device interrupted, and she and Seven (plus crew
members who still believed they were holodeck characters) were able to
fight the Hirogen as the battlefield was extended to the entire ship
since Holodeck emitters were on every deck. In the end, Ensign Kim
was able to overload the Holodeck, thus stopping the program. To
end the dispute, Captain Janeway gave the Hirogen hunters a Holodeck
believed that the Hirogen species were in a downworld spiral, and the
Holodeck fighting would serve to strengthen the species and ensure their
survival. The Hirogen have not been seen since, as Voyager has
passed through their space.
first encountered the Ilirians in 2373 when one of them, a man named
Tieran, took over Kes' body. Kes/Tieran then proceded to their
homeworld to reign over the throne after assassinated the current
Voyager first encountered the Kazon after
arriving in the Delta Quadrant in 2371. They quickly learned that
the Kazon were a very hostile, aggressive species.
Kazon exist in many separate sects (such as the Ogla, the
Nistrim). Sometimes these sects work together, but most of the
time they fight amongst one another.
years ago, the Kazon were held captive and were prisoners of the
Trabe. These events on Trabe worlds led to the aggressive nature
of the Kazon. Eventually, the Kazon overthrew the Trabe, and
took-over many of their planets and stole their
Kazon sects have one purpose -- to sustain themselves, whatever way
possible. Since they do not have replicator technology and water
is scarse, nor do they have transporters, the Kazon constantly stalked
Voyager, looking for an opportunity to steal Voyager's valuable
technology. Captain Janeway was un-willing to give up this
technology, since it would violate the prime directive, since it would
significantly alter the balance of power in the Delta
Kazon are very much like the Klingons of the Alpha Quadrant. In
order to receive a name, a Kazon soldier must prove himself in
battle. Woman are merely prizes and possessions. The Kazon
are a male dominated society, driven to destroy weaker
Kazon were specifically interested in the Ocampan homeworld since water
and supplies were bountiful. Captain Janeway destroyed the
Caretaker's Array and Voyager's way home in order to prevent the Kazon
from inslaving the Ocampan race.
Kazon did manage to take over Voyager once, under the command of Maj
Cullah of the Kazon Nistrim and with the help of Seska. However,
Voyager was taken back with the help of Talaxians, Paris, Lon Suder, and
the Doctor. It was after this event that Voyager left Kazon
space. They have not been seen since.
Voyager arrived at the Kohl homeworld. What they found was a
planet that had been devastated by a natural disaster. However,
they detected several lifeform readings under the surface. The
lifeforms turned out to be several Kohl survivors who had placed
themselves in stasis chambers, knowing about the impending
disaster. However, they could not wake them, since their minds
were all connected in some kind of program. They later discovered
that this program was designed to wake them, but it failed. It
turned out that the program was also designed to entertain them, but the
program had malfunctioned and a maniacle clown had taken over, and the
three survivors feared their life. Voyager was able to rescue
them, and shut down the program.
Tuvok was taken over by an alien race known as the Komar while
travelling through a dark-nebula with Commander Chakotay. Tuvok
attempted to take Voyager into the heart of the dark-nebula where the
encountered the Krayden in 2374 after Commander Chakotay's shuttle
crash-landed on an alien world. On the world, there was a war
between the Krayden and the Vori, the Vori being the more hostile of the
two. However, the Vori made it appear to Chakotay that the Krayden
were the evil and hostile ones, whereas it was the other way
around. The Krayden helped Janeway to retrieve Chakotay from the
hands of the Vori.
Voyager first learned of the Krenim from Kes
after she had time travelled in reverse from the moment of her death to
the moment of her conception. She warned the crew of a dangerous
species who used temporal mechanics as a weapon -- their torpedoes were
chroniton based and could pass easily through Voyager's shields.
The Krenim had heavily damaged Voyager, and many of the crew were
killed. This time period was nicknamed the "Year of Hell" by the
and the crew did not first encounter the Krenim until 2374.
However at first, they were not as powerful as Kes had described.
They then changed due to a Krenim, Annorax, who was using a temporal
time ship to erase various elements from history in hopes of returning
the Krenim Imperium back to its original state. The new Krenim
after the alterations were much more powerful and caused considerable
damage to Voyager and her crew.
