of a Starfleet Admiral, Janeway was born in Indiana and lived in
When the USS Voyager
NCC 74656 is stranded in the Delta Quadrant, Captain Kathryn Janeway
must re-evaluate everything she learned at Starfleet Academy and has
experienced on the job. Suddenly, Janeway is not on solid footing as a
captain; half her crew are former Maquis enemies, her new pilot, Tom
Paris, is on parole from prison.
Janeway’s worries centre on keeping Chakotay and his Maquis crew in
line and her ship in one piece. In 2372 Janeway and Chakotay are still
at odds and it is not until they become sick and believe they will have
to live together on a Delta Quadrant planet for the rest of their lives
that their relationship changes and a bond develops. They are eventually
cured and remain a team when they return to Voyager.
As life settles down on
Voyager, Janeway realizes she will be more alone than the others and
begins to rely on holo-romance novels and conversations with a
holographic Leonardo DaVinci as an outlet. In 2376 Janeway meets a
holodeck character called Michael Sullivan and concludes she is ready
for a romance after receiving a communication from her now ex-fiancée
Mark, is now married.
As Voyager reach ever
closer to home, Janeway defends many Starfleet values to both the former
Maquis and Starfleet crews who see the rules as impediments to their
progress getting home.
achievements include avoiding Borg assimilation several times, surviving
Species 8472, the Kazon, Vaadwaur, Quarran, and many more. She has made
a home for the ex-Borg Seven of Nine, giving the EMH room to grow,
opening dialogue with Species 8472, making friends with the Talaxians,
saving the ‘Night’ beings from Malon toxic waste, and being able to
report to Admiral Paris that his son Tom Paris is alive and a valued