Thu, 9 February 2012
Troi and Riker. Paris and Torres. Worf and Dax. Janeway and Chakotay. Wait. Janeway and Chakotay? Yes… sort of. It’s the relationship that’s been the topic of an endless stream of discussion—and fan fiction—since the mid-1990s. If many viewers had been writing the scripts, Voyager’s two most senior officers would have been more than just colleagues on the bridge. But there were many reasons why the relationship never came to be. Trek.fm Voyager Editor Charlynn Schmiedt takes a look at the romantic tension that ran through seven seasons of life in the Delta Quadrant.