Nine was then able to create temporal shields which did not allow the
phasing chroniton torpedoes to pass through Voyager's shields, and this
new shield configuration protected Voyager from the alterations in the
time-line. Voyager then learned of Annorax and what he was doing,
so Janeway decided it was up to Voyager to stop
end, Janeway rammed Voyager into Annorax's ship, causing the time ship
to enter real time and the ship was destroyed. This returned the
time-line to normal, and the Krenim were no longer a very aggressive and
powerful species. Although they did dispute territory with another
group of aliens, they were much more peaceful and weaker than they had
Ktarian's originate in the Alpha Quadrant and are a member of the
Federation. Ensign Samantha Wildman's husband is full Ktarian, and
their baby, Naomi Wildman, is half human, and half Ktarian. The
visual appearance which marks her as half Ktarian are sharp ridges on
Voyager encountered the Kyrians in
2374. They were a race who were in a serious dispute with a race
known as the Vaskans. Voyager began to communicate with the
Kyrians, but the Vaskans took this as an act of assisting the
enemy. The Vaskans then considered Voyager a threat, and a
terrorist party transported aboard and stole several components of
Voyager technology, including the Doctor's Back-Up Module. In the
end, the Kyrian leader killed the leader of the terrorist Vaskan
Voyager encountered the Malon in 2375 in
Void space where they were dumping large amounts of waste into the
region, thus killing the void nocturnal aliens. The Malon have a
beautiful and prestine planet, and in order to maintain it they must
export their industrial waste to non-habited sectors. Malon dump
vessels can travel thousands of years in order to find a suitable
dumping location. Voyager has encountered the species on numerous
occasions, and in one instance, the Malon were trying to recover a lost
Voyager probe against Voyager's will. This lead to the
construction of the Delta Flyer.
first encountered the Mari in 2374. Voyager's crew were allowed to
beam to the surface of the Mari homeworld for rest and relaxation,
during which time B'Elanna got slightly angry when a man accidently
bumped into her. Later that day, that very man was committed for
attacking another man. B'Elanna was then blamed for the murder,
since it was believed she had 'bad' thoughts which contaminated the
man's head, and caused him to committ the crime. It was then
learned that the Mari are a people that have abolished bad and evil
thoughts from their mind -- in a sense, they are
Lieutenant Tuvok began to investigate the events, and discovered
a black market of evil thoughts which were circulating about the Mari
Homeworld... Since the population were banned from bad thoughts,
they had resorted to a black market to get their fix. The people
who worked in the black market took advantage of Voyager's crew to
telepathically take bad thoughts from them, to sell on their
market. Tuvok exposed the market, and B'Elanna was released from
Mikhal Travellers are a race of people who do what their name implies --
they explore and travel the galaxy, looking for new races and
cultures. Voyager first met the Mikhal Travellers in 2373 on a
Mikhal planet. Kes later became involved with one of the
Travellers, and the Doctor, who's program had degraded from new
subroutines he had added, attempted to kill this
Mokra were first encountered in 2372 on an Alsaurian planet. They
are a dominating, aggressive species, and are in firm control over the
Alsaurians. They resort to violence to control the population, and
ensure that the Alsaurians will never revolt against their
In 2372, a Voyager away team transported to
an Alsaurian planet to collect a much needed warp core component.
The Mokra discovered this and attacked the away team, injuring Captain
Janeway, and also taking B'Elanna and Tuvok and holding them in a prison
cell. With the help of an Alsaurian man, Caylem, Captain Janeway
was able to free her crewmembers.
The Moneans, encountered in 2375, are sea
dwellers. They discovered a planet entirely composed of water, and
thus created an underwater civilization. The technology used to
maintain this planet of water was alien in nature, and ancient.
Voyager discovered that their industry was causing the planet to lose
containment, which meant that the planet was literally falling
apart. Tom Paris and the crew recommended an alternative
industrial measures, which the Moneans simply ignore. Thus, Tom
Paris went against orders and attempted to destroy several of the Monean
industrial facilities. He failed, and for his actions, he was
demoted to Ensign and confined to the brig for thirty
Voyager first encountered the Nechani. The Nechani are a deeply
religious people. During a tour of one of their many temples, Kes
left the tour and discovered a mysterious gate. As she approached
the gate, she was hit by an energy burst which rendered her
un-conscious. In order to save her, Janeway had to go through one
of the Nechani's purification rite. In the end, Janeway succeeded
and saved Kes. However, Captain Janeway began to question the line
between religion, and science.
a Nezu planet was bombarded by a series of asteroids. Voyager
attempted to help the Nezu by destroying the asteroids, but each time
they did, the asteroids would shatter instead of being
incinerating. The bits of asteroid then impacted upon the planet
and caused considerable damage. It was later discovered that
another species was sending these asteroids in an attempt to scatter the
inhabitants, making a take-over of their world much easier.
