The Word Painter



1st Place, ASC Awards for Best P/T Story, 2000


Set in an alternate universe shortly before season 2's "Alliances," the tale begins with the disappearance of an away team. 

Following them through a temporally unstable plasma field only to meet a friendly and ancient culture, Janeway's worst fears are proven, plus some. Her crewpeople had indeed perished--during a war to free that region of space, and over a century ago.

Feeling Voyager's loss and beholden to her promises, a dying elder who had been close to the survivors of the shuttle asks to share her memories of the people who made a great impact on her society and region.  But is that all she desires to repay?

Complete Story in PDF format -- please visit the wain WP page for the html version in chapters.

Star Trek and its characters belong to Paramount.  I merely think too much.

  D'Alaire M. 1998 - 2009