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