2374, after being detached from the Borg Collective by Captain Janeway,
Seven of Nine is angry, confused, and frightened. At the first
opportunity she attempts to signal the Borg for rescue.
unrelentingly forces Seven down the thorny pathway to individuality
despite the ongoing strife, and danger , her presence creates on board
scientist and engineer, Seven is valuable. Her interpersonal style,
however, is abrupt and condescending. She agrees to modify her behaviour
only after learning that her approach , though efficient, reduces
In a few
months, Seven gains enough trust to be allowed to manage the ship alone
as it travels through a deadly radioactive nebula. It takes almost a
year, though, before Seven grudgingly admits she would resist
two years see Sevenís emotional life emerging through a roller coaster
of experiences. Raising an advanced Drone who sacrifices itself for
Voyager affects Seven deeply and mirrors a decision she must make some
months later when the Borg Queen threatens the ship if Seven fails to
rejoin the Collective. Seven makes the sacrifice, but is shocked when
Janeway rescues her. Seven also goes on her first date, reconciles with
members of her former Unimatrix, and becomes foster mother to several
youthful Drones she rescues from the Collective.
2377 begins with the discovery of a Borg Drone dream state reality,
Unimatrix Zero, where Seven once enjoyed a relationship with a man named
Axum. Axumís sudden call for help prompts Seven to demonstrate her new
strength as she leads the attack on her former people.
months later Seven misses the emotional exchanges in Unimatrix Zero and
secretly develops a romantic setting on Holodeck 2 that uncovers a
terrible problem- Borg implants monitor and restrict Sevenís emotions.
Fortunately, her new found pleasures in food are not inhibited. But in
spite of the limitations imposed upon her from growing up Borg,
Sevenís voyage of self- discovery is sure to continue with her new
found romantic interest Chakotay.