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24 Fan Theories About Voyager (That Make Too Much Sense)

24 Fan Theories About Voyager (That Make Too Much Sense)

Each Star Trek collection has so many plot twists, timeline shifts and even continuity errors that followers virtually should create new theories to elucidate away every thing from why somebody all of a sudden disappears to why a personality decides utterly change personalities. Most fan theories are floating out in deep area with none help, fueled solely by deep want and overthinking. Whereas there’s undoubtedly a spot for that in each fandom and followers definitely should not be shamed for altering or mashing up their favourite items of Star Trek lore, purely for pleasure, it doesn’t suggest that any of these fan concepts might truly be attainable inside the confines of the particular present.

However, some Star Trek fan theories make a lot sense that many followers have just about determined that they are canon. The Voyager collection is a chief instance of too many coincidences and subversive hints to disregard or clarify away, and followers have fleshed out their concepts with so many bits of proof from numerous episodes that it is tempting to think about them as believable inside the present’s actuality. Seska because the misplaced daughter of Legate Ghemor? B’Elanna’s use of a tribble? Sounds believable to many followers! Whereas these theories clearly cannot be confirmed or disproven by followers alone, it doesn’t suggest that the Borg Queen could not be Seven of 9’s mother in many followers’ minds.

From the reality about Janeway to the place Tom Paris truly went, listed here are Star Trek: 25 Fan Theories About Voyager (That Make Too Much Sense).

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24 Janeway Really Hates Harry

Star Trek Voyager Harry Kim Janeway

All joking apart, what if Captain Janeway actually did have it out for Harry Kim all alongside? Followers level out that she recurrently promoted many different officers, from Paris and Torres and even Chakotay, whom Starfleet frowned upon. Then we’ve poor Harry, who’s been an Ensign for seven years with nowhere to go however up– sometime.

The idea is that Janeway really did not like Harry and refused to advertise him all alongside. The factor is, Starfleet additionally points promotions, so did they’ve it out for him as nicely?

23 The Warship Voyager Is Actual (And From The Mirror Universe)

Not solely do followers postulate that the Warship Voyager was truly actual, however that it comes from the Mirror Universe. This is able to give the Terran Empire a shot at existence and provides the idea some help, nevertheless it will get even wilder. What if all the episode happened within the Mirror Universe to start with?

We have all loved some MU enjoyable ever because the days of Kirk and Spoc. This would not change so much when it comes to the plot of the episode itself, however it will create additional prospects to think about if the ship have been certainly actual.

22 The Holodeck Is An Emergency Generator

Empty Holodeck from Star Trek The Next Generation

It is by no means been explicitly used as a generator, however followers say that it might make good sense provided that the holodeck is powered by a totally separate energy grid from the remainder of the ship. The holodeck has generated bursts of power in episodes earlier than, so it will make good sense that, if harnessed correctly, the power from the holodeck might be used as an emergency generator to energy different issues.

It is unlikely that there can be sufficient power to energy the remainder of the ship, a minimum of for lengthy, however it’s an fascinating principle to pursue.

21 Worry’s First Sufferer Was An Accident

What if the primary sufferer of the Worry simulation in “The Thaw” actually simply had an unintentional coronary heart assault that had nothing to do with Worry? It might change the entire tone of the episode, altering Worry from a critical menace to one thing that started off as a basic mischief-maker however tailored after studying concerning the capabilities of its personal energy.

The fan concept suggests that when everybody discovered to be afraid of Worry following this accident, it solely gave him extra energy, which he utilized so as to be extra profitable in giving others coronary heart assaults.

20 B’Elanna Had A Tribble As Her Animal Information

Roxann Dawson as BElanna Torres in Star Trek Voyager

Most of us both hate or love tribbles, however would we actually need them offed?

Maybe that is why B’Elanna needed to off her personal animal guide– not as a result of it was one thing too smooth or too bizarre for her to comply with, however as a result of she merely needed to take preemptive measures to keep away from turning into the Loopy Cat Woman of the Voyager, however with tribbles. The fan concept appears as if it have been dreamed as much as merely clarify why B’Elanna may off an animal information when in actuality, we might see her doing it for much less.

19 Voyager’s Deuterium Scarcity Was A Cowl-Up For One thing Else

The title ship from Star Trek: Voyager

Why would Voyager ever run out of deuterium? As an isotope of hydrogen, it is plentiful all through the universe and it is laughable to assume it will be in such excessive demand. Some followers assume that “deuterium” was only a code phrase for one thing far more secretly coveted that the ship was both after or frequently wanted. Maybe the substance was too valuable to discuss, particularly if giant ears have been listening, in order that they used “deuterium” as an alternative.

It isn’t an unattainable concept, though there actually is not a lot concrete proof to help it.

18 The Misplaced Daughter Of Legate Ghemor Is Seska

Seska from Star Trek Voyager

Legate Ghemor’s daughter Ileana was misplaced in Deep Area 9, so what might Seska of Voyager should do with that? Some followers postulate that the 2 are one and the identical, offering a little bit of behind-the-scenes continuity between the universes. The thought is that she was capable of awaken as soon as she was inside the confines of the Delta Quadrant as a result of her Obsidian Order deep-cover programming.