Voyager stopped the alien threat, and the Nezu were able to return to
Voyager had dealings with the Benaens, a race who were at war with the
hostile Numeri. After Paris had been committed of a murder that he
didn't commit (which was fabricated by the Numeri to get secret plans
off of Benaen to Numeri), the Numeri would not allow Voyager to enter
Benaen/Numeri space. When Voyager did enter their space, they
attacked a Shuttle commanded by Paris and Harry, which was a trap
orchestrated by Tuvok to determine if the Numeri were really responsible
for the death of Benaen scientist Tolen Ren.
In 2373, the Nyrians attempted to take-over
Voyager with an elaborate centerfuge. First, the Nyrians would
arrive on Voyager innocently, claiming it was some sort of
accident. However, each time a Nyrian arrived, one of Voyager's
crew disappeared. After several hours, Captain Janeway realized
what was going on, but it was too late.
were transferred to a Nyrian prison ship where they were contained in an
artificial world, using technology similar to Voyager's Holodeck.
With the help of another alien trapped aboard the Nyrian ship, Captain
Janeway and her crew were able to escape from their habitat, and turn
the tables on the Nyrians.
Nyrians use this technique to steal other species ships. They are
highly sensitive to bright light, and cold
The Ocampans were one of the first races that Voyager
encountered upon arriving in the Delta Quadrant. They are a
peaceful race, a race which relied on the Caretaker to provide them with
power. Many years before, the Nacene (Caretaker) damaged the
Ocampan atmosphere beyond repair. As a result, the Ocampans were
sent underground to live, and one Caretaker was to look after the
Ocampans. However, after the death of the Caretaker, he had only
supplied enough energy for five years to the Ocampans. After
which, they would have to return to the surface for the first time in
Ocampans have a very short lifespan, which is between nine and twelve
years. This in itself keeps the population levels down.
However, the Ocampans can only have one child (a time called the
Elogium). In some strange circumstances, an Ocampan woman can
experience two Elogiums. During the Elogium, the woman carries the
child on her back, and she must have her feet rubbed by her
father. Her hands then produce a mucous substance which will lock
her and her mate together for a long period of time, to ensure
Telepathic abilities are another feature of the Ocampans. The
Ocampans use these telepathic abilities to communicate mentally, rather
one of the few Ocampans who actually managed to leave the underground,
and reach the surface through one of the ancient tunnels which were
originally built to bring the Ocampans underground.
Voyager encountered a second array, and many Ocampans inhabited this
array. They had much developed telepathic abilities, and the
Caretaker's mate, Sesperia, looked after these
species, encountered in 2376, believed that a holographic program, "Dr.
Chaotica", was real and of this reality. Had a
Pralor were first encountered in 2372. They are a race of robots
which were created many years before by what they called the
"creators". B'Elanna helped to repair one of the Pralor
units. However, he soon kidnapped B'Elanna with the hope that she
could somehow duplicate a new Pralor unit. The Pralor were unable
to duplicate new units due to a secuity mechanism created by the
managed to create a prototype, but later destroyed it to not alter the
prime directive and balance of power between the Pralor and Cravic,
since the two species of robot units were at war.
believed that the Pralor and Cravic would soon annihilate one another,
since neither side could manufacture new units.
This cytoplasmic species was encountered in 2375. Voyager
responded to a distress signal from one of their vessels, and upon
transporting the lone injured crewmember to sickbay, it attached itself
to Lieutenant Torres and began to use her body in order to
survive. In order to remove the organism, the Doctor used a
Cardassian medical program of Dr. Macet to use his expertise to remove
the organism. The species later returned to retrieve the injured
species. Voyager was unable to communicate with them, due to their
advanced communication abilities.
The Q are a powerful race of omnipotents that the Federation
first encountered in 2364. The Q can use their incredible powers
to accomplish almost anything. The first Q ever encountered (seen
above) has often demonstrated childish behavior, and often taunts other
races. The Q were responsible for carrying the Enterprise-D to
system J-25 in 2365 when they first encountered to Borg. The Q
also put humanity on trail in 2364 for barbaric
first encountered the Q in 2372 when Voyager encountered a comet with a
Q trapped inside. It was later determined that this Q was
imprisioned in the comet since he was attempted to commit suicide,
something which no Q has ever done. The Q seen above was then sent
to Voyager to retrieve this Q. However, Captain Janeway decided a
trail was a necessary course of action to determine if the Q had the
right to commit suicide or not. During the trial, Q even took some
of Voyager's senior staff to the the Q Continuum. In order to be
able to perceive it, it appeared to be a gas station in the middle of a
desert. In attempting to bribe Captain Janeway into not letting
the Q be allowed to commit suicide, the other Q offered to send Voyager
end of the trial, it was decided that the Q had the freedom to do what
he pleased to. Janeway urged him to stay on board Voyager, and he
agreed. He enlisted as a crew member under the name of Quinn,
however, he was found dead shortly after due to a drug that was provided
by the other Q.
again encountered the Q in 2373 when Q wanted Janeway to mate with him
to create the first ever Q/Human baby. Janeway refused, but Q
claimed that this course of action was necessary to bring stabilization
to the Continuum (which was in Civil War) after the events with
Quinn. In the end, Q mated with his old mate, and created a child,
which brought peace to the continuum.
a Cardassian missile from the Alpha Quadrant was on a collision course
with the Rakosan homeworld. The Rakosan's attempted to stop it
with their limited fire-power, but it was the work of B'Elanna Torres
who was able to detonate the missile before it collided with the Rakosan
Although the Romulan empire is located in the distant Alpha
Quadrant, Voyager has had dealings with Romulans on two separate
Voyager located a very small wormhole. After sending a buoy into
the wormhole to scan the other side, Voyager located a ship, which
turned out to be Romulan. After trying to convince the Romulan to
communicate with Starfleet command to tell them of Voyager's situation,
the Romulan finally agreed, but wanted to transport over to
Voyager. However, it was determined that the wormhole was also a
vortex in the time continuum in that the Romulan was in the past.
Upon arrival to Voyager, Tuvok determined that the Romulan Commander had
died before Voyager left DS9 in 2371, the date Captain Janeway wanted
the messages to be delivered to Starfleet. Since then it has been
determined from communicating with Starfleet by way of the Hirogen
arrays in 2374 that the messages were never delivered by the
Voyager (more specifically the Doctor) encountered the Romulans
again. The Doctor's program was sent by way of the Hirogen arrays
to the Alpha Quadrant where the materialized on board the prototype
ship, the USS Prometheus, which had been taken over by Romulans.
With the help of the new EMH program, the Doctor was able to retake the
Prometheus from the Romulans and pass on the message to Starfleet that
Voyager and her crew were alright in the Delta
Sakarians were first encountered in 2373 on what the crew believed to be
an abandoned planet. Torres, Paris and Neelix had transported down
after detecting a source of a very rare mineral which would be
beneficial to the crew. They later met the Sakarians who live
underground after fleeing from the surface, fearing to be attacked by
the Borg again. It was this encounter that made Captain Janeway
grow apprehensive about the space ahead of them, fearing an encounter
with the Borg.
One of the first holographic lifeforms like the Doctor was a
Sanitation program which was encountered alone on a ship in 2374.
At first, the program claimed that the crew had all died due to a ship
malfunction. However, the crew later discovered that the program
was unstable and had killed his masters himself. B'Elanna Torres
managed to overload the program by using a power conducting
Sikarians were a friendly, outgoing species who first encountered in
2371. They allowed the crew to come and enjoy shore leave on their
lush planet. Harry Kim became quite excited when the discovered
that the Sikarians had a very beneficial technology which folded space,
and allowed one to transport great distances at one time. However,
the head Sikarians were not willing to give up the technology, adopting
a similar policy to the Federation Prime Directive. However, there
were certain individuals who were willing to give up a matrix, in return
for Voyager's library of stories; the Sikarians loved stories, and
Voyager's database who be a source of elaborate and new stories.
B'Elanna, Seska, Carey and Tuvok were involved in the trade, going
against a direct order by Captain Janeway. The technology did not
work, and when Janeway discovered the truth, each of the officers were
reprimanded, Tuvok receiving the more serious
Species 8472, as named by the Borg, were first encountered in
2374. They are an aggressive and hostile race, and were provoked
when the Borg infiltrated their fluidic space, which exists in another
dimension. Therefore, Species 8472 began their attack on the Borg
to ensure that their race and their space would not be polluted by
travel in one man bio-ships, in control by one pilot. The ships
are very powerful, and can destroy a Borg cube in several shots.
The bio-ships can also share their energy to create a massive weapon,
capable of destroying objects such as a planet.
a highly developed, evolved, intelligent race. Their DNA code is
very dense, and the most complicated that the Doctor has ever
encountered. 8472 is able to release a type of virus into the
bodies of victims, which slowly begans to eat away at the victim;
Ensign Harry Kim was infected, and the result was tendrils growing all
over his body, and his internal organs were also affected. No drug
could stop the process.
massive area which 8472 annihilated all Borg ships was known as the
Northwest Passage to the Voyager crew. It was not until they
travelled there and detected hundreds of 8472 ships, and also ships
arriving through spatial annomalies which 8472 use to travel to our
real goal was the purge the galaxy. It is unknown where they would
have stopped, if they would have stopped at all. That is why
Captain Janeway decided to return the balance of power by helping the
Borg to defeat 8472.
Borg nanoprobes, both the Borg and Voyager were able to stop 8472.
Several torpedo warheads were equipped with nanoprobes, which were able
to attack 8472's ships on a biological level.
destroying nearly 20 bioships, Voyager detected that all 8472 bio-ships
were heading back to fluidic space.
at least one bio-ship was trapped behind. Later that year, Voyager
detected a Hirogen ship which was hunting one of Species 8472.
They managed to capture it, but it broke loose and killed one of the
Hirogen soldiers, and severely injured the other. The surviving
Hirogen was taken aboard Voyager, and 8472 also managed to get
aboard. Janeway wished to return the injured 8472 to his own
space, but Seven refused to help. The Hirogen soldier refused to
sit around, wanting to continue his hunt. In the end, he suceeded
when Seven of Nine saved the lives of the crew from attacking Hirogen
ships by transporting the Hirogen and 8472 to one of the Hirogen
Voyager again encountered Species 8472 where they had created a
holographic recreation of Starfleet headquarters, in an effort to train
their operatives to eventually infiltrate Earth and determine any
military actions towards Species 8472. They had believed that the
Federation were very powerful and were out to destroy their
species. They were incorrect, and through diplomacy, Captain
Janeway explained that the Federation had no hostile intentions towards
8472, and in fact, Starfleet did not know of their existance (until
2376, thanks to the Pathfinder Project). This lead to peace
between Voyager and 8472, and in return, Janeway gave 8472 the
specifications for the nanoprobe technology. In the end, both
sides learned a little bit more about each other.
In 2374 Voyager was attacked by several space pirates which used
specialized technology to transport various components of Voyager
technology to their ships to be later sold. Some of the technology
stolen included Voyager's computer core, and the DaVinci program.
Captain Janeway was able to successfully retrieve these items from a
was an alien who was first encountered in 2374 when his ship, using a
co-axial warp drive, came out of warp in front of Voyager. Steth
is of an amazing race in that he is able to copy one's DNA and is able
to swap appearances with his victims. His victims on board Voyager
were Tom Paris and Captain Janeway. Luckily, the Doctor was able
to reverse the process.
The Swarm were first encountered in 2373. They are a
relatively mysterious race, as Voyager has only detected them on this
one encounter. They are an insectoid race that "clamp" on to
ships, draining their energy. They then transport on board the
receive their name due to the fact that they travel in swarms of
hundreds of ships. Any amount of energy fired at the Swarm can
then be projected back towards the firing ship. The only way
Voyager was able to defeat the Swarm was by firing at one ship,
destroying it, and since all the ships were connected in a lattice, once
one ship was destroyed, others were also.
has not encountered this hostile species since.
Tak were a species that Captain Janeway and Neelix visited to open
diplomatic talks for trading purposes. Since the Tak Tak use
physical expressions as a way to communicate, when Captain Janeway
placed her hands on her hips she offended the Tak Tak diplomats.
It took Neelix several hours to explain to the Tak Tak that Captain
Janeway was not trying to offend them.
A member of the Talaxian race, Neelix, was the first alien that
Voyager encountered in the Delta Quadrant.
Talaxians were immediately one of Voyager's allies since they opposed
the various factions of Kazon. The Talaxians are a very loyal, and
trusting species. They value their family above all else, and
celebrate annually Prixin, (celebration of the family). They also
have deep spiritual beliefs whereby once one dies, they travel to the
Great Forest and meet their deceased friends and family at the Meeting
the Talaxian race experienced great sorrow after a war with the
Haakonians destroyed one of their worlds, Rinax. All of Neelix's
family were on Rinax, including his sister, Alixia.
Talaxians which Voyager has encountered have been traders, but it is
known that the Talaxians are also scholars, farmers,
Talaxians also helped to retake Voyager from the Kazon Nistrim in
biological features of the Talaxians are two hearts, two lungs, and a
cranial plate suitable for assimilation (as said by Seven of
Ensign Harry Kim started to alter biologically into another race.
He also experienced these longings for a certain planet, that turned out
to be the Taresian homeworld. When Voyager arrived and transported
to the surface, they claimed that Harry was indeed a Taresian, not a
Human, that had been sent to Earth to live there, and then return to
Taresia to tell others of the places he'd been. At first he didn't
believe this society which was 90 % women, but his biological changes
seemed to be proof.
soon learned however, that Taresian woman lure men to their planet so
that they can survive. Harry managed to escape, and the Doctor
learned that the source of Harry's changes were due to a small virus he
had picked up on an away mission several weeks before. The Doctor
then changed his biological appearance. It was then hypothesized
that these Taresian viruses existed all over the Delta Quadrant, to lure
men to their planet.
The Think Tank was encountered in 2376. They are a
collection of five species which solve dilemnas of other species for a
price. They were trying to solve a Hazari paradox for Voyager, in
exchange for Seven of Nine. The captain declined the offer, and in
the end, Voyager exposed the Think Tank and left them vulnerable to
attack by the Hazari.
Trabe were the species which imprisonned the Kazon on their planets, and
enslaved them. After the Kazon revolted, the Trabe were scattered
and hunted down by the Kazon.
encountered a fleet of Trabe survivors, who were searching for a home
world. But, the Kazon were not willing to let them find one, and
attacked them each time they attempted to settle on a
the Trabe then used Janeway's good intentions when she was attempting to
create an alliance between the Trabe, Voyager and several Kazon factions
to assassinate the Kazon leaders, in order to weaken the Kazon race, and
bring the Trabe back into power.
backfired, and it is unknown whether the Trabe located a home world to
settle upon or not.
The Turei were first
encountered in 2375 when Voyager accidently entered one of their
subspace corridors, and was subsequently attacked. Voyager had to
land on the Vaadwaur homeworld to escape their powerful ships.
Voyager soon called upon the Turei for assistance in fighting the
Vaadwaur, the ancient arch-enemies of the Turei. Voyager managed
to escape while the Turei were left to fight the
burial grounds were located on asteroids which Voyager detected in
2371. Voyager believed the asteroids contained a valuable mineral,
but were surprised to transport over and see many preserved
bodies. Without warning, a temporal vortex opened, and deposited
another alien body, but swept Harry away.
woke to find himself in another dimension on the Uhnori homeworld.
He soon learned that once a Uhnori reaches a certain age, they go
through a process whereby they are killed, and their bodies get sent
into the other realm, whereas the mind and soul leave the body to be
with family members and friends.
mananged to get home when he took the place of a man who was to
die. Harry appeared on Voyager dead after a temporal vortex
opened. Luckily, the Doctor was able to revive him before it was
too late. The Uhnori bodies which had appeared on Voyager were
then returned to the Asteroids.
First encountered in 2375, a species trying to reach their home,
just like Voyager. They lived on a massive Generational ship, with
millions of species. Some of the Varo became unhappy on the ship,
and rebelled, and tried to separate. Using a virus to detach
certain sections of the ship, they managed to escape, and the Varo
granted them freedom.
The Vaadwaur were first encountered in 2375 when Voyager landed
on their destroyed homeworld after escaping attack by the powerful
Turei. Voyager had accidently entered one of the Turei subspace
corridors, and were then subsequently attacked. The
Vaadwaur are an ancient species who were at war with the Turei nearly
nine hundred years ago, over the ownership of the subspace
corridors. The Turei managed to infiltrate Vaadwaur space, and
began to attack the Vaadwaur homeworld, completely destroying all
cities, as well as all life that hadn't managed to escape.
However, some of the head Vaadwaur escaped to underground chambers,
where they entered a cryo-genic sleep for five years. They had
planned to re-awaken after this period, and find a new home and rebuild
their fallen empire. However, the chamber computers failed, and
they remained in stasis for over nine-hundred years. That is when
Voyager stumbled upon them. Seven of Nine re-activated one of the
stasis tubes, and the Vaadwaur in stasis, a Dr. Gedrin, awoke.
Voyager and Gedrin subsequently re-activated the remaining stasis
tubes. The Vaadwaur then began for an attack, thus allowing
Voyager to escape the planet, and the Turei, and use the subspace
corridors to get closer to home. However, Neelix, suspicious of
the Vaadwaur, began to investigate their ancient history. In
Talaxian history, Vaadwaur means foolish in the old tongue. Upon
further research, he discovered that the Vaadwaur were hostile, and
invading many worlds. Upon confronting Gedrin, Janeway discovered
that the Vaadwaur not only used their corridors for exploration, but
also for conquest. The Vaadwaur then turned on Voyager, and with
the help of Gedrin and the Turei, Voyager was able to escape the
planet. However, sensor logs detected several Vaadwaur vessels
that survived the conflict with the Turei, and used the corridors to
The Vidiians were first encountered in 2371, when Neelix had his
lungs stolen while on an Away mission looking for dilithium
deposits. Luckily for Neelix, the Doctor was able to use
"holographic lungs" to keep Neelix alive. Captain Janeway then
ordered the crew to follow the alien ship, right inside an
asteroid. Once inside the asteroid, Voyager, beamed the alien
occupants to Voyager. Captain Janeway learned that these Vidiians
must harvest other specie's organs to sustain themselves. The Vidiians
were almost entirely wiped-out by a fatal plague, called the Phage,
which causes their organs to break-down and not function, therefore
requiring new organs. Their highly sophisticated medical transport
technology makes it quite simple to harvest their victims internal
the Phage crippled the Vidiian race, they were scholars, civilized and
had a rich, defined culture. Although the Vidiians are hostile,
they claim it is necessary to keep their race alive. They have
scientists working constantly on a cure, and they believed that using
B'Elanna's Klingon DNA, they could stop the Phage. In 2371,
B'Elanna, Tom and Lieutenant Durst were kidnapped by the Vidiians.
A scientist used a specialized device to separate B'Elanna's DNA, and
make two individual people--a full human B'Elanna, and a full Klingon
B'Elanna. The Scientist then infected the full Klingon B'Elanna
with the Phage, and her body fought it. However, the Vidiian
Doctor still hadn't found a way to incorporate this into a
Vidiians would be encountered several more times. In 2372, after
Voyager was doubled by a spatial annomally, the Vidiians attacked one
Voyager and overtook the ship, while the other Voyager survived.
The invaded Voyager self-destructed, destroying the Vidiian ship and
saving the other Voyager.
believed that the Vidiian's would not be encountered again, as Voyager
has passed through their territory.
First encountered in 2375 in the area of space referred to as
the void by Voyager's crew. This area was very large, and void of
stars/planets/interstellar bodies. These nocturnal aliens lived in
this area until the Malon began to dump their toxic waste in their
space. To stop this, Voyager destroyed a worm hole leading from
the Void space to Malon space, thus cutting of the route and not
allowing further dumping by the Malon.
The Voth were encountered in 2373, when they were tracking
Voyager after following an elaborate trail of breadcrumbs to find
Voyager: Hogan's remains on Hanon 3, Voyager's equipment found at
the Outpost in the Nekrid Expanse. When they arrived, they
transported Chakotay to their ship, while one of the Voth were trapped
analized the Voth, and found common DNA strands in both the Voth and the
Humans. After searching, he discovered that the Voth had
originated in Earth millions of years ago. The Voth had evolved
from dinosaurs, and were able to escape the planet before the fatal
asteroid collided with Earth and wiped out the
scientist, Gegen, attempted to convince his people of his findings, that
the Voth had travelled thousands of light years across the Galaxy to
arrive in the Delta Quadrant. However, they were un-willing to
accept this, claiming they didn't want to tarnish their highly advanced
culture, announcing they were refugees from a distant
Voyager left, they were ordered by the head Voth never to return.
Doctor Gegen was to never speak of his evolution theories, but he
claimed he would continue to tell his theory until the Voth accept Earth
as their true homeworld.