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* CrypticallyUnhelpfulAnswer: When they're studying the shuttle and Naroq's scanner goes off, Janeway asks what it is. Naroq replies that it's, "The sound of history being made."
-->'''Janeway:''' Less poetry, Mr. Naroq, more facts.


* BrickJoke: A small sign that perhaps Tuvok hasn't lost his sense of 'fun': he reiterates Neelix's riddle from the very beginning, during the ill-fated return from the Kesat diplomacy, and speculates that the man trapped on an island with only a calendar who might have survived [[{{Pun}} by eating the dates could have eaten the Sundays/sundaes as well]]!

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* BrickJoke: A small At the beginning of the episode, Neelix tells Tuvok a riddle about an ensign who survived by eating dates from his calendar, which Tuvok finds absurd. At the very end, possibly as a sign that perhaps Tuvok hasn't lost his sense of 'fun': experience has had a lasting impact on him, he reiterates Neelix's riddle from suggests an alternate solution to the very beginning, during riddle: in addition to the ill-fated return from the Kesat diplomacy, and speculates that the man trapped on an island with only a calendar who might have survived [[{{Pun}} by eating the dates dates, he also could have eaten the Sundays/sundaes as well]]!Sundays (sundaes).


* BunnyEarsLawyer: Naroq admits to being eccentric and not well regarded by his colleagues--but that doesn't make him wrong.

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Naroq admits to being eccentric and not well regarded by his colleagues--but that doesn't make him wrong.colleagues -- but he's absolutely right about the Ba'Neth being real. And dangerous.

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* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Naroq hovers over Tuvok a lot and gets in his face while questioning him, annoying Janeway and Neelix.


* BrickJoke: A small sign that perhaps Tuvok hasn't lost his sense of 'fun': he reiterates Neelix's riddle from the very beginning, during the ill-fated return from the Kesat diplomacy, and speculates that the man trapped on an island with only a calendar might have survived [[{{Pun}} by eating the dates; he could have eaten the Sundays/sundaes as well]]!

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* BrickJoke: A small sign that perhaps Tuvok hasn't lost his sense of 'fun': he reiterates Neelix's riddle from the very beginning, during the ill-fated return from the Kesat diplomacy, and speculates that the man trapped on an island with only a calendar who might have survived [[{{Pun}} by eating the dates; he dates could have eaten the Sundays/sundaes as well]]!


* SeeTheInvisible: Naroq's equipment is meant to do this with the Ba'Neth.
* StatusQuoIsGod: All but stated by Neelix as to why Tuvok needs to be healed.

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* SeeTheInvisible: Naroq's equipment is meant to do this with the Ba'Neth.
Ba'Neth. It successfully reveals a shadowy image of where one stood inside the ''Flyer'', and then exposes an entire fleet and their SpaceStation.
* StatusQuoIsGod: All but stated by Neelix as to why Tuvok needs to be healed.healed.
* UrbanLegend: Most Kesat consider the Ba'Neth to be this, with Naroq being one of the few believers. Turns out he's right.


* AbsenteeActor: B'Ellana doesn't appear, as Roxann Dawson [[DirectedByCastMember was busy in the director's chair.]]

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* AbsenteeActor: B'Ellana B'Elanna doesn't appear, as Roxann Dawson [[DirectedByCastMember was busy in the director's chair.]]


* AbsenteeActor: B'Ellana doesn't appear, as Roxann Dawson was busy in the director's chair.

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* AbsenteeActor: B'Ellana doesn't appear, as Roxann Dawson [[DirectedByCastMember was busy in the director's chair.]]

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* AbsenteeActor: B'Ellana doesn't appear, as Roxann Dawson was busy in the director's chair.

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* TheParanoiac: The Ba'Neth [[PlanetOfHats as a whole]], which explains the InvisibilityCloak and [[HeKnowsTooMuch zapping anyone who stumbles upon them]].

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[OOCIsSeriousBusiness Anyone else really uncomfortable right now?]]]]


* HeroicSacrifice: Naroq doesn't sacrifice his life to save Tuvok, but he does surrender his technology to the Ba'Neth, and in doing so permanently gives up his credibility.



* MamaBear: Janeway is admirable in her protection of Tuvok while he is rehabilitating --

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* MamaBear: Janeway is admirable in her protection of Tuvok while he is rehabilitating --rehabilitating.

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* BrokenAesop: Neelix is encouraged to not try and make Tuvok back into the Vulcan he was before, but encourage him to see what he can become after his accident. The resulting ResetButton returns Tuvok to his old personality, making him who he was before. So "encourage him to embrace and accept the changes from his traumatic injury, and he'll be returned to who he was before."

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* InvisibilityCloak: The Ba'Neth one uses veridium isotopes, [[TechnoBabble whatever those are]].


While returning from a diplomatic mission with Neelix, Tuvok is attacked by an unknown weapon that causes severe neurological damage. The Kesat ambassador, whose species had recently closed dealings with ''Voyager'', claims it's the work of the Ba'Neth, a shadowy, xenophobic race obsessed with protecting their anonymity. His government denies their existence, but they're real, all right; their weapon has forced Tuvok's brain to rewire itself from a totally BlankSlate...

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While returning from a diplomatic mission with Neelix, Tuvok is attacked by an unknown weapon that causes severe neurological damage. The Kesat ambassador, investigator, whose species had recently closed dealings with ''Voyager'', claims it's the work of the Ba'Neth, a shadowy, xenophobic race obsessed with protecting their anonymity. His government denies their existence, but they're real, all right; their weapon has forced Tuvok's brain to rewire itself from a totally BlankSlate...


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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Naroq admits to being eccentric and not well regarded by his colleagues--but that doesn't make him wrong.


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* SeeTheInvisible: Naroq's equipment is meant to do this with the Ba'Neth.

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