There are some minor particulars that would lend help to the idea, corresponding to “Seska” not working as a Cardassian identify for the spy and Ileana by no means being recovered among the many Bajorans.

17 The Physician By no means Deliberate To Off Seven Of 9

The Doctor and Seven of Nine in Voyager

The thought of The Physician being so fast to off Seven Of 9 when his ethics have been eliminated has troubled many a viewer. Some followers speculate that he was working towards Captain Ransom the complete time, utilizing a projection of Seven of 9 to attempt to cease your complete process.

There’s additionally a concept that The Physician gave Seven of 9 implants since she clearly was extra well-endowed when he gave her longer hair and a catsuit. It is sensible for him to be liable for another changes as nicely.

16 Neelix Is A Predator

Neelix Star Trek Voyager

Hooking up with somebody who seems to be like a lady, however was technically solely two years previous when the present started appears moderately bizarre. Followers have compiled much more proof to help their concept that Neelix is one creepy character. He is not even remotely focused on Seven of 9, whom everybody else fawns over, however he does appear to want the these a lot youthful than him.

It is principally circumstantial, provided that Kes solely has 9 years to reside to start with, however it’s a believable concept that truthfully could possibly be utilized to many characters.

15 Tom Paris’s Double Offed Himself

Tom Paris clean shaven

Why does Tom Paris’s double simply vanish with no hint? The apparent conclusion can be that decay had began to set in and he perished consequently, however some followers speculate that the reality is even bleaker. Since we final noticed this model of Tom expressing bitterness over his state of affairs in a reasonably depressed tone, these followers assume that the duplicate Tom simply determined to off himself and finish it shortly relatively than wait to rot.

A far much less probably concept? That Tom is the reincarnation of Captain Kirk!

14 The Reason for Kes’ Madness

When Kes returned to the present after evolving into a better life type, she was as bitter and unhinged as an grownup who’s come house to reside again in Mother’s basement after giddily declaring independence simply six months in the past. She even blames Janeway for “filling her head with ideas of exploration,” very similar to a petulant youngster.

Followers simply aren’t shopping for this. Some assume that the rationale Kes went insane was due to some darkish information she gained on her travels, resembling studying that the Borg had assimilated her world or coming to phrases together with her personal mortality.

13 Friendship One Was Meant To Insult The Vulcans

When the unmanned Friendship One was despatched out to make contact with the Vulcans, it was greater than bizarre, given how first contact had already been made years prior. Why would one other probe be despatched out to re-establish this contact? Might you think about if each area probe had some sort of foll0w-up go to every 4 years?

Followers who discover this unusual say that the Friendship One wasn’t an precise probe in any respect. As an alternative, it was meant to insult the Vulcans, who refused to share their tech with the people.

12 The Physician Has No Backup Information On Function

It might appear an egregious error for there to be no backup information of The Physician, and followers have hotly contested the rationale why for a very long time. Some speculate that there have been no backup information deliberately as a result of The Physician is himself the backup, which makes good sense.

The EMH was created for emergency use to start with, which suggests that he’s the backup information. You do not sometimes make a backup of your backup– until you are tremendous sort A or you have got method an excessive amount of time in your arms. It is a prolonged course of and we will not blame anybody for not doing it twice.

11 Janeway Marries Mark

Star Trek Voyager Captain Janeway

Is not there a rule in sci-fi the place you marry the one that saved your life? Mark Johnson was imagined to do exactly that together with his love Captain Janeway, however he married another person as soon as the Voyager was misplaced and everybody assumed the crew was gone eternally.

Whereas Mark’s spouse, Carla, and Janeway ultimately meet and turn out to be associates, some followers speculate that Janeway developed into the standard Insane Admiral and took out his spouse in, say, a transporter accident. Provided that Mark stated he’d have waited to marry her had he recognized she nonetheless lived, he would then run again into her arms.

10 Tom Paris and Harry Kim Have been A Couple

There are a number of LGBT theories within the Star Trek universe, and as groundbreaking as every collection was, it wasn’t inclusive to LGBT individuals till very lately. A number of Star Trek actors, like George Takei and Zachary Quinto, have come out publicly, however Gene Roddenberry’s personal prejudice, which he has since spoken out towards, probably had a lot to do with it through the years.

A favourite pairing amongst Voyager followers, Tom Paris and Harry Kim had a incredible dynamic within the present that would simply be attributed to romantic love fairly than pleasant admiration.

9 Quantum Leap Was Half Of Starfleet

Quantum Leap Scott Bakula

Keep in mind the time-jumping program Quantum Leap? There is a enjoyable fan principle that Commander Braxton took over the Quantum Leap Challenge on Earth 1999, which makes Braxton himself the rationale why Sam’s leaps are so random and sporadic. There are a couple of one-time characters that Sam meets who might function Braxton’s presence as he observes Sam’s progress and works to right the failed venture.

There’s actually not loads of proof right here, however it might nonetheless occur, and it might unify two very cool sci-fi universes.

eight Ocampans Use Thoughts Manipulation

Neelix and Kes from Voyager

There is a principle that a telepathic hyperlink that Ocampans make the most of with their mates might not solely create a deeper bond, however truly management or manipulate the species’ mates to the purpose of even altering their wishes and personalities. Whereas Neelix was a possessive and jealous mate to Kes, as quickly as she left his demeanor pleasantly shifted and he turned a extra likable character.

Nonetheless others consider this can be defined away with pheromones. Kes says that Ocampan marriages haven’t any jealousy or mistrust, which could possibly be as a consequence of their very own powers of pheromone manipulation.

7 The Kuvah’magh Will Discover The Sword Of Kahless

It isn’t related to the present all that a lot, however Tom and B’elanna’s baby might be the star of a totally new story by which the Klingons usually are not solely unified however maybe even advanced into one thing new. It will make sense that even a warlike race would ultimately adapt and develop into peaceable within the present, notably since evolving right into a extra peaceable, productive species that does not even use cash (usually, anyway) is a chief focus of Star Trek.

Followers speculate that discovering the Sword of Kahless might make Kuvah’magh the chief the Klingons have to enter a brand new period of peace and knowledge.

6 Every part After “Year Of Hell” Is A Dream

Star Trek: Voyager - Year of Hell

In a sophisticated fan concept that really works out fairly nicely, the well-known “Year of Hell” resulted in a time paradox that nullified the universe within the collection, rendering each second afterward a dream. No one likes the “It was all a dream after all!” trope, which is simply lazy storytelling, but when it is true, it might clarify rather a lot.

Why is there one other Physician? What about Kes’s warnings about “Before and After”? There are many tiny items of proof that would give credence to this concept, and should you look them up you can fall right into a wormhole your self, questioning what’s actual and what was simply an phantasm.

5 The Borg Queen Is Seven Of 9’s Mom

Would not it’s utterly becoming for the Borg Queen to be Seven of 9’s mom? Simply the truth that the queen needs Seven at any value, full with the individuality that makes her distinctive, makes followers speculate that she could possibly be her mom. The queen tells Seven she might be reunited together with her household, however solely actually mentions her father, leaving us to ponder over who her mom may actually be.

There are a number of piece of proof to help this principle, even when it is by no means been confirmed.

four The Caretaker Was Truly Making an attempt To Wipe Out The Ocampa

The Caretaker in Voyager

Whereas the Caretaker claimed to look after the weird Ocampa race, some followers theorize that he was truly making an attempt to wipe them out as an alternative. Taught to be passive with out ever questioning their existence, the Ocampa already appeared as in the event that they have been doomed for extinction ultimately; any species that merely stops adapting will doubtless endure such a destiny.

What if the Caretaker is even implementing the one youngster per feminine coverage, controlling their inhabitants in a effort to make sure they can not ever get well their numbers? His motive is perhaps his personal freedom from the duty, and his companion might have fled as a way to protect the species elsewhere.

three Chakotay’s Is Seven’s Beard To Disguise Her Love For Janeway

Seven of 9 by no means actually appeared to have chemistry with Chakotay, however she did appear to hit it off with Janeway. The non-canonical pairing is a favourite fan romance. Many followers speculate that the one cause why Seven is even with Chakotay is to cowl up her deep love for Janeway.

Had the collection been produced immediately, making Seven and Janeway an merchandise would not have been an enormous deal in any respect, however on the time there wasn’t almost as a lot LGBT illustration on tv. Even Jeri Ryan has expressed emotions about how her romance with Chakotay was a complete failure. Might he have really been Seven’s beard?

2 Seven Of 9 Turned A Borg Queen

Everyone knows that Seven of 9 created a hive thoughts, even when it was momentary. Doing that and linking it to different minds is actually the one requirement to grow to be a Borg queen, proper? On this case, what if Seven Of 9 turned a queen in consequence?

If the idea that Seven of 9’s mom is a queen holds any benefit, this concept might carry much more weight since she might be a match to exchange her mother– particularly if her mom was initially a clone within the first place.

1 Starfleet Misplaced Voyager On Function

Borg Queen with Admiral Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager

What if the Voyager crew was so tousled that Starfleet despatched all the forged out into area and misplaced them on function? It sounds moderately far-fetched, however those that subscribe to the thought cite the various harmful characters on board to help the thought. Might Janeway have used information of this nefarious plan as blackmail to grow to be Admiral in Star Trek: Nemesis?

Followers use the Golgafrinchans in The Hitchhiker’s Information to the Galaxy radio collection an instance of this truly occurring. It does not change lots when it comes to plot, however it positive would alter the tone of the entire collection if it have been true!

What’s your favourite fan concept about Star Trek: Voyager? Tell us within the feedback!